Title: Sustainable Business Expo (SBX) Specialist
Organization: Sustainability Leadership
Location: virtual, anywhere in Canada
Eligibility: under 31 years (see below)
Date Posted: June 9, 2021
Closing Date: 5pm EST on June 21, 2021, or until the position is filled
Start Date: August 3, 2021
End Date: November 19, 2021 (16-week contract)
Do you love planning and hosting events? Do you enjoy finding creative ways to engage and educate people? Are you enthusiastic about sustainability? Do you believe in working for an organisation with purpose?
We are looking for someone to coordinate the planning and hosting our largest event of the year, the Sustainable Business Expo! This Signature Event will be hosted virtually and span multiple days across 3 months, featuring multiple speakers, panelists and content streams. Our theme this year is Zero Waste and Circular Economy.
The Sustainable Business Expo (SBX) Specialist will report to the Executive Director and take responsibility for the planning and hosting of the events leading up to and during the SBX. They will also assist the Executive Director and other staff with the development of our online program and supporting resources to contribute to the overall success of the SLP in driving impact in the Halton, Hamilton and Niagara Region communities served.
Duties and Responsibilities
The candidate will be responsible for:
The ideal candidate will have a post-secondary degree or diploma in Event Management, Hospitality, Education, or related program. A strong interest or passion for sustainability and contributing to a healthy community would be preferred.
The successful candidate will have the following qualifications, traits and abilities:
Additional requirements of our funders stipulate that the successful candidate must be:
This position will provide the candidate with the following technical and soft skill development opportunities:
This position is being funded by a federal grant for 16 weeks, spanning August 3 to November 19, 2021, ideally. Remuneration is $20 per hour for a 37.5 hour work week.
Location of Work
The majority of this work will be conducted from home or other location as determined by the successful candidate. Occasional work and in-person meetings may be conducted if possible adhering to COVID safety precautions at the Sustainability Leadership Hamilton office or other location.
About Sustainability Leadership
Sustainability Leadership, presented by Sustainable Hamilton Burlington, is a non-profit social enterprise, launched in 2011, dedicated to advancing adoption of sustainable business practices in our business organizations for a healthier environment and thriving, prosperous communities. We aim to make sustainability the new business norm and contribute to a sustainable, low carbon economy. We believe that by assisting our organizations (including businesses, institutions and nonprofit organizations) to achieve their potential through sustainability, and to adopt climate mitigation and adaptation measures, we will help create sustainable prosperity for our communities while contributing to greenhouse gas emissions reduction and other climate change goals.
Roles & Responsibilities of Sustainability Leadership
Sustainability Leadership is a purpose-driven organisation, dedicated to providing a rewarding and mutually beneficial experience for our Staff and Volunteers. We will strive to gain an understanding of each person’s career and personal aspirations as they relate to their work with Sustainability Leadership and do whatever we can to support these goals. Overall, we endeavor to provide a diverse, inclusive culture that promotes positive professional and social interactions with other like-minded individuals that leads to camaraderie and enhanced learning.
Training to enhance the foundation of the candidate’s knowledge in software and content development will occur via online training programs and guidance from other staff, whilst SBX knowledge and insight will be provided by the Executive Director.
Interested candidates should send Covering Letter and Resume to email@example.com by 5pm EST on June 21, 2021, or until the position is filled.
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Current status: Open/apply now. Date posted: Jun 9 2021 ID: 60224