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Events Coordinator

Event Management
Temporary, Contract, Full-Time

Job Description

Accelerate your personal and professional growth in this 1-year assignment with a rapidly growing, multinational cybersecurity company. If you have recently completed an events degree/course or worked on a social committee at your school then this will be a great fit for you!

Based out of the organization’s Burnaby office, the Events Coordinator is a part of the Canada HR Operations team and is involved in planning virtual and in-person events aimed at improving employee engagement and wellness. This includes providing logistics planning and communications support to a varied portfolio of engagement and wellness activities including the annual summer event, social committee, lunches, holiday celebrations, social gatherings, lunch and learns, webinars and programs, and more.

This is an amazing opportunity for someone who works well in a fast-paced yet fun environment, loves hands-on tasks, and possesses the energy and desire to bring big ideas to life.

Key Responsibilities

  • Work closely with senior leaders and collaborate with HR Business Partners to plan and execute employee engagement and wellness needs for their respective teams
  • Support the planning, coordination, administration, logistics, execution, and follow-up of events
  • Create and maintain a calendar of events and coordinate the delivery of events on-time and on-budget
  • Communicate and promote events to employees and relevant stakeholders
  • Coordinate with accounting to execute accounts receivables and payables and to track revenue and expense budgets
  • Develop surveys, quick polls, and questionnaires to gather feedback and measure the effectiveness of events and employee experiences
  • Support ad hoc projects, tasks, and activities throughout the year


  • At least 1 year of hands-on experience with event coordination/setup, this could be in a corporate environment or in hospitality setting (such as a hotel)
  • Post-secondary education specializing in Marketing, Communications, Event Management and/or Business Management is preferred, but not required
  • Superb organizational skills with high attention to detail, with the ability to juggle multiple projects and tasks simultaneously
  • Experience working with and managing relationships with suppliers and vendors, along with experience overseeing and tracking event budgets
  • Good interpersonal skills in person and on the phone with a client focus and possess maturity and professionalism to work with employees at all levels
  • Open to using personal vehicle for infrequent transportation of items for events, travel to event site(s) etc. (reimbursement of travel expenses is available)
  • Open to occasional use of personal credit cards for corporate expenses and submitting expense reports for reimbursement

What's In It For You

Competitive hourly rate in the $25-30 range, based on skills and experience.



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