Coordinator - Special Events & Marketing

 Coordinator, Special Events & Marketing Edmonton Office CAREERS: The Next Generation is a unique, non-­‐profit organization raising youth awareness of career options and helping students earn while they learn through internship. We partner with government, educators, communities, industry, parents and students to introduce youth to rewarding careers and develop the skilled workers of the future. Our vision is for strong, vibrant communities where youth develop their paths to career success. If you have a high energy level and a great sense of humor, we invite you to join our team. In this key role you will provide support to staff in the Growth and Stakeholder Relations department; facilitate special fundraising events and student/donor recognition activities; assist with marketing and fundraising using digital and social media; and work with members of the Stakeholders Department to manage and maintain donor recognition, pledge management and collection. This is an exciting opportunity for someone with skills in event management and knowledge of innovative marketing strategies to reach diverse audiences including students and employers. Your responsibilities will include: • Coordinate special events including track activity plans and progress; create and track event budgets; enlist and organize volunteers; arrange event requirements including venue, catering and entertainment; ensure gaming licenses are secured and reporting is completed; and maintain a database of contacts and event information. • Liaise with Stakeholder Relations staff regarding promotional/advertising strategy; produce event materials, such as invitations and programs; manage information on CAREERS’ website, Facebook page and other social media; assist in the production of newsletters; and maintain an inventory of promotional materials and order supplies. • Manage and maintain databases; provide administrative support for Growth and Stakeholder Relations departments; and provide coverage for administrative staff when required. As Coordinator, you will have the following attributes: • Post-­‐secondary education in Business Administration, Marketing, or similar program. • Demonstrated ability to work under pressure, and handle multiple projects with minimum supervision. • Skilled in the use of word-­‐processing and graphics design software. • Knowledge of marketing through websites and social networking. [Type text] •
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[Type text] [Type text] Self-­‐directed with tact, diplomacy and a clear, courteous and professional manner when dealing with the public. Effective verbal and written communication skills and the ability to work cooperatively with staff inside and outside of the organization. The ability to build strong relationships with current and prospective donors. Please send your resume and cover letter to [email protected] This opportunity is open until a suitable candidate is found. . Thank you for your interest in this position, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.