The PIVOT Coordinators will assist the Project Manager in a variety of tasks to plan and execute this action-packed day. Each motivated and detail-oriented individual will be integral in ensuring an exceptional experience for our attendees and key stakeholders.

PIVOT is a two day business case competition dedicated exclusively to local undergraduate students, challenging them to solve relevant issues within the community. The event aims to creatively connect problem-solvers from all backgrounds to come together in a day of collaboration, interaction, and engagement.

Commitment required:

  • Term durations are from October 2020 to March 2021
  • Must attend the CaseIT 2021 Onboarding on October 24, 2020 from 11 AM - 2 PM
  • Must attend regularly scheduled virtual meetings with the Project Manager of PIVOT
  • Must attend CaseIT 2021 Executive Team, Organizing Committee, & Portfolio Meetings (3-4 hours per week) from October 2020 to March 2021
  • Must attend PIVOT 2021 Competition Dates of January 30, 2021 and February 6, 2021
  • Must attend CaseIT 2021 Competition Week from February 14-19, 2021

Core responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Assisting the Project Manager of PIVOT with executing duties ranging from marketing, logistics, and corporate relations
  • Collaborating with the PIVOT subteam to plan and execute elements of a two day comprehensive BTM case competition
  • Foster and maintain relationships with various stakeholders as well as act as a point of contact representing PIVOT and CaseIT 2021
  • Preparing for PIVOT logistics training sessions

Additional responsibilities that you are accountable for executing during CaseIT competition week:

  • Deliberation: Assisting with all deliberation related tasks for the short and long cases, including case delivery and technical support.
  • Hospitality: Monitoring attendee engagement, addressing mishaps in accordance with the risk and mitigation plan, or escalating appropriately.
  • Online Presentation Room: Managing the case presentation room logistics, including the rules overview, timing presentations, and welcoming industry professional judges.
  • Case Presentations: Ensuring that all teams are in the right place at the right time, presentation and slide decks are ready to go, and escalating time-sensitive issues.
  • Registration: Managing an organized flow of information and welcoming competitors, coaches, sponsors, students, judges, and industry professionals to each CaseIT event.
  • Sponsor Supervisor: Identifying and interacting professionally with sponsors and industry professionals, ensuring all questions are answered, informational materials are provided, and requests are fulfilled.

Additional qualifications:

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Event planning experience is an asset
  • Ability to work independently and in a team
  • Creative and motivated!

Successful completion of this role provides:

  • Relevant experience in project management, communication, organization, and leadership skills
  • The opportunity to work and network with professionals from Lower Mainland’s leading technology firms
  • Lasting connections with team members, student attendees, global competitors, and industry professionals
  • Knowledge about case competitions and the Vancouver technology industry as a whole
  • Pride in being a part of the largest MIS international case competition
  • Pride in being a part of the team that transitioned and revamped CaseIT into a virtual case competition


Questions regarding the PIVOT Coordinator position can be directed to the Project Manager of PIVOT, Henry Nguyen, at