A Fabulous Event Planner

COCOLILY & CO. is on the search for a fabulous Lead Event Planner!
This is a freelance position for all SIGNATURE COCOLILY EVENTS.

Ideally we would love to work with an established event planner who has their own business OR looking for part-time occasional work throughout the year.

This is open to freelance event planners and/or those who currently have an event planning/management business. You have to be familiar with managing events that involve both vendors and consumers/the general public.

We are looking at collaborating with one Lead Event Planner to assist with all of our signature events which include The Original Wedding Soiree and The Original Baby Soiree.

This would involve managing vendors, logistics, sourcing & managing event volunteers, and of course day of management. 
Generally this requires one month of work prior to the event with a few meetings a year in advance to go over logistics, floor plan, etc.

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YOU MUST.............

  • be Fluent in English

  • have excellent written and oral communication

  • have experience in customer service  

  • have a valid Ontario Driver’s License and reliable access to a vehicle  

  • have a passion for planning events

  • have an amazing personality

  • be able to work under pressure and tight deadlines

  • be familiar with Google Drive

  • be extremely detailed

  • be overly organized

  • be able to manage event vendors

  • be able to manage event volunteers 

  • love working with people

  • have experience managing events of over 100 + people

  • have some marketing/social media knowledge

  • love collaborating with others 

  • share the motto of community over competition

WHAT IS REQUIRED..........

  • assist with sourcing a venue for upcoming SIGNATURE COCOLILY EVENTS

  • venue site inspections

  • manage event vendors 

  • source and manage event volunteers

  • manage logistics of all events alongside the Managing Director of COCOLILY & Co.

  • be on-site day before event

  • be on-site day of the event

  • day of event management

QUALITIES REQUIRED............

  • creativity and ability to think quickly on your feet 

  • being able to come up with possible solutions to any given situation.

  • professional appearance; proper grooming, well dressed, chic hair, make-up, etc.

  • highly personable.

  • Meticulously organized and attentive to details.

  • Extremely capable at multi-tasking.

  • Consistently punctual.

  • Able to successfully relate to a wide variety of personality types.

  • Able to remain calm and think clearly throughout periods of immense stress.

how to apply:

Please contact us via cocolilyandco {at} gmail {dot} com with subject LEAD EVENT PLANNER and send us the following information:

  • Link to your company website and experience

  • If you don’t have a company website, please provide us with your resume

  • A short note to let us know why you think you’d be ideal for this role

We look forward to hearing from you and hopefully finding the most fabulous Lead Event Planner to collaborate with!

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