Tours & Events Coordinator

Founded in 1983, the Just for Laughs Group is an international comedy powerhouse in the creation of multi-platform comedy content – festivals, live touring, and digital content.

Are you an energetic and hardworking individual that has a passion for all things pop culture and comedy and are looking to work in the entertainment industry? Just for Laughs’ touring and international events division is looking for a Tours & Event coordinator to assist with its continued expansion.

Main responsibilities

As Tours & Events Coordinator, the successful candidate will be responsible for coordinating the administrative and organizational needs of the tours and events including but not be limited to:

  • Artist relations – write offers, correspondence and contracts, handle immigration matters;
  • Gather avails and assist with routing tours;
  • Marketing liaison – gather and coordinates talent assets as well as coordinates event assets to talent;
  • Sponsorship liaison – gather assets for clients, festivals and deck presentations as well as assist in managing sponsorship deliverables and client servicing, which includes liaising with the marketing team;
  • Write corporate event proposals;
  • Create various proposals, deck presentations, creative writing;
  • Venue marketing liaison – coordinate tour/artists event assets with venues;
  • Works closely and effectively with the VP of operations to keep her well informed of upcoming commitments and responsibilities, following up appropriately.

Qualifications

  • 2-3 years in a similar role;
  • Post-secondary education;
  • Excellent communication skills: English is a must (oral and written) and French (an asset);
  • Well organized, mature and is a strong writer;
  • Strong interpersonal skills;
  • Ability to work both independently and as part of a broader organizational team;
  • Advanced computer skills (Microsoft Office Suite including Word, Excel and PowerPoint);
  • Knowledge of various social media platforms;
  • Experience exercising discretion and confidentiality with sensitive company information;
  • Excellent organizational skills with an ability to think proactively and prioritize work;
  • Prioritizes conflicting needs; handles matters expeditiously, and follows-through on projects to successful completion, often with deadline pressures;
  • Experience in tours and event coordination (an asset).

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