Associate Director, Events – Communications

Working with Alumni and Development teams, the incumbent is responsible for developing strategic plans, managing and implementing Alumni and Development events in both the local and international markets. The incumbent is responsible for ensuring implementation of event and program standards and protocols expected of a world-class university.

Major responsibilities include working with the Alumni and Development leadership teams to develop strategies in each market, planning and managing all aspects of alumni and development event-based programs in select markets, managing stakeholder expectations and vendor relationships, ensuring UBC policies are adhered to; engaging the President, Vice-Presidents, Deans and other senior University officials in the delivery of programs, negotiating contracts with on and off-campus suppliers; managing a complex schedule of programs and events, and ensuring consistency of communication vehicles that support the delivery of events and programs.