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goba Sports Group Calgary, AB, Canada
Jan 19, 2018
Seasonal
Seasonal Event Lead Full Time Seasonal, Feb 2018 through Aug 2018   Want to have fun and get paid for it too? We’ve got the job for you! If you enjoy working with kids, and families, jump into this exciting full time opportunity at our store in Calgary.   Get to Know Us We are Springfree Trampoline, part of the goba Sports Group. At Springfree we believe in getting kids to go outside and be active through safe outdoor play. We are a dynamic and entrepreneurial company that can give you a fun, empowering and positive place to work.   What You’ll Be Doing Having fun! As an Event Lead you’ll be on the ground at indoor and outdoor events across Calgary, generating leads, converting leads from events, and managing a team of PT event reps. A typical working week is Wednesday through Sunday, with at least two days a week spent at events.   Job highlights: Know Springfree through-and-through including trampoline features and benefits. Execute the Springfree local event and pop up strategy, managing logistics for approximately 75 days of events On site event management of all events Hire, train and mentor Part Time Event Staff Conduct pre event logistics, including site visits, organizing promotional material, organizing event kits and required technology Set up and tear down of all events Driving the Springfree event vehicles including the event trailer On site analysis of event statistics, managing events to meet set goals Complete post-event analysis and debriefs Manage the event inventory Ensures a safe environment for all staff, children and parents Work with the Marketing Coordinator to create and manage local social media content Assist with other duties as directed by Market Manager and Marketing Coordinator Jumping on trampolines!   What We’re Looking for: A great team-player who can motivate others. A willingness to seize opportunities and show initiative. A positive and enthusiastic attitude. Top-notch customer service skills. Ability to work with children and families Leadership skills and the ability to manage and motivate small teams of part time staff.   The Nitty- Gritty Minimum of 2 years’ customer service, event, sales or retail experience. University or Community College an asset. A basic understanding of social media Reliable transportation   Apply by submitting your resume via e-mail to mellwood@gobasports.com  
Alberta Securities Commission Calgary, AB, Canada
Jan 18, 2018
Contract
Communications Coordinator (12 month maternity leave contract) Our organization: The Alberta Securities Commission is the industry-funded regulator responsible for administering the province's securities laws. It is entrusted with fostering a fair and efficient capital market in Alberta and with protecting investors. As a member of the Canadian Securities Administrators, the ASC works to improve, coordinate and harmonize the regulation of Canada's capital markets. The Communications and Investor Education Division provides strategic communications counsel and support to all areas of the ASC to engage and educate internal and external stakeholders. The team promotes consistent, relevant and timely communication through media relations, investor education, corporate communications, public information and internal communications. The opportunity: This role provides support to the Communications and Investor Education division, helping the team deliver programs and activities that advance the ASC’s mandate externally and promote a positive corporate culture internally. Key responsibilities include: · Planning, coordinating and evaluating internal events. Events include: Employee town halls, the Employee Annual General Meeting, Stampede Breakfast, Staff Holiday Party, Kids Holiday Party and the United Way campaign. · Providing support for external events (i.e. industry events, ASC breakfast seminars, investor education initiatives) by: attending trade shows, booking venues, maintaining participant lists, distributing invitations, organizing audio/visual and ordering catering. · Creating and posting content on ASC external and internal websites (includes writing, editing, photo editing and video production where required). · Managing employee recognition programs (e.g. service awards) and volunteer programs (United Way). · Conducting research to support new communications & investor education initiatives. · Assisting in the creation and distribution of news releases and general media relations support. · Providing office support such as preparing correspondence, booking meetings and teleconferences, photocopying and filing. The ideal candidate will possess: · A degree in communications or business and three to five years of relevant experience including special event planning and web administration; an equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered. · Proven communication skills, both verbal and written. · The ability to manage multiple complex projects while maintaining close attention to detail. · A team-oriented, professional and results-driven attitude. · Proficiency with the use of social media technologies preferred. · Proficiency in MSWord, Excel and Powerpoint; HTML & Sharepoint experience strongly preferred. To apply: Click the Apply For This Job button to submit your resume, cover letter and salary expectations by February 5, 2018. More information about working at the ASC including our comprehensive Total Rewards package can be found on our website at www.albertasecurities.com . Online applications will receive an automated confirmation. You will be contacted if you are selected for an interview.   Closing Date Feb 05, 2018
