Event Producer (Remote) Americas
About the role
You’ll be a part of the Workspace Operations team at Shopify with a mandate to connect Shopify employees to the mission, making commerce better for everyone, and each other through a simple and inclusive work experience. In this role, you’ll focus on collaboration and consultation with a variety of stakeholders across Shopify while planning their Bursts. You will also support our internal teams with the creation and curation of their in-person experiences from ideation to completion.
Act as the primary point of contact for all event-related inquiries
Create, develop and manage front-line tools and resources for events (event guides, event app comms, event support channels etc.)
While planning, you will represent the entire Workspace Operations offering to our clients (venues, culinary, activities, technology, etc.) and always keep user experience top of mind
Liaise between internal teams in the planning of the events and onsite operation teams in the execution of the events in order to guarantee a seamless experience
Create and detail Banquet Event Orders (BEO’s) for all onsite events
Facilitate internal meetings as you perceive necessary for the success of the events
Partner with the Workspace Strategy team in identifying experiential opportunities in order to iterate and evolve our teams journey and event offerings
Source, secure, and collaborate with 3rd party vendors for onsite/offsite employee activations and/or experiences
Conduct vendor invoice reviews to ensure billing accuracy and timely payment
Build and maintain strong relationships while planning their burst with a variety of stakeholders across Shopify: Security, Facilities, Culinary, Procurement, Internal Solutions, and more
Performing other duties as assigned to meet business needs
What will help you succeed:
Exceptional interpersonal and customer service skills
Experience working across different cultures
Particularly skilled at building high trust relationships quickly
Previous experience with designing and delivering in-person events
Ability to multitask on a number of concurrent projects with varying deliverables and timelines
Being intentional and adapting on the fly, Shopify and the work you do will move quickly, but there is always time to pause to ensure we’re moving in the right direction
Proficient in switching between high-level strategic thinking and detail-oriented work
It’d be a bonus if you had:
Experience in the hospitality industry
Experience in event management
We know applying for a job takes time and effort, and we appreciate the work you put into your submission! To be considered, please address your cover letter to the Hiring Manager, Annika, along with attaching your resume.
Closing Date: Sunday, May 22, 2022 @ 12:00 am EST
At Shopify, we are committed to building and fostering an environment where our employees feel included, valued, and heard. Our belief is that a strong commitment to diversity and inclusion enables us to truly make commerce better for everyone. We strongly encourage applications from Indigenous peoples, racialized people, people with disabilities, people from gender and sexually diverse communities and/or people with intersectional identities. Please take a look at our 2020 Sustainability Report to learn more about Shopify's commitments.
Our belief is that a strong commitment to diversity & inclusion enables us to truly make commerce better for everyone. We encourage applications from Indigenous peoples, racialized people, people with disabilities, people from gender and sexually diverse communities, and/or people with intersectional identities. Please take a look at our Sustainability Reports to learn more about Shopify’s commitments to our communities, and our planet.
At Shopify, we understand that experience comes in many forms. We’re dedicated to adding new perspectives to the team - so if your experience is this close to what we’re looking for, please consider applying.