The Halifax Chamber of Commerce seeks a team player who possesses strong attention to detail to help the team pull off over 100 events annually - yes 100! As our Event Specialist you will work with our small and mighty team to plan, execute and manage all event details from the drawing board to taking down the last banner.
The position offers you the opportunity to work with every facet of our team of fifteen; including events, sponsorship, communications, member services, policy and accounting.
What does that mean You will:
Work directly with all departments within our team from meeting with the President to post event clean-up - we work hard and have fun!Take ownership and accountability of your projects, and utilize your problem-solving skills to execute the highest quality end-productManage the event budgets, including using creativity and resources to minimize expenses and increase profitsCollaborate with the team on promotion of ticket sales and development of sponsorship opportunitiesFeel comfortable with technology, and have an open mind for continuous learningHave knowledge of Microsoft Suite (Word, Excel and PowerPoint)Possess excellent time management, attention to detail and organizational skillsInteract with members to offer customer service support and assistanceOpen to flexible hours as some events fall outside 9:00am - 5:00pmHave access to a reliable vehicleBe open to an evolving business model and taking on new projects that don't fit into a standard job description.Qualifications
You love the process of collaborating, creating and executing exciting events. You have a post-secondary education, with strong customer service background. You're as considerate of the Chamber's Members as you are of your co-workers, and you are intuitive enough to support your team in times of need. You're enthusiastic about digging into the Halifax business community, learn about our small and medium sized businesses, and how the Chamber can help them grow!
Work With Us
Our work environment is open and collaborative, however this role requires a self-starter that can manage their time wisely and juggle multiple projects. The Chamber is pleased to offer a competitive compensation package with excellent benefits.
The Halifax Chamber of Commerce represents 1700+ member companies employing more than 65,000 people - over half of the city's workforce. For over 250 years, we have been representing the voice of business in Halifax. To learn more about the Halifax Chamber of Commerce, check out our website
Send us your resume and cover letter combined, and feel free to share some fresh ideas by Friday, October 25th, 2019 at 5pm by clicking the Apply Now button.