Special Events Manager job description

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Job brief

We need you! Our company is growing and is in need of a dynamic, creative individual to fill the position of Special Events Manager. As a Special Events Manager, you would be required to host events for clients, prospects, and staff. This prospect will need to be experienced in the field and possess exceptional organizational skills.


  • Work alongside clients and managers to ensure the theme and goal of the event are executed properly.
  • Work alongside the marketing team to ensure that they are promoted well.
  • Ensure the events reflect the company’s standards.
  • Make bookings for event locations and stakeholders involved.
  • Make catering arrangements suited to the dietary needs of clients.
  • Ensure invitations for events are sent out in a timely manner.
  • Create budgets to control expenses suited to each event.
  • Ensure the necessary permits are obtained for the necessary event.
  • Hire and train staff in accordance with company policy and guidelines.
  • Manage and supervise the event team.


  • Associate’s degree or above in Event management, hospitality, or another related field
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in management, event planning, or hospitality
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills
  • Ability to delegate and prioritize tasks based on skill and competence
  • Knowledge of legal requirements for events will be an asset
  • Must be able to stand and walk for long periods of time
  • Must be able to work with a flexible schedule in order to accommodate events

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