Event Coordinator

Our new Event Coordinator can keep up with his fast-paced thinking, his conversational nature and provide him with some contrary opinions too. This is a newly created role for his team, and Joe is looking for someone who can truly take the reins and run with it. Someone who can define their own parameters and go above and beyond every time to ensure customer and vendor satisfaction.

Toronto, ON


Venngo is The Original PERKS company™. Since 2000, Venngo WorkPerks® has helped Canada’s top employers improve employee engagement and quality of life with our exclusive, branded group discount programs. Venngo seamlessly manages and maintains programs via a custom co-branded website, e-newsletters and exclusive mobile app, simplifying and reducing the cost of managing your group discounts. Employee enrollment rates of over 80% are typical and we reach more than 1 million Canadian households. We offer unique PERKS not available anywhere else from more than 1,000 name brand and local merchants in over 6,000 locations across Canada. We can save each employee thousands of dollars every year on everyday purchases like dining and clothing plus unique experiences and big-ticket items like travel, insurance, computers and automobiles. http://www.venngo.com

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Entry Level

Overview: <p><strong>#WhyVenngo?</strong> At Venngo, we impact the well-being of employees and members at some of the world&rsquo;s most respected organizations by providing exciting health and happiness perks. Simply put, the teams at Venngo spend their days thinking of ways to make people happy, save money with discounts and bring a smile to someone&rsquo;s face. As the leader in group discounts and employee perks in the Canadian market, we&rsquo;re on an accelerated growth path and looking to add a brand new role - an Event Coordinator- to our team.</p> <p><strong>What&rsquo;s in it for you?</strong></p> <p>Reporting into Joe Parent, Vice President Marketing &amp; Customer Success our new Event Coordinator can keep up with his fast-paced thinking, his conversational nature and provide him with some contrary opinions too. This is a newly created role for his team, and Joe is looking for someone who can truly take the reins and run with it. Someone who can define their own parameters and go above and beyond every time to ensure customer and vendor satisfaction.</p> <p>This is an opportunity to bring together over 1500 vendor partners and more than 200 group clients at tailored events. From orientations and FAQ sessions to customized launch events and vendor fairs, our new Event Coordinator will create and execute a fiscally responsible and highly effective process for the end-to-end production of customer events.</p> <p><strong>Who you are</strong></p> <p>You are an Event Coordinator with a couple of years experience planning and launching initiatives for groups of 50-200 people. You have a big personality and you don&rsquo;t hold back when it comes to sharing opinions. You are an idea generating machine and you know your way around an espresso machine too. You crave success and you want to be part of a harmonious team working towards the same end goal: helping hundreds of thousands of Canadians save money and achieve health and happiness. Above all, you are seeking an opportunity to join an innovative company where you can commit and grow your career.</p>
Responsibilities: <p><strong>What our Event Coordinator will focus on:</strong></p> <ul> <li>The process. You will design and rollout an event coordination process. You will: <ul> <li>Identify decision criteria and define a framework for scoping requirements and needs.</li> <li>Collaborate with sales and customer success to identify event opportunities and generate interest.</li> <li>Implement criteria for measuring success.</li> <li>Convert our ad hoc, reactive process to a structured, proactive one.</li> </ul> </li> <li>The end-to-end coordination of up to 200 events annually. You will manage all aspects of field event production. You will: <ul> <li>Liaise with our internal teams and external customers and partners to identify event opportunities, generate interest and ensure customer satisfaction.</li> <li>Plan, design and manage all event elements within a given timeframe and budget.</li> <li>Conduct market research, gather information and negotiate with Venngo vendor partners to plan their participation in the events.</li> <li>Interface with Venngo Group Client contacts to Organize facilities and manage all event&rsquo;s details such as location, attendees, vendor participants, communications, Venngo staff, &nbsp;AV, promotional material etc.</li> </ul> </li> <li>The success. You will use social media channels and email campaigns to bring events together and promote a positive, inclusive experience.Be curious. You will pursue customer insights and actively contribute to our commitment to showcasing value to both our 1500 vendor partners and thousands of end-users across the country.</li> </ul>
Requirements: <p><strong>So, how do we know that&rsquo;s you? You have:</strong></p> <ul> <li>The ideal combination of education and experience. You have a post-secondary degree and direct experience in event coordination or marketing.</li> <li>The personality. You are a bright, fun person who brings a positive energy into the room. You bring calm to the chaos and structure to the unharnessed. You thrive in a constantly changing environment.</li> <li>The language. You have an understanding of business, customer success and marketing. Ideally, you are bilingual in French and English.</li> <li>The creative mindset. You are open-minded, creative and flexible.</li> <li>The passion. You care deeply about bringing the right people together in a superbly coordinated event. You are motivated by creating a positive and successful experience for vendors and customers.</li> <li>The technical skills. You are social media and tech savvy. It is 2017 after all. You have experience using networking and channels to promote, coordinate and support events.</li> <li>The coordination and communication skills. You are an outstanding communicator able to speak with and work with anyone at any level. You are organized at a microscopic level and no detail goes unnoticed or missed.</li> <li>The collaborative focus. You are a team player who fits in as part of a cohesive cross-functional team.</li> <li>The willingness to travel. You are a bit of a control-freak and you are more than happy to jump in your car or on a plane to oversee an event. That said, you have a valid driver&rsquo;s license.</li> </ul> <p><strong>Who we are</strong></p> <p>This is Venngo 2.0, a proudly Canadian company making headway as an industry leader and an employer of choice. We have reignited our teams with our purpose as we continue to grow in this competitive space. With a renewed commitment from our founder and new leadership in place, we&rsquo;re all-in. From taking business risks to growing the trust our clients have in us. Everyone here is committed to bringing the best in employee perks in health, wellness and happiness to the people who use our platforms. We believe strongly in the value of what we are doing and our capacity to make work better for everyone.</p> <p>At Venngo, that starts internally. From access to our own amazing perks to professional development to a genuine respect for ideas from every single person here.</p> <p>One of our priorities is helping our own people grow and reach their goals. We are focused on unlocking the value of our employees. We believe in tapping into the potential of our people and giving them an opportunity to do the work they love to do. To that end, we ensure that everyone&rsquo;s accomplishments are acknowledged out loud on a regular basis.</p> <p><strong>Why commit to a career with Venngo</strong></p> <p><strong>Collaboration</strong>. We have fun, and we are made up of teams that collaborate. A place where the best idea wins. We have an open-concept office without assigned seating. This means that you can pull up a chair and get to work beside whomever you need information from or vice versa.</p> <p><strong>Opportunity</strong>. We offer the best of both worlds balancing an established business with profitable growth and a fast-paced, fun culture often found in emerging technology start-ups.</p> <p><strong>Innovation</strong>. As a company, we maintain our position as the market leader in the space, by constantly evolving our offerings, creating new interactive online spaces and integrating ideas. We prioritize the sharing of innovative concepts at our monthly Blue Ocean brainstorming strategy sessions.</p> <p><strong>Join us.</strong></p> <p>At <a href="http://venngo.com/" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">Venngo</a> we know that not everyone takes the same path when it comes to building their skills. If you feel you meet all or most of the qualifications we are seeking; and you are excited by the possibility of growing our company, take a chance and express your interest here. To learn more about how we are, follow us on <a href="https://twitter.com/venngo" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">Twitter</a>, <a href="https://www.facebook.com/venngoinc" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">Facebook</a> and <a href="https://www.linkedin.com/company-beta/126508/" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">LinkedIn</a>.</p> <p>Venngo welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.</p>