Position: Events Coordinator
Hours: 18.5 hours weekly (50% FTE)
Remuneration: 51,999 (pro-rated to 50%)
Start Date: September 2022
Reporting To: ACIC Membership and Operations Manager
Application Deadline: Thursday, August 11 at 11.59 pm Atlantic
The Atlantic Council for International Cooperation (ACIC) is a coalition of individuals, organizations, and institutions working in the Atlantic region, which are committed to achieving global sustainability in a peaceful and healthy environment, with social justice, human dignity, and participation for all. ACIC supports its members in international cooperation and education through collective leadership, networking, information, training, and coordination, and represents their interests when dealing with government and others.
ACIC also takes a leadership role in engaging Atlantic Canadians around issues relating to international development, global sustainability, and social justice. Through our public engagement work, ACIC strives to give Atlantic Canadians the knowledge, skills, and tools necessary to become active global citizens.
We currently have over 70 members, including national organizations and grassroots organizations from across the Atlantic Provinces. www.acic-caci.org.
ACIC is currently seeking an Events Coordinator to support ACIC planning, logistics and implementation of ACIC programs. This will include the planning, coordination, and overall delivery of a variety of engaging events, programs, and activities that fit into ACIC’s strategic plan.
The Events Coordinator will work with ACIC staff responsible for the areas of programming and communications and will:
take a leadership role in logistics and planning for key ACIC public activities and events, including ACIC’s annual symposium, ACIC youth gathering, International Development Week (IDW) events, and other events and activities hosted throughout the year.
participate in program development meetings with partners and communications meetings with communications team.
plan webinars, workshops and other learning activities for youth and sector participants participating.
provide logistical, training, and administrative support to ACIC’s programs, which may include but is not limited to ACIC youth programs and projects, training and public engagement activities, and membership and stakeholder relations.
assist with program promotion, recruitment, and outreach activities to diverse audiences, including newcomer, Indigenous, and visible minority youth.
work with programs staff to develop and deliver trainings and workshops to ACIC members and/or youth audience.
develop resource materials related to ACIC’s mandate, programs and objectives (compile resources, information, and activities).
support maintenance of social media presence across Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, and LinkedIn.
support ACIC’s commitment to ensuring youth programs are equitable, accessible and free of barriers for youth
assist with marketing, communications, and public engagement activities.
undertake other activities as required.
Experience organizing logistics for workshops, conferences, and other events
Excellent organizational and time management skills
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Ability to work independently, as well as evenings and weekends at times
Experience using social media and web platforms (e.g., Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn, Eventbrite, etc.) as asset
Experience creating promotional materials with Canva or other platforms an asset
Knowledge of and interest in non-government organizations (NGO), international development, youth engagement, and community groups in the Atlantic
Experience conducting interviews and facilitating workshops
Passion for engaging in programs that center youth voices
Commitment to centering equity, accessibility, and social justice in program development and implementation
Knowledge of an additional language, other than English, as an asset
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