Pay Rate: $35
Location: Toronto ON
Job Type: Contract
Our client, a top 5 bank in Canada, is looking to hire an Event Manager for a 24-month contract.  This position is a hybrid role and requires 1 day a week to be in office.  The office is located in Toronto.  There is also travel required which is 25% of the time, based on business needs.

The main responsibilities for this role include the following; 
  • Delivery of consistently great client experiences through expertly managed events and meetings
  • Execution for internal & external conferences and events of cross-border groups
  • Develop and manage event calendars and Cvent need
  • Provide guidance and advice to clients on proper event logistics & details, based on objectives
  • Manage executives and clients as they participate in BMO events and conferences
  • Manage and work with colleagues and BMO FG employees through meetings, events, and conferences
  • Provide administrative and shared service support roles around online registration management, tracking office administration and onsite event support staff as requested
  • Assist in creating synergies between Canada and the U.S. EBM team
  • Responsible for ensuring that standards are applied to all conferences and events
  • Responsible for quality control of conferences and events
To be consider for this role, our client is looking for someone with the following skills/qualifications;
  • Minimum 1-3 years work experience in event management/coordination within a corporate setting ( i.e. bank, law firm etc.)
  • Professional polish and ability to interact with and advise senior executives and clients
  • Team player, motivated and committed, self-starter and quick learner, confident, assertive
  • Flexibility and ability to work in ambiguity and under pressure, as well as handle multiple projects simultaneously and resolve conflicts on site
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Possess ability to manage and establish relationships with a large volume of stakeholders (internal and external clients, vendors/suppliers, etc.)
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Creative problem solver with the ability to negotiate as required
  • Proficiency with MS Office Suite, and Adobe Acrobat Pro
  • Cvent knowledge and experience preferred
  • Certified Meeting Professional (CMP), member of Meeting Professionals International (MPI), or other event designation considered strong asset
If you are interested in this opportunity and want to learn more, please send your updated resume in MS Word format to Michelle Campanaro at today!

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