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Senior Events & Experience Planner

Toronto, ON
Senior Events & Experience Planner, Marketing
Toronto – Job # 5405


Who We Are:
Canaccord Genuity (CG) is a leading independent full-service financial services firm, with operations in wealth management and capital markets.  We are the #1 independent wealth management firm in Canada, and are the leading mid-market provider of investment banking advisory, equity research, sales and trading services for corporations and institutions.   We pride ourselves on understanding our clients’ needs and finding innovative, bespoke solutions to meet their goals. 

CG’s culture is dynamic and unique in the financial services space.  We are a lean, entrepreneurial, and collaborative which fosters a meritocratic environment where everyone has a voice.   Our teams operate in a fast-paced, agile environment which allows everyone to have direct impact on the business.  We attract creative thinkers who love constantly rethinking how to elevate the status quo.

We recognize that diversity across our business strengthens our client relationships and enables more innovative solutions.  We strongly encourage applications from all qualified individuals regardless of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, or disability status.  

Overview of Role:
  • The event & experience manager is a newly created role reporting to the Brand Experience Lead for CG Canada. This position will be responsible for executing all events for CG Canada corporately and within wealth management. This role will aspire to deliver a best in class experience across all employee and Advisor touchpoints.

Responsibilities:
  • Plan and execute all in-office employee events, days of celebration, desk drops
  • Lead planning and execution of annual national business conference for wealth management team including venue logistics, signage, schedule planning, travel planning, event execution
  • Lead planning (with an external agency) on key leadership trips 2x per year 
  • Oversight of  CG’s swag store, including identification of what items to include, ordering and monitoring inventory
  • Gifting execution across the company including welcome kit for new employees, holiday presents, and employee recognition
  • Execution of Philanthropy / volunteer initiatives that are events based 

Skills & Qualifications:
  • A++ organization and  planning 
  • Highly attentive to all details- with communications, with experiences, with gifting, with everything!
  • Excellent time-management and project management skills 
  • 3-5 years’ experience in organizing and executing events
  • Deep understanding of event logistics 
  • Highly collaborative- experience effectively working in cross functional teams and managing multiple stakeholders 
  • Thrives in entrepreneurial, fast paced environment

Canaccord Genuity Corp. welcomes and encourages applications from all qualified individuals including persons with disabilities.  We will provide reasonable accommodations upon request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the recruitment and selection cycle.

Qualified applicants are invited to submit a resume and covering letter including salary expectations. All applications will be held in strict confidence. 

Upon offer, candidates are required to show proof of citizenship, permanent residence or eligibility to work in Canada with no restrictions.
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