Marketing Coordinator - Awards and Professional Development

Date Posted: July 10, 2017

Department: Media Solutions Canada

Location: 2075 Kennedy Road - Toronto

Marketing Coordinator – Awards & Professional Development


As Marketing Coordinator – Professional Development & Awards, you will manage the development and execution of our Professional Development and Awards portfolio. This includes event management, marketing and promotional activities in support of yearly targets.

This position is responsible for:

  • researching, developing, planning and executing conferences, workshops and galas, including: development of proposals and budgets; negotiation of contracts and vendor management; speaker selection and liaison; timeline development; onsite staffing; and registration & event logistics (pre-event, day of and post-event);
  • developing and executing marketing campaigns to support revenue targets;
  • managing the creation of event collateral. This includes content creation, proofing and creative direction;
  • establishing, maintaining and improving relationships with key figures in the relevant industries;
  • fulfilling sponsorship and exhibitor contracts;
  • reporting on progress and success of the portfolio; and
  • creating and maintaining event microsites.You will be a strong team player and will possess:
  • a university/college degree and 1-3 years marketing/ event experience in a similar role;
  • excellent project management and budget planning skills;
  • exceptional organization, negotiation, problem-solving, crisis management and customer service skills;
  • excellent written and oral communication skills including proofreading and presentation skills. Must be able to compose text, edit and proofread participant materials;
  • good judgment, strong decision-making and problem-solving skills. Must be extremely well-organized, detail oriented and able to work independently;
  • the ability to work under pressure to meet tight deadlines;
  • dependability to work assigned hours to ensure full coverage; overtime is required in order to meet the demands and deadlines associated with the position; and
  • superior working knowledge of MS Office (Access, Word, Excel, Power Point and Outlook).

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