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Mediacorp Canada Inc.
Toronto, Ontario, Canada (hybrid)
8 days ago


Working with the team that has published one of Canada’s best-known editorial competitions for almost 25 years, you will be responsible for the annual conference for the Canada’s Top 100 Employers project, plus a series of large receptions for winners of our special-interest and regional competitions. You are an experienced events professional who excels at building successful and memorable events for blue-chip attendees. You have track record in sales, event organization and building partnerships with sponsors and exhibitors.

Founded in 1992, Mediacorp Canada Inc. is the nation's largest publisher of employment periodicals. Since 1999, the company has managed the Canada’s Top 100 Employers project, which includes 18 regional and special-interest editorial competitions that reach millions of Canadians annually through a variety of magazine and newspaper partners.  The company hosts an annual editorial conference, which is one of Canada’s largest annual events for HR decision-makers, plus a series of receptions across Canada for winners of its regional and special-interest competitions. Mediacorp also operates a widely used job search engine,, which is now in its 16th year and reaches millions of visitors annually.

In the full-time role of Conference & Events Manager, you will have three key responsibilities:

  1. Organizing the Top Employer Summit, which is the annual conference for the Canada’s Top 100 Employers competition. Working with our editorial team to develop a compelling agenda, you will organize and market this blue-chip event to delegates, sponsors, and exhibitors. Held alternately in Toronto and Vancouver each year, the Top Employer Summit provides attendees with exclusive benchmarking data from the current Canada’s Top 100 Employers competition, inspiring stories and case studies from current winners and insights from our editors on the direction of the upcoming year’s competition.

  2. Organizing a series of luncheons and evening receptions across Canada for winners of our special-interest and regional competitions, including: Canada’s Best Diversity Employers; Canada’s Top Employers for Young People; Canada’s Top Small & Medium Employers; Canada’s Greenest Employers; Greater Toronto’s Top Employers; BC’s Top Employers; Alberta’s Top Employers; National Capital Region’s Top Employers; and Montréal’s Top Employers.

  3. Protecting the reputation of the Canada’s Top 100 Employers project in the events space, ensuring that our conference and events meet the same high standards of editorial integrity and rigour as our competition. Millions of Canadians have placed their trust in our competition and see our logo as an editorial seal-of-approval in recognizing the nation’s most progressive and forward-thinking employers.

In past years, our annual conference and events have collectively reached over 1,250 in-person attendees, including some of Canada’s best-known business leaders.


You have the following education, training and experience:

  • Post-secondary level education, preferably a university degree in a related field
  • Minimum of 5 years of events experience, with a proven sales record
  • Proven experience successfully interacting and building credibility with senior-level managers and stakeholders
  • A track record of meeting or exceeding annual sales goals and targets

To succeed in this role, you have the following skills and abilities:

  • Fluent verbal and written communication skills in English
  • Excellent problem-solving, negotiating and decision-making skills. Ability to resolve ambiguity and transform vision into execution
  • Experience with third-party vendors with proven ability to influence and impact others, articulate opinions and proactively provide solutions
  • High degree of professionalism in dealing with senior-level executives
  • High motivation, with a proven track record of delivering successful events and sales results
  • Attention to detail, with a passion for the events space
  • Computer literacy with proficiency in: MS Word, Excel, Adobe and Powerpoint. Working knowledge of CRM platforms is an asset. 

For this position, we offer a competitive base salary plus a performance bonus based directly on your efforts and the success of your events. The position also includes comprehensive group health, dental and vision benefits through a flexible HSA, together with vacation allowance commensurate with your experience.

Based in our office near Toronto’s Yorkville district, working conditions are first-class and you will work with a talented team of co-workers, many of whom are leaders in their field in Canada's publishing industry. We offer a hybrid work environment that provides three in-office days per week scheduled by team, plus two days working from home. 

This is a 18 month contract position scheduled to begin Monday, Sept. 11, 2023. 

If this role resonates with you, please apply by June 30th, 2023, by emailing your resume and a brief cover letter explaining why you would be perfect for the role to:

Mediacorp Canada Inc.
Attn: Manager, Operations
7 Saint Thomas St., Suite 501
Toronto, ON   M5S 2B7

Job Information

  • Job ID: 69332012
  • Workplace Type: Hybrid
  • Location:
    Toronto, Ontario, Canada
  • Company Name For Job: Mediacorp Canada Inc.
  • Position Title: Conference & Events Manager
  • Job Function: Meeting/Event Planner
  • Job Type: Contract
  • Job Duration: 1-2 Years
  • Min Education: BA/BS/Undergraduate
  • Min Experience: 5-7 Years
  • Required Travel: 10-25%
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