Fredericton Convention Centre

Careers

The Fredericton Convention Centre is currently recruiting a dynamic individual, who is passionate, creative, organized and likes teamwork to assume the role of:

Event Manager

  • Responsible for building and maintaining a successful and mutually beneficial relationship with every client through planning, execution and follow up.
  • Manage and process multiple client requests, negotiate and confirm sales (including contract negotiation) for events from first contact until invoicing
  • Plan, organize and coordinate all activities related to the production of events
  • Communicates event requirements to provisioning departments and motivate the teams to align their operation to clients’ goals.
  • Takes the lead planning unique requirements and providing innovative solutions.
  • Manages consecutive and concurrent projects, clients, and events
  • Effectively manages deadlines and competing priorities.
  • Financial management of events, from quoting and negotiating of provisioning of services through to verifying orders and final invoicing.
  • Develops and maintains relationships internally with colleagues, provisioning departments, and partners, as well as external industry.  
  • Plan, organize and coordinate customer visits
  • Enter in Ungerboeck the logistics data and service orders related to the production of the event.
  • Ensure the smooth transition of event files to the Service Delivery Team.
  • Establish a post-event report and issue any recommendations with an eye to potential improvements.
  • Represent the FCC at community and industry events
  • Actively seek new business for Fredericton Convention Centre
  • Support Administrative Assistant/Reception when required

Qualifications/Functional expertise:

  • Proven ability to plan and execute events effectively and within budget
  • An acute sense of detail, ability to anticipate clients' needs and superior customer service skills
  • Ability to problem solve and work independently in a changing and multi-tasking environment with numerous deadlines
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment where priorities may often change
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Act consistently with FCC’s mission, vision, and core values
  • Desire and natural tendency to exceed expectations of both internal and external guests
  • Must be able to work independently, highly organized, autonomous, and flexible working hours
  • Must be able to maintain a positive attitude within a very busy environment
  • Working knowledge of Ungerboeck Event Management Software (a strong asset)
  • Diploma or degree in hospitality or related discipline an asset
  • Being fluently bilingual (strong writing and speaking skills in both French and English) is preferred.

Salary will be commensurate with experience.

The Fredericton Convention Centre encourages, supports, and celebrates a diverse and inclusive work environment. We strive to create a workplace that reflects the city we promote and where our employees feel safe and supported every day. If this role speaks to you, please email a cover letter and resume, in a PDF format, on or before Friday, June 3, 2022, to Kristina Brown at kristina.brown@frederictonconventions.ca.  We thank all candidates for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls please.

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PLEASE NOTE: Hiring an extraordinary team of professionals to lead the Fredericton Convention Centre requires timing of open positions and an organized system.

While we are pleased to accept and hold onto all resumes of interested individuals, return phone calls or letters of receipt will not be issued unless we are inviting you to interview for a specific position.

Thank you for your interest in our facility and we thank you for your understanding.

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I’m Cathy

I would love to hear your feedback. Please contact me anytime!

cathy.pugh@frederictonconventions.ca 506-999-0150