Community Relations/Event Coordinator
Current as of: November 15th, 2017
Id : 63330
Category : Office Personnel-Perm
Location/City : AB – Edmonton
Region : Edmonton Area
Job Type : Permanent
Recruiter Name : Tracy Callander
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Our west-end client is adding to their team! If you are a highly organized Event Coordinator with strong experience in communications, marketing, and social media, then we want to hear from you! Experience in Fund Development is a plus!
Offering great perks and a meaningful career, this is an opportunity not to be missed!
Reporting to the Director of Fund Development, responsibilities include:
Key Account Responsibilities and Functions Executes fundraising initiatives including producing/updating communications, marketing and promotional materials, cases for support and engagement using various social media platforms. Maintains and coordinates new and signature fundraisers and special events. Organize/execute details related to events including program planning and logistics, publicity (write content and take photographs), registrations/invitations, answer queries, recruitment, and direct volunteers, when necessary. Collaborate and communicate with other departments in the planning and hosting of events. Organizes overall event and fundraising data to ensure accurate records are maintained in the database. Assists in preparation of annual operating budget in collaboration with the Director. Assists in writing policies and procedures for the Fund Development department including safety and quality assurance. Assist with identifying sponsorship opportunities, building relationships with targeted community groups and assist the Director, Fund Development in cultivating and soliciting a portfolio of annual giving, event prospects, sponsors and donors. Support, solicit and steward activities for all donations (including donations for silent auction), by coordinating new donor packages, thank you calls, producing donor receipts, pick-up of donations, and other related duties. Research and complete grant and donor applications. Actively participates in departmental senior management/leadership team. Takes minutes/notes when required. Serve on internal communications committees (employee Newsletter, etc.); maintain website and social media (Facebook, LinkedIn) platforms. Organize, monitor and document communication work processes. Responsible for written material to donors, suppliers, families, staff, residents and others involved with the organization to inform them of activities and upcoming events. Actively participates in department and facility meetings and in-services. Attend relevant and/or mandatory workshops, in services, seminars and conferences, as approved and apply learning in the workplace. Demonstrate commitment to learning new skills, methods and ideas, and to broaden experience through work on projects and committees. Performs other related duties as assigned.
Required Skills and Qualifications Completion of post-secondary education in Public Relations, Event Management, Communications, preferred. Equivalent education and experience will be considered. Minimum of three to five years’ progressive experience in event planning with extensive experience in special events and community fundraising goal setting and execution. Intermediate to advanced computer proficiency in using Microsoft applications– Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, Publisher. Experience using donor software as asset. Strong evidence of community and relationship/partnership development. Strong organization and project management skills with an ability to manage multiple simultaneous projects and thrive in a dynamic and complex environment. Strong commitment to service excellence, demonstrating compassion in supporting all stakeholders. Strong presentation, written and verbal communication skills. Energetic, highly motivated, demonstrating leadership and relationship management skills Driver’s License with clear Driver’s Abstract and access to vehicle.
Compensation and Benefits Salary range for this position is $50,000-$55,000 per year. A comprehensive benefits package will be also be provided.
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Please submit your resume, in Word
format, directly to Tracy Callander at firstname.lastname@example.org
Executrade is one of the largest and most comprehensive full-service recruitment firms in Western Canada, with 11 divisions and locations in Edmonton, Calgary, and Vancouver. We have over 40 years of experience helping client companies and candidates achieve their business goals and vision. Our success is due to our people, the strong relationships we build, and the continuous and robust evaluation and refining of our recruitment and staffing processes.
Individuals interested in this employment opportunity must obtain the necessary approvals from the Government of Canada – Citizenship and Immigration department, prior to applying for this position. In accordance with the Canadian Immigration laws, priority will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada for employment opportunities. Detailed information can be obtained from http://www.cic.gc.ca
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