EVENTS AND BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT COORDINATOR

Rent frock Repeat is an e-commerce collaborative consumption company where women, from across Canada, can rent designer dresses straight off the fashion runways for up to 90% off the retail price. Do you love attending and coordinating events? Do you love being at the centre of all the action? Then we’d love to have you work for us! We’re looking for an Event and Business Development Coordinator to assist our Business Development Rep with the planning and attendance of events that help promote our services. This role is a great way to get experience and exposure into the retail and fashion world.

Reports directly to: Business Development Director
Level: Individual Contributor
Location: 35 golden avenue, Toronto
Position Start Date: Immediately

DESCRIPTION
You will be paid $13/hour and will be required on a needs basis.
As an Events and Business Development Coordinator for RfR you will not only receive training in the logistics and preparation of events but also gain a range of experience in business development, fashion, and entrepreneurship.

WE ARE LOOKING FOR SOMEONE WHO:

  • Is not just smart, but resourceful
  • Has a love for fashion AND event management
  • Is detail-oriented
  • Comes to the table with a solution to a problem
  • Takes control of a situation with confidence and kindness
  • Doesn’t wait to be told to do something
  • Asks questions, participates, speaks up and engages
  • Saves the drama for their mama
  • Is positive, enthusiastic and generally awesome
  • Loves dogs, chocolate, and spontaneous dance parties
  • Has a car and a valid Ontario license (this is mandatory)

YOU SHOULD HAVE A STRONG INTEREST IN THE FOLLOWING:

  • Entrepreneurship
  • Event Management
  • Fashion
  • Business
  • Sales
  • Retail and Administration

SKILLS & EXPERIENCE THAT WE FIND USEFUL:

  • Administrative
  • Communications
  • Sales
  • Research skills
  • MS OFFICE

SOME OF YOUR TASKS MAY INCLUDE:

  • Attending an average of 2 events per month. Could be more on a needs basis.
  • Preparation for events: picking out dresses from our showroom, getting all necessary materials ready, transporting inventory to the event, and putting inventory back at the end of the event.
  • Prospecting events
  • Assisting our BD rep with executing partnerships
  • All other duties, as assigned.

KEY PERFORMANCE INDICATORS/OBJECTIVES:

  • Inventory is prepared a minimum of 1 hour before the event and all processes have been accounted for 100%. (Adhere to checklist)
  • Timely accurate reports. On time reporting, and 100% accuracy rate.
  • 3 new prospects brought to BD Director on a monthly basis from the events that you attend

APPLICATION DETAILS:
Interested applicants should send their resume to rentfrockrepeat@gmail.com Please include a cover letter explaining why you are interested in this position at Rent frock Repeat.

SUGGESTED READING & VIEWING:
“The Search for Startup Employees: What we look for when hiring for RfR (and what you should know about working for a startup).”
“The Search for Startup Employees: Tailoring Your Resume for a Startup (and what we look for at RfR).”