10 May 2018

Job Opportunity: Cultural Events Coordinator and Marketing Assistant

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Primary Function:

Under the direction of the Research Associate the CAPT Events Coordinator will be responsible for a variety of duties including but not inclusive to: organizing various CAPT events including a Train Film Festival; fundraising activities; a cultural tour; cross cultural training; and Northern and Eastern Ontario Rail Network (NEORN) events.

Responsibilities include:

• Meet with project coordinators to identify event planning requirements, timelines and create a work plan
• Identify and recruit event participants, speakers and guests
• Coordinate and attend event organizing committee meetings
• Coordinate the design, preparation and printing of all promotional materials
• Update and maintain event information on CAPT and NEORN websites
• Receive and respond to event inquires by phone, email, and mail
• Assist with volunteer recruitment and scheduling
• Assist with grant/proposal writing and report writing
• Assist with other CAPT and NORDIK activities and events

Skills Preferred:

• Event planning and budget management
• Knowledge of Indigenous culture
• Strong organizational and time management
• Excellent verbal and written communication
• Excellent social media skills
• Understanding of community based research
• Knowledge of grant/proposal writing
• Familiar with various media outlets and social media
• Experience with Microsoft Applications
• Self-starter and team player


To be eligible to participate in the Canada Summer Jobs initiative, individuals must:
• Be between 15 and 30 years of age at the start of the employment;
• Have been registered as full-time students in the previous academic year and intend to return to school on a full-time basis in the next academic year;
• Be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or persons to whom refugee protection has been conferred under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act; and,
• Have a valid Social Insurance Number at the start of employment and be legally entitled to work in Canada in accordance with relevant provincial or territorial legislation and regulations.

Working Conditions: The hours of work will be from 8:30 – 4:30 pm, Monday to Friday with some flexible hours. The position is 8 weeks in duration and will start June 4, 2018.

Fields of Study: Community Economic and Social Development, Community Development or related field of study. Public relations and Event Management an asset.

Wage: $14.00/hour x 30 hours/per week x 8 weeks

Deadline for applications: May 24, 2018
Please send cover letter and resume to: jude.ortiz@algomau.ca
NORDIK Institute, 1520 Queen Street East, Sault Ste. Marie, ON P6A 2G4 www.nordikinstitute.com

NORDIK-Cultural Events Coordinator & Marketing Assist- 2018


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