Job Posting 100300

Events Coordinator
Allan Brooks Nature Centre
Thompson & Okanagan
250 Allan Brooks Way, Vernon, BC
closes in 2 days (Mon, 15 Apr)
full time  •  $21 - $23 per hour

Join Our Team: Events Coordinator Opportunity at ABNC! 

 

Are you passionate about creating unforgettable experiences that make a difference? Do you thrive in a dynamic environment where your creativity and organizational skills shine? If so, we have the perfect opportunity for you!

 

At Allan Brooks Nature Centre (ABNC), we're dedicated to making a positive impact on our community and the environment. As our EVENTS COORDINATOR, you'll play a pivotal role in bringing our mission to life through the planning, coordination, and execution of a wide range of events. From educational workshops and community engagement campaigns to festivals and fundraisers, you'll have the chance to make a difference every day.

 

What You'll Do:

  • Collaborate with our team to conceptualize and plan events that align with ABNC's mission and goals.
  • Develop comprehensive marketing strategies to promote events and drive attendance.
  • Liaise with vendors, sponsors, and partners to secure necessary resources and support.
  • Ensure seamless execution of events by managing logistics, budgets, and timelines.
  • Recruit, train, and supervise volunteers to support event activities.
  • Conduct post-event evaluations to assess success and identify areas for improvement.

 

What You'll Bring:

  • A degree or diploma in event management, hospitality, marketing, or similar field.
  • Proven experience in event planning, preferably in a non-profit or customer-focused organization.
  • Strong organizational and communication skills, with the ability to manage multiple projects.
  • Collaborative leadership style with a passion for mentoring and motivating volunteers.
  • Creative thinking and problem-solving abilities to overcome challenges and create innovative event experiences.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office, social media platforms, and database management.
  • Flexibility and adaptability to work under pressure and meet changing priorities.
  • A passion for nature, environmental conservation, and outdoor education.

 

Candidates must:

  • have a valid BC Driver’s License, reliable transportation and willing to provide a driver’s abstract for review
  • First aid and CPR certification or willingness to obtain upon hiring.
  • provide a Criminal Records Check

 

Why Join Us:

 

  • Make a meaningful impact: Help us create engaging events that inspire our community to connect with nature and foster environmental awareness and a sense of stewardship in your community.
  • Collaborative culture: Work alongside a dedicated team who share your passion for making a difference and values innovation and creativity.
  • Growth opportunities: Expand your skills and expertise in event planning while contributing to the success of a respected organization.
  • Enjoy the stunning natural landscapes of the North Okanagan and be inspired every day.
  • Wage: $21 - $23 per hour (35 hours per week) commensurate with experience.
  • 3 weeks of vacation plus a paid week off during the Christmas break.

 

If you're ready to take your event planning career to the next level and make a difference with ABNC, we want to hear from you! Apply now to join our team as an Events Coordinator and be part of something truly special. Together, we'll create unforgettable experiences that leave a lasting impression on our community and the world.

 

This is NOT a remote position. There is some flexibility around working hours but the employee is required to work on site 90% of the time. Must be flexible to work evenings and weekends during scheduled events.

 

Before applying please visit: https://www.virtualjobsearchcoach.com/find-a-job/

 for the detailed job description, compensation details, and required qualifications.

 

To Apply:

 

Please email your resume AND COVER LETTER ‘stating why you would be an ideal fit for this role’ to the attention of Stacey Davidson, ABNC Board Director of HR at:

Please state “Events Coordinator” in your email subject line.

 

Applications will be received until the position is filled. We look forward to welcoming a dedicated Events Coordinator to our ABNC family!

 

At Allan Brooks Nature Centre, we are committed to fostering an inclusive and diverse workplace. We encourage individuals of all backgrounds and identities to apply for this position.

 

We thank all applicants for their interest in joining our team; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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