Oakville, ON, Canada - Student

Who is Geotab:

Imagine millions of vehicles driving across the globe 24/7. Next, imagine that you collected rich location, engine and vehicle behaviour data on each vehicle through a plug and play device. Our customers have the power to take this data and provide valuable insight toward their businesses because of the Geotab platform. Geotab is one of the leading telematics technology companies in the world and is focused on continuing our rapid expansion worldwide. For more information visit us at www.geotab.com.

Who are we looking for:

We are looking for amazing talent who can contribute to our efforts and deliver results! Geotab is seeking a Co-op Student who will immediately contribute to the organization and the Marketing team efforts. If you love technology and event planning, are well organized, and are keen to join an industry leader — we would love to hear from you!

What are the details of this position:

The candidate is responsible for day to day event management support and execution for different groups within the Canadian Sub. The candidate will work with the immediate digital and social teams to develop a surround strategy that engages the target audience and drives their active participation to meet the objectives of the event and with the operations team to make sure that registration pages, lead management and connection to Marketing Automation platform are completed successfully.

The event specialist will also make sure that events have all logistics set up (location/venue sourcing, catering, A/V) and are executed with excellence.


Duties and Tasks/Essential Functions:

  • Event planning resource for Geotab trade shows, external and internal events.
  • Support Events team in logistical planning of venue selection, vendor sourcing, design, budgets etc.
  • Update information in global events trade show calendar and keep all documents organized.
  • Work with key staff members from content, design, web, and communications team to ensure pre, during and post trade show checklists are complete and up to date.
  • Review terms and conditions of trade shows prior to legal’s review and approval to get contracts signed.
  • Work with various departments (legal, finance, marketplace etc.) to ensure proper task completion and deadlines are being met.
  • Attend some key Geotab events to expand skill set and provide on-site support.
  • Assist events team with planning process for large annual CONNECT conference (500+ attendees) as well as public Phones Down Eyes Up Benefit Concert (250+ attendees)
  • Gather post-event analytics and follow post-event checklist to ensure completion of all tasks and promotions.
  • Research and benchmark event trends


  • Experience/Skills Required:

  • Completing a University degree in Business Marketing or a related field preferred, with an interest in event planning.
  • Require a 4, 8, 12, or 16 month co-op term to complete University degree.
  • Strong communication, organization, and time management skills, as well as a willingness to learn and strong work ethic.
  • Creative thinking and an energetic and positive approach to facing challenges.
  • Passion for technology and innovation.
  • Ability to multi-task and handle multiple projects at a time.

  • What makes our staff passionate about Geotab?

    Table Tennis at the office! Bring your own bat!
    Great accommodation (height adjustable desks)
    Light breakfast served daily (cereals, bars and fresh fruit)
    Hot lunch or fresh sandwiches served every Friday
    Geotab sponsored sports teams, dress up days, fun social events
    Full medical benefits & 4% company matching retirement savings plan


    Our Core Values:

    Geotabbers innovate and seek creative ways to continuously improve. Collaboration and teamwork defines the way we work. We love being ahead of the curve, using leading technology, and being agile in every way we do business. We work hard, and we definitely  play hard. From the CEO - to the staff - there is an open-door policy for all of us to freely communicate. Geotabbers are dynamic, and enjoy working in a fast-paced work environment. We own our work and take responsibility in a true entrepreneurial spirit!

    Geotab encourages applications from all qualified candidates. Geotab is committed to accommodating persons with disabilities throughout the interview, selection and employment process. If you require accommodation at any stage of the application process or want more information about our accommodation policies and practices, please contact us at (416) - 434 4309.

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