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Event Manager for NPO

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Women CyberSecurity Society (WCS2)
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Vancouver, BC, Canada

Women CyberSecurity Society (WCS2)


New
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Published 19 days ago

Recurring
January 4, 2021
12:00pm PST
December 31, 2021
2:00pm PST
Weekdays
A few hours per week

Event Manager for NPO

Core Responsibilities include:

  • Co-planning event from start to finish according to requirements, target audience and objectives
  • Coming up with suggestions to enhance the event’s success
  • Preparing budgets and ensuring adherence

Job brief

We are looking for a competent Event Manager to oversee and organize events that will make an impact to marginalized groups within the cybersecurity industry. You’ll ensure events are

successful and cost-effective, paying attention to budget, pricing of tickets and time constraints.

An event manager is, above all, a project manager who understands marketing and promotion techniques. We want to see enthusiastic candidates with fresh ideas and the organizational skills required to not leave anything about an event to chance.

Responsibilities

  • Co-plan event from start to finish according to requirements, target audience and objectives
  • Work within conferencing and event platforms
  • Comfortable working across social media platforms
  • Come up with suggestions to enhance the event’s success
  • Prepare budgets (when applicable) and ensure adherence to financial constraints of a nonprofit
  • Source and negotiate with vendors, suppliers, sponsors or event partners, guests and hosts
  • Be in charge of hiring personnel (when applicable)
  • Co-coordinate all operations
  • Lead promotional activities for the event
  • Supervise all staff (event coordinators, caterers etc., when necessary)
  • Approve all aspects before the day of the event
  • Ensure event is completed smoothly and step up to resolve any problems that might occur
  • Analyze the event’s success and prepare reports

Requirements

  • Proven experience as event manager
  • Skilled in project management
  • Knowledge of KPIs and marketing techniques for event management
  • Familiar with online conferencing tools and event platforms
  • Computer savvy; proficient in MS Office
  • Familiar with Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and Instagram to promote and manage events
  • Outstanding communication and negotiation ability
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • A knack for problem-solving
  • Customer-service orientation
  • A team player with leadership skills
  • BSc/BA in PR, marketing, hospitality management or related field is preferred

Core Responsibilities include:

  • Co-planning event from start to finish according to requirements, target audience and objectives
  • Coming up with suggestions to enhance the event’s success
  • Preparing budgets and ensuring adherence

Job…

Details at a glance

  • Remote Possible
  • Training Provided
  • Groups Welcome
  • International Volunteers Welcome
  • Virtual Opportunity
  • Wheelchair Accessible

Location

Women CyberSecurity Society (WCS2)

Vancouver, BC, CA

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