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Senior Specialist, National Events (Calgary)

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Job Description

Job Type:Permanent
Reference code:126573
Primary Location:Calgary, AB
All Available Locations:Calgary, AB
Salary Range:$69,000-$114,000

Our Purpose

At Deloitte, we are driven to inspire and help our people, organization, communities, and country to thrive. Our Purpose is to build a better future by accelerating and expanding access to knowledge. Purpose defines who we are and gives us reason to exist as an organization.
By living our Purpose, we will make an impact that matters.
  • Learn from deep subject matter experts through mentoring and on the job coaching
  • Enjoy flexible, proactive, and practical benefits that foster a culture of well-being and connectedness.
  • Be expected to share your ideas and to make them a reality.

What will your typical day look like?

The Senior Specialist, National Events is responsible for leading and supporting the Prairies portfolio, and responsible for the end-to-end process of planning and execution of in-person, virtual, and hybrid conferences, meetings, and special events. Main responsibilities include:
• Lead and manage the Prairies events portfolio as the strategic advisor in the Market
• Independently and seamlessly plan, manage and execute high-impact events in various formats (in-person, virtual or hybrid), for both our clients and our people.
• Foster trusting and strategic relationships with internal leaders, leading and advising on event strategies in order to meet key business objectives, making suitable recommendations on industry best practices and trends
• Collaborate with internal teams such as Marketing, Communications, People & Culture and others, on the design and conception of events, alongside our external network of preferred suppliers.
• Manage all logistical aspects related to event planning, such as venue sourcing and selection; vendor contracting and management; online registration and reporting, F&B experience, audio visual, space set-ups, etc.
• Support members of the National Events Team as required, as a Senior professional on the team, showing leadership and influencing skills
• Manage virtual event production elements including event platform set-up; broadcasting; speakers sourcing and contracting; rehearsals and dry-runs support; creation of run of show; day of show calling.
• Oversee conference and complex events' needs such as hotel blocks, rooming lists, air and ground transportation plan, arrival/departure experience.
• Manage all aspects of event budgets to include cost projection and avoidance, payments, and reconciliation, working alongside teams such as Finance, Procurement, Independence and Risk Management.

About the team

Deloitte is seeking a Senior Specialist, National Events with solid experience in corporate meetings and events. The successful candidate will work in a creative and innovative way to help deliver an exceptional event experience to our clients and our people. The National Events Team is responsible for the planning and execution of virtual, hybrid and in-person events across Canada, and we strive to always inspire, excite, and engage our audience.

Enough about us, let's talk about you

• Minimum of 4-6 years of relevant experience in an event planning position
• Post-secondary degree/diploma in Event Management, Hospitality, Business, Communications, or another related program
• Advanced MS Office skills (Excel, Outlook, Word, PowerPoint, Teams)
• Prior experience with event platforms and applications; Cvent knowledge is an asset
• Ability to multi-task, managing priorities and concurrent events, meeting strict deadlines in a busy and ever-changing environment
• Excellent people and communication (verbal/written) skills, with a proactive attitude and committed to long-term growth

Our promise to our people: Deloitte is where potential comes to life.

Be yourself, and more.
We are a group of talented people who want to learn, gain experience, and develop skills. Wherever you are in your career, we want you to advance.
You shape how we make impact.
Diverse perspectives and life experiences make us better. Whoever you are and wherever you're from, we want you to feel like you belong here. We provide flexible working options to support you and how you can contribute. Be the leader you want to be.
Be the leader you want to be
Some guide teams, some change culture, some build essential expertise. We offer opportunities and experiences that support your continuing growth as a leader.
Have as many careers as you want.
We are uniquely able to offer you new challenges and roles - and prepare you for them. We bring together people with unique experiences and talents, and we are the place to develop a lasting network of friends, peers, and mentors. Our TVP is about relationships - between leaders and their people, the firm and its people, peers, and within in our communities.

The next step is yours

At Deloitte, we are all about doing business inclusively - that starts with having diverse colleagues of all abilities. Deloitte encourages applications from all qualified candidates who represent the full diversity of communities across Canada. This includes, but is not limited to, people with disabilities, candidates from Indigenous communities, and candidates from the Black community in support of living our values, creating a culture of Diversity Equity and Inclusion and our commitment to our AccessAbility Action Plan , Reconciliation Action Plan and the BlackNorth Initiative .
We encourage you to connect with us at if you require an accommodation for the recruitment process (including alternate formats of materials, accessible meeting rooms or other accommodations) or for any questions relating to careers for Indigenous peoples at Deloitte (First Nations, Inuit, Métis).
By applying to this job you will be assessed against the Deloitte Global Talent Standards. We've designed these standards to provide our clients with a consistent and exceptional Deloitte experience globally.
Deloitte Canada has 30 offices with representation across most of the country. We acknowledge our offices reside on traditional, treaty and unceded territories as part of Turtle Island and is still home to many First Nations, Métis, and Inuit peoples. We are all Treaty people.

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About Deloitte

Deloitte, one of Canada's leading professional services firms, provides audit, tax, consulting, and financial advisory services. Deloitte LLP, an Ontario limited liability partnership, is the Canadian member firm of Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Limited. Deloitte refers to one or more of Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Limited, a UK private company limited by guarantee, and its network of member firms, each of which is a legally separate and independent entity. Please see for a detailed description of the legal structure of Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Limited and its member firms. Deloitte, l'un des cabinets de services professionnels les plus importants au Canada, offre des services dans les domaines de la certification, de la fiscalité, de la consultation et des conseils financiers. Deloitte S.E.N.C.R.L./s.r.l., société à responsabilité limitée constituée en vertu des lois de l’Ontario, est le cabinet membre canadien de Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Limited. Deloitte désigne une ou plusieurs entités parmi Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Limited, société fermée à responsabilité limitée par garanties du Royaume-Uni, ainsi que son réseau de cabinets membres dont chacun constitue une entité juridique distincte et indépendante. Pour obtenir une description détaillée de la structure juridique de Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Limited et de ses sociétés membres, voir


Management and Consulting

Company Size

5001-10,000 employees

Application closing date is 2024-09-11

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