Special Events & Filming Coordinator (Contract 14 months)

  • County of Brant
  • Brant County, ON, Canada
  • Dec 04, 2019
Contract   Adminstration Community Events Event Coordination Event Planning Not-for-profit Tourism

Job Description

Special Events & Filming Coordinator (Contract 14 months)

Open Date Dec 03 2019 - 01:48:57 PM Close Date Dec 12 2019 - 11:59:00 PM
Position Title Special Events & Filming Coordinator (Contract 14 months) Posting Type Contract Non-union
Posting Status Active Position Length Contract
Department Group Tourism & Special Events Division Hours per Week 35
Department Strategic Initiatives Openings 1
Education College Diploma Experience 1 years
Location Wincey Mills


How to Apply:

Complete the contact information online and upload your application documents (cover letter and resume) as one file in the "Resume" field below.  Please name your file using the following naming format: Last name, First name.  When finished, click "Submit Application".


Minimum Qualification:

  • Post-secondary education in tourism, special event planning, film industry, recreation or related field or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Minimum one year related experience, preferably with municipal/community/charity events, filming production and/or tourism related initiatives
  • Proficiency with MS Office including Microsoft Word, Excel, Access, Outlook as well as website navigation
  • Proficiency utilizing social media as a main communication and promotional tool
  • Demonstrated effective organizational skills
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills with a high degree of initiative and self-direction
  • Ability to meet deadlines while working in a fast paced team environment with a high degree of professionalism with minimal supervision
  • Ability to travel within the County of Brant, City of Brantford, Six Nations of the Grand River area
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule including weekends/ holidays
  • Ability to perform some lifting and manual labour
  • Valid Class G driver’s license and acceptable driver’s abstract
  • Acceptable police records check including vulnerable sector check


  • Experience working with the community, engaging & cultivating communication lanes with stakeholders, especially non-for-profit community organizations
  • Knowledge of the tourism field and industry make-up
  • Experience with municipal events and tourism related initiatives
  • Experience working with Ontario Creates (formerly OMDC)
  • Member of or familiar with Festivals and Events Ontario (FEO)


  • Provide main staff support concerning all matters involving SEAT (Special Events Advisory Team) applications including but not limited to; agenda and minute preparation, applicant and departmental correspondence as well as preparing briefing/report documents for County Council
  • Administer the annual live free concert series at the Walter Williams Amphitheatre
  • Represent Brant Tourism vis-à-vis attending assigned special events & film production sites
  • Creation, distribution, collection and analysis of event data surveys
  • Provide marketing / promotional support through fulfillment of external requests, organizing and maintaining promotional displays, tracking promotional items
  • Support promotional efforts by providing social media & event calendar updates
  • Assist in the coordination of established community and corporate events
  • Annual collection of Community Events for promotional and marketing purposes
  • Coordinating County of Brant Special Event Organizer Workshops
  • Serve as contact for community groups / service clubs /businesses/film industry
  • Provide administrative support for various tourism initiatives
  • Other duties as assigned

 Current Hourly Rate:  $30.44 - $35.62     (Job Grade 4)       35 hours per week


The County of Brant is committed to providing accommodations for persons with disabilities. Accessibility accommodations are available for all stages of the recruitment process. If contacted for an employment opportunity, please advise the County if you require accommodation.

We thank all applicants and advise that only candidates to be interviewed will be contacted. Personal information submitted is collected under the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.