Corporate Event Host

Operations - Events · Remote, Ontario
Department Operations - Events
Employment Type Part-Time (Events)
Minimum Experience Entry-level
Compensation $16 CAD/hour

JAM (Powered by Sport & Social Group)  is your one-stop shop for all things PLAY! Whether you're looking to find Sports Leagues across North America, or book a hilarious virtual, hybrid or in-person event for your team, JAM has it all! We are looking for a new teammate to join us on our exciting adventure, as we connect more people through play than ever before!


Candidates must be a great fit with the JAM Core Values:

  • Chase the Vision                 
  • Deliver What You Promise
  • Take Pride in What You Do
  • Get Shit Done
  • Treat Everyone Like Your Best Friend
  • Find a Better Way


JOB DESCRIPTION

JAM Events is now offering online remote and in-person events for individuals and companies as a way for people to continue to stay social, connect and #KeepPlaying. With our list of remote and in-person events growing we’re looking for remote event hosts who are engaging, who aren’t afraid to laugh at themselves and entertain others while hosting our online or in-person events. All hosts must be upbeat, positive people, with their own flair, personality and a conviction on how they present themselves. Events include, but not limited to: Trivia, Bingo, Escape Rooms, Guess-My-Sketch, Jeoparty, Survey Says, Scavenger Hunts, Office Olympics, JAMazing Race etc. 


Specific responsibilities include:

  • During events (via video conferencing or in-person) the host will execute event production elements with a primary focus on providing participants with an added level of entertainment & enjoyment through their engaging personality.
  • Engaging with clients each and every shift to ensure they are having the best possible experience during their virtual or in-person event
  • Arriving at the venue location prior to the event to ensure all equipment is set up and good to go for the corporate event
  • Attending pre-production meetings with members of the JAM production team prior to their virtual or in-person event 
  • Ensuring key scripting points are read, understood and instructions are clearly articulated to participants for both virtual and in-person events. 
  • Making all remote and in-person event participants feel welcome, included and comfortable during the course of the event. 
  • Completing event recap summaries following the conclusion of each event.


QUALIFICATIONS

  • Previous experience as a Master of Ceremonies, Comedian, Actor, Broadcaster or Live Entertainment host is considered a strong asset. 
  • Previous experience speaking to and entertaining large/medium sized audiences.
  • Creative, outgoing and energetic personality
  • Quick learner, comfortable learning new systems, willingness to support other teammates with problem solving, composure and professionalism 
  • Ability to think quickly on your feet and work well with a team 
  • Strong verbal communication skills
  • Must have a computer capable of taking Zoom or MS Teams video conference calls (mandatory) and ability to use a variety of features including virtual backgrounds
  • Previous knowledge of Zoom Video Conferencing or Microsoft Teams software is an asset


ADDITIONAL ASSETS (NOT REQUIRED)

  • Bilingual in either Spanish, French, German, Portuguese, Mandarin, Hindi, Italian and/or Russian 
  • If you are bilingual please let us know in your cover letter!


EXPECTED HOURS

  • JAM hosts events 24/7 for clients all over the globe. The majority of the events take place Tuesday – Friday between 9am – 10pm EST, with Wednesday-Friday 2pm – 8pm EST being especially popular with corporate clients.
  • We are seeking candidates who are able to work a minimum of 4-6 events in a week
  • Please note that the majority of shifts take place Wednesdays, Thursday, and Fridays between 2pm-8pm EST. We offer both in-person and virtual events. 
  • You must be available on at least two of those days between the hours of 2pm-8pm EST
  • Hours will fluctuate based on the event schedule by expect between 4 to 15 hours per week.
  • One event is typically 2-4 hours (consisting of 1 hour of event hosting and 1 hour of pre-event prep and wrap up), however shift length may very depending on event requirements.
  • Weekend work may be required on occasion depending on the event schedule.

COMPENSATION

  • You will earn $16 CAD per hour
  • Each event typically will require about 2-4 hours (including prep and wrap up)
  • Paid training and paid shadow shifts will be provided as well prior to your first event


For more information, please check out: https://jamgroup.com/ 


We are continuously accepting job applications for this position! 

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  • Location
    Remote, Ontario
  • Department
    Operations - Events
  • Employment Type
    Part-Time (Events)
  • Minimum Experience
    Entry-level
  • Compensation
    $16 CAD/hour