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Co-Ordinator, Special Events Posted on Apr 06, 2018 by Organic Alberta

  • Location Edmonton, AB
  • Earnings $14.00 hourly
  • Work Hours 37.5 hours per week
  • Position Seasonal Full Time
  • Vacancies 1 Vacancy
  • Closing Date May 01, 2018
Job Requirements

Employer

Organic Alberta

Languages

English

Education

College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma from a program of 3 months to less than 1 year

Operating Systems and Software

Google Docs

Experience

Experience an asset

Business Equipment and Computer Applications

  • MS Excel
  • MS PowerPoint
  • MS Windows
  • MS Word
  • MS Office

Planning and Management Skills

  • Promote conference and meeting services or special events
  • Plan for social events and guest programs
  • Develop marketing and communication plans
  • Manage Event Logistics

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

  • Fast-paced environment
  • Work under pressure
  • Attention to detail
  • Tight deadlines

Work Location Information

Relocation costs not covered by employer

Administrative and Coordination Skills

  • Confirm and co-ordinate speakers
  • Co-ordinate and monitor conference and meeting activities and attend to related details

Personal Suitability

  • Effective interpersonal skills
  • Team player
  • Excellent written communication
  • Organized

How to Apply

Anyone who can legally work in Canada can apply for this job. If you are not currently authorized to work in Canada, the employer will not consider your job application.

Advertised Until

May 01, 2018

Important notice: This job posting has been provided by an external employer.The Government of Alberta and the Government of Canada are not responsible for the accuracy, authenticity or reliability of the content.

Interest Codes
The Co-Ordinator, Special Events is part of the following larger National Occupational Classification (NOC).
Conference and Event Planners
DIRECTIVE

Interest in co-ordinating services such as accommodation, transportation, conference halls and other facilities, catering, signage, displays, translation, special needs requirements, audio-visual equipment, printing and security; in organizing registration of participants; in approving suppliers' invoices; in ensuring compliance with required by-laws; and in hiring, training and supervising support staff

SOCIAL

Interest in speaking with trade and professional associations and other groups to promote and discuss conference, convention and trade show services and to negotiate contracts for services; and in meeting with sponsors and organizing committees to plan scope and format of events

INNOVATIVE

Interest in planning entertainment and social gatherings for participants and in publicizing events

Reading Interest Codes
A Quick Guide

The interest code helps you figure out if you’d like to work in a particular occupation. 
It’s based on the Canadian Work Preference Inventory (CWPI), which measures 5 occupational interests: Directive, Innovative, Methodical, Objective and Social.

Each set of 3 interest codes is listed in order of importance.

A code in capital letters means it’s a strong fit for the occupation.

A code in all lowercase letters means the fit is weaker.

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