BC Place is an icon on the Vancouver skyline. The Stadium has hosted musicians such as Madonna, Jay-Z, Justin Timberlake, Paul McCartney, the Rolling Stones, Taylor Swift and U2, the annual car and boat shows, the Home + Garden show, the 2010 Olympic Opening and Closing Ceremonies, FIFA Women’s World Cup and Rugby 7’s. The Canadian Football League’s BC Lions has played in the Stadium for over 30 years and the Vancouver Whitecaps have called the Stadium home since 2011.
Today the Stadium boasts the world’s largest cable-supported retractable roof that brings 75,000 square meters of clear blue sky or evening stars to fans and participants. Its flexible seating configurations and state of the art technology provides global event producers with a facility that meets the operational needs of performers, athletes and participants and has the capability of offering extraordinary guest experience and a location that is second to none.
Reporting to the General Manager, the Director, Events & Guest Experience is an integral member of the leadership team and provides vision, leadership and organizational discipline to the event and guest experience teams.
The ideal candidate is an outstanding, forward-thinking, open and authentic leader with the expertise and communication skills to be a change agent. He/she has demonstrated their ability to lead and develop high-functioning, collaborative teams committed to protocols, policies and behaviors that support the achievement of customer service, safety, operational and financial objectives. The successful candidate has led significant teams and been responsible for staging a wide range of complex, multi-stakeholder events or programs and understands the demands and challenges of making every event seem effortless in the eyes of the client.
Instilling a “can do” and creative, problem-solving culture will ensure events are executed with precision, guests feel welcomed and there is a sense of enthusiasm in every interaction they have with BC Place team members. BC Place aspires every day to earn its reputation as best in class and the Director, Events & Guest Experience plays a key role in achieving this critical goal.
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