Coordinator, Special Events

  • Town of Aurora
  • Aurora, CO, USA
  • Dec 02, 2019
Full time,   Contract   Adminstration Event Management Event Planning Special Events Sponsorship Volunteer Planning/Coordination/Management

Job Description

Coordinator, Special Events

Full-Time, Contract (approx. 18 months)
$62,763 to $77,027 annually

The Town of Aurora’s Recreation Division is looking for an enthusiastic and organized individual with
excellent communication and time management skills to join our passionate team. Reporting to the
Supervisor of Special Events, this position develops and maintains partnerships and sponsorships for the
Community Sponsorship program; assists with the design, promotion, development, delivery, coordination,
supervision, administration and implementation of the festivals and events service plan for the Town; assists
with recruitment and training of all special event volunteers; generates alternate sources of revenue and
funding opportunities to support direct-delivered events; coordinates the selection and permit processes for
all special event food vendors; ensures health and safety practices are enforced and adhered to at all times.

To be considered for this position you will have at least two (2) years of working experience in special events,
preferably in a municipal environment, coupled with a college diploma in Event Management, Recreation,
Public Relations, Marketing, Business Administration or a related discipline. You will demonstrate a thorough
working knowledge of sponsorship concepts and strategies with strong presentation and public speaking
skills. Proficiency with MS Office Suite is required. You will possess excellent presentation, persuasion and
report writing skills, with a keen eye for detail and the ability to communicate effectively with local
businesses/organizations/prospective clients, Town staff, general public, external agencies and other levels
of government. You must possess a current Standard First Aid, CPR-C and AED Certification, PROTON
Food Handling Certification and Smart Serve Training as well as a valid class “G” license in good standing
and a reliable vehicle to use on corporate business. You must also have the ability to be available to work
flexible hours and/or shifts; attend evening and/or weekend meetings and special events.

Police Criminal Record Check
Successful applicants to this position will be required to provide a Police Criminal Record Check that is
satisfactory to the Town prior to their start date.

If you are interested in joining our dedicated team of municipal professionals, please forward your resume to:
Human Resources, Town of Aurora, 100 John West Way, Box 1000, Aurora, Ontario, L4G 6J1 or email to: by December 13, 2019 quoting reference number 19-87.

The Town of Aurora is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to recognizing and celebrating the diversity of opinion, talent and expertise that make each person unique. We thank all applicants and advise that only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Applicants requiring accommodation are asked to contact Human Resources. Applicant information is collected in
accordance with the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act and will be used to determine
qualifications for employment with the Town of Aurora. Questions about this collection of personal information should be directed to the Manager of Human Resources at 905-727-3123.