Emergency Nurses Association Des Plaines, IL, United States
Jan 18, 2018
Full time
Meetings Manager ENA is looking for an energetic, organized, Meetings Manager to join the Meeting Services team. The Meetings Manager contributes to the success of ENA by overseeing the management of all ENA event logistics including but not limited to logistical planning and onsite coordination, vendor contracting and management and budget reconciliation. This position also creates and oversees development of ENA's annual conference layouts, managing the execution of the annual conference workplan, and working collaboratively with other departments to ensure all conference timelines are being met. This position requires exceptional organizational skills, and excellent collaborative and communication skills. Job Description To formally apply please submit your cover letter and resume to Jobs@ena.org  
Universite Concordia University Montreal, QC, Canada
Jan 18, 2018
Contract
Job description Candidates will receive an email confirmation when submitting their application online. However, only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted. Please allow one (1) working day from the time you send in your application to receive an email confirmation. JOHN MOLSON SCHOOL OF BUSINESS (JMSB) COORDINATOR, SPECIAL PROJECTS AND EVENTS PLANNING (P1631) Posted on: January 17, 2018 Deadline: January 30, 2018 Grade: 10 Note This represents a one year maternity leave replacement effective until February 28, 2019. The JMSB is heavily involved with the business community and as such it holds a large number of high profile events on a regular basis. Scope Reporting to the Director, Office of the Dean, the incumbent plans and coordinates special projects and events, under the responsibility of the Dean’s Office. He/she is also responsible for documentation, information and promotional materials needed for JMSB special projects and events. Primary responsibilities Plan and coordinate special projects and faculty events; including planning, advertising, attendance of events, etc. Gather event-related information, prepare and send invitations, negotiate all catering contracts, book venues and entertainment, coordinate general publicity and terms and conditions for event orders. Promote and advise JMSB faculty and staff on the use of graphic promotional material for any events they may be holding. Coordinate the hiring and scheduling of staff for the MB Building Information Desk. Organize special JMSB committees (e.g. Dean’s Awards, Beta Gamma Sigma, Best of the Best, etc.); coordinate and attend meetings, take notes, follow up on action plans and provide advice and support. Act as primary liaison with suppliers and vendors for all event related acquisition of goods and services, as well as other departments within the University. Design original graphic material and approaches to be used for JMSB events and special projects. Research and order JMSB promotional material and supplies. Perform other tasks assigned by the Dean and/or the Director, Office of the Dean. Requirements Diploma of Collegial Studies (3 year technical DEC) and two to four years of related experience in event planning, marketing, communication, media or sales environment. Working knowledge of social media networks. High level of professionalism; ability to work with high level and VIP contacts. Good knowledge (Level 4) of spoken and written English and French in order to prepare correspondence and documentation and to provide detailed and general information. Advanced knowledge of Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Adobe (Photoshop, Illustrator, etc.) to design and produce events materials. Excellent organizational, interpersonal, and communication skills. Demonstrated experience in a fast-paced, service oriented environment. Ability to set priorities, meet deadlines and work under pressure. Proven ability to participate actively in a team environment. Ability to work outside normal operating hours in order to oversee the events. Salary $28.76 to $34.63 per hour Union/Association CUSSU Interested applicants must submit a curriculum vitae with a covering letter by January 30, 2018 . Please click on the How to Apply button below for further instructions. IMPORTANT: The language and computer skills of short-listed candidates will be tested. Concordia University is committed to Employment Equity and encourages applications from women, Aboriginal Peoples, visible minorities, ethnic minorities, and persons with disabilities.
