Senior Manager, National Events (14-month contract)

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Date: Mar 28, 2024

Location: Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Company: Deloitte

Job Type: Temporary Contract 
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Primary Location: 
Toronto, ON  
All Available Locations: 
Toronto, ON


Our Purpose


At Deloitte, we are driven to inspire and help our people, organization, communities, and country to thrive. Our Purpose is to build a better future by accelerating and expanding access to knowledge. Purpose defines who we are and gives us reason to exist as an organization.

By living our Purpose, we will make an impact that matters.

  • Be empowered to lead and have impact with clients, our communities and in the office.
  • Be expected to share your ideas and to make them a reality.
  • Be part of a firm that leads the way and pushes themselves to look like contemporary Canada.


Be part of a team of industry experts who never experience the same day twice. The only thing that repeats- constantly challenging the status quo. 

What will your typical day look like?

Working alongside another Senior Manager, you will oversee the Office of the CEO (OCEO) and Culture and People event portfolios. Relationship building, strategic advisement and creative thinking are at the core of what you will do. 
You will be responsible for the resource planning, escalations, approvals and advisement on a series of events that happen throughout Canada as part of these portfolios.  

About the team

The national events team is comprised of coordinators, specialists, senior specialists and managers throughout the country. This team is led by another senior manager who you would work closely with on the overarching team strategy. 
Our team plans and executes all events for our National Relationship Office, the Office of the CEO and our Culture and People leaders. 

Enough about us, let’s talk about you


We are looking for someone who has:

  • The expertise required to manage and oversee all events hosted by the OCEO and our Culture and People Office
  • The ability to independently plan and execute a series of events within the OCEO portfolio. Planning duties include 
    • Venue and supplier selection 
    • Cost projection and budget analysis 
    • Registration and post event reporting 
    • Catering and menu arrangements 
    • Room set up including furniture and decor rentals 
    • Audio visual order, show flow creation and rehearsal support 
    • Transportation arrangements (air and ground) 
    • Hotel room block management 
    • Onsite support 
  • Assist the Senior Manager in the day to day management of the team including process improvement and team engagement
  • Co-lead annual fiscal and resource planning  
  • Ability to lead process improvement and other projects assigned by the Director, Talent 


In this role the expected qualifications are:

  • 7-10 years of professional experience in event management in a corporate setting 
  • A minimum of 5+ years of people leadership. Remote management an asset. 
  • Ability to mange up and work closely with senior leadership 
  • Track record of strong vendor and supplier management 
  • Post-secondary degree/diploma in Event Management, hospitality or another related program
  • Proficiency in Cvent and prior experience with other event platforms and technologies
  • Proven experience with overseeing resourcing and project assignment
  • Excellent MS Office skills, with advanced Microsoft Excel knowledge and general reporting/data management skills. 
  • Extremely detail-oriented, proactive, with the ability to maintain accuracy while managing multiple, concurrent projects with timelines.
  • Ability to travel for onsite event execution and work outside of business hours

Total Rewards

The salary range for this position is $104,000 - $215,000, and individuals may be eligible to participate in our bonus program. Deloitte is fair and competitive when it comes to the salaries of our people. We regularly benchmark across a variety of positions, industries, sectors, targets, and levels. Our approach is grounded on recognizing people's unique strengths and contributions and rewarding the value that they deliver.

Our Total Rewards Package extends well beyond traditional compensation and benefit programs and is designed to recognize employee contributions, encourage personal wellness, and support firm growth.  Along with a competitive base salary and variable pay opportunities, we offer a wide array of initiatives that differentiate us as a people-first organization. Some representative examples include: $4,000 per year for mental health support benefits, a $1,300 flexible benefit spending account, 38+ days off (including 10 firm-wide closures known as "Deloitte Days"), flexible work arrangements and a hybrid work structure.


Our promise to our people: Deloitte is where potential comes to life.


Be yourself, and more.

We are a group of talented people who want to learn, gain experience, and develop skills. Wherever you are in your career, we want you to advance.

You shape how we make impact.

Diverse perspectives and life experiences make us better. Whoever you are and wherever you’re from, we want you to feel like you belong here. We provide flexible working options to support you and how you can contribute. Be the leader you want to be.

Be the leader you want to be

Some guide teams, some change culture, some build essential expertise. We offer opportunities and experiences that support your continuing growth as a leader.

Have as many careers as you want.

We are uniquely able to offer you new challenges and roles – and prepare you for them. We bring together people with unique experiences and talents, and we are the place to develop a lasting network of friends, peers, and mentors. Our TVP is about relationships – between leaders and their people, the firm and its people, peers, and within in our communities.

The next step is yours


At Deloitte, we are all about doing business inclusively – that starts with having diverse colleagues of all abilities. Deloitte encourages applications from all qualified candidates who represent the full diversity of communities across Canada. This includes, but is not limited to, people with disabilities, candidates from Indigenous communities, and candidates from the Black community in support of living our values, creating a culture of Diversity Equity and Inclusion and our commitment to our AccessAbility Action PlanReconciliation Action Plan and the BlackNorth Initiative.

We encourage you to connect with us at if you require an accommodation for the recruitment process (including alternate formats of materials, accessible meeting rooms or other accommodations) or  for any questions relating to careers for Indigenous peoples at Deloitte (First Nations, Inuit, Métis).

By applying to this job you will be assessed against the Deloitte Global Talent Standards. We’ve designed these standards to provide our clients with a consistent and exceptional Deloitte experience globally.
Deloitte Canada has 30 offices with representation across most of the country. We acknowledge our offices reside on traditional, treaty and unceded territories as part of Turtle Island and is still home to many First Nations, Métis, and Inuit peoples. We are all Treaty people.

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