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Date Posted: Nov 16, 2017

Reference Code: 30204-en_US

Job Type:  Permanent 
Primary Location: Toronto, Ontario, Canada 
All Available Locations: Toronto 

External Posting Description

Deloitte is seeking an Experienced Events Manager with significant meeting planning experience in corporate meetings and events.  Extensive knowledge of the hospitality industry is an asset.

 

Your role as a manager at Deloitte:

  • Embrace and live the firm’s purpose – to make an impact that matters – by pushing yourself and your team to identify solutions to challenges that are most important for our clients, people, and society
  • Develop high-performing people and teams through challenging and meaningful opportunities
  • Deliver exceptional client service by maximizing results and driving high performance from people, while also fostering collaboration across businesses and borders
  • Influence clients, teams and individuals positively, leading by example and establishing confident relationships
  • Understand key objectives for clients and Deloitte, and align people to them to set appropriate priorities and direction

 

Responsibilities:

  • Manage Toronto conferences/meetings/special events
  • Liaise directly with Partners, Clients and staff across the firm
  • Assist in strategic planning
  • Assist in developing team standards and leading key projects
  • Responsible for coaching and overseeing team specialists with day to day planning best practices
  • Co-ordinate all logistical aspects of meetings such as:
    • venue selection
    • review and approval of vendor contracts
    • cost projection and budget analysis for each event
    • rooming lists
    • meeting room set-ups
    • audio visual requirements
    • catering arrangements/menu selection
    • promotional items, gifts
    • on site registration and co-ordination for larger events
    • simultaneous interpretation

External Posting Qualifications

  • Minimum of 5-7 years' experience in event planning, with particular experience on complex projects
  • Comfort in a supervisory/leadership role
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to work under time pressure and deal effectively under stress
  • Accuracy and attention to detail
  • Ability to multi task
  • Excellent interpersonal and client service skills
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills
  • Advanced computer skills in MS Word, Excel & Outlook
  • Flexibility to travel to attend on-site meetings when required
  • CMP preferred
  • Bilingualism (English, French) an asset

 

Get your career off to a great start. What impact will you make?

We’re always looking for people with the relentless energy to drive and push themselves further to find new avenues and unique ways of reaching our shared goals. At Deloitte, we know that being the undisputed leader means empowering our people to be the very best they can be – so they can make an impact that matters for clients, colleagues and the community, and for their own careers.

We offer a truly differentiated talent experience that empowers our people with unlimited opportunities to do meaningful work and to grow, learn, and lead at every point in their career.  Deloitte’s newly designed offices offer unique workspaces that strengthen connections, inspire innovative ways of working, and provide the necessary tools to help you make an impact that matters. And with our global reach and network, you’ll always be part of the Deloitte community.

“Once Deloitte, always Deloitte.”

Lead yourself. Lead a team. Lead the firm. It’s all possible at Deloitte.

Deloitte is one of Canada’s leading professional services firms, providing audit, tax, consulting and financial advisory services across Canada. At Deloitte, we combine industry insight with a deep understanding of today’s local and global business challenges to give our clients the intelligent, practical and principled solutions they need to resolve both today’s and tomorrow’s challenges. 

Let Deloitte show you how to push your career to the next level. And let your story unfold.

Deloitte is an inclusive employer dedicated to building a diverse workforce.  We encourage applications from all qualified candidates and will accommodate applicants’ needs under the respective provincial human rights codes throughout all stages of the recruitment and selection process. Please advise the Recruiter to ensure your accessibility needs are accommodated throughout this process.  Information received relating to accommodation will be addressed confidentially.

We thank all applicants in advance for their interest; however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

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