The Edmonton Humane Society (EHS) has been an animal welfare leader in the Edmonton community since 1907. We strive to be a model of excellence in the advancement of animal welfare and to lead the movement in creating a more humane world. EHS is a safe haven for thousands of homeless animals each year, providing veterinary treatment, behavioral rehabilitation, care, enrichment, and rehoming. Beyond animal sheltering, we engage with the community through various programs and services to support happy, lifelong bonds between people and pets.
As a team member of the Donor & Stakeholder Department, the Event Coordinator is responsible for coordination of all internal signature events, and external third-party fundraisers, and assisting with internal department events. This position creates, maintains, and grows community support and identifies needs and resources for the successful implementation of all EHS fundraising event initiatives. This role will act as the primary lead for developing and executing fundraising events and community fundraising initiatives in support of revenue generation for EHS.
EHS Signature Events
The Event Coordinator is the lead role in the planning, logistics, and execution of EHS Signature events. EHS Signature events include our largest annual event Pets in the Park, and various EHS lead events throughout the year.
The Event Coordinator role will include:
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, as well as the ability to work independently and as part of a team. You will have the ability to exercise tact, good judgment, confidentiality, and discretion while upholding high standards of performance and accountability in a multitasking environment.
In addition, you will have strong customer service is a must to ensure all who attend, are involved with and volunteer for signature and third-party events have a positive experience with EHS. 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.
The Edmonton Humane Society is an equal-opportunity employer and we thank all applicants for submitting their resumes. However, only those candidates considered for employment will be contacted.
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