Job Posting 68657

Events and Communications Coordinator
CEED Concordia
Montreal Metro area
closes in 10 days (Sun, 7 Mar)
part time - term / contract  •  16$ per hour

About CEED Concordia:

CEED Concordia is a non-profit organization operating in Montreal, Canada and Gulu, Uganda. We are an organization dedicated to social justice, community empowerment, and positive change by supporting youth in our communities. CEED offers Concordia and Ugandan students an opportunity to contribute to sustainable community projects. We are working to shape better communities and future leaders for a better tomorrow.

Our program is supported by a fee-levy of Concordia University’s undergraduate students, a tangible expression of Concordia’s commitment to civic responsibility and experiential learning. We strive to create opportunities for students to gain firsthand experience in the international community development sector. Every year, approximately 25-30 youth from both communities become involved with our program through internships, academic initiatives, and various positions within our organization.

 

Description:

CEED Concordia is looking for a self-motivated individual to fill the position of Events and Communications Coordinator (ECC). The Events and Communications Coordinator will be responsible for planning and executing a number of events throughout the year as well as managing CEED’s external communications through the development of newsletters, social media, website updates, donor relations and promotional campaigns. The Events and Communications Coordinator will work under the direction of the Executive Director.

 

Main Responsibilities

 

The Events and Communications Coordinator will be expected to produce the following

deliverables during the course of the contract:

  • Increase CEED’s visibility and engagement: via campaigns, events, public relations 
  • Organize and promote CEED’s events
  • Assist in recruitment strategies and activities with the internship coordinator
  • Develop promotional materials for events, recruitment and the organization at large
  • Maintain and update CEED’s social media accounts and respond to direct messages regularly
  • Maintain and update CEED’s website and blog
  • Develop and implement monitoring and evaluation reports for social media, web, events and the website
  • Implement content storing and sharing processes and systems
  • Support the development of donor, partner and sponsorship relationships and organizations 
  • Maintain and support the alumni relations
  • Coordinate volunteers related to events and communications
  • Assist the internship coordinator and program assistant for management of the internship

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Eligibility:

  • Be a Concordia University Student
  • Own or currently pursuing a Bachelor Degree in a relevant field
  • 1-2 years of experience in a relevant field (eg. non-profit sector, international development, events planning, communications)

 

Required Skills and Knowledge/ We are looking for a candidate who demonstrates:

  • Excellent communication
  • Excellent cultural and intercultural sensitivity
  • Ease to work independently
  • Ease to work in a digital environment
  • Strong team spirit
  • Knowledge of Concordia’s campus and stakeholders
  • Knowledge in Event Planning
  • Knowledge in Social Media Management
  • Knowledge in Public Relations
  • Bilingual (French/English)

 

Assets

  • Experience in Global South,  East Africa in particular
  • Knowledge in web development
  • Fluent in Spanish

Benefits

  • Flexible Schedule 
  • Capacity Building

 

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