01/1/20

Team JBW is Growing!

Edmonton Wedding Planner

JBW is looking to expand our team of Assistant and Lead Coordinators. We are seeking professional, enthusiastic people who are the right fit to join our high-performing team. Details of the available positions and application instructions are listed below – please read carefully, this is your first test!

POSITION 1: Assistant Coordinator

This position is seasonal and casual, however opportunities for growth are always available for the right individual. Most work is on weekends from May through October. This role is perfect for someone who wants to add to their income and/or skillset with a side job. You do not need to have experience in Wedding or Event Planning – we will train you.

DUTIES + RESPONSIBILITIES

  • The Assistant Coordinator provides support to the Lead Coordinator at wedding rehearsals, ceremonies and receptions.
    • Rehearsals typically occur on Thursday or Friday evenings and are about 1 hour in length.
    • Most weddings occur on Saturdays and the average shift length is 7-8 hours.
    • Most of our Assistant Coordinators work between 5-10 weddings / events each year, with the majority being held in the summer months.
  • Basic décor setup will be required. This involves physical work with light to medium lifting, and a lot of time on your feet.
  • Late night décor teardown may be required for some events.

SKILLS + QUALIFICATIONS

  • High School Diploma and completion of / enrollment in some post-secondary program.
  • Enthusiastic and eager to learn.
  • Excellent listener with the ability to follow direction well.
  • Comfortable working in a dynamic, fast-paced environment.
  • Ability to stay calm and composed under pressure.
  • Professional – in both appearance and the way you carry yourself.
  • Personable, friendly and a good fit for our team.
  • Able to provide your own reliable transportation and cell phone on event days.

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POSITION 2: Lead Coordinator

This position is part-time/casual to start, with the goal of increasing your workload into 2021 and beyond. It is perfect for someone who has flexibility with their schedule and the ability to grow with us. You do not need to have experience in Wedding or Event Planning – we will train you.

DUTIES + RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Work directly with Wedding Day Management clients to manage all logistics leading up to the event.
  • Lead and execute the wedding rehearsal, ceremony and reception:
    • Rehearsals typically occur on Thursday or Friday evenings and are about 1 hour in length.
    • Most weddings occur on Saturdays and the average time on site is 12-14 hours.
  • Provide leadership, direction and supervision to your team of Assistant Coordinators.
  • Basic décor setup will be required. This involves physical work with light to medium lifting, and a lot of time on your feet.
  • Late night décor teardown may be required for some events.

SKILLS + QUALIFICATIONS

See Assistant Coordinator list, plus:

  • Impeccable organizational skills with accute attention to detail.
  • Excellent communication skills – includes having fantastic email etiqutte and confidence in social situations.
  • Ability to work independently without supervision: mature, responsible and reliable.
  • Aptitude for applying creative solutions to problems.
  • Service-minded with a willingness to go above and beyond for every client, every time.
  • Able to provide your own reliable transportation, cell phone and laptop computer.

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APPLY BY FEBRUARY 1, 2020
To apply to either of the above positions, please send your resume and an introductory email indicating why you are interested in the position to info@JenniferBergmanWeddings.com with subject line “Application for Assistant Coordinator” OR “Application for Lead Coordinator.”

*Please note: We appreciate all applications, however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

03/13/15

Jennifer Bergman Weddings is Hiring!

JBW is looking to expand our team of Assistant Coordinators. We are seeking professional, enthusiastic people driven to excel in the area of wedding and event planning. This is a casual, part-time position, however opportunities for growth are always available for the right individual(s).

DUTIES + RESPONSIBILITIES

  • The Assistant Coordinator provides support to the Lead Wedding Coordinator at wedding rehearsals, ceremonies and receptions.
    • Wedding rehearsals typically occur on Thursday or Friday evenings and are approximately 1 hour in length.
    • Most weddings occur on Saturdays and the average shift length is 7-8 hours.
  • Basic décor setup and/or teardown is often required. This may involve physical work that requires light to medium lifting.

SKILLS REQUIRED

  • Enthusiastic and eager to learn
  • Detail-oriented with exceptional time management skills
  • Excellent listener with the ability to follow direction well
  • Comfortable working in a dynamic, fast-paced environment
  • Ability to stay calm and composed under pressure
  • Aptitude for applying creative solutions to problems
  • Personable and friendly
  • Service minded

QUALIFICATIONS

  • High School Diploma
  • Completion of / enrollment in a post-secondary program
  • Event coordination experience is considered an asset

ABOUT
Jennifer Bergman Weddings is an award-winning boutique wedding planning and design firm that has planned and executed hundreds of weddings and events, from the Canadian Rockies to luxurious international locales such as Los Cabos, Scottsdale and Miami.

TO APPLY
Complete and submit an online application form by April 1, 2015. No email or phone enquiries, please.

Note: We will respond to all applications, however only qualifying
applicants will be contacted for an interview.

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11/10/12

Edmonton Wedding Planner Internship Program

Jennifer Bergman Weddings is launching an Internship Program! We are seeking creative, enthusiastic people driven to excel in the area of wedding and event planning.

  • The Internship Program is 12-16 weeks with an expected commitment of 4 hours per week or 8 hours every other week, Monday to Friday between 10:00 AM and 6:00 PM.
  • Currently there are 2 internships available with an approximate start date of December 1, 2012.
  • For the right individual(s), we are happy to work with your schedule / hours of availability.


DUTIES MAY INCLUDE

  • Creating client intake documents
  • Updating wedding venue and vendor databases
  • Assisting with event itineraries / production schedules
  • Contributing to the JBW blog and social media accounts
  • Assisting with PR submissions
  • Other administrative duties or special projects


SKILLS REQUIRED

  • Enthusiastic and eager to learn
  • Reliable / ability to work well independently
  • Outstanding written and verbal communication skills
  • Impeccably organized with a strong attention to detail
  • Ability to interact professionally with clients and suppliers via phone, email, online and in-person
  • High level of comfort using computers
  • Proficiency with WordPress, Adobe Photoshop, GIMP and/or Google Sketch-up considered an asset


QUALIFICATIONS

  • High School Diploma
  • Completion of / enrollment in a post-secondary program
  • Event coordination experience is not required but will be considered an asset


COMPENSATION

These are unpaid internships for school credit or resume building. We are offering valuable exposure to the inner workings of a successful wedding planning business. Depending on performance, interns may be offered a part-time position as an Assistant or Coordinator.


ABOUT

Jennifer Bergman Weddings is an Edmonton-based wedding planning and design firm that produces stylish, ‘wow’ factor weddings worldwide.

  • We have planned and coordinated over 100 weddings and events in the last four years.
  • Our work has been featured in national and international wedding magazines and blogs.
  • For the last two years in a row we have won the Wedding Wire Bride’s Choice Awards.
  • We were recently honoured as a Top 3 Finalist in the 2012 ISES Esprit Awards for Best Wedding.


TO APPLY

Complete and submit an online application form by November 23, 2012. No email or phone inquiries please. Internships are available on an ongoing basis. We will contact you for an interview.