Wedding and Event Coordinator

DATE POSTED: Monday, May 9, 2022
EMPLOYER: C&T Rentals and Sales Ltd.
CITY/TOWN: Winnipeg
BUSINESS LOCATION: 12 South Landing
DESCRIPTION: Come join our team at Collective!

Novella at Collective, Winnipeg’s newest venue space is now open and we have an exciting full-time opportunity for an enthusiastic and driven Wedding and Event Coordinator to join our growing team!

WHO WE ARE: The word Novella means a story and every event is a part of a different story in someone’s life! Whether it’s a milestone, celebration, or a love story, we love that we get to be apart of it with our clients! Novella at Collective is an expansion off of Collective Event Rentals, our existing event rental business. In September 2020 C&T Rentals and Sales and Bel-Ayre joined together and was re-launched as Collective Event Rentals. Collective is a word that describes a group acting together. This word perfectly describes not only our team but also our products. We are a collective group with rentals and now a space for all aspects of an event from decor to tableware, furniture to chairs; having everything in one spot to make your event effortless.

The Wedding and Event Coordinator will be responsible for every aspect of the onsite event planning, including determining the cost, coordinating logistics, organizing materials and monitoring client approval for Novella at Collective. You will also be responsible for organizing the sales and marketing activities and growing the company’s online presence through social media.

Key responsibilities will include but is not limited to"

- Plan, prepare and organize onsite events.
- Accurately confirm all bookings, quotes and billing accuracy.
- Manage the customer relationship through drafting proposals and contracts, responding to customer inquiries, as well as organizing arrangements as they relate to events i.e., set-up and execute all events.
- Manage and oversee events on the day of, including problem-solving, welcoming guests, directing event set-up, communicating with staff and organizing vendors (ex: caterers) and conducting follow ups to ensure customer satisfaction.
- Proactively solicit new business and create sales opportunities for future events during client liaisons and during events to further sales opportunities.
- Think of new, unique and creative ideas to attract customers, and maintain a social media presence.
- Assist in developing and managing content on social media platforms such as Facebook, Instagram and Pinterest, using Canva and planoly to visually plan and create the content

WHAT YOU WILL NEED….

- Diploma or certificate in hospitality, event management or related field
- Minimum 3 years of experience in venue coordination
- Solid knowledge of digital media landscape and marketing analytics tools
- Excellent selling and relationship building with a high degree of professionalism and dedication
- Detail-oriented and extremely organized and the ability to work independently, take initiative, problem solve and be resourceful
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills
- Creative aptitude and understanding of event trends
- Tech-savvy and quick to learn new apps, software and online platforms

WORKING CONDITIONS

- Flexible schedule with the ability to work daytime hours Monday to Friday, evenings and weekends (must be available during events)
- Some travel required within city limits.
- Must possess a driver’s license in good standing and access to a vehicle.

PERKS OF WORKING AT COLLECTIVE

- A competitive compensation package with health coverage for you and your family.
- Free parking onsite.
- Fun and friendly atmosphere!

We would like to thank all applicants in advance for their interest in us; only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
HOW TO APPLY: via email only
CONTACT PERSON: Helene Lindberg
CONTACT PHONE: 204-612-3640

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