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Position Type
Full Time

Application Deadline Date
December 17, 2022

Salary Range
42,500 - 47,500

Job Location

Employment Type

Expected Start Date
January 3, 2023

Additional Info

The employer is committed to creating an inclusive and diverse work environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ancestry, place of origin, colour, ethnic origin, citizenship, creed, sex, sexual orientation, age, marital status, family status or disability.

The employer welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

About GWN:

Proudly Canadian but with international reach, GWN is an expert in developing and managing innovative event experiences, from grassroots to the global stage. Our core focus is creating and producing inspiring events that engage, have a lasting impact, and move our partners forward.

Each year, GWN produces more than 40 events including Major League Dragon Boat, a series of ten premier dragon boat events, and the SuperPower 5k in Canada. GWN offers start-to-finish event management services, corporate team-building experiences, social marketing initiatives, premier training camps. As GWN continues to grow, we are looking to add to our team.

The core responsibility of this position is to work with senior leaders and our clients to ensure the smooth delivery of our events. This will include logistical planning and implementation, budgeting, managing stakeholder relationships, coordination of human resources, and marketing.

If you are a self-starter, results oriented, well organized and sweat the small details then this is the job for you.

Key Responsibilities:

• Play an integral role in the logistical planning and execution of events

• Develop strong relationships with vendors, suppliers, and venues.

• Management and scheduling of staff and volunteers

• Look at external best practices to ensure our events have continued success

• Positively impact the growth and development of GWN as whole


• Minimum two years of event management experience

Core Competencies:

• Passion for the vision, entrepreneurship, partnerships and accountability

• Demonstrated strength in project management

• Demonstrated understanding of event management

• Strong communication skills

• Results-oriented, able to set priorities and deliver consistently to a high professional standard

• Effective organizational and interpersonal skills

• Excellent decision making skills with the ability to make recommendations and to use good judgment in assessing difficult situations

• Ability to work effectively and calmly under pressure/stressful conditions and to meet multiple and competing deadlines

• Manages people and financial resources effectively and efficiently

• Exercises initiative and good judgment with ability to multi-task

• Strong analytical, evaluation and assessment skills

• Flexible and adaptive in a changing work environment

• Experience in soccer as a coach, official or organizer an asset

• Ability to lift and carry 40 lbs.

• Must have a “G” class driver’s license

• Ability to travel within Canada (<10% of the time)

For more information or to apply please contact us at:

We thank all interested applicants, however, only those under consideration will be contacted

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