The Director of Hospitality delivers unique experiences and high-quality accommodations that provide competitors with a warm welcome to Vancouver and the Beedie School of Business. This individual identifies activities that effectively balance enjoyment and competition, while enhancing all of the stakeholder’s overall experience throughout the entire week of CaseIT 2023. Driven by the ability to not only add, but also create value, the Director of Hospitality is confident in creating memorable experiences and is excited about the opportunity to plan and execute events that will happen outside of the competition week.

Commitment required:

  • Term duration is from June 2022 to June 2023
  • Must attend the CaseIT 2023 Onboarding on June 23, 2022 from 7-8 PM
  • Must attend CaseIT 2022 Organizing Committee, & Portfolio Meetings (2-3 hours per week) from June 2022 to March 2023
  • Attendance mandatory during CaseIT 2023 Competition Week from February 20-25, 2023

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Execute a consistent, welcoming and exciting competition atmosphere during the week through creating unique and memorable experiences 
  • Ensure competitors and organizing committee members are well nourished to tackle any challenge they face by coordinating meal planning throughout competition deliberation periods 
  • Maintain strong relationships with venue stakeholders and competing teams by monitoring all accommodation information, arrangements and logistics
  • Plan and execute events that will take place outside of the competition week such as sponsor events and networking opportunities 
  • Increase future continuity of CaseIT by building, managing, and maintaining professional relationships with competition venues 

Qualifications:

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Passionate about sharing Vancouver’s best sights and activities
  • Event planning or hospitality experience is an asset
  • Previous case competition experience is an asset 

Successful completion of this role provides:

  • Demonstrated ability to build a cohesive, structured and thoughtful hospitality experience
  • Improved communication and professional correspondence skills 
  • Ability to understand stakeholder needs and tailor negotiation efforts in response to needs 

CONTACT

If you have any inquiries or concerns about Director recruitment, please do not hesitate to contact the CaseIT 2023 Management Team at caseit@sfu.ca