Georgian College Barrie, ON, Canada
Jan 18, 2018
Part Time
Organization Overview Georgian delivers powerful ways to accelerate your career, success and future.  Our commitment to being an active agent of growth extends not only to our students, graduates communities and industry - but also to our employees.  Named one of Canada's Top 100 Employers seven times and one of Canada's Greenest Employers five years in a row, it's no wonder we've cultivated a reputation for being a leading, innovative and inspiring workplace.  You may apply to work at Georgian for the chance to excel in a rewarding profession, but you'll choose to stay because of our exceptional culture, collaborative team environment, opportunity for growth and development, and the chance to make a difference in the lives of students. Position Title Alumni and Events Assistant Competition # 21-18 Department Advancement and Community Development Campus Barrie Classification Support Staff Salary Range $ 17.68 - $ 22.03 Hours per week 24 hours per week Status Contract (Part-Time) Effective Date February 12, 2018 – February 28, 2019 Position Overview THIS IS A CONTRACT (PART-TIME) POSITION.  This position is reviewed annually.   Reporting to the Manager, Alumni and Community Development, the incumbent works with the Manager to develop, promote and organize events and provides administrative support for all alumni and community development activities.  Specific duties include, but are not limited to: Duties and Responsibilities Coordinating the logistics of stakeholder events including the creation of work back plans, promotions,  volunteers, and supporting all of the administrative functions to ensure successful events Handling all email, phone and social media enquiries from alumni and responding in a professional and timely manner Maintaining and updating alumni contact information in the Raiser’s Edge database and maintaining all the alumni files Providing administrative support which may include attending meetings and preparing / distributing associated documents including the agenda and minutes, following up on action items and maintaining records Providing support to the Alumni Association Executive Council (AAEC) as required Coordinating ordering / distribution of alumni products, materials and merchandise as required Following the Manager’s direction, responsible for populating social media sites with alumni related news and executing planning to increase audience numbers Attending College events to handle logistics (i.e. registration table) Assisting with the development of communications  for special initiatives Assisting with fundraising initiatives as required Qualifications Successfully completed a two year postsecondary diploma in a relevant field of study that may include, but is not limited to business, marketing, communications, event planning or public relations One  year of experience in a similar position where duties include organizing events, maintaining databases, updating social media, front-line customer service and administrative support for committees and events Experience working with Microsoft Suite (Excel, Word, PowerPoint) and databases such as Raiser’s Edge would be preferred in addition to Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter and Instagram Experience supporting a committee (minute taking and logistics) Proven ability to provide excellent front-line customer service Experience supporting and coordinating small to large-scale events   Proven experience leveraging social media to achieve results Experience in a position requiring skills in multi-tasking and prioritizing Proven communication skills (written and oral) in order to write and edit material   Demonstrated attention to detail ensuring a high level of accuracy Demonstrated ability to analyze situations and problem solve quickly Demonstrated experience working with confidential information Proven ability to work independently as well as within a team environment Ability to work non-traditional hours (attend events) as required Knowledge of alumni relations, fundraising and post-secondary sector is an asset Posting Date 1/17/2018 Closing Date 1/24/2018 Additional Information   Applications must be received by 5:00 p.m. on the closing date.   Georgian College supports diversity, equity and a workplace free from harassment and discrimination. Georgian College is committed to an inclusive, barrier-free recruitment and selection process and workplace. If you are contacted to participate in the recruitment, selection and/or assessment process, please advise the interview coordinator of any accommodations needed with respect to any materials or processes used to ensure you have access to a fair and equitable process. While we thank all applicants, only those contacted for an interview will be acknowledged.   Alternate formats will be provided upon request throughout the recruitment and selection process.   To be considered for this position, please visit our website at www.GeorgianCollege.ca and apply by navigating to About Georgian and then to Career Opportunities.  
BC Children’s Hospital Foundation Vancouver, BC, Canada
Jan 18, 2018
Full time
