Business Students Association - Banquet Director


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The Banquet Director coordinated both BSA banquets including the Winter Banquet and the development of a Year End Banquet.

Position Overview

The Business Students’ Association at Vancouver Island University is dedicated to providing business students with opportunities and experiences outside of the classroom in order to develop a network of professional, passionate, and community-focused leaders who are not afraid to continually incorporate the art of fun.

As the coordinator of all banquet events presented by the BSA, the Banquet Director is responsible for various aspects of each event to ensure its success as well as perceived brand representation within the community. Responsibilities regarding event coordination include managing the overall event process, logistics for execution of each social event, developing a timeline for prior to the event and a day of event timeline, acquiring necessary licenses, following a budget, as well as coordinating with venues, photographers, music/DJ, food and drinks, ticket sales, and decorations. With the establishment of the Year End banquet, this director is tasked with researching and implementing new ideas to appeal to both students and business professionals. In addition to these responsibilities, the Social Events Director is responsible for professionally representing the BSA to students, faculty, and the local community, developing strong relationships and contact points with the various venues and/or community members involved, and working alongside as well as reporting event progress to the Vice President of Events.

Position Requirements

  • Minimum time commitment for this position is three hours a week.

Graduate Attributes Associated

Students in this position will gain skills in the capacity to engage in respectful relationships, collaboration, foundations for lifelong learning, information literacies, oral communication, and written communication

Sign-up Directions

Candidates are selected by an application process. The recruitment process commences in early March for Directors. Please contact for details.