Events Coordinator

Marketing · Ottawa, Ontario
Department Marketing
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Entry-level
Compensation 50-65K

Events Coordinator


Solink is a different kind of data-analytics software company. We’ve successfully made surveillance video a source of powerful insight for business owners of franchise and retail chains. We focus on security applications that combat fraud proactively and make it easier for owners to track down problems. Today we focus on loss prevention and in the future, we see every department using video to make data-driven decisions: marketing, operations, even HR.


A job at Solink means working with an amazing team and tackling one of the biggest data problems out there. We are venture backed and focus on continuous execution to delight our customers. We have a creative and collaborative work environment, and all of our employees have meaningful equity in the company.


A little description of the role…


As a key member of the Marketing team, the Events Coordinator is responsible for coordinating and supporting Solink’s in-person events and virtual events. You are an ENERGETIC and highly organized individual. You thrive working in a fast-paced environment and excel at multitasking. You thrive building relationships and know how important clear communication is. You look for ways to improve current processes, appreciate how important data is, and are very results driven.


WHO YOU ARE: 


  • You have 1-2 years of experience owning, running and executing successful events, both in person and virtual.
  • You have exceptional organizational skills.
  • You are a true people person and thrive working with many different personalities.
  • You have experience managing event budgets. 
  • You have experience working on a fast-paced, highly productive marketing team.
  • You have a knack for problem-solving while working in a fast-paced environment.
  • You are able to travel within Canada and the United States, to attend events, as needed. 
  • You have excellent communication skills both written and verbal and strong cross-group communication and negotiation skills.
  • You are detail-oriented and results-driven with a track record of managing projects to completion on-time.
  • You have a customer service mindset and operate with the highest level of integrity.
  • You have experience using a CRM - preferably Hubspot. 
  • You are able to work the occasional evening or weekend, as work load or travel schedule requires. 


SECURITY REQUIREMENTS:

  • Candidates must undergo a criminal records check upon hire;
  • Be a Canadian Citizen (dual citizens included), or eligible to work in Canada;
  • Be willing to comply with Solink’s own security policies and standards.


WHAT WILL YOU DO?


You will be responsible for the organization of events including:

  • In-person trade shows/events
    • Pre-event logistics (staff accommodations, booth logistics, budgeting, etc.)
    • Pre-event promotion to ensure attendance and engagement
    • Onsite event logistics (onsite logistics, booth set up and tear down, booth support)
    • Post-event logistics (managing the travel report, attendee list processes, and timely post-event follow up) 
  • Webinars/virtual events
    • Pre-event logistics (email list creation, registration landing page, speaker support)
    • Pre-event promotional campaigns to drive attendance
    • Event logistics (virtual support, speaker/moderator management, etc.)
    • Post-event logistics (lead list cleanup, follow up support for sales, etc.

  • You will build a plan with input from the travel teams for each event to determine the appropriate level of presence for Solink and work with internal and external resources to achieve the goal 
  • You will be responsible for the budget for each event assigned to you and must make financially responsible decisions throughout the planning and execution process
  • You will keep up to date on industry trends and act as the team's industry expert. 
  • You will be responsible for accurately uploading event leads into the CRM (HubSpot) and build/execute a followup plan, as needed
  • Responsible for tracking and reporting on key metrics for events and community including KPIs and ROI


WHAT IS SOLINK?


Solink is transforming conventional data into ‘smart’ data. Solink connects and synchronizes brick-and-mortar business systems like video + Point of Sale data, to create insight into loss prevention, security, and operations issues. We find new and powerful ways for businesses to get real value from the data and footage created daily by their standard systems.


We’re one of Ottawa’s fastest growing companies. We're not just a tech and security company - we are rapidly evolving the way that we use and think about video security, data analytics and technology. We're enhancing the status quo to positively impact clients and customers' businesses.


We’re on a steep growth trajectory, which means lots to do, lots to learn, and lots to experience! What an exciting adventure ahead - and our Solinkians make the greatest travel companions… 

Solink thrives because of our team; we know that in our business and in our daily work, people make all the difference. We’re looking for people who are driven by curiosity, hungry to innovate and striving to make an impact. 


WHY WORK AT SOLINK? 


Working with us means you’ll be working for a company that values your input and allows you to bring your ideas to life.  We offer a collaborative, creative, supportive work environment with a culture that is undeniably fun… 


All that - PLUS we offer…..


  • Flexibility in your chosen hours of work by helping you get "stuff" done (encourages that work life balance);
  • Opportunities for growth based on merit, skill, and initiative;
  • Friendly, welcoming and team-oriented atmosphere that fosters collaboration;
  • Creative and innovative environment that mentors, supports, motivates and inspires you to make an impact;
  • Interesting and exciting assignments ranging in size, type and complexity;
  • An “open-door” policy where communication and brainstorming is encouraged;
  • A really positive and fun environment working with an incredibly ENERGETIC team;
  • Competitive salary reviewed annually;
  • Fully paid Health / dental benefits offered immediately (an additional $500 spending account for items that aren’t covered in our AMAZING benefits program);
  • Monthly reimbursement toward a health and wellness; 
  • Extracurricular SOLINKIAN social events (annual “solink-o de mayo”, so-learns, sports teams,  so-lunches, team builders, and much more)
  • Please note: We currently operate within a hybrid approach.


We know that everyone has different experiences and that’s what makes all of us so unique. Solink is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We’re looking at building our team of great people and we know that comes in various forms. We are committed to a diverse and representative workforce, an open and inclusive work environment and we encourage all candidates with interest to apply. We will provide accommodation on request through all parts of the selection process.


HOW TO APPLY?


Please submit your cover letter and resume addressed to JarJar Binx outlining why you would be the right fit for this position.  


Solink welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process


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  • Location
    Ottawa, Ontario
  • Department
    Marketing
  • Employment Type
    Full-Time
  • Minimum Experience
    Entry-level
  • Compensation
    50-65K