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Events Manager

Events Manager
The Truck Loggers Association
Vancouver
Full-time
posted 8 weeks 6 days ago
THE COMPANY
The Truck Loggers Association is a non-profit association and the official voice of independent forest contractors located throughout BC. The TLA was established 76 years ago to promote a voice in policy and legislation. Please visit www.tla.ca for more info.

THE POSITION
TLA is currently seeking a full time Events Manager. Reporting to the Executive Director, the Events Manager must be able to effectively plan, coordinate and implement a wide variety of events throughout the year. Recognizing that the TLA is a 75 year-old member-driven organization, the successful candidate will demonstrate an ability to promote TLA values while working with TLA staff, membership, the Board of Directors, association sponsors, and event vendors. The purpose of TLA events are to convey advocacy messages of the association, build relationships and create and maintain the value proposition in membership with the association.

Notable events that occur each year include:
• Annual Convention & Trade Show (going into its 76th year – 300-400 delegates during
the day, and up to 1,000 delegates at the evening events)
• Annual member’s golf tournament (very popular sold out event each year)
• Membership networking events
• And a number of smaller meetings including Board meetings
 
RESPONSIBILITIES, SKILLS AND REQUIRMENTS
As a both self-starter and team player, you will use your excellent project management skills to execute events and acquire sponsorship and partnerships that support the mandate of the TLA’s strategic plan. You will lead, oversee and direct the development and implementation of event budgets, sponsorships, partnerships and special events. Acknowledging the membership experience is paramount, including the many traditions of a 75 year-old association. See more information HERE

How to Apply: Please send your resume and cover letter electronically, in confidence to: David Elstone, Executive Director
Subject: TLA Events Manager Search
Email: eventsearch@tla.ca

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled.
As only short-listed candidates will be contacted, TLA thanks you in advance for your interest in our Company.