Founded in 1987, Entrepreneurs’ Organization (EO) is a peer-to-peer business network of more than 14,000 entrepreneurs in 190 chapters and 60 countries. EO’s core values are common pillars across regions helping members to learn and grow together, be bold, trust and respect their peers, and have fun. EO’s international staff collaborates successfully across cultures. Getting to know members and staff from around the world and a generous professional development allowance are frequently cited as among the most popular benefits of working at EO.
The Entrepreneurship Event Project Manager is a position with our EO Canada Region. The ideal candidate is a self-starter who exhibits strong coordination and communication skills, is a creative thinker with exceptional attention to detail who can work independently from home.
The successful candidate will have a special interest in working in the non-profit sector; have an entrepreneurial spirit and a strong understanding of working with entrepreneurs in a professional manner.
This position is for a contract staff member with the possibility of full-time employment.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Managing and coordinating the entrepreneurship project, in particular, planning, execution, and tracking of specific initiatives and events related to learning and entrepreneurial education.
Creating a detailed work plan that identifies and sequences the activities needed to successfully complete the projects using Samepage.
Coordinating committee planning meetings and ensuring that the project deliverables are on time, within budget and at the required quality level.
Supporting event management and communications for multiple projects with a variety of stakeholders.
Providing regular project updates.
Preforms other duties as assigned.
QUALIFICATIONS, SKILLS, AND KNOWLEDGE REQUIRED
Bachelor’s Degree in any field;
Minimum of 2 years’ experience coordinating small to medium size projects;
Knowledge of project management principles and techniques;
Ability to take charge and move project timeline forward and manage project scope creep;
Ability to interact with entrepreneurs with tact, diplomacy, and poise;
Works harmoniously and effectively with others as part of a team;
A self-starter who desires to show ownership and commitment to the job;
Ability to work well under pressure, manage competing priorities, manage processes, and enjoy a fast-paced, unpredictable environment;
Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail;
Excellent oral and written communication skills with all levels of stakeholders;
Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite and CRM (Sharpspring);
Knowledge of online collaboration tools such as Samepage, Slack, Basecamp, Teamwork etc.;
Bilingual or multilingual speaking abilities preferred;
Ability to travel domestically and internationally up to 15% of the time.
The employee is normally required to work in a high-rise building equipped with elevators in an environment where the noise level is usually moderate. May be assigned to an internal work space without windows to the outside, located in close proximity to other office personnel.
Professional workplace where business casual attire is required.
Ability to work in a fast paced and high pressure environment.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties and responsibilities of the role.
About Entrepreneurs Organization
Founded in 1987, Entrepreneurs’ Organization (EO) is a peer-to-peer business network of more than 13,000 entrepreneurs in 188 chapters and over 53 countries. EO’s core values are common pillars across regions helping members to learn and grow together, be bold, trust and respect their peers, and have fun. Members use the global network, events, leadership-development programs, peer-to-peer support and executive education opportunities for personal and professional growth.
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