The Greater Charlottetown Area Chamber of Commerce is seeking to hire a permanent Events and Sponsorship Manager to commence in November 2022.

About the job:

The Events and Sponsorship Manager will work with the CEO and the Chamber team as the lead for the creation and management of Chamber events and the engagement of sponsors. This individual will help achieve the Chamber’s strategic priority around membership support and engagement as the Chamber works to continue to be the business membership organization of choice in the greater Charlottetown area.

The Events and Sponsorship Manager will also have an exceptional opportunity to expand their network and gain valuable experience working with Chamber staff, members and volunteers.


Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer, this highly motivated individual will:

  • Coordinate the GCACC annual events calendar for monthly and signature events. This includes logistics for workshops, programming, special events, and communications
  • Oversee suppliers, contractors, exhibitors, and sponsors with assistance from other team members.
    Negotiate and book venues, audiovisual, food and beverage, and other vendors and suppliers
  • Lead the development and administration of the GCACC sponsorship program
  • Assist in the coordination of postevent research and reporting, including survey designs and collection
  • Develop stakeholder/attendee databases and identify strategies for engagement and oversee ticketing
  • Recruit, train, and recognize event volunteers and coordinate with event committees
  • Assist with event programming and scheduling, including speakers and entertainers
  • Collaborate with staff and other volunteers and coordinate with event committees
  • Manage event budgets, including revenue targets and expenses
  • Plan, oversee and execute special projects from ideation through to completion while ensuring projects
    are on time, on budget, on brand, and within scope
  • Other project management and administrative support as required


The successful candidate will possess sound judgment, strong oral and communication skills, and superior organizational skills. The individual must be able to work as a part of a team as well as lead large events. They should also be able to work individually and deal well under pressure while facing tight deadlines or last-minute changes to large events.

The candidate must have a degree in business administration, marketing, public relations, tourism and hospitality or a related discipline. Demonstrated equivalencies in experience or otherwise will be considered.

The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate experience in planning large events and dealing well with stakeholders/clients/members.

Salary and Benefits:

  • $50,000 60,0000 per year, negotiable based on experience
  • Health and dental insurance with the Chamber of Commerce Plan
  • Paid vacation time
  • 50% monthly parking coverage
  • Cellphone bill coverage
  • Fitness allowance
  • Occasional travel to regional and national meetings

What does the Chamber do?

  • The Greater Charlottetown Area Chamber of Commerce (the Chamber) is proud to be Prince Edward Island’s largest business advocacy organization committed to supporting and connecting our business members.
  • We are a non-partisan, not-for-profit membership-based organization.
  • We are not a government agency, but we work closely with all levels of government to advocate for our
  • We are part of a vast network of Chambers of Commerce, including the Atlantic Chamber of Commerce
    and the Canadian Chamber of Commerce. Though we collaborate on regional and national issues, we
    operate independently.
  • We are small business. Approximately 87% of our members have 25 employees or less.
  • Our members are loyal, with 90% renewing their membership year to year.

The Chamber has 4 key pillars guiding our everyday work:

We represent our member businesses by addressing issues such as provincial, federal and municipal budgets;
government program gaps; workforce and labour issues; and other areas that affect your ability to succeed and

We provide a variety of benefits to our members, including access to the Canadian Chamber Group Insurance
Plan, exclusive cost-savings benefits, attractive credit and debit card discounts, exporting assistance, and a
variety of marketing and promotional opportunities.

We offer an assortment of workshops, seminars and educational events to keep you and your team current on
relevant business topics and trends.

Through a variety of events, we connect our members with the business community and its stakeholders.

How to apply:

Please submit your cover letter and resume to with the subject line “Events and Sponsorship Manager.” Only those selected for interviews will be contacted. Closing date for applications: Friday, November 18, 2022

The Greater Charlottetown Area Chamber of Commerce is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and is committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, colour, religion, sex, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, national origin, citizenship status, disability, age, or veteran status.