National College Leadership Program Graduate Job in Mississauga, ON at PSAV

Job Description


The very core of PSAV is our creative and skilled team members. We’re passionate about events, and we have the resources and experience to make yours unforgettable. Working closely with our customers, our talented professionals deliver strategic planning, creative production, advanced technology and staging services to make dynamic and impactful meetings and events of all sizes – always with an unwavering focus on you.

As the leading supplier of audiovisual and event technology to hotels, associations, producers and meeting planners worldwide, PSAV maintains a commitment to being more than ‘just AV’. We’re an event technology company but we’re not the headliner; we work behind the scenes. As a team member in our company you will be connected with the most talented and dedicated people in the industry who are passionate about giving each client, large or small, the best show, event or meeting experience of their life.

Our global footprint in the United States, Canada, the Caribbean, Mexico, Europe and the Middle East, along with our 40+ production branches, allows us to provide you with many career options.

PSAV is currently seeking candidates that will fill the 2020National College Leadership Program scheduled to start in June 2020. Upon successful completion of the 5 month rotational training program, designed with a mix of on-the job learning experiences, classroom-based training, and on demand training, individuals will be prepared for immediate placement into an operations management role within our nationwide network of luxury hotel and conference center properties.


PSAV is searching for motivated candidates interested in a career in hospitality and event management to join the program. We value the infusion of energy and fresh perspectives brought by recent graduates and operations and business professionals that possess a year or less experience. If you will be graduating between December 2019 and May 2020, this could be a great opportunity for you.

Qualified candidates must possess the following background:
4-year college graduate with a BA/BS degree required; preference for Hospitality, Business/Management, Communications, Event Management, Theater or related field.

At least 1 year professional work experience or a combination of employment/internships. Prior experience in management, operations, technology and/or hospitality is a plus.

Strong interest in a management career with the opportunity for advancement and promotion.

Excellent communication, listening, and presentation skills.

Effective leadership abilities and customer satisfaction focus.

Technical aptitude demonstrated through interest and exposure to new technology.

Ability to work at a hotel location within major metro markets

Willingness to relocate within the Greater Toronto Area


Includes 2-3 weeks of training at separate intervals in Chicago, IL with the balance of the 5 month program located at different locations within a defined region

Training will include a combination of our four PSAV University Academies – Operations, Technical, Sales and Leadership.




Decision Quality

Communicates Effectively

Builds Effective Teams

Ensure Accountability

Drives Quality Results


Instills Trust

Manages Ambiguity

Builds Networks

Plans and Aligns

Candidates will receive a base salary during the training program and have the ability to earn a base salary + bonus incentive upon placement as an Operations Manager, Director of Events or Venue Sales Manager (placement will occur immediately upon completion of the training). Most importantly, we empower team members to make significant contributions to our business while developing their careers.

Locations: PSAV provides service in over 1,700 locations throughout the U.S., Canada, Mexico and Europe. For the purposes of this program, the location could be anywhere in the Greater Toronto Area.

Physical Requirements

Team members must be able to meet the physical demands above in order to successfully perform the essential job functions. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Frequency options consist of: Continuously, Frequently, Occasionally and Never.

Physical Requirements Hours Per Day Lifting Requirements Frequency

Sitting 2-5 Hours Lifting 0 – 15 lbs* Frequently

Standing 2-5 Hours Lifting 16 – 50 lbs* Frequently

Walking 0-5 Hours Lifting 51 – 100 lbs Occasionally

Stooping 0-3 Hours Lifting Over 100 lbs Occasionally

Crawling 0-3 Hours

Kneeling 0-3 Hours Carrying Requirements Frequency

Bending 0-3 Hours Carrying 0 – 15 lbs* Frequently

Reaching (above your head) 0-3 Hours Carrying 16 – 50 lbs* Frequently

Climbing 0-1 Hours Carrying 51 – 100 lbs Occasionally

Grasping 0-5 Hours Carrying Over 100 lbs Occasionally

Auditory/Visual Requirements Frequency Pushing/Pulling Requirements Frequency

Close Vision Continuously Pushing/Pulling 0 – 15 lbs* Frequently

Distance Vision Continuously Pushing/Pulling 16 – 50 lbs* Frequently

Color Vision Frequently Pushing/Pulling 51 – 100 lbs* Occasionally

Peripheral Vision Occasionally Pushing/Pulling Over 100 lbs Occasionally

Depth Perception Frequently *Identifies the physical requirements that team members perform without assistance.

Hearing Continuously

Work Environment


Work is performed in a hotel/convention center environment with moderate exposure to outdoor temperatures and to dirt, sand and/or dust. The working conditions will vary between moderately quiet to noisy volumes. Team members will use high-end audio visual equipment and electrical components, and will be exposed to heights via lifts and ladders. Team members may be asked to work in multiple hotel locations. Working times will include irregular hours and on-call status including days, evenings, weekends and holidays. Team members must adhere to appearance guidelines as defined by PSAV based on an individual hotel or a representation of hotels in that city or area.

The above information on this description is not necessarily an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, skills, efforts, requirements or working conditions associated with the job. While this is intended to be an accurate reflection of the current job, management reserves the right to revise the job or to require that other or different tasks be performed as assigned.

About the Company

Company: PSAV

Company Location:  Mississauga, ON

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About PSAV