Event Manager, Crystal Ball Requisition # 1718-35-2296239 Job Location Canada-British Columbia-Vancouver Job Stream Event Planning Job Type Permanent, Full-Time Number of Positions Open 1 Start Date of Employment ASAP Posting Date 16-Jan-2018 Travel Required Not Required Educational Requirements N/A Languages Required English Job Description ABOUT US BC Children’s Hospital is one of the most recognized and highly regarded institutions in the province and has been rated the top brand in BC through research conducted by Insights West.   BC Children’s Hospital Foundation serves to support the tremendous efforts of the Hospital – its amazing medical care and outstanding research.   Our vision is ambitious : Every child is healthy and able to fulfill their hopes and dreams. Our mission : Be a catalyst for transformative child health through excellence in philanthropy, collaboration and advocacy. The Foundation is looking for people who share our passion to better the lives of children and their families and join us in our quest and successfully advance our vision and mission.   ABOUT THE ROLE This is an incredible opportunity to leverage your exceptional organizational, event management and people skills to plan and manage our annual Crystal Ball (CB) Gala in support of BC Children’s Hospital! As the successful candidate you will be part of a supportive and close-knit Events Team which raises revenue and communicates our program impact to meet the goals of BC Children’s Hospital Foundation.   Reporting to the Director of Events, the Events Manager will work collaboratively with a volunteer committee to lead and execute this high-exposure event and manage relationships with a range of supporters and stakeholders including executive, board members, volunteer committees, corporate sponsors, donors, and event supporters and vendors.    More specifically, you will: Build relationships and support the CB volunteer committee by collaborating with committee members and soliciting feedback & ideas, responding to committee requests, working with the committee to strategically utilize connections and contacts to benefit the event and BCCHF, develop succession planning, coordinate committee recognition and executive touchpoints, while ensuring committee chairs and members are engaged and feel supported and empowered in their volunteer roles Organize, attend, develop agenda and edit/approve meeting minutes for all CB committee meetings. Lead/participate in event strategic planning with the committee with a goal of enhancing support for the event. Work with the Foundation’s production vendors to create an exceptional guest experience while staying on budget. Develop innovative event strategies to generate and increase revenue in order to meet and exceed established event goals. Work with the committee and internal Foundation teams to drive event sponsorship including prospecting, securing, and servicing. Collaborate with the Donor Relations team to manage event donor recognition and support the Foundation’s overall donor stewardship plan. Work with Marketing and Communications to drive event theme and storytelling, and deliver key event collateral, digital, media relations and other promotional activities Create strategy and oversee execution of key revenue drivers including, auctions, raffle and other event support initiatives. Provide management and leadership to 1-2 direct reports. Develop and oversee relevant event budgets including the creation of the CB annual business plan. Support/lead other BCCHF events, as required.   ABOUT YOU: As the ideal candidate, you demonstrate exceptional communication and collaboration skills and have experience in building relationships with donors, staff and volunteers, including ability to engage with people at all levels, particularly “C” level executive supporters.    You possess a positive, results-oriented approach and are able to effectively prioritize and meet or exceed deadlines.  You handle sensitive and confidential information appropriately with discretion and have excellent problem solving skills, business acumen, strategic aptitude and sound judgment. You have proven success with working with cross-functional teams in a collaborative and inclusive manner, are detail oriented, and have strong organizational, project management and analytical skills.   In addition, you will have: Minimum five years of event management experience, with a minimum of two years managing employees and volunteer committees. A university degree or diploma in marketing, arts, or business administration or Associate Certificate in Fundraising. Proficiency using Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint). Experience using databases; Raiser’s Edge 7 is an asset. Valid class 5 driver’s license and access to reliable transportation.   Above all you embody and embrace BCCHF’s Value of Integrity , Accountability , Innovation , Collaboration and Excellence .   ABOUT THE EVENT: The Crystal Ball is BC Children’s Hospital Foundation’s signature black-tie fundraising gala. Since its inception in 1987, the Ball has become the premier fundraising gala for child health in BC, raising more than $27 million for BC’s kids over the past three decades. Proceeds from the Ball have impacted every area of BC Children’s Hospital, from innovative research, to life-saving equipment, to expanding and enhancing mental health services, to raising more than $7 million for the Campaign for BC Children, to launching the Children’s Healing Experience Project and much more. Attended by 400 of the province’s most influential business and community leaders, and highly respected philanthropists, the Ball is renowned for the uniquely intimate and engaging experience the evening offers and is widely considered one of the most exclusive holiday events in the Lower Mainland, selling out annually.   HOW TO APPLY  BCCHF’s employees have helped to create a work environment in which there is laughter, passion and pride. It is a place where people are respected, appreciated and recognized for their individual and team efforts. We see our employees as our most valuable resource, and we work hard to ensure that employees continue to work in a collaborative and positive environment. As a result, we are proud to state that we have been recognized as one of BC’s Top Employers for eight years in a row!   In addition to a nine-day fortnight and a commitment to professional development, we offer a dynamic team environment and a comprehensive compensation package including benefits.   Does this sound exciting? Come join our team and help make miracles happen! Apply online at www.bcchf.ca/careers by January 31, 2018.   We thank all applicants for their interest. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.  
