• Full time
  • Toronto Office
  • This position has been filled
CONDITIONS:37.5 hours per week

Contract from January 27th to July 3rd, 2020

Contract with option to renew 

SALARY: $22.50 per hour
LOCATION: Downtown Toronto Office 
OTHERS BENEFITS:Flexible schedule

Possibility of working from home

Benefits 

 

Reporting to the Events Manager (Head Office) and the Director of Operations and Programming for Ontario (Provincial Office), the Event Coordinator- Ontario works closely with the other members of the Events team to complete all the projects and deliverables for the Ontario Future Education Festival. They are primarily responsible for coordinating the planning, development and execution of the annual event.

 

Our vision

That every young person achieves educational success by discovering, strengthening and enhancing their abilities with the support of both the school ecosystem and the community.

 

Our mission

Address the dropout rate by forging close connections between the school system and the community while introducing practical and innovative education projects designed to contribute to participants’ education and development of transferable skills as well as improve their qualifications.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Work with the Ontario and Québec teams to develop and plan the year-end event for all Ontario youth programming, including but not limited to some vendor selection, budget creation, ordering and purchasing, scheduling, promotion, and personnel coordination
  • Organize the year-end event and manage all event details, including but not limited to décor, catering, entertainment, transportation, venue logistics, special guests, event speakers, equipment, promotional material, etc.
  • Maintain and update the event planning info database of existing resources
  • Ensure compliance with all insurance, licensing, and health and safety obligations
  • Coordinate with external suppliers and supporting partners for event-related outcomes, including but not limited to supplier partnership development
  • Support management in Ontario and Québec in event-related tasks, including links with the Partnerships Manager
  • Develop post-event reports and promotional material for review and archival purposes

 

REQUIREMENTS:

EDUCATION:

  • Undergraduate or Graduate degree in Event planning Communications, Hospitality, or related field

 

QUALITIES:

  • Proactive problem-solving skills, strong time management, deadline driven, multitasker, and effective team player

 

EXPERIENCE:

  • 1 year in event planning position, with some graphic design capabilities (InDesign a plus), with some communications capabilities

 

LANGUAGES:

  • Must be able to communicate in English, spoken French preferred

 

TECHNICAL SKILLS:

  • Microsoft Office (especially Excel and Word), Photoshop or alternative digital media program

 

HOW TO APPLY:

Please submit all applications to vlee@youthfusion.org. Only qualified candidates will be selected for interviews. Youth Fusion is an equal opportunity employer.