FOS Decor Center, one of Canada’s leading special event design and decor firms, is looking for new talent! FOS is made up of industry trend-setters who pride themselves on creativity, and have designed and decorated some of the country’s most prestigious corporate and social events, as well as high-end weddings.

HR Administrator/Receptionist

We’re looking for someone who can identify our company’s HR needs, and come up with solutions that will improve team efficiency. The role would require the candidate to understand and tailor the HR needs of each department, and then ensure the right people are hired and trained accordingly. We’re looking for someone who has extensive experience with human resources in the special events industry.

Of great importance is the candidate’s keen attention to detail and ability to follow through – we need someone who is able to properly follow systems already in place or help us create new systems to ensure HR administration runs smoothly.

We offer company health benefits and a fun, casual work environment where you’ll be able to become an integral part of our close-knit team.

Applicants outside of the Greater Toronto Area will not be considered.

Job duties include:

  • Manage recruitment process of new staff (in-house and event setup staff)
  • Creating and maintaining policies and procedures
  • Effective onboarding of new staff, reporting and training
  • Managing employee health and safety concerns and procedures
  • Managing contractor invoicing
  • Managing personnel files
  • Administering company benefits program
  • Manage administrative aspects of employee relations, including
    • Preparing and issuing staff letters and memos
    • Participate in investigative interviews and briefings as required
    • Coordinating grievance reports
    • Assisting with employee job evaluation
    • Preparing company presentations and training modules
    • Other HR administrative tasks as needed
  • Receptionist duties: managing phone calls, managing incoming leads, general office administration

Requirements:

  • Minimum 5years’ of HR experience in the events or hospitality industry
  • Post-secondary education considered an asset
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Strong, professional written and verbal communication skills and etiquette
  • Excellent organizational skills with a strong emphasis on attention to detail and follow-through
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Proven creativity and problem-solving skills within HR
  • Great attitude and work ethic required

If you meet the above requirements and are looking for an exciting career with one of the country’s most sought-after special event decor companies, submit your resume and complete our required online assessments here.

Event Designer and Sales Person

The ideal candidate is client-focused, and has experience in the special events industry; a true polished professional who’s passionate about each and every client’s event.

Job duties include:

  • Meeting with existing, new and potential clients
  • Following up with leads
  • Attending to inquiries about our goods and services
  • Designing top-quality events
  • Ensuring all clients are attended to in a timely and professional manner
  • Ensuring overall client happiness and satisfaction
  • Working with our in-house team to ensure events are executed as smoothly as possible

Requirements:

  • Minimum 2 years’ experience in the events industry in a sales capacity
  • Proven ability to build strong relationships with clients
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills
  • Existing knowledge and familiarity with event venues in the GTA
  • Excellent teamwork skills
  • Excellent organizational skills with a strong emphasis on attention to detail
  • Ability to multi-task and handle multiple large projects simultaneously
  • Proven creativity and problem-solving skills within the events industry
  • Outgoing, sociable personality
  • Must be available to work some evenings and weekends when required
  • A valid driver’s license and a car is required

If you meet the above requirements and are looking for an exciting career with one of the country’s most sought-after special event decor companies, submit your resume and complete our required online assessments here.

Event Set Up/ Tear Down Staff (Part Time)

Are you detail-oriented? Can you think on your feet to rectify problems as they arise? Do you get a sense of satisfaction out of flawlessly executing a design that will wow clients? If so, FOS wants you to join our team!

The ideal candidate is a perfectionist, is responsible, is dependable, and works well as part of a team.

FOS offers a fun work environment and short 4-hour shifts (evenings and weekends). The perfect part time job for someone who likes to be active!

Job duties include:

  • Working Weekends
  • On-site setup of event decor rentals and equipment
  • On-site tear down and packing of decor rentals and equipment
  • Working as part of a team to ensure an event is executed perfectly and on-time
  • Transporting decor rentals (truck driving)
  • Pickups/deliveries as required

Requirements:

  • Must live in the GTA
  • Setup experience for special events is considered an asset
  • Must be focused and able to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Must be responsible and trustworthy
  • Ability to work well as part of a team and on your own
  • Proactive, eager to learn and self-motivated
  • Must be able to work late nights, early mornings and weekends
  • Driver’s license and a car are assets
  • Ability to drive a truck or willingness to learn how to drive a truck is an asset

If you meet the above requirements and are looking for an exciting career with one of the country’s most sought-after special event decor companies, submit your resume and complete our required online assessments here.

Event Draping Artist (Contractor)

Our ideal contractor is a professional draping expert with experience working on large events. A perfectionist who ensures every ruffle falls just so. A talented artist who can turn a sketch into a dramatic work of fabric art that leaves guests speechless.

If this ideal contractor sounds like you and you’d like an opportunity to work with one of the best special event decor firms in the country, we’d love to hear from you!

Job duties include:

  • Draping canopies, complex backdrops and large venue spaces quickly and efficiently
  • Ensuring all fixtures and drapes are mounted safely and securely
  • Trouble-shooting on-site to ensure a beautifully executed design
  • Working with the setup team to meet the draping deadlines and design requirements

Requirements:

  • At least 2 years draping experience for special events is required
  • Portfolio that includes corporate/social events as well as weddings
  • Focused and able to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Must be responsible, reliable and trustworthy
  • Ability to work well as part of a team and on your own
  • Demonstrated creative/artistic skills within the special events industry>
  • Must be able to work early mornings and weekends
  • Driver’s license and a car are assets

If you meet the above requirements and are looking for an exciting career with one of the country’s most sought-after special event decor companies, submit your resume and complete our required online assessments here.