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Prize Home Coordinator

Company: 
Pacific National Exhibition
Job Address: 
2901 East Hastings Street, Hastings Park
Vancouver, BC V5K 5J1
Job Type: 
Full Time
Job Status: 
Contract/Temporary
Job Level: 
Supervisory
Job Description: 

Position: Prize Home Coordinator
Working Conditions: Full-time Contract;  June - September
Date Posted: April 19, 2017

Overview:

The Pacific National Exhibition is the largest employer of youth in British Columbia, the longest and best attended annual ticketed event in BC and the site of hundreds of famous events. At the PNE, we strive to create an environment of equality, leadership, and teamwork.

The PNE Gaming Department oversees all gaming functions including PNE Prize Home Lottery, 50/50 Draw, and Wheel of Fortune Games. The PNE Prize Home Lottery is the oldest charity lottery in BC and features a new custom designed home as the grand prize. The Prize Home Coordinator is responsible for coordinating various operational aspects for PNE Prize Home. The Prize Home Coordinator reports to the Manager of Gaming and Assistant Manager of Gaming.

We are seeking an energetic and motivated individual with a passion for Gaming and the PNE. Our ideal candidate will possess strong leadership, organizational & communication skills as well as a have strong attention to detail. We are looking for someone that has previous experience in a supervisor capacity in a team environment.  The ideal candidate has strong interpersonal skills and is comfortable in building working relationships with the lottery’s partners and sponsors.  This individual will work in compliance with all health and safety requirements as determined by WorkSafeBC, and all other applicable legislation and company policies.

Specific Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for overseeing all aspects of the PNE’s Prize Home including Prize Home tours during the annual Fair and Preview weekends
  • Assist in overseeing operational aspects of the Prize Home, media and promotional events
  • Compile necessary material to create a detailed manual of the Prize Home features
  • Train and educate hosts about the Prize Home features
  • Motivate staff and develop an incentive program
  • Complete necessary documentation for hiring, payroll, uniforms, IDs, etc
  • Schedule, supervise and evaluate performance of up to 25 Prize Home hosts
  • Support Gaming department with other projects and initiatives as required
  • Perform other related duties as assigned

Job Requirements

Qualifications: 

Position Qualifications:

  • Must have either graduated or currently be enrolled in a Post-Secondary program in Business, Sales, Operations or another relevant discipline; or have an equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Must have 1 to 2 years’ experience in supervising, motivating and leading staff
  • Must have strong organizational, and writing skills
  • Must be energetic, self-motivated and have the ability to work with minimal supervision
  • Must be proficient with Microsoft Office
  • Previous experience with the PNE Fair is considered an asset
  • Able to work days, evenings and weekends in July and August as required
  • Ability to work long days, evenings and weekends for the duration of the Fair (Aug 19-Sept 4)
Application Process: 

Applications for this position must be submitted via the PNE website by May 7th, 2017, click on the Apply Now button below.

Deadline: 
Sunday May 7, 2017
Post Date:
Thursday April 20, 2017

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