Events Coordinator

  • Volet de programme : Jeunesse Canada au travail dans les établissements du patrimoine
  • Titre de l'emploi : Events Coordinator
  • Nom de l’organisme : London Heritage Farm Society
  • Lieu de l’emploi : Richmond, Colombie-Britannique
  • Durée de l'emploi : 2017-05-29 à 2017-08-11 (12 semaines)
  • Salaire horaire : 14,00 $

The London Heritage Farm Society offers a summer student the multifaceted and exiting position as Events Coordinator for a period of 15 weeks.


Duration of Work: May 29th until August 25th 2017



Work Days are Regular Monday through Friday, 9:30am to 5:00pm (with occasional changes of shift to include a Saturday or Sunday, as needed)


Rate of pay: $14.00 + 4% in lieu of vacation.


Main Duties:


The Events Coordinator will work in coordination with the Administrator, a few weeks prior to the events, to hire volunteers to assist with the event. He or she will prepare a list of the duties and assign as for volunteers, meet with them, and correspond by email and telephone, for coordination of time, set up, duties, etc. Other tasks will include giving tours through our heritage site to different audiences of various demographic backgrounds.


Eligibility:

Must be Canadian citizen or permanent resident. Candidate must have been a full-time student during the last academic year and be returning to full-time studies in the fall of 2017. College certificate or university degree in the following preferred: Bachelor of Arts: Business Communications Degree, or Graduate Certificate in Non-profit Fund Development, or studies related marketing, communications,and/or non-profit management.

Required Qualification, Knowledge, Education and Skills

• Proficient with MS Office

• Processes knowledge and understanding of social media platforms, their respective participants (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, ect.) and how each platform can be deployed in different scenarios

• Excellent writing and language skills

• Be energetic, positive, confident and outgoing

• Ability to prioritize and multitask

• Excellent inter-personal skills

• Ability to solve problems, including unexpected challenges


Positive Outcomes for the Student


This position is an excellent opportunity for a summer student to implement and strengthen their communication and supervising skills. It will also enable the student to gain valuable networking opportunities with City Staff and other employers in the non-profit sector.


Please send letter of interest and resume by email to londonhf@telus.net. Closing date for applications is Sunday, April 30th. We thank all applicants for their interest in the position but only candidates selected for interview will be contacted.



London Heritage Farm is located on the east side of Steveston in Richmond, BC.

Steveston is a historical fishing village in Richmond, BC that was settled in the 1880s. It still has the character of a quaint, historic fishing village but boasts over 350 businesses and services to accommodate its growing population. It is currently the largest working fishing fleet in Canada. London Heritage Farm is located on the east side of Steveston in Richmond, BC. A tourist destination for avid bird watchers, joggers, cyclists, and boats of all descriptions, with its many restaurants, shops and pathways alongside the Fraser River.

The village of Steveston has become very popular in the last couple of years, as the site for filming of the popular TV show “Once Upon A Time”. Visitors attend from all over the world, for viewing of this show and to pick up tourist mementoes.

Steveston hosts many cultural events, including the Salmon Festival, Doors Open, the Maritime Festival, Ship to Shore, and London Family Farm Day. It is a place where people care about heritage, support their community and bring their visitors and guests.


For more information visit:

http://londonheritagefarm.ca/

http://www.steveston.bc.ca/

http://www.britishcolumbia.com/regions/towns/?townID=3919

http://www.tourismrichmond.com/



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