Event Producer (Remote) Americas

Company: Shopify

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.

Qualifications

Responsibilities

  • 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.

How we hire

At Shopify, we put a lot of care and time into who we hire. We believe that in order to build the best products, we need to build high impact teams. Our recruitment process centres around what we call the Life Story interview, a conversational-style interview where we get to learn more about you.
Learn more about our hiring process 

Vacancy page : https://www.shopify.com/careers/event-producer-remote_6cee7d0e-ff7c-4178-b192-f1858311ccf5

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