University of Toronto Toronto, ON, Canada
Jan 18, 2018
Full time
Administrative Assistant   Job Number :   1800128   Faculty / Division :   University of Toronto Scarborough   Department :   UTSC: Vice President & Principal   Campus :   Scarborough       Description :   The Office of the Vice-President and Principal participates in University-wide planning and initiatives and coordinates the realization of the UTSC Strategic and master plans. The Principal’s Office provides leadership for academic and co-curricular activities and community and institutional partnerships, and works to raise the profile of the campus locally and internationally. The office also oversees all institutional events at the University of Toronto Scarborough.  The daily operation of this office is committed to promoting equity, diversity and inclusion to help create a truly rich and engaging experience for all faculty, students and staff. Under the general supervision of the Director of the Office of the Vice President & Principal, the incumbent is responsible for providing a high level of executive secretarial and confidential administrative support for three senior level administrators, including the Senior Advisor, Equity & Diversity, Director of International and the Elder. Responsibilities include managing all aspects of three complex and intensive appointment schedules; planning and arranging conferences, events and receptions; assisting with the management of projects and compiling, coordinating materials from a variety of offices, maintaining follow-up files related to ongoing projects and initiatives; drafting complex correspondence; preparing and editing a variety of frequently complex and confidential materials; maintaining files and other office activities; maintaining an up-to-date hardcopy and electronic filing system; arranging travel and accommodation and maintaining reimbursement records; and performing other related duties as required. These activities are carried out under the direct supervision of the Director of the Office of the Vice President & Principal. The incumbent works in a complex environment that requires a high degree of sensitivity, responsiveness and a need to maintain absolute confidentiality. The incumbent must maintain an in-depth understanding of the priorities of the Office of the Vice President & Principal and must at all times present a professional image by interacting knowledgeably and courteously with a variety of individuals including senior administrators, faculty, staff, and community members. In addition, the incumbent must adhere to and keep abreast of all University of Toronto policies and standards.   Qualifications :   (Minimum Qualifications) Education: Post-secondary degree/diploma or formal business/commercial school training, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Experience: Minimum four years progressively responsible experience in a senior secretarial or administrative position, preferably within a post-secondary or government environment. Demonstrated senior secretarial skills within an executive office. Familiarity with the University of Toronto, its policies, procedures and their application strongly preferred. Experience planning and coordinating events and conferences strongly preferred. Skills: Computer fluency – knowledge of Microsoft Office (Explorer, Word, Excel), HRIS, PowerPoint, Access. FIS strongly preferred. Excellent keyboarding skills. Other: Superior oral and written communication, interpersonal, analytical, decision-making and organizational skills. Demonstrated ability to write clear and concise correspondence and reports. Strong customer-service orientation. Demonstrated experience interpreting and explaining complex policies. Demonstrated initiative, accuracy and meticulous attention to detail. Demonstrated judgment, tact, discretion and ability to handle complex matters of a sensitive and confidential nature. Ability to organize a heavy and fluctuating workload in a changing environment. Ability to communicate effectively and professionally with a wide range of individuals across all levels of the University. Ability to work under pressure and to meet deadlines. Ability to assimilate and interpret significant amounts of information. Ability to work effectively and professionally, both independently and within a team environment.   Travel :   None   Employee Group :   Confidential   Appointment Type :   Budget - Continuing   Schedule :   Full-time   Pay Scale Group and Hiring Rate :   C2 -- $54,660 - $66,659 - $73,324 Starting salary is commensurate with individual experience and qualifications.       Job Field :   Administration   Job Posting :   Jan 17, 2018   Job Closing :   Jan 29, 2018, 11:59:00 PM
MEC Barrie, ON, Canada
Jan 18, 2018
Casual
Event Support Staff Location: Barrie Store Job Code: 1838 Closing Date: 11/02/18 Employment Status: Casual Expected Start Date:   Expected End Date:     Description MEC stores are more than bricks and mortar. And they're more than places to buy hats and backpacks. They're hubs for the outdoor community. People step through our doors to connect, learn, find gear and get inspired. As Event Support Staff , you’ll provide exceptional member service. You’ll assist in the execution of MEC races, rides and other events. You’ll be the “expert” in event set up and management.  You’ll work with an inclusive, hands-on, collaborative group that connects people with quality products to encourage active outdoor lives. You’ll also receive great benefits such as staff discount, pro deals from vendors, access to great gear, product training and bonuses linked to our success.  You’ll always be learning, and there’s a good chance your co-workers will inspire you to try something new, like riding in a Fondo, bouldering or paddleboarding. What you do: Set up the race or ride course for the MEC sponsored event Set up the start and finish areas Help with on-site registration Distribute food and drinks to the participants Assist riders or runners at the water stations Operate the timekeeping equipment Clean up the race or ride course and the main event site What you bring: You’re keen to wake up early and work long days outside, rain or shine. A good natured, welcoming vibe. You’re outgoing and genuinely like helping people. Enthusiasm to cheer on participants and help them push themselves. You’re stoked on something: you love to log miles, climb mountains, practice yoga, cycle commute or do something outside every day. You have a valid driver’s licence Flexibility to work a variety of shifts, especially on weekends. Bonus points if you… Have first-aid experience Are conscious of protecting the environment and dividing wastes Have experience setting up or participating in races Cycling and/or running experience Own your own vehicle We've described the essentials of what it takes to make things happen in this role. MEC believes in equal opportunity in employment practices without discrimination. We strive to make our employee workforce inclusive and reflective of the communities we serve. We endeavour to make it possible for people with disabilities to succeed here too, so if you have a disability, let us know what extra support you need, and we'll make reasonable accommodations.  
