Bilingual Manager,
Conference & Events


Reporting to: Director, Conferences & Events

Role Overview

Proof Experiences is looking for an experienced Bilingual Manager, Conference & Events with a minimum of 3+ years of experience to provide day-to-day account support to a variety of clients and senior team members as required in the execution of conferences & events (live, virtual & hybrid). This person is accountable for ensuring the execution of event requirements, managing internal and client relationships and, ensuring quality service is delivered.

As a Bilingual Manager, Conference & Events you will play an independent role in execution and a supporting role in account and client management and be adept at speaking and writing in French to suit our client needs. The successful candidate will report into the Director, Conference & Events.

What You'll Do

  • Conference planning, development & execution such as developing event budgets, critical paths, project plans and day-to-day management of event execution.
  • Work with account teams to develop client proposals: research, idea generation, concept development, budgets, etc.
  • Demonstrate leadership in the ability to align with the strategic plan and lead teams to execute against the plan
  • Strong project management skills put to use to ensure the approved activations move forward, results are delivered, deadlines are met, budgets are adhered to and, quality service is delivered
  • Comfortable testing technology, virtual event platforms, and making informed recommendations to clients based on functionality, budget, and client-needs.
  • Liaison with Creative, Audio-Visual, Platform & Streaming (both internal and external) partners to negotiate pricing and establish solutions and timelines
  • Ability to coach speakers in French & English
  • Ability to create or validate French versions of websites and registration forms (copy provided)
  • Lead onsite execution in French (supplier, speaker and attendee communications)
  • On-site oversight of events – managing and coaching of event teams (present for event execution on evenings and weekends when needed)
  • Participate in creative brainstorming, ideation and problem-solving
  • Interact with clients on a daily basis to provide status updates and recommendations
  • Build strategic program budgets with support of program manager
  • Actively mentor and delegate to Coordinators on various activities – provide support when needed
  • Recommend and support skills training for junior staff
  • Oversee Brand Ambassador hiring, training and performance management
  • Manage the flow of information and feedback with client contact
  • Responsible for the timely and meaningful assembly of all reports
  • Manage Vendor relationships and negotiation of contracts

Who You Are

  • You’re a problem solver
  • You are comfortable speaking and presenting in both French & English
  • You provide a strategic approach to client initiatives – anticipate key issues and client needs
  • You sustain a collaborative work environment through enthusiasm, support and open communication
  • You have strong time-management and organizational skills to pivot quickly and manage multiple deadlines and priorities within a fast paced, high pressure environment. Ability to deliver in a deadline driven environment
  • You have strong relationship building skills with an ability to impact and influence at all levels
  • You are a flexible team player who is able to quickly adapt to change and works well under pressure
  • You are experienced in event management best practices within a third-party supplier environment
  • You are comfortable learning new technologies with an aptitude to be the subject matter expert on registration and mobile app software

What You've Done

  • Minimum 3+ years of full cycle experience planning multi-day conferences, meetings and / or large events (live, virtual or hybrid)
  • Minimum 2 years experience executing virtual events (webinars, virtial conferences etc).
  • Minimum 1 year experience with virtual event platforms such as Swoogo, Pheedloop, Vfairs etc.
  • Education: Degree or post-degree certificate in Event Management, Marketing, Communications, Business or other relevant designation an asset
  • The following certifications are an asset: VEMM, DES, PMP, CMP
  • Experience with Event Management/registration software such as SurveyMonkey, EventWizard, Cvent, etc.
  • Experience in a third-party supplier environment
  • Ability to travel as required, a valid driver’s license and passport is recommended and the ability to work variable hours (including weekends and evenings) driven by the needs of the business
  • Superior knowledge of Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel & Outlook

PX Culture & Values

To successfully deliver The Proof Experience, potential candidates must possess these key values:

  • Excellence – You demonstrate expertise in building quality into your work at every step
    in an activation
  • Collaboration – You believe that shared knowledge and collective talents result in
    greater value
  • Integrity – You act with honesty and integrity, never compromising the truth
  • Commitment – You are dedicated to seeing a program through, start to finish, never
    letting obstacles get in your way
  • Empathy – You are curious and possess a desire to know and understand others
  • Trust – You inspire confidence from others through behaving in consistent and reliable way

About Proof Experiences

Proof Experiences is a marketing agency committed to designing and executing insights-led and measurement-based brand experiences that deliver results. Our team specializes in building virtual and face-to-face experiences including: events, conferences, consumer education, experiential activations and other memorable connections with brands & businesses. 

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Proof Experiences is an equal opportunity employer and values diversity in the workplace.
If you require accommodation to participate in our recruitment process, please contact Katelyn McGee at

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