People who teach. People who research. People who support. People who inspire. This is who we are. In 2021, MacEwan University was named one of Canada’s best employers by Forbes Magazine and was the top Alberta-based employer on the list. Want to be a part of this great team? Available opportunities are listed below.
Event Planner II
Conference and Event Services
MacEwan University inspires students with a powerful combination of academic excellence and personal learning experiences – ours is a connected culture that focuses on learner-centered teaching, and on providing opportunities for students to grow and achieve.
The university provides a transformative education in a creative, collaborative and supportive learning environment. More than 15,000 full- and part-time students are enrolled in more than 65 programs: four-year undergraduate degrees, applied degrees, university transfer programs and one- and two-year diploma and certificates. Additional offerings include university preparation, English as an Additional Language, professional and personal development courses and workshops, corporate training and the Conservatory of Music.
MacEwan University is seeking an Event Planner II for our Conference and Event Services Department. The Event Planner is responsible for coordinating all activities and events for both external and internal clients; with a focus on performances, concerts and recitals booked in the University’s theatre and performance spaces. This position analyzes client, event and performance requirements, prepares event quotes, advises the client on MacEwan services, negotiates the contract, creates/manages the event plan and critical path, and works collaboratively with clients and MacEwan service providers to ensure successful events and financial viability of the operation.
Excellent and well-demonstrated communication skills (verbal, written, interpersonal).
Strong and well- demonstrated organizational skills.
Ability to cope with a detailed and diverse workload and client portfolio while prioritizing and completing all tasks in a time sensitive manner.
Ability to complete all work in an accurate and thorough manner while paying attention to detail.
Demonstrated experience in problem solving and decision making.
Self-directed individual who is able to work independently, be proactive, take initiative and take charge when necessary.
Demonstrated experience working in and carrying out all responsibilities in a collaborative environment.
Post-secondary diploma in a related field. (For example, Event Planning, Hospitality Services, Arts and Cultural Administration).
Equivalencies of education and experience may be considered.
When you become part of the MacEwan team, you will enjoy a competitive salary. Our total compensation package includes:
Competitive base pay
Generous vacation time
Secure pension plan
Excellent benefits package
Continuous learning culture
Opportunities for career growth
How to Apply
Only applications received electronically will be considered. To apply, go to http://www.macewan.ca/careers and select the job posting.
Thank you for your interest in employment with MacEwan University. We will be reviewing all applications to select the candidates whose qualifications and experience most closely meet our needs. Only applicants selected for interviews will be contacted.
For general inquiries, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
This position is included under the MacEwan Staff Association Collective Agreement. Please note, initial salary placement for external candidates is limited to the first five steps of the salary grid.
MacEwan University is committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion. We encourage Indigenous people, persons living with a disability, sexual and gender minorities, women, and members of all minority groups to apply and to self-identify. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.
We strive to provide an inclusive and barrier-free work environment, beginning with the hiring process. If you have special assessment needs, we want to ensure you have the support you need to showcase your abilities. Please disclose any requirements when contacted for an interview. This information will be kept confidential.
|Salary||MSA Band D (Steps 1-5): $25.38 - $31.44 per hour|
|Closing Date||September 10, 2021|
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