City of Toronto Toronto, ON, Canada
Jan 17, 2018
Full time
Supervisor Special Events (Sponsorship) Job Classification Title SUPERVISOR SPECIAL EVENTS Job ID # 2296005 X Division Economic Development & Culture Section Program Support Work Location CITY HALL, 100 QUEEN ST W Job Stream Communications & Protocol Job Type Permanent, Full-Time Salary/Rate $80,389.40 - $94,421.60 / Year Hours of Work (bi-weekly) 70.00 Shift Information Monday to Friday, 35 hours per week Affiliation Non-Union Number of Positions Open 1 Posting Date 16-Jan-2018 Closing Date 30-Jan-2018 Job Description Please Note: The Salary reflects the 2017 rates   Major Responsibilities:   Reporting to the Manager of Sponsorship, the Sponsorship Supervisor is responsible for securing significant cash sponsorships to offset the operational budgets for key Divisional projects including but not limited to arts and culture events, business and entrepreneurship programs, museum and heritage events, culinary programs and capital campaigns for heritage facilities. Generates significant revenue to enhance and grow the operational budget for key Divisional projects, events and programs. This includes securing corporate cash and in-kind services as well as government and foundation grants through a strategic approach. Develops innovative sponsorship strategies for projects, events, and programs to achieve desired revenue targets. This includes the creation of sponsorship structures featuring customized or structured levels of sponsorship, marketing and on-site benefits at competitive rights fees. Researches and develops targeted prospecting lists that effectively align Corporate Canada with Divisional projects, events and programs. Develops enticing presentations to effectively integrate corporate partners and their marketing objectives into Divisional projects, events and programs. Negotiates and closes significant sponsorships with key corporate decision-makers (CEOs, CAOs and Senior VPs) and develops final agreements and legal contracts with their staff for cash and in-kind products and services. Negotiates leveraging opportunities that will support Divisional projects, events and programs. Cultivates and retains strategic relationships with corporate representatives, local businesses, politicians and internal senior level management. Assists with pre-event, on-site and post-event benefit fulfillment and contractual obligations with sponsorship clients. Provides supervision and direction to staff to ensure the delivery of effective and quality service relating to the responsibilities of Sponsorship Economic Development & Culture Division. Ensures that work is carried out in accordance with provincial statutes, regulations, City and Divisional policies accurately and in a timely manner. Supervises, motivates and trains assigned staff, ensuring effective teamwork, high standards of work quality and organizational performance, continuous learning and encourages innovation in others. Supervises the day to day operation of all assigned staff including the scheduling, assigning and reviewing of work. Authorizes and coordinates vacation and overtime requests. Monitors and evaluates staff performance, approves salary increments, hears grievances and recommends disciplinary action when necessary. Key Qualifications: Post-secondary education in special events, event management or a related discipline or equivalent combination of experience and education. Extensive management and current industry experience pertinent to the duties listed above, such as policies and procedures relating to event marketing and sponsorship. Extensive experience in securing significant cash sponsorships and grants. Extensive experience in event marketing and sponsorship; including on-site benefit fulfillment. Extensive experience in project management from inception to completion and leading sponsorship initiatives for events and programs. Extensive experience in developing and sustaining partnerships with other staff, business community, agencies and volunteers. Excellent written and verbal communication, including pitch presentations, post client reporting, and grant submissions. Interpersonal skills with the ability to work with business stakeholders to deliver successful events. Superior customer service skills and ability to effectively support all stakeholders, including elected officials, other staff, key contacts, clients' diverse interest groups and the public. Flexibility and the ability to take initiative and thrive in a high-stress creative environment with frequent and competing deadlines. Ability to lead, motivate and supervise a team. Strong attention to detail, establishes performance objectives and measures to continuously improve performance and the standard of excellence in the organization.  Strong MS Office Suite skills, in particular Outlook, Word, PowerPoint and Excel. Current knowledge of trends in sponsorship, marketing and events. Familiarity with relevant government legislation, such as in the area of occupational health and safety, labour relations and collective agreements. Communication:  Please note that all applicants are encouraged to provide a valid email address for communication purposes. Applicants may receive written correspondence regarding this job posting directly to the email address provided on their resume or to the one used to set-up their Candidate Profile if applying on TalentFlow. As an applicant, it is your responsibility to ensure that you check your email regularly.   Accommodation:  The City of Toronto is committed to fostering a positive and progressive workforce reflecting the citizens we serve. We provide equitable treatment and accommodation to ensure barrier-free employment in accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code, Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act and the City of Toronto's Accommodation Policy . You can request for accommodation related to the protected grounds at any stage of the City's hiring process, i.e., application, assessment and placement.   If you are an individual with a disability and you need accommodation in applying for this position, please email us at  applaccomodation@toronto.ca quoting the job ID #2296005 and the job classification title.   If you are invited to participate in the assessment process, we ask that you provide your accommodation needs in advance at that time. Please be advised that you may be requested to provide medical/other documentation to Human Resources to ensure that appropriate accommodation is provided to you throughout the hiring process.  
