Job Posting 83409

Events & Marketing Summer Coordinator
YWCA Edmonton
Work From Home - Edmonton area
closed yesterday (Thu, 26 May)
canada summer jobs / summer students  •  $15.00/hour

About YWCA Edmonton

YWCA Edmonton is a powerful voice for equity and has been leading social change and progress for women and families in the Edmonton region since 1907. Part of an international movement, YWCA Edmonton is a trusted provider of services, programs and advocacy work that transforms lives and helps build a stronger, healthier, and equitable community for all. YWCA Edmonton is a member of YWCA Canada, the oldest and largest women’s social service organization in the nation.

Job Summary

YWCA Edmonton is looking for an enthusiastic and creative Events & Marketing Summer Coordinator to help with the development, planning and implementation of an outstanding event to commemorate our 115th anniversary, as well as to assist the External Relations department with additional events and marketing as needed. The successful candidate will play a key role in event preparations, planning and promotion.


For a summer work term, we are searching for a student to fill a multifaceted role that will include event planning, project coordination, creative work, and administrative duties (June-August 2022). The chosen candidate will be responsible for:

  1. Liaising with internal and external stakeholders and vendors during the event planning process to ensure everything is in order while adhering to budget.
  2. Identifying sponsorship opportunities for events.
  3. Negotiating with vendors to achieve the most favorable terms.
  4. Overseeing event logistics including volunteer recruitment, coordinating guest lists, site set-up, tear-down and other event follow-up tasks.
  5. Supporting development of marketing materials and event communications, including responding to inquiries from the public.

While there will be some in-person attendance required for this role, much of the remaining time could be spent working remotely if the candidate prefers. Candidates should be aware that the YWCA Edmonton has a strict COVID-19 policy that requires all personnel to be fully vaccinated to best ensure everyone's safety.

Qualifications Required:

  • Outstanding vendor management skills.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • A fundamental awareness of the non-profit event sector and how it works.
  • Knowledge of event performance monitoring methods, as well as the capacity to generate reports.
  • An understanding of social media and other marketing skills used to send invitations and promote events.
  • Excellent time management skills and the ability to adapt to changing environments.
  • Between 18 and 30 years of age.

Checks & Insurance:

  • Able to provide a clear Criminal Record and Vulnerable Sector Check
  • Able to provide a clear Intervention Record Check

YWCA Edmonton acknowledges that we are on the traditional land of Treaty 6 Territory and the Metis Homeland of Region 4. The footsteps of diverse Indigenous peoples have marked this territory from time immemorial — First Nations, Metis, Inuit and now settlers from around the world. We are all treaty members, with recognition and respect for Indigenous Peoples and the traditional territories on which we live, work and play. We call upon our collective honoured traditions and spirits to share responsibility for stewardship of this beautiful land and our community.

Employment Type: 30 hours per week

Period of Work: June 13, 2022 – September 2, 2022

Salary: $15.00/hour

Competition Closing Date: May 26, 2022 (or until suitable candidate is found)

This job is funded by the federal government’s Canada Summer Jobs program.

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