At Hyatt, we believe our guests select Hyatt because of our caring and attentive colleagues who are focused on providing efficient service and meaningful experiences. Our colleagues select us because we provide amazing opportunities, growth and development, a caring and inclusive culture, and fantastic benefits like:

  • Discounted lodging accommodations at Hyatt worldwide
  • Discounts on food and beverage
  • Discounted transit passes
  • Wellbeing programs
  • Recognition programs
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Excellent training and professional development

Hyatt Regency Vancouver is seeking a dynamic, organized professional to join the Events Team as Events Coordinator for Maternity Leave coverage of at least 12 months. This position is expected to start in June/July.

The annual salary for this position is $56,100.

The Event Coordinator is responsible for servicing events. This position works closely with Events Sales Managers in contract negotiations and servicing accounts. Primary service efforts are in Banquet Food, Beverage and Setup that include menu planning, agenda setting, and hotel meeting services, hospitality amenities and special VIP requests and small bookings. Duties also include but are not limited to contract review and facilitating communication before, during and post event with pertinent hotel staff to ensure a high level of service. In addition, assist in hosting site inspections as needed, participate and/or lead event meetings and other staff meetings.


Being part of our Hyatt Regency Vancouver family means always having space to be you. We are passionate about diversity, equity and inclusion. Our teams are a mosaic of cultures, ethnicities, genders, ages, abilities and identities. We constantly strive to reflect the world we care for with teams that achieve and grow together. Be a part of something bigger. Enjoy life every day. Make a difference in the lives of those around you. Love where you work. Join a family that values respect, integrity, humility, empathy, creativity and fun, your perfect opportunity. At Hyatt, diversity, equity and inclusion are at the core of our purpose, to care for people so they can be their best.

In the spirit of respect, reciprocity and truth, we gratefully honor and acknowledge that the lands on which we have the privilege to live and work are part of the traditional, ancestral, and unceded territory of the Coast Salish Peoples (x?m??k??y??m (Musqueam), skwxwú7mesh (Squamish), and s?lilw?ta? (Tsleil-Waututh) Nations). Finally, we acknowledge all Nations - Indigenous and non - who live, work and play on this land, and who honor and celebrate this territory. This sacred gathering place provides us with an opportunity to engage in and demonstrate leadership on reconciliation.

We welcome colleagues and guests from all over the world and we know that bringing diverse perspectives and underrepresented voices into the conversation strengthens our organization. There is no room for racism, discrimination or hatred of any kind at Hyatt Hotels.

Visa Requirements: Must be legally eligible to work in Canada. The hotel is unable to assist candidates in obtaining Canadian work authorization.


  • A true desire to satisfy the needs of others in a fast-paced environment.
  • Must have the flexibility to work some weekends
  • Must possess refined verbal and written communication skills.
  • Knowledge of a second language is an asset.
  • Must be able to prioritize projects with proven ability to multi-task.
  • Must be proficient in computer systems and general computer knowledge
  • Must be highly organized and have excellent customer service skills
  • Must be friendly, passionate, professional and excellent team player
  • Must have a keen desire to assist others
  • A degree in hospitality or equivalent experience is preferred
  • Event planning experience is considered an asset

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Vancouver, BC, Canada
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