Town of Aurora Aurora, CO, USA
Dec 02, 2019Full time Contract
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: email@example.com 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.