The Director of Logistics is responsible for developing and executing a seamless event experience that allows competitors to focus less on when and where they need to be and focus more on delivering their highest quality case preparation and presentation. This individual is serious about scheduling, meticulously detail-oriented, effective at leading a team to execute according to plan, and exhibits a calm demeanor in the face of abrupt or unplanned challenges. The Director of Logistics’ ability to inject thoughtful details into the schedule will play a pivotal role in transforming competitors’ experience from great to WOW!

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:

  • Ensure that external stakeholders and Organizing Committee members arrive on time and are well-prepared for each competition week activity by leading the production of logistics and developing personalized schedules
  • Research and potentially reaching out to comparable international case competitions in order to develop and implement best practices including, but not limited to case scoring, structure, and rules
  • Manage the deliberation and presentation experience, ensuring flawless execution of critical high-stakes competition moments
  • Build a professional competition environment by assisting in securing presentation and judging room bookings prior to competition execution
  • Train and preparing 40+ members of the CaseIT Organizing Committee to strongly and seamlessly execute their roles throughout competition week

Qualifications:

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Detail-oriented and strong organization skills 
  • Strong research skills such as the ability to gather relevant and accurate information across several reliable sources
  • Intermediate level of Excel, Google Sheets and Google Calendar 
  • Experience organizing or competing in a national or international case competition is a strong asset
  • Event planning and leadership experience is an asset

Successful completion of this role provides:

  • Proven extraordinary skills in event-planning for an international competition
  • Proven capabilities in leading and managing team logistics in a high-pressure environment
  • Improved professional correspondence skills to large stake events

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