Across Canada

Corporate Events Coordinator - 6 month Contract

Toronto, Ontario
Early Career

Job Description

Softchoice's mission is simple: to help organizations use technology to become more productive, more competitive and ultimately, more successful. We want to clarify the complexities of technology and provide the resources to push the boundaries of what IT can do for the more than 14,000 businesses we serve across North America. But if you were to ask our partners and customers, they'd tell you what truly makes us different is our people!

Our employees have and continue to be the driving force behind everything we do. Our people innovate; they create new offerings and services and they continue to drive new levels of efficiency in our business. Overall, these exceptional people are living our values, working together to find ways to innovate and making a difference in our customers' business, each and every day! Sound like you could be part of this outstanding team? Then read on...

The Softchoice team needs your help to plan world-class events.The Softchoice Event Marketing team strives to be known as one of the most strategic and inventive event marketing teams in the IT industry. We create engaging and inspirational experiences that drive business outcomes through our external and internal event programs. As a group, we enable Softchoice sales representatives and partners to make an impact by equipping them with opportunities to drive meaningful client interactions. We are looking to add an Event Coordinator to the team to assist us in furthering our mission.

Position Summary:

The Event Coordinator role is vital to the success of the overall Corporate Event strategy. This role will focus on coordination, venue sourcing, list generation, website maintenance and reporting on the success of Softchoice event programs. The role is ideal for an organized go-getter who is passionate about planning great events and providing superb support to Softchoice's Event Leads.

Located in our Softchoice Toronto HQ, the Events Coordinator will support the events team in 4 key areas:

Event Reporting: We are all about results! The event coordinator owns all event reporting and assists the Event Leads with communications regarding event registration, as well as pre and post event success measures.

Event Logistics: The event coordinator will research and source venues for client facing events to find the perfect place to wow customers. This includes providing on-site support at local events, event set up when required by the Event Leads as well as tracking marketing development funds and budgets for all Softchoice event programs.

Sales Engagement Program Coordination: We want to ensure all of our programs provide a great experience for our sales representatives. The Event Coordinator will own the training invitation process across 3 sales channels, logistics and training set up as well as planning social events and tradeshow event series.

Database Management for Events: The event coordinator will be responsible for creating and maintaining upcoming events on Softchoice's website and list creation for all event and marketing programs. This individual also owns the process of adding events into our database to enable lead tracking for all client facing events programs.

We're looking for someone who is:

  • A great planner - you love planning and organizing because there is a lot of it in this role
  • Self-motivated - you are passionate about getting things done
  • Detail oriented - you sweat the small stuff because details matter
  • A TEAM player - you're able to support a team and work with different stakeholders
  • Loves Event Marketing - and want to become an expert in planning outstanding events

As our ideal candidate, you'll also have:

  • At least 1+ year experience in marketing, events or sales
  • A college or university degree
  • Are an excellent communicator both verbally and written
  • Exceptional time management and prioritization skills
  • Event planning experience is a bonus

Company Benefits:

Need more convincing that Softchoice is your next best workplace? Here are reasons why our folks love working here:

  • Meaningful work that drives professional development
  • Ability to enter and grow within the technology industry
  • Being a part of a winning, high performance team
  • We serve large and mid-sized clients from a variety of industries
  • We've raised over $1.5 Million through Softchoice Cares
  • Our annual company-wide Launch event
  • Our monthly Beer Cart (and dog-friendly office!)

About Softchoice:

Softchoice is one of the largest technology solution providers in North America! We are an influential, growth-oriented organization determined to enable our people, our clients, our partners and the communities we serve to realize their potential. Our unique culture fosters a friendly, open-minded workplace where employees are encouraged to bring their whole selves to work. As a member of a dynamic, high-performing team, each Softchoice employee is hungry to learn, valued for their contribution and approaches each day excited to make an impact.

We would like to thank you personally for applying to Softchoice. Please note that we will review your application and only those candidates selected for further consideration will be contacted directly. However, we will retain your application on file and would be pleased to contact you if further opportunities arise.

Again, thank you for your interest in a career at Softchoice!

*Note: Completion of a satisfactory criminal record check, education verification and reference checks are required prior to employment.

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