Wanted: Friendly and vivid volunteers

C2’s sprawling location couldn’t be so well inhabited by the thousands of event participants were it not for the volunteers who welcome, guide and inform them — and so much more! If you want to represent the C2 culture, to immerse yourself in a creative and innovative environment and make the most of your team spirit and commitment, a variety of positions are available to you.

To join the C2 Montréal community is to:

  • Rub shoulders with key players in the world of creativity, business and innovation
  • Be an integral part of one of Montreal’s flagship events and contribute to its national and international influence
  • Engage in a special relationship with other volunteers, the C2 team and participants
  • Receive exclusive training offered by professionals from the C2 team
  • Undergo a rewarding experience in a stimulating environment.

All applicants must be:

  • Bilingual (French and English)
  • Available during the entire event, May 23-25, 2018
  • Present at both general training sessions, May 9 (evening) and May 22 (most of the day)

Training specific to some positions will also be assigned.

Consult the positions offered below

Do you want to double-down on your C2 experience? You can also get involved in the World Summit on Sustainable Mobility that will take place from May 30 to June 1, 2018. Initiated by C2, in collaboration with Michelin, with a great first edition in Montreal in 2017, Movin’On is back by popular demand. Learn more here.
  • Manage registration of participants in different activities according to enrolment
  • Manage queues of registered and unregistered participants
  • Manage registration of unregistered participants if there is room.
  • Significant experience in events
  • Significant experience in ticket and crowd management
  • Significant experience in customer service
  • Shows leadership, proactive and clever attitude and strong problem-solving skills
  • Unrivalled interpersonal skills
  • For people who like to welcome others and enjoy technological tools

Specific availability required: Two team-training evenings (2-3 hours)

  • Respond to any request from the backstage manager
  • Respect schedules and secure closed locations
  • Assist in the set-up of certain spaces (tables and chairs)
  • Ensure conformity and cleanliness of premises and booths
  • Orient the field operations team when needed
  • Assist location managers in their tasks
  • Welcome artists or certain participants on the site
  • Ensure the smooth operation of on-site activities
  • Resourceful
  • Self-confident
  • Good stress management
  • Significant experience in event or show production
  • Leadership

Specific availability required: Available for part of or all of May 20 to 22 and May 27 to 30

  • Welcome participants and offer guidance to the site
  • Manage the crowds on the site and the lineups for all activities
  • Offer exceptional customer service
  • Significant experience in events
  • Significant experience in crowd management or any related experience
  • Significant experience in customer service
  • Shows leadership, proactive and clever attitude and strong problem-solving skills
  • Unmatched interpersonal skills
  • For people who like to move and put a smile on the lips of others

Specific availability required: A team training evening (2-3 hours)

  • Accompany location manager and partners during assembly and disassembly of their infrastructures
  • Ensure experimental spaces are welcoming
  • Care for materials
  • Support professional facilitators as needed
  • University undergraduate training in a discipline related to commerce or creativity
  • Sense of organization and resourcefulness
  • Sense of initiative and proactive attitude
  • Excellent communication skills in French and English
  • Experience in programming and group facilitation an asset
  • Experience in customer service an asset

Specific availability required: A group interview in the evening (date to be determined)

  • Welcome partners and VIP guests
  • Respond to all unforeseen partner needs (logistics, catering, programming, guests)
  • Contribute to the smooth running of partners’ private activities
  • Assist representatives of the partners during the course of activities and answer their questions about the site
  • Work closely with C2 Montréal’s partnership team
  • Resourceful and personable
  • Sense of initiative and proactive attitude
  • Experience in customer service
  • Experience in catering an asset

Specific availability required: A group interview evening (May 1 and 2). One team training evenings (May 15, 16 or 17)

  • Actively listen in workshops and make relevant notes
  • Participate in editorial meetings and share what was learned
  • Produce clear notes modeled on the templates provided by the editorial team
  • In a very short time frame, turn these notes into engaging content for C2 Montréal 2018 Minutes
  • Undergraduate or graduate degree in journalism, business, or similar experience/training
  • Quick witted
  • Analytical and organized mind, with the ability to pick out the important details of a conversation
  • Impeccable writer, in at least one of the two official languages, especially in English
  • Excellent speaking skills, bilingual
  • Intimate knowledge of the business world and strong interest in the themes of C2 Montréal 2018
  • Rigour and attention to detail
  • Journalistic experience an asset

Specific availability required: Training sessions one night per week from mid-April to mid-May, full availability during the event and part-time the following week for writing and follow-up. Priority to candidates who will also commit to Movin’On

  • Ensure the welcoming of journalists
  • Coordinate press room activities
  • Assist with interview management
  • Accompany some journalists to various activities
  • Superior ability to organize and work under pressure
  • Experience in local or international press relations
  • Incomparable interpersonal skills
  • Knowledge of protocol an asset
  • Input C2 Montréal 2019 registrations using the designated platform
  • Participate in promotional efforts of C2 Montréal 2019
  • Contribute to welcoming groups during private functions
  • Assist at Welcome Tours
  • University undergraduate training in a commerce or customer service related disipline (e.g.: hotel management)
  • Consummate interpersonal skills
  • Experience in sales or customer service, preferably in an event context

Specific availability required: Two two-hour team meetings (dates to be determined)

  • Guide speakers through their C2 Montréal experience
  • Ensure the schedule is followed
  • Act as on-site resource persons
  • Impeccable tact
  • Experience in events or production an asset
  • Initiative, adaptability and interpersonal skills
  • Undergraduate university education

Specific availability required: On-site training May 21 or 22

  • Acts instantly in all unforeseen situations
  • Supports different teams when needed
  • Finds suitable and professional solutions
  • Manages cloakrooms, lockers
  • Helps with site logistics: charging stations, rain plans, shuttles, taxis and traffic
  • Excellent communication skills in French and English
  • Significant event experience
  • Proactive and clever
  • Strong multitasker
  • Alert and solution-oriented
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills

Specific availability required: Group interview (date to be determined). A team training evening (2 hours)

  • Direct participants in the conference rooms (Cabaret and Grand Chapiteau) to ensure optimum occupancy of available seats
  • Offer consummate customer service
  • Significant event experience
  • Significant experience in hall management/ushering
  • Shows leadership, proactive and clever with strong problem-solving skills
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills
  • For people who like to take charge and get a kick out of optimizing space

Specific availability required: A team training evening (2-3 hours)

  • Prepare and distribute snacks
  • Direct the participants and inform them of the different services offered
  • Manage queues to optimize the participants’ experience
  • Contribute to the supply and distribution of beverages
  • Catering experience
  • Consummate customer service
  • Proactivity and sense of responsibility
  • Management and organizational skills an asset


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