Wood’s Homes Calgary, AB, Canada
Jan 17, 2018
Full time
Events and Fund Development Coordinator Calgary, AB Wood’s Homes is a multi-service, nationally accredited non-profit children’s mental health centre based in Calgary. Today we have over 450 employees and provide more than 40 programs for 28,000 children and their families each year in Calgary, Lethbridge, Canmore, Strathmore, Fort McMurray and Fort Smith, N.W.T. The commitment to high-risk adolescents, many of whom are faced with some very tough issues, is a point of pride for Wood’s Homes. The type of work we do requires quick thinking, confidence, forgiveness and persistence. We are proud of the high quality support services offered to our clients, partners and communities and, through our programs, will continue to promote and assist in the development and well-being of children, youth and families. We are currently seeking an Events and Fund Development Coordinator for our Wood’s Homes Foundation . The Events and Fund Development Coordinator will provide direct support in the solicitation of funds and stewardship. The successful candidate will provide administrative support in annual giving, major gifts, and work in support of our two signature events. This position will also be involved in the implementation of all online communication for the Foundation. This position reports to the Manager of Communications and Foundation. RESPONSIBILITIES include but are not limited to: Signature Events Responsible for co-coordinating all details for signature As a member of event committees, participate and provide administrative support including meeting agendas, room set-up and distribution of Coordinate the production and distribution of event marketing and promotional material (both online and by mail). Provide administrative support and detail coordination for sponsors, donors and Database processing: all event specific gifts, including tax receipts and acknowledgement letters; guest tracking; sponsor agreements Liaise with contract suppliers and oversee production Fund Development Provide administrative support for the Annual Giving program (all tasks for both direct mail and online initiatives). Support/implementation of all online messaging and fundraising campaigns for the Foundation on website and social Assist with completion of donor proposals and presentations for sponsors and major gift Conduct research as requested for identified donor prospects and create donor profiles on Assist Foundation Assistant with maintaining systems for receipt of gifts and the timely distribution of thank you letters and charitable tax receipts to donors as QUALIFICATIONS AND EDUCATION: Self-starter who takes initiative, welcomes responsibility and enjoys being challenged. Proven ability to organize and coordinate successful events. Exceptional attention to detail with experience in project management an asset. Strategic perspective and the ability to work within that perspective to work toward overall fund development goals. Strong organizational, time management, and problem solving skills to deal with complex tasks and issues. Proven ability to collaborate with multiple stakeholders, and understand the importance of relationship building. Proven ability to successfully manage multiple conflicting priorities with minimal supervision and direction. Good communication skills, both oral and written. Knowledge and comfort with all Microsoft Office applications (especially Excel); work with donor database systems (especially Raiser’s Edge) a strong asset. Basic understanding of financial reporting. Post-secondary education or equivalent experience; non-profit or fundraising experience a strong asset. Wood’s Homes is proud to be awarded one of the 100 Best Places to Work in Canada for 2011 and 2012, as well as one of Canada’s Best Workplaces for Women in 2011. We offer an exceptional benefits package including vision, dental, extended health, a generous Group Registered Pension Plan and a Computer Literacy Incentive Plan.

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