Job Details

Special Events Coordinator

LocationVANCOUVER,British Columbia,Canada
Job OpenedMay 31st, 2022
EducationHigh School Diploma/GED
Job Number22000308
Job TypeFull-Time

job description

What This Position is All About

The Special Events Coordinator will provide support for all in-store events. The role involves creating, managing and coordinating new and innovative special events. 


Directly reporting to the Assistant General Managers, this position works cross-functionally with many teams across the store to drive sales.


Who You Are:

  • Possess a mix of creative and strategic abilities
  • Have an understanding of and passion for eventing in the retail space 
  • Very strong organizational and project management skills
  • Puts the needs of internal and external customers first. Seeks customer information when improving products and services.
  • Strong interpersonal and verbal/written communication skills
  • Resourceful, proactive, takes initiative
  • Sees ahead clearly, is knowledgeable and has a capability for a big picture perspective.

You Also Have:

  • 1-2 years experience in special events 
  • Fashion Background from retail industry an asset
  • Knowledge of influential fashion publications, websites & blogs
  • Knowledge of international designers and contemporary brands in menswear, women's wear, accessories, footwear, & beauty
  • Proficient in all Microsoft office applications and Adobe creative suite
  • Flexibility in schedule (open to working evenings and weekends as required by the scheduled events)

As The Event Coordinator, You Will:

  • Create and execute all special events at store level
  • Implement Product Knowledge sessions, partnering with different selling teams in the store.
  • Co-ordinate the bi-monthly communications with the fashion ambassadors
  • Lead specific seasonal events/campaigns in terms of strategy, concept and creative (e.g. Holiday, Pride, Black History Month, Partnerships, Men’s Fashion Week)
  • Partner with store Visual Team, corporate events and Social Media Team to ensure assets are optimized for social channels


  • How Often You May Travel:
  • NA

Your Life and Career at HBC:

  • Be part of a world-class team; work with an adventurous spirit; think and act like an owner- operator!
  • Exposure to rewarding career advancement opportunities, from retail to supply chain, to digital or corporate.
  • A culture that promotes a healthy, fulfilling work/life balance
  • Benefits package for all eligible full-time employees (including medical, vision and dental).
  • An amazing employee discount
Thank you for your interest with HBC. We look forward to reviewing your application.
HBC provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, HBC complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.
HBC welcomes all applicants for this position. Should you be individually selected to participate in an assessment or selection process, accommodations are available upon request in relation to the materials or processes to be used.