Event Sales Manager

Full-time permanent position

Verge Magazine is seeking an events manager, responsible for managing many aspects of the Go Global Expos, which take place bi-annually in Toronto and Montreal.  S/he will be responsible for:
•    Developing and managing event partnerships
•    Developing and managing relationships with sponsors and potential sponsors
•    Developing and managing relationships with exhibitors and potential exhibitors
•    Booth sales to exhibitors

S/he will also contribute to the following:
•    Developing programming for the expos
•    Marketing and promoting the events to visitors

•    Applicants must have a university degree and a minimum of two years' relevant work experience;
•    Knowledge of, and experience with marketing and sales;
•    Strong interpersonal skills, outgoing;
•    Outstanding communications skills;
•    Meticulous organization abilities, with strong attention to detail;
•    A good understanding of, and contacts within, the sectors relevant to the expo is preferred;
•    Bilingual (French / English) strongly preferred;
•    Experience managing events an asset;
•    Self-starter, able to work well in a small team environment and independently;
•    Adaptability, an ability to manage multiple demanding projects simultaneously;
•    Must thrive under pressure.

This position will involve occasional travel within Canada and the United States, to attend conferences and networking events, as well as the Go Global Expos.

Please submit resume and cover letter to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..  Kindly mark the subject line of your email with "Application: Events Manager."

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