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BBW International Inc

Manager, Association Management and Conferences


North York Posted Apr 201570376

Company Information

BBW International Inc specializes in staffing for events and conferences across Canada. Our client is an established Toronto based company working in the not-for-profit sector - planning conferences and events and providing association management services. They offer a small but supportive work environment including supporting your career development within the industry.

Job Description

What will you be doing?

Association Management:

  • Assume the role of primary contact for an association
  • Work with volunteer Boards and committees  to ensure best practices on operational and governance procedures as well as maintain effective lines of communication
  • Develop annual and long-term strategic planning in conjuction with the Boards and Committees
  • Supervise the orientation of incoming Board members
  • Manage the internal staff team

Conference Management

  • Facilitate aspects of meeting planning from site selection, negotiations through to post-reporting
  • Work closel with suppliers and maintain on-going relationships
  • Coordinate details of conferences, trade shows and events
  • Prepare,, present and adhere to budgets
  • Schedule speakers, vendor and participants
  • Coordinate, monitor and meet event timelines
  • Edit and design promotional materials
  • Coordinate event logistics, including registration, attendee tracking, presentation and materials support and pre-and post-event evaluations
  • Social media posting
  • Plan and manage the registraiton desk and event staff, including volunteers
  • Coordinate and trouble-shoot events on-site

What we need from you:

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English
  • Proficiency in French would be an asset
  • Strategic thinking with strong leadership skills to facilitate multiple deliverables
  • Knowledgeable in the not-for-profit association space
  • Good time management to establish priorities
  • Critical and creative thinking and innovative problem solving
  • Motivate and inspire staff for optimal performance
  • Bring out your inner technology geek, just little bit
  • Proficient in Microsolf Office and various social media platforms
  • Willing to work occasional evenings and weekends. Some travel required

Contact Information

BBW International Inc
Sheila Wong
Senior Vice President