Position: Events Coordinator
Organization: ACORN (Atlantic Canadian Organic Regional Network)
Location: Sackville, New Brunswick
ACORN is the key organization in Atlantic Canada for information on organic agriculture, eating organics, and connecting all the parts together. From seed to farmer to consumer, ACORN works to bring the whole picture together–making food choices healthier and more environmentally responsible. We are looking for experienced, enthusiastic, and self-motivated individuals to join our team, and have an immediate opening for a trustworthy individual to fill our Events Coordinator position.
The Events Coordinator will support in the planning and execution process of events for our members and the general public. We are seeking a professional, detail oriented individual, who will adapt and contribute to a fast paced, and tight knit work environment. The successful candidate will exhibit excellent interpersonal skills, and superior organizational skills to manage tight timelines and conflicting priorities. You will be able to proactively identify problems and innovate solutions to challenging situations with exceptional conflict resolution, negotiation, and objection handling skills.
You will report directly to the Executive Director and will work collaboratively with Project Coordinators and the Development Coordinator. You will bring a creative, energetic and flexible approach to projects where you will coordinate, but not limited to, the following: event branding concept design, event websites, agenda and content building, venue logistics, travel booking, and communication planning. You will maintain a high level of excellence and partner relationships while collaborating with the ACORN team and membership, to provide unique and educational event experiences in organic agriculture. Therefore, an interest or experience in organic agriculture, agro-ecology, and/or the environment would be considered an asset.
Working directly with the ACORN team and external partners, you will utilize these skills to carry out the following:
Management / Team Relations
Travel will be required for this position, with frequent evenings/weekend working hours, requiring a valid driver's license and access to a vehicle.
Salary will be commensurate with experience. Please forward your cover letter to email@example.com , clearly stating your relevant experience and salary expectations and resume, no later than December 31, 2018 – interviews will begin immediately.
While all candidates will be equally evaluated based on the job requirements and competencies, youth 29 years old and younger that are unemployed or are not currently working in their field of study are encouraged to apply.
Please note the specific requirements of the position as included in this advertisement – only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
Compensation Range: $35,100-42,000/year
Vacation starting at 6% per annum.
Participation in ACORN’s Benefits program.
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Current status: Open/apply now. Date posted: Nov 30 2018 ID: 49483