Event Coordinator, Tourism - City of Mississauga
Post date: Nov. 28, 2019
Application Deadline: Dec. 11, 2019
Event Coordinator, Tourism (3462)
Job Listing Detail
Req ID: 3462
Working for the City means you are part of something big, something special!! You will be part for a team of engaging, enthusiastic and dedicated people that are committed to collaborating with one another to deliver on our commitment to the residents, visitors and businesses of Mississauga.
Do you enjoy working in the tourism industry?
The City of Mississauga Tourism Unit has an opportunity to further develop your career in the field of tourism and drive new business to grow our visitor economy.
Duties and Responsibilities
•Build and distribute Requests for Proposals (RFP’s) to stakeholders and to partner hotels
Skills and Qualifications
•Graduate of a post-secondary institution or related certification in Business Administration, Tourism and Hospitality, Event Management, or related field is required
•Minimum 2-4 years of experience in event hosting, sales and the tourism environment is essential
•Excellent organizational, time management and analytical skills with the ability to maintain a high quality of work under self-direction
•Must be able to Work effectively in a team setting as well as independently
•The ability to act as liaison between internal and external clients
•Proven ability to deal effectively with confidentiality
•Experience with various software applications including: CRM, Microsoft Office Suite
•Excellent problem solving and customer service skills
•Ability to pay attention to details; be organized and set priorities
•Excellent research and analytical skills
•Excellent interpersonal, communication skills (both written and verbal) and presentation skills required
•Business travel will be required
Hourly Rate/Salary: $ 61,194.00 - $ 81,593.00
Applicants applying to this posting may be considered for the same position(s) should another vacancy occur within six months from the date of this posting, unless the requirement to repost is expressed differently in a Collective Agreement.
If you are selected for an interview and your proposed transfer or promotion results in a real or perceived conflict of interest in relation to the Employment of Relatives Corporate Policy and Procedure, you must notify the Human Resources Representative as soon as possible.
If you are selected for an interview you are expected to disclose all current positions held in the City, whether full time or part time.
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005 and the Ontario Human Rights Code, the City of Mississauga will provide accommodations throughout the recruitment, selection and/or assessment process to applicants with disabilities. If selected to participate in the recruitment selection and/or assessment process, please inform Human Resources of the nature of any accommodation(s) that you may require in respect of any materials or processes used to ensure your equal participation.