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Event Manager - Tourism Industry Association of Canada

Category: Production
Province: Ottawa, Ontario
Position: Event Manager
Deadline: June 24, 2022
Posted: February 8, 2022

Job Description / Duties

TIAC is currently accepting resumes from dynamic candidates for the position of Event Manager.

Role and Responsibilities

The Event Manager is responsible for elements of the organization’s events (conferences, trade shows, road shows), such as:

· Event design
· Event logistics
· Exhibit hall floor management
· Speaker management
· Supplier management
· Sponsor fulfillment
· Production
· Registration management
· Liaise with Communications Team

Qualifications / Required Skills

Qualifications and Education Requirements

· Minimum 3 years experience with business related meetings/events/conferences/trade shows
· Bachelor’s degree or College diploma in an event related field
· Ability to make delegates, members and vendors feel welcome
· Strong organizational, communication and follow-up skills
· Professional appearance and attitude when working with industry stakeholders and members of the public service
· High level of personal integrity, honesty and dependability
· Bilingual (French/English) a definite asset
· Ability to multi-task while maintaining a keen eye for detail
· Ability to work individually and as part of a team
· Ability to manage time and prioritize
· A keen interest in learning and continuous improvement of processes and systems

Preferred Skills
· Project management experience
· Experience using Microsoft Teams
· Experience using project management software such as Smartsheet or Microsoft Project

Additional Information

It is the Tourism Industry Association of Canada’s goal to be a welcoming, inclusive, accessible, and diverse organization for all Canadians. We believe that the basis of this inclusivity requires a socially and culturally diverse workforce and, therefore, we actively seek to recruit candidates who identify as women, Indigenous, Black, Persons of Colour (IBPoC), persons from the LGBTQ2+ community and persons with disabilities. We encourage you to self-identify in the recruitment process.

Contact Information

Please forward resume and cover letter along with your salary expectations and possible start date by February 25, 2022 via email to: Julie Gauvreau,

We thank all candidates for their interest; however only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Employer Profile


Founded in 1930 to encourage the development of tourism in Canada, the Tourism Industry Association of Canada serves today as the national private-sector advocate for the pre-pandemic $102 billion travel sector. Based in Ottawa, TIAC takes action on behalf of Canadian tourism businesses and promotes positive measures that help the industry grow and prosper.

TIAC is responsible for representing tourism interests at the national level, and its advocacy work involves promoting and supporting policies, programs and activities that will benefit the sector's growth and development.

TIAC's membership reflects partnerships among all sectors of the industry, and provincial, territorial and regional tourism associations, enabling the association to address the full range of issues facing Canadian tourism.