Our national promotions and special events agency is currently recruiting for a GTA Supervisor/Special Events Coordinator.
The Territory and Special Events Supervisor must have at least two years of relevant experience in events and/or promotions either in a management or management supporting role.
An interest in food and beverage is essential, as is a go-getter attitude. You must be able to take direction and work independently as an integral part of a team.
THE ROLE: KEY RESPONSIBILITIES
Schedule staff for all promotions within the GTA with attention given to matching demographics to the right brand.
Maintain a roster of 150+ brand ambassadors, demonstrators and brand models
Interview, hire and train staff for special event and on-going beverage-alcohol promotions.
Host group training sessions for product knowledge and special events.
Attend client meetings to scope projects and pitch new business.
Relaying accurate information to staff in a timely and efficient manner; sending them product briefs, key instructions and training manuals so events are executed in accordance with client expectations.
Aid in administrative tasks, when required, including compiling campaign feedback, researching new projects and invoicing.
THE IDEAL CANDIDATE WILL:
Have the ability to multitask under pressure.
Have previous experience in a supervising role.
Seamlessly manage multiple calendars with excellent attention to detail.
Have previous experience in a team based role at a start-up or small company in which contact with other employees and subordinates was a large part of daily tasks.
Deliver on task with minimal supervision.
Understands the fundamentals of client service.
Demonstrates professional etiquette and exceptional communications skills; over the phone, in person and in email.
PREFERENCE WILL BE GIVEN TO THOSE WITH:
Knowledge of the food and beverage industry
Smart Serve certification
Customer service and sales experience
Access to a vehicle is also an asset.
We thank all applicants for applying, but only those considered for an interview will be contacted.