St. Mary’s General Hospital

Known provincially and nationally as leaders in innovation, patient safety, and patient satisfaction, St. Mary’s General Hospital in Kitchener offers a friendly, dynamic culture, which fosters teamwork and continuous improvement. Patients and families are at the heart of all we do and our success is based on our ability to recruit and retain exceptional people. With nearly 2,000 staff, physicians and volunteers, we are recognized as a top employer in Waterloo area.

St. Mary’s General Hospital Kitchener, ON, Canada
Jan 04, 2019
Special Events Coordinator (9427)   Job Number: 9427 Job Title: Special Events Coordinator Number of Openings: 1 Employment Type: Temp Full-Time Finish Date: 2020/09/01 Hours of Work: M-F (Days) Job Category: Non-Union Application Deadline: 2019/02/01   Position Description St. Mary’s General Hospital Located in the heart of Kitchener, St. Mary’s is the second-largest acute care hospital in the St. Joseph’s Health System and a Regional Cardiac Care Centre. It proudly serves the residents of Waterloo, Wellington County, and extends its reach to Dufferin, Grey-Bruce and beyond. Its nearly 2,000 staff, physicians and volunteers provide excellent, compassionate care to hundreds of thousands of patients and families every year in its core areas of clinical focus: Cardiac Care (Regional Cardiac Centre), Respiratory Care (Level 1 Thoracic Surgery Centre), Outpatient (Day) Surgery, General Medicine, 24/7 Emergency Care. The Foundation While the Foundation was formally incorporated in 1986 to act as the official fundraising arm of the hospital, St. Mary’s has counted on the generosity of its community since 1924. Its goal is to tell the stories that make the hospital great and to ask the community to invest in St. Mary’s mission of healing and hope. The Foundation has a strong team and is looking for one more key person to fill the role of Special Events Coordinator.   The Position Reporting to the Special Events & Sponsorship Manager, the Special Events Coordinator will be responsible for assisting in the creation, development, promotion and implementation of St. Mary’s General Hospital Foundation’s signature events. The Special Events Coordinator will also oversee the cultivation, support and stewardship of third party events; helping event organizers maximize their fundraising potential while providing a positive interaction and experience with St. Mary’s General Hospital Foundation. The Special Events Coordinator will also support and execute other duties as assigned. Position Requirements Minimum two (2) years’ experience in event coordination, fundraising and volunteer management Ability to work proactively, managing competing priorities Exceptional interpersonal and team skills Capable of managing teams of volunteers providing leadership and guidance Advanced computer skills including Microsoft word, excel, publisher, and outlook are required. Familiarity with Raisers Edge and Adobe Creative Suite is an asset Proficient in the use of Social Media platforms –Hootsuite, Facebook, Instagram & Twitter Excellent oral and written communication skills are essential Valid driver’s license and access to a vehicle required Available to work weekend and evening hours, as required   Education College diploma/University degree related to Special Events such as Communications, Marketing, Public Relations and Sports Management Past Experience in fundraising or not-for-profit environment in desirable.   Application Instructions Qualified applicants are invited to submit their resume and letter of interest in one document/attachment online or via email no later than February 1, 2019 We thank all applicants for applying, however, only qualified candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.