Events Assistant

  • Town of Richmond Hill
  • Richmond Hill, ON, Canada
  • Jan 09, 2019
Part Time Adminstration Event Management Event Planning Marketing

Job Description


Events Assistant

Job ID
# Positions
External Closing Date
Community Services
Internal Closing Date
Recreation and Culture
Closing Time
4:30 pm EST.
CAD $22.00/Hr.
Posting Type
CAD $22.00/Hr.
Job Type
Regular Part-Time


Contract:    January - July 2019

Schedule:   October - April - Up to a maximum of 24 hours / week

                   May - September - Up to a maximum of 35 hours / week  


Reporting to the Event Coordinator, the Events Assistant will provide assistance with the administration, marketing, event programming and operations.  Specifically, you will be the lead in areas including, but not limited to:  database management, viral marketing, contest management, equipment maintenance and inventory management and surveying.  In addition, you will assist the Event Coordinators in their day-to-day functions as it relates to a robust Festivals & Events portfolio servicing the Community.  You will also be responsible for executing aspects of events as required, and will be required to attend events outside of normal working hours (hours will be flexed accordingly) as assigned. 


  • Graduate of post-secondary program in Event Management or related field
  • Minimum 1-2 years related experience in the field of Event Management, Marketing and/or Administration in a Corporate environment
  • Strong communication, interpersonal, and customer service skills
  • Rational decision making skills including negotiation and problem solving abilities
  • Excellent time management skills with the ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously
  • Well-developed research and writing skills for presentations and business correspondence
  • Team player and experience working in committees and with volunteers
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office software; Computer graphic software knowledge would be considered a definite asset
  • Ability to meet the physical demands of the job including lifting and carrying of heavy equipment and working outdoors in all types of weather conditions
  • You demonstrate Richmond Hill’s corporate values of care, collaboration, courage and service
  • Possess your own CSA certified steel toe safety boots
  • Possess a valid Ontario Class “G” driver’s license
  • Provide own transportation (mileage compensated)
  • You will be required to provide proof of vehicle insurance
  • Successful candidate will be required to provide a satisfactory police Vulnerable Sector Screening upon appointment
  • Ability to work flexible hours outside of normal working hours

The Town of Richmond Hill is committed to inclusive, barrier-free recruitment and selection processes. If contacted to participate in the recruitment and selection process, please advise Human Resources if you require an accommodation.