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Special Projects Coordinator

Are you someone who loves to plan parties that is also interested in giving back to the community through fun and surprising events, promotions and guerilla style marketing? Then we want to hear from you!

Hudsons is in need of a fun, outgoing, highly organised and personable person who aligns with our core brand and culture to assist the marketing department in the execution of strategic events and community involvement.

 

What will you be responsible for?

  • Event planning, design direction and production while managing all project delivery elements within time limits
  • Liaise with store level staff to identify their needs and to ensure customer satisfaction
  • Conduct market research, gather information and negotiate contracts prior to closing any deals
  • Provide feedback and periodic reports to Director of Marketing
  • Propose ideas to improve event quality
  • Organize facilities and manage all event’s details such as decor, catering, entertainment, transportation, location, invitee list, special guests, equipment, promotional material etc
  • Ensure compliance with insurance, legal, health and safety obligations and AGLC
  • Specify staff requirements and coordinate their activities
  • Work with marketing to promote and publicize event
  • Proactively handle any arising issues and troubleshoot any emerging problems on the event day
  • Conduct pre- and post – event evaluations and report on outcomes
  • Research market, identify event opportunities and generate interest
  • Travel to each Hudsons location in Alberta and Saskatchewan to work with each store

 

Requirements

  • Proven experience as an events planner or organizer
  • Excellent time management and communication skills
  • Sales skills and ability to build productive business relationships
  • Ability to manage multiple projects independently
  • MS Office proficiency
  • Experience working with graphic designers
  • Willing to submit references from previous clients
  • Drivers License and vehicle

A plus:

  • Impressive portfolio of previously managed events (weddings, meetings, parties, corporate events)

 

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