Prize Home Event Coordinator

Greater Vancouver, British Columbia 14 May

Pacific National Exhibition

  • Description

    Full-time Contract

    Contract Term: June 10 – September 20, 2019

    Date Posted: April 30, 2019

     Who we are…

    The Pacific National Exhibition is an iconic institution in BC, famous for bringing generations of people together to celebrate and build memories. This 108 year old, non-profit organization has an annual operating budget of $48 million dollars and generates revenue through four activity streams:  the 15 day annual summer Fair which averages 800,000 guests each year, Playland amusement park which welcomes 375,000 guests annually including Fright Nights, year-round events including concerts, trade shows and film, cultural and community events.  The fourth activity stream is park care and facility maintenance.  The PNE is proud of the work it does at Hastings Park and has a vibrant team that is passionate about events, guest experience and being the best we can be.

    We are looking for passionate individual with great leadership skills to join our PNE Gaming Department. The PNE’s Gaming Department oversees all gaming functions at the PNE, including PNE Prize Home Lottery, 50/50 Draw, and Wheel of Fortune Games. As the Prize Home Coordinator will report to the Gaming Manager and Gaming Coordinator and oversee all aspects of the PNE Prize Home. If you have experience managing teams and you thrive in a fast paced environment, than this could be the opportunity for you!

     Why join our Team?

    Exhilarating and fun-loving culture
    Flexible work environment
    Health and wellness employee events – put your hiking boots on, or enjoy an evening out with your favorite colleagues
    Opportunity for free or discounted tickets to shows, events, sports games, and much more
    Staff discounts for Playland, The Fair, and Fright Nights, as well as all PNE Food Stands
    On-site fitness center
    Competitive compensation package
    Opportunity to create lasting memories and friendships!
    What will you do this year?

    In your role as a Prize Home Coordinator, your primary accountabilities will be to:

    Responsible for overseeing all aspects of the PNE's Prize Home tours during the annual Fair.
    Assist in overseeing operational aspects of the Prize Home and media events.
    Compile necessary material to create a detailed manual of the Prize Home features.
    Train hosts about house features and how to present themselves to guests.
    Motivate staff and develop an incentive program.
    Complete necessary paperwork for hiring, payroll, uniforms, IDs etc.
    Schedule, supervise and evaluate performance of the Prize Home hosts.
    Perform other duties as required.
    What else?

    Flexible work environment
    Successful completion of Grade 12 required.
    Strong organizational and supervisory skills.
    Possess strong writing skills.
    Must be energetic, self-motivated, and have the ability to work with minimal supervision.
    Ability to manage multiple projects under tight deadlines.
    Ability to coordinate with internal and external stakeholders while managing a diverse workload.
    Previous experience in supervising, motivating, and leading staff.
    Proficient with computer programs (Excel and Word).
    Previous experience with the PNE Fair is an asset.
    Candidates must undergo a Criminal Record Check.
    Who are you?

    Effective leader
    Motivated
    Skillful communicator
    Guest service focused
    Detail-oriented
    Proactive
     
    Where and when to APPLY?

    Applications can be submitted via the PNE website at www.pne.ca/jobs and will be accepted until the role is filled.

    Preference will be given to candidates who submit their resume/cover letter before Sunday, May 19. We look forward to hearing from you!
  • Number of vacancies: 1
  • Requirements

  • Years of experience: 1
  • Language(s): English
  • Availability for travel: No
  • Availability for change of residence: No

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