The Opportunity

Halifax, NS
Hospitality and Food Service
Entry Level
Relief / Casual


At Events East Group, we proudly manage and operate the Halifax Convention Centre, Scotiabank Centre and Scotiabank Centre Box Office. Our people and our community make us the favoured event destination for our guests. Whether we're attracting large delegations or hosting an elite group of athletes for an international competition, we are a catalyst for new opportunities and connections between Nova Scotia and the world.

Designed to meet the needs of multiple events, Nova Scotia's Halifax Convention Centre offers over 120,000 square feet of flexible event space in the heart of downtown. The Halifax Convention Centre is part of the Nova Centre, a million-square-foot, mixed-use development that includes a hotel, office towers, and retail space. It is the largest integrated development project in the province's history.


The Halifax Convention Center managed by Events East Group is now inviting applications for the position of Guest Experience Associate (casual) with our Guest Experience team.

Reporting to the Guest Experience Manager, the Guest Experience Team (Associates) is responsible for maintaining a high level of engagement with clients, guests, and visitors of the Halifax Convention Centre.

The Guest Experience Team acts as ambassadors, responding to inquiries and requests in a timely and professional manner while providing wayfinding to guests and the public within the building and providing highlights about our key programs and supporting the promotion of Nova Scotia. This team of associates also monitors compliance with current venue policies and monitors guest activity for safety and soft security considerations, escalating as appropriate.


  • Act as an engaging and approachable contact for conference conveners, delegates, and the general public visiting the facility.
  • Manage public entrances/exits by greeting, directing, and announcing clients, guests, and visitors.
  • Support visitors/guest in navigating the facility (assisted wayfinding); support movement of guests during events as required.
  • Communicate with Event Operations teams (event management, security and building services) to ensure the safe and successful delivery of events.
  • Ensure that the front of house, main Argyle Lobby and Grafton Street lobby area remain clean, tidy and free of obstacles.
  • Retain knowledge of events occurring in the Halifax Convention Centre and other Event East facilities, and a general familiarity with current events in Halifax.
  • Understand Events East Emergency Procedures, evacuation procedures, and provide assistance during emergency responses where necessary; support the Fire Warden program in the event of fire bells.

Workplace Expectations:

  • Arrive for your scheduled shifts in a timely manner.
  • Maintain a presentable appearance and pleasant demeanor; full uniform must be worn.
  • Communicate in a polite, professional, and guest-oriented manner with a view to providing an excellent guest experience.
  • Act as a role model as an employee by following and adhering to Events East policies, procedures, and values.
  • Comply with all Events East Occupational Health & Safety policies, procedures, and required training such as basic first aid.
  • Demonstrate respect in the workplace on each shift.


Education and Experience:

  • Basic computer skills (use of cell phone, radio, etc.)
  • Previous customer service experience/training.
  • High comfort level engaging with different types of clients and guests.
  • Demonstrate understanding of a sensitivity to the diversity of patrons and staff.
  • Knowledge of the tourism and hospitality sector of Halifax, its shops, events and attractions, restaurants and bars are considered an asset.

Physical Demands:

  • Long periods standing; required to move throughout the facility.
  • May be required to work long shifts 10 - 12 hours, including evenings, weekends and holidays.
  • Fast paced, busy environment with variable conditions including, noise, heights, and dark/dim lighting

Events East is committed to a workforce that is free of discrimination, values diversity and is representative, at all job levels, of the people we serve. We encourage applications from qualified African Nova Scotians, racially visible persons, women in non-traditional positions, persons with disabilities, Indigenous persons, and persons from the 2SLGBTQIA+ community. We encourage applicants to self-identify.

During the recruitment process, applicants have the right to request an accommodation. Any applicant invited to participate in testing or an interview and who requires an accommodation should discuss their needs, in confidence, with the Recruiter when selected.

TO APPLY: Apply via Career Beacon.

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Applications will be reviewed as they are received until the position is filled.

We thank all applicants for their interest, however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

For further information, please visit our website at

A little bit about us

Events East

We manage and operate the Halifax Convention Centre, Scotiabank Centre and Ticket Atlantic. Created as part of a government partnership between the Province of Nova Scotia and Halifax Regional Municipality, we work in collaboration with them to manage our business in a responsible and transparent manner.

We were established in 2014 through legislation to operate, maintain and manage the activities of the Halifax Convention Centre in a manner that will promote and develop economic development, tourism and industry in the Province generally, and the Municipality.

Effective April 1, 2017, our mandate expanded to include the continued management and operations of Scotiabank Centre and Ticket Atlantic, formerly under Trade Centre Limited (TCL).

Our facilities and the events we attract are platforms for prosperity. Whether we’re attracting large delegations or hosting an elite group of athletes for an international competition, we are a catalyst for new opportunities and connections between Nova Scotia and the world.