Senior Event Manager, Event-Based Marketing

BMO Financial Group - Toronto, ON (30+ days ago)

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Under the direction of the Team Lead, Event-Based Marketing, this job is accountable for providing day-to-day operational and event management for both internal and external events for BMO Financial Group. These events are highly visible and involve clients as well as senior-level executives. The role involves project management, onsite execution, partner relationships, sourcing internal and external vendors/suppliers, and venue research & negotiations/contracting and overseeing special projects. Must represent the organization with professionalism, courtesy and integrity.
Key Accountabilities
Business Delivery and Operational Effectiveness (40%)
Delivery of consistently great client experiences through expertly managed events and meetings.
Execution for internal & external conferences and events of cross-border groups.
Provide guidance and advice to clients on proper event logistics & details, based on objectives.
Provide direction and supervision to Coordinators and Managers

Client and Relationship Management (40%)
Manage executives and clients as they participate in BMO events and conferences
Manage and work with colleagues and BMO FG employees through meetings, events and conferences
Represent BMO with professionalism, courtesy and integrity
Strategic Scope (10%)
Assist Senior Manager and Team Lead in creating synergies between Canada and the U.S. EBM team
Provide strategic insights on cost effective and efficient solutions
Manage strong client and vendor relationships
Oversee special projects that help motivate and drive collaboration and performance

Risk Management and Control (20%)
Responsibility for ensuring standards are applied to all conferences and events
Responsibility for quality control of conferences and events
Maintain financial records and approvals on EBM shared drive
Ensure adherence to EBM event processes and protocols to minimize risk

Knowledge and Skills

7+ years work experience in event and project management
University degree
Event Planning College Certificate and/or Certified Meeting Professional (CMP) designation considered an asset(s)
Fundamental understanding of banking as well as knowledge of products and services
Awareness of financial services competitive marketplace and trends
French considered an asset

Professional polish and ability to interact with senior executives and clients.
Team player, motivated and committed, self-starter and quick learner, confident, assertive.
Flexibility and ability to work in ambiguity and under pressure, as well as handle multiple projects simultaneously and resolve conflicts on site
Strong communicator
Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
Solid written communication skills
Strong proficiency in Excel, PowerPoint, Word & Adobe Acrobat
Strong knowledge of Cvent
We’re here to help

At BMO we have a shared purpose; we put the customer at the centre of everything we do – helping people is in our DNA. For 200 years we have thought about the future—the future of our customers, our communities and our people. We help our customers and our communities by working together, innovating and pushing boundaries to bring them our very best every day. Together we’re changing the way people think about a bank.

As a member of the BMO team you are valued, respected and heard, and you have more ways to grow and make an impact. We strive to help you make an impact from day one – for yourself and our customers. We’ll support you with the tools and resources you need to reach new milestones, as you help our customers reach theirs. From in-depth training and coaching, to manager support and network-building opportunities, we’ll help you gain valuable experience, and broaden your skillset.

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BMO is committed to an inclusive, equitable and accessible workplace. By learning from each other’s differences, we gain strength through our people and our perspectives. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process. To request accommodation, please contact your recruiter.

Job Brand Management
Primary Location Canada-Ontario-Toronto
Organisation Marketing & Strategy-X000072
Schedule full-time
Job Posting 10/15/19
Unposting Date 11/30/19