Job Posting 102053

Events Coordinator
Vancouver & Lower Mainland
Vancouver, BC
closes in 39 days (Sat, 31 Aug)
full time  •  $25.00-$28.00 Per Hour

At S.U.C.C.E.S.S., you will be able to grow and develop alongside a diverse team of professionals and enjoy great benefits and perks. Experience what it is like to join a purpose-driven organization and make meaningful contributions to our community. Explore our amazing new opportunities.


Department: Foundation

Employment Type: Permanent Full-Time (35 hours per week)


Job Summary:


The Events Coordinator is responsible for the planning and execution of S.U.C.C.E.S.S. Foundation’s three annual signature events: Bridge to SUCCESS galaWalk with the Dragon, and S.U.C.C.E.S.S. Foundation Charity Golf tournament. This position also works with volunteers and supports the team on donor cultivation and stewardship events. 


Reports To: Senior Manager 


Key Duties and Responsibilities: 


  • Supports core organizational administrative activities within the S.U.C.C.E.S.S. Foundation 
  • Develops marketing collaterals for the S.U.C.C.E.S.S. Foundation 
  • Provide various social media content for event promotion 
  • Writes and edits scripts for events 
  • Develops and supports the planning, production, implementation, evaluation and reporting activities for the Foundation’s events 
  • Manages activities during events, including, but not limited to, staging, volunteer management, audio-visual production, and silent/live auctions 
  • Engages and liaises with event committees to ensure events are delivered in a quality that grows the S.U.C.C.E.S.S. brand reputation in alignment with S.U.C.C.E.S.S. mandate, and maximizes revenue generation 
  • Collaborates with the Senior Manager in developing and implementing special donor cultivation and stewardship events 
  • Other related duties as instructed by the Senior Manager 


Education, Training and Experience:


  • Post-Secondary degree or diploma in fundraising, event planning, marketing and/or related discipline 
  • Minimum of two years’ experience managing events 
  • Experience working with volunteers 
  • Experience in marketing and fundraising is an asset 
  • Knowledge of technology and terminology relating to event hosting 
  • Knowledge of event financial management 
  • Knowledge of Donor Perfect is preferred and other fundraising databases is an asset 


Job Skills and Abilities:


  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills 
  • Second language knowledge is an asset 
  • Excellent interpersonal and relationship management skills 
  • Excellent resource, time management, and organizational skills 
  • Excellent technical skills in MS Office and web-based applications (e.g. MS Teams and Zoom) 
  • Ability to coordinate and execute events 
  • Ability to develop and adhere to event budgets 
  • Ability to connect, engage, and build relationships with a wide range of internal and external stakeholders and partners 
  • Ability to work independently and as a part of a team 
  • Ability to handle challenging situations with tact and diplomacy 


Additional Information:


  • Criminal Record Check Required 
  • Ability to work on evenings and weekends as required 
  • Ability to travel to other S.U.C.C.E.S.S. service locations in Greater Vancouver 
  • Ability to travel to event locations in Greater Vancouver 


About S.U.C.C.E.S.S.:


S.U.C.C.E.S.S. is a multicultural social services agency and registered charity located on the unceded Coast Salish lands of the xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam), Sḵwx̱wú7mesh (Squamish), and Səl̓ílwətaʔ/Selilwitulh (Tsleil-Waututh) Nations, S.U.C.C.E.S.S. has been helping Canadians and newcomers to achieve their full potential on their Canadian journey since 1973. We are one of the largest social service agencies in Canada, with offices in BC, Ontario and internationally/abroad. We offer programs and services in the areas of immigration, newcomer settlement, English-language training, employment and entrepreneurship, family, youth and seniors programming, health education, community development, affordable housing and seniors care.


At S.U.C.C.E.S.S., we take care of our communities and our people!


Our staff is the source of our success and we make it a priority to ensure work-life balance for our staff. We offer a range competitive and comprehensive benefit packages to ensure the well-being our staff. Subject to the type of employment, benefit packages may include:


  • paid time off ‘monthly wellness days’ (up to 12 days per year)
  • additional agency holidays (3 additional statutory holidays)
  • 3 weeks annual vacation (starting) and up to 6 weeks (maximum)
  • company-funded pension (GRRSP)
  • extended health & dental plan
  • employee & family assistance programs
  • access to wellness programs (such as subscription to Headspace) , and more


S.U.C.C.ES.S. is an equal opportunity employer. We are dedicated to building an inclusive environment that embraces diversity of thought, backgrounds and experiences. We are committed to the equitable treatment of all individuals and will continue to embed diversity and inclusion principles within our policies, procedures, services, and activities.



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