Event Manager - FamilyLife
Title: Event Manager
Ministry: FamilyLife Canada
Location: Hybrid arrangement possible ( Abbotsford in Jan 2023)
Accommodations: Some travel and weekend work required.
Reports to: Director of Operations
Position type: Permanent Part -Time ( 30 hours/ week)
Power to Change’s mission is to help people know Jesus and experience His power to change the world. Do you want to be part of that mission?
FamilyLife Canada,a division of Power to Change Ministries, is inspiring personal, marriage and family transformation by addressing the real needs of individuals and the family and by speaking into Canadian culture God’s truth for relationships and for a life of following Jesus. Through marriage and parenting, church equipping and discipleship conferences and by inspiring and training others to offer help and hope in their own community, FamilyLife Canada exists to see a nation transformed by God.
We are currently looking for a talented and motivated Event Manager to oversee and coordinate our in person and online events across Canada. The Event Manager will be responsible for every part of event preparations, such as overseeing venue contracts, managing event inventory and shipments, directing staff, choosing the best online platform and evaluating success after the event. The ideal candidate is well-organized, a clear communicator and possesses a working knowledge of event management.
About the Role
In this role, you will be responsible to achieve the following objectives:
Execute all FamilyLife Weekend Getaways and other National FL Events, in-person and online, with excellence, equipping the teams for each event.
Maximize participation in all events by coordinating with FL Marketing.
Empower field staff to run professional, on brand in-person and online events by providing training and guidance.
Provide strong follow up steps for event attendees to connect them with the FamilyLife volunteer network, HomeBuilders (HB)
Develop in depth skill and knowledge for using CRM software (currently using Hubspot) in order to equip staff to recruit and coach volunteers and to develop church partnerships effectively.
Effectively use online software for registration, webinars, online training and volunteer management
In partnership with the Marketing & Operations Team, grow the FamilyLife Canada social media audience and increase engagement.
Ensure all events are evaluated in a timely fashion according to the event and ministry goals.
Oversee logistics for shipping and receiving conference supplies and material.
You have a deep, growing, intimate relationship with Jesus Christ
You have a genuine desire to see people’s lives transformed by Jesus
You possess strong interpersonal skills
You are able to manage competing priorities and multiple events in various stages of planning
You are proficient in Google Suite or equivalent
You have experience with online event platforms and how to best utilize options for different events
You are a team builder while also self-motivated and able to work independently
You are intellectually curious, exhibited strong skills in problem-solving, comfortable in asking questions, investigating, research
You are calm under pressure and able to make quick timely decisions during events
Education and Experience
Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Communications, Public Relations, Marketing or Hospitality Management preferred
2 plus years of experience in event management
Proficient in online database management software and video conferencing systems
Experience in WordPress and Adobe Creative Suite an asset
What We Offer Our Staff
Employer-paid extended health and dental benefits (25+hours)
Group RRSP contribution options with up to 3.5% matching after 1 year of employment
Access to Employment Assistant Program (EAP)
- Extra vacation week from Christmas to New Year
- Paid vacation
Health Spending Account
Weekly Chapel services
Semi-annual Day of Prayer participation
Discounts at our P2C Store
We thank all applicants for their interest in Power to Change; however, only candidates who closely match the requirements will be contacted directly. Power to Change requires that all staff have a pre-existing belief and demonstration of lifestyle as outlined in the P2C Code of Conduct and Statement of Faith and abide by the biblical principles outlined in these documents.
Candidates who are selected may be required to complete a background check.
To view more career opportunities at Power to Change, please visit www.p2c.com/careers.
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