BHTM Summer Internship, CBU Events Assistant May – October 2020

  • Deadline: March 9, 2020 at 5:00 pm

Events Assistant


The Event Assistant is a full-time position that will support the Senior Event Specialist and the Event Specialist in their daily tasks. The event assistant should be motivated, punctual, hard-working, flexible in day to day assignments, maintain a positive attitude, and be willing to work occasional evenings and weekends if necessary.

Specific Responsibilities:

  • Provide support with event setup and tear down
  • Work with the Event Management team to manage the room bookings system
  • Provide prompt communication to those reaching out with booking requests
  • Assist with administrative tasks as needed. i.e Cheque Req’s, IR’s, invoices, etc.
  • Manage the inventory list of event supplies ensuring all items are accounted for after each event
  • Liaise with other departments in the University on event logistics and setup requirements when needed


  • Demonstrate excellent communication skills in an office environment
  • Self-motivated, organized individual with the ability to conform and adjust to shifting priorities, demands, and timelines promptly and efficiently
  • Positive attitude and professional approach to others
  • Must be comfortable lifting 25 lbs at a time and moving tables, chairs and other event furniture as needed
  • Currently studying towards Bachelor of Hospitality and Tourism Management at Cape Breton University

To apply please send resume and cover letter to