Job Posting 70496

Coordinator, Signature & Third-Party Events
Edmonton Humane Society
Edmonton area
closes in 21 days (Mon, 31 May)
full time

Coordinator, Signature & Third-Party Events

Full-Time Permanent


The Edmonton Humane Society has been an animal welfare leader in the Edmonton community since 1907. We are a safe haven for thousands of animals in our care each year. EHS plays a key role in the Edmonton region by enriching the lives of people and their companion animals not only through our sheltering, but through our programs, services and community engagement.

The Role

Reporting to the Director, Donor and Stakeholder Relations, the Coordinator, Signature and Third- party events is responsible for managing internal and external signature and third-party events, such as Pets in the Park and our Paws n’ Claws Gala.  This position creates, maintains, and grows community support and revenue opportunities and identifies needs and resources for successful implementation of all EHS and donor fundraising event initiatives.

Key Roles & Responsibilities

This position is responsible for a variety of duties as follows:

  • Set policy, standards, guidelines, and expectations for EHS participation in signature and third-party events including presenting these events in a traditional format, via a virtual platform or some combination of hybrid delivery
  • Coordinate all staff support and logistics required for successful implementation of events
  • Develop Volunteer committees and teams to lead, support, implement and evaluate events
  • Liaise with the Development Officer, Strategic Partnerships on the development, execution and direction for donor participation, stewardship, and acknowledgement of individual donors, and donors/sponsors in event-based fundraising and fund development initiatives

Education and Requirements

  • A certificate, diploma or degree in a related field (fund development, business administration, marketing, communications, public relations, event planning)
  • A minimum of 3 years of hands on experience in an event planning role is required

Skills and Abilities

As the ideal candidate, you will have a passion for people, performance and diversity within the lens of animal welfare. You will have strong planning, organizational and project management skills that are necessary, as well as the ability to work independently and as part of a team.

You will have the ability to work well in stressful situations and adapt accordingly.

A lifelong learner with a commitment to personal and professional development will find success in this position by employing a passionate and committed approach to fund development practice.


Compensation: EHS offers a competitive Not-For-Profit compensation package which includes a comprehensive benefits package, and a strong work-life balance.

Hours: 40 hours a week; however, is expected to work hours as required to fulfill department responsibilities and some evenings and weekends may be required.

How to Apply:

If you are looking for a rewarding career in an exciting fast paced enviornment, then we invite you to forward your resume and salary expectations, in confidence, by email to


The Edmonton Humane Society is an equal opportunity employer and we thank all applicants for submitting their resume. However, only those candidates considered for employment will be contacted.

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