Senior Manager, Events (14 month contract)
Guest Experience Woodbine
For over 100 years, we have been the engine that drives the Ontario horse racing industry. From King’s and Queen’s trips to Canada, to first dates, anniversaries and unforgettable horse races, we create winning experiences for all our guests.
Join a certified Great Place to Work team and be part of the future of horse racing and entertainment. Access exciting programs that can help unlock your potential while developing challenging and rewarding career goals. As we grow, we need dedicated people to join our cause. Be part of Woodbine Entertainment and get inspired to make work awesome!
Our Values & Beliefs
| WOW EVERY GUEST | OWN IT! | LISTEN & CONNECT – PEOPLE MATTER | FUEL THE FUN & PASS IT ON | TRUST IN OUR TEAM | #WE CARE | PURSUE YOUR POTENTIAL |BE BOLD| BE ALL IN |
What we need from you
To be a passionate and engaging leader who will live and breathe our values and beliefs and take a surgical approach throughout our diverse event initiatives. We will need you to be a project and event management champion who will listen and connect with our stakeholders and aspire to wow every guest. With guest experience always at forefront, the focus of this role is to attract new audiences, exceed their expectations, increase repeat attendance, enhance Woodbine’s bottom line and solidify its place as an entertainment powerhouse.
What your day to day will look like:
Developing event strategies, planning, execution and budgeting for the Woodbine and Woodbine Mohawk Park events are the imperative functions that will define your days. Building relationships with external suppliers and partnering with internal stakeholders to ensure all required support is in place for superior execution will also be key. Being a coach and mentor to our Events team and helping them achieve their professional goals is also a critical component of this role.
Key Factors for your success:
We will need you to embody each of our values and beliefs, be passionate about our business and journey and have a relentless desire to provide a winning experience to all our stakeholders and guests. We will need you to be well-versed in event management strategies, budget planning, resource allocation and financial monitoring. Relationship building, collaboration and organizational skills are also important for success. We are looking for someone who loves what they do and is super excited about working on one of the coolest and compelling entertainment companies in the country!