Reporting to the Senior Manager, Event & Catering Services, the Events Coordinator is a client-focused position responsible for the effective coordination of a diverse group of internal and external client event bookings resulting in high levels of client satisfaction and department profitability.

Your strengths are communication, time management and organizational skills. You flourish in a busy environment and excel at juggling several priorities at once. You are a wizard with details and strive to always provide a high level of client satisfaction.

The Events Coordinator will be able to work under minimal supervision and have excellent communication, time management, and organizational skills.

You have a minimum of 2+ years’ experience as an Events Coordinator within the Conference and Food & Beverage industry. Your skill set is complimented by a Diploma in hospitality management or related program.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES 

  1. Plan and coordinate all aspects of events primarily in the months and weeks priorto.
  2. Work with a diverse body of internal and external clients to ensure satisfaction, including advising on services and related costs, creating and implementing standard contracts that serve the customers unique requirements for service, collecting payments, maintaining timely communication with clients during the planning process, and assisting with event production asrequired.
  3. Ensure effective communication of information across the department, including using event management software to disseminate up-to-date planning information, as well as preparing and distributing all relevant materials internally andexternally.

Please see the Position Description for full details.

ABOUT US

The MacEwan Conference & Event Centre is conveniently located just minutes from downtown at the University of Calgary. This versatile venue is one of Calgary’s top event facilities because of its location, flexibility, professionalism and value.

The Student’s Union (SU) serves and represents University of Calgary undergraduates.  We work to ensure that undergraduate students have the best possible university experience. Within the MacEwan Student Centre, the SU manages the Den & Black Lounge Restaurant, concerts at MacHall, Bound and Copied, Stor and the MacEwan Conference & Event Centre.
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Please send cover letter and resumé to resumes@su.ucalgary.ca.