Canadian Blood Services Kingston, ON, Canada
Apr 13, 2017Temporary
ob Description Imagine getting up every day, looking at your to do list and prioritizing your work based on the number of lives you’re going to help. Picture yourself connecting with neighbors, community leaders, students, business leaders and regular folk all over the Kingston area with the sole purpose of helping them help others. Focus on the idea of inspiring others to have fun while recruiting new blood donors or reengaging ones we haven’t seen for a while. Now put yourself in a dynamic, fast-paced, innovative organization. Working in a community dedicated to making a real difference in the lives of Canadians by recruiting blood, stem cell, cord blood and organ, eye and tissue donors. Sound like somewhere you could thrive? Keep reading, this could be your next move. Canadian Blood Services is a collaborative community of donors, volunteers, health care professionals, employees and corporate partners committed to saving and improving the lives of Canadians. We are currently seeking an Event Coordinator to join our Kingston team on a contract ending December 31, 2017. The successful candidate will be responsible for planning and coordinating blood donor clinics and blood donor recruitment events to achieve collection targets within the assigned territory. Primary responsibility # 1: fill the clinics. (aka Donor Recruitment and Retention): Works in partnership with the Territory Manager to develop and deliver on a territory recruitment plan for the Kingston area Identifies opportunities, plans, and executes donor recruitment and registration events Works with Volunteer Coordinator to ensure volunteer retention by planning engaging events and providing hands on coaching when needed Works closely with Supervisor, Donor Services Representatives to support implementation of re-booking strategies Coordinates in-clinic activities in support of national campaigns and events Responds to donor comments and customer service issues in their area Evaluates all clinic events including collection results, and clinic flow Primary responsibility # 2: plan the clinics and activity that will fill them. (aka Clinic & Territory Plans) Coordinates the development of the annual clinic schedule for assigned territory targets, leveraging market potential to meet collections targets and to build donor base Develops and maintains ongoing relationships with clinic site contacts and the community Attends clinic/event planning meetings as required Maintains and shares detailed information for all clinics as needed (contracts, site inspections, contacts, scheduling, etc) Maintains a detailed promotional/events calendar for each site Maintains relationship with clinic staff and communicates necessary information on special events, promotions and any other in-clinic activities Required Skills Required Technical skills: Organized with a focus on priorities Strong influencing skills Experience supporting, coaching or training others to reach a goal – ideally at public events Post-secondary level education in a relevant discipline from a recognized academic institution or hands on equivalent in community development, business administration, event management etc (3 years full time). Work environment: Valid driver’s license and exclusive access to a vehicle is required Must be available to work outside of normal business hours Knowledge of and connections within Kingston and area communities, including local colleges and universities Job Location Kingston, Ontario, Canada Employment Status Temporary Full-Time Application Deadline 2017-04-21 Classification Grade 6 This position is open to Internal and External Applicants Additional Information This is a temporary full time position available until 2017-12-31.