Versaterm - Events Specialist (Ottawa, ON)
ABOUT THE COMPANY
Versaterm Public Safety is an Ottawa-based vertical market software company that has been in business for over 40 years. We provide industry-leading products in mission-critical areas for Police, Fire, and EMS agencies across North America, the Caribbean, and Australia.
We seek committed and talented individuals who welcome the opportunity to learn and work with modern techniques and tools, travel to client sites across North America, work closely with our client community to help them address real-world problems, and have meaningful input into our direction and products.
Versaterm offers a competitive salary and benefits package, including standard medical, dental, and disability provisions. We also support our employees’ work-related goals and reward them with performance-based bonuses. All employees are subject to a security profile check.
Do you enjoy the process of creating a fantastic event? We are looking for an experienced event specialist to join our dynamic Marketing team. Reporting to the Events Manager, you will help plan and manage virtual, live, and hybrid events in alignment with Versaterm’s company strategy.
We want you to be an innovative thinker with creative problem-solving skills who can stay calm under pressure and effectively communicate with multiple stakeholders. You should be exceptionally organized, detail-oriented, and able to multitask. Ideally, you have a can-do attitude and can work independently on multiple projects.
Assist and contribute to many aspects of Versaterm’s trade show experiences, including planning, ordering services, coordinating logistics, tracking deliverables, and managing deadlines
Help coordinate and support the company’s annual customer workshop. This may include conducting site visits, negotiating meeting facilities, recruiting session presenters, coordinating promotional materials, planning entertainment, populating event software, handling registration, and scheduling staff
Coordinate with product marketing, product management, sales, and other departments as appropriate to successfully execute internal and external events
Utilize registration software to source venues, monitor event registration, manage budgets, and generate reports
Works with creative on materials such as invitations, signage, sponsorship advertisements, and other branded mediums as necessary
Support all aspects of vendor management
Prepares pre-show and post-show briefs and reports for successful planning and evaluation
Awareness of state, federal, and trade show industry policies regarding giveaways, promotions, etc.
THE ROLE REQUIREMENTS
2-3 years of experience in event management ideally within the technology or public safety sector
Flexible and adaptable to short deadlines and able to prioritize quickly
Great verbal and written communication skills
Ability to establish and build business relationships with internal and external contacts
Must exhibit high energy, enthusiasm, positive attitude, and poise; be articulate and confident.
Proficient with event management software
Fluency in French is preferred
HOW TO APPLY
• Send an email to the address provided; indicating where you saw the posting
• In the Subject Line, place the role, followed by your first and last name
Email to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Subject Line: Event Specialist, followed by your first & last name
We thank all candidates for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
Versaterm is proud to be a diverse and equal opportunity employer and, as such, does not discriminate on the basis of race, ancestry, place of origin, ethnic origin, color, citizenship, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identification, age, marital or same-sex partnership status, family status, military veteran status, disability, medical condition, a record of offenses or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws. Selection decisions are solely based on job-related factors.
If you require accommodation during the interview process, please advise when contacted for an interview.