Manitoba Organic Alliance

Your Connection to Organics in Manitoba

MOA is Hiring!

JOB TITLE: Event Coordinator

TERM: Seasonal; Full-time Summer Position (35 hours per week for 8 weeks)

START DATE: June 2024

REMUNERATION: $18.00/hr

Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Coordinate and Facilitate Event Execution: Supervise logistical aspects of in-person field tours, workshops, and events, overseeing scheduling, vendor coordination, and participant registration.
  • Speaker Coordination: Manage speakers or presenters for events, ensuring seamless scheduling and fulfillment of requirements for a smooth experience.
  • Develop Event Plans and Timelines: Collaborate within a team to construct comprehensive event plans outlining timelines, tasks, and responsibilities, ensuring strict adherence to budgets and deadlines.
  • Content Creation and Marketing: Communicate content creation and marketing strategies to the communications team.
  • Evaluate and Enhance Programs: Conduct post-event evaluations and surveys with participants, assess program success and highlight areas for improvement to implement at future events.
  • Record Keeping: Maintain records of participants and event details, compiling participant survey data for comprehensive reporting to the team and Board of Directors (BOD).
  • Post-Event Analysis and Reporting: Prepare thorough reports outlining event outcomes, achievements, challenges, and essential metrics, presenting findings to staff and the BOD for review.
  • Environmental Sustainability Integration: Implement eco-friendly strategies during events, including waste reduction, eco-practices, and partnerships with environmