Member Events & Engagement Coordinator

Chartered Professional Accountants of Manitoba - Winnipeg, MB (30+ days ago)

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The Chartered Professional Accountants of Manitoba (CPA Manitoba) is a regulatory body that represents more than 9,000 members, candidates and students. CPA Manitoba protects the public interest through rigorous educational and certification programs and ensures its members uphold the highest professional and ethics standards.

Position Summary

Reporting to the Manager, Member Events & Engagement, this position is responsible for planning, organizing, and executing numerous annual events ranging from convocation and member awards to conferences and sporting events. The Coordinator will also support other member services activities such as Member Recognition and Financial Literacy programs. Initial 13 month term with the possibility of extension for a longer-term contract.

Key Responsibilities

  • Assist in the execution of all events
  • Act as a key point of contact during events
  • Work collaboratively with existing vendors and partners
  • Engage with sponsors, speakers and special guests
  • Liaise with a variety of internal departments to ensure event requirements are met
  • Participate in pre-event and post-event planning meetings
  • Assist in engaging a variety of CPA member groups
  • Provide support for the Member Recognition and Financial Literacy programs as well as other member services activities
  • Provide back up reception support as member of rotating reception team

Required Qualifications

  • 2-4 years of experience in coordinating events and projects
  • Demonstrated ability to provide leadership when planning and executing events
  • Excellent interpersonal skills in dealing with a variety of key stakeholders including members, colleagues, volunteers, board of directors, etc.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office and Adobe Acrobat X

Desired Qualifications

  • A university or college diploma
  • Experience working in an association or not-for-profit environment
  • An understanding or familiarity of the accounting and finance industry
  • A working knowledge of member databases


  • Highly organized, adaptable, detail-oriented, ability to manage multiple priorities and tight deadlines
  • Self-starter who takes initiative in beginning or completing projects
  • Creative, energetic, willingness to contribute ideas
  • Team-player who strives to create a positive and collaborative working environment
  • Strong communicator, both written and verbal

Due to the nature of the role, some evening and weekend work is required, as well as access to a vehicle. Physical lifting of up to 40 pounds is also expected from time to time.

Please email a resume, cover letter and salary expectation by no later than September 30.

Applications without a cover letter and salary expectations will not be considered. The cover letter must provide clear examples to demonstrate education and qualification requirements.

Human Resources

CPA Manitoba

CPA Manitoba is an equal opportunity employer. We thank all interested applicants. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted. No telephone calls requested.

Job Types: Full-time, Temporary