Marketing Events Manager - Toronto, ON | Ceridian Canada | | 17/07/12
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Marketing Events Manager full-time

Location: Toronto, ON
Company Name: Ceridian Canada ()
Category: Account/Project Mgmt, Marketing
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Our Business:

Come work with great people and be challenged to reach your potential at Ceridian Dayforce. We depend on highly skilled and enthusiastic achievers like you to provide innovative solutions for thousands of companies and twenty five million employees worldwide. By fostering values that promote freedom, flexibility and creativity we encourage professional growth and offer rewarding career opportunities. Ceridian provides comprehensive benefits including medical, dental, vision, paid time off as well as a host of other world class benefits.

Job Summary

The Marketing Events Manager will have a variety of responsibilities from event planning and execution to the project management of special projects such as Ceridian’s annual sales kickoff and future product launches. Activities will often entail the coordination of resources across internal departments as well as external resources including partners and customers. The Marketing Events Manager will therefore work closely with several stakeholders both inside and outside the organization.


  • Planning and execution of strategic events and conferences including Ceridian’s annual sakes kickoff
  • Supervise trade show presence including exhibit logistics, staff training, purchasing and supervising outside services, and managing show budgets
  • Management and supervision of special events including customer and prospect roadshows
  • Management, coordination and execution of key projects including product launches
  • Participate in determining show selection, show strategy including related promotions
  • Provide event expertise and implement best practices to ensure a high quality event experience and high ROI on all events
  • Understand business and provide strategic direction and messaging is applied to events programs
  • Build awareness resulting in new customers; customer retention through special events; increased employee effectiveness through our company events

  • Qualifications:

  • 5 + years related trade show planning and/or event/meeting planning experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Strong project management skills are a requirement
  • Strong level of personal organization with excellent oral/written communication skills
  • Must be detail oriented, with the ability to handle multiple assignments promptly and effectively
  • Demonstrated ability to work calmly in a fast-paced team environment while effectively managing multiple tasks
  • Ability to react quickly and decisively to resolve customer issues
  • Must have excellent customer service and communication skills to represent the company well, off site and unsupervised, to prospects, vendors, and customers
  • Must be able to develop and manage a show/event budget effectively
  • Must be able to lift heavy weights up 50 pounds, conduct light physical labor, climb stairs/ladders, work late nights and long hours, and stand on show floors for 10-12 hours at a time for events and trade shows
  • Events expertise in managing and executing large conferences and tradeshows
  • Experience working with product management, sales, and customers
  • Familiarity with CRM and marketing automation systems preferred (Oracle and Eloqua are an asset)
  • Demonstrated business acumen with a solid reputation as a key contributor to operational excellence
  • Experience in an enterprise-wide software development environment preferred
  • Excellent communication and PC skills, including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • Bachelor’s degree is preferred
  • Must have valid driver’s license
  • Must have a valid passport and the ability to travel internationally
  • Requires approximately 30-65% travel
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