Summer Event Specialist

Community Crew - St. Catharines, ON (30+ days ago)

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COMMUNITY CREW IS LOOKING FOR A SUMMER EVENT SPECIALIST!

Community Crew is an organization throughout the Niagara Region that is dedicated to helping children in need. Our core program provides healthy lunches to children throughout the school year.

Reporting directly to the Executive Director, Community Crew is seeking an Event Specialist to head up our summer events.

Your role would include:

  • Setting up & managing all indoor & outdoor community events
  • Coordinate event volunteers
  • Selling our popular micro greens
  • Managing inventory for micro greens
  • Event planning for fall events
  • Administrative duties
  • Preparing and sending out sponsor packages
  • Other duties as required

Qualifications

  • Previous experience working with community sponsors and procuring sponsorships
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills needed to communicate with staff, volunteers, sponsors, and the community
  • Exceptional organization and time management abilities required to plan, coordinate, and execute multiple events
  • Ability to coordinate volunteers of various ages and demographics in the planning and execution of events
  • Takes initiative to work independently
  • Intermediate Microsoft office skills
  • Working knowledge of social media platforms including Facebook, LinkedIn, Instagram and Twitter
  • Frequent work on weekends and evenings
  • Flexible work schedule
  • Access to a vehicle is an asset (travel to Fort Erie, Niagara Falls, St. Catharines, and Welland)

This is a Canada Summer Jobs funded position for youths between the ages of 15 and 30. Applicants must be a motivated self-starter who is able to successfully work both independently and as part of a team. They will be efficient, organized, and able to manage a busy and varied schedule. Prior skills and experience with marketing, event planning, social media and administration is required. This position is 30 hours per week, and the schedule is varied, with some evenings & weekends required for events.

Interested applicants should forward their resume to the email provided. Deadline for this position closes at 4:30pm on Friday, May 10th.

We thank all applicants for their interest, however only those who are requested for an interview will be contacted.

Job Type: Contract

Salary: $14.00 /hour

Experience:

  • event planning: 1 year (Preferred)
  • social media management: 1 year (Preferred)
  • fundraising: 1 year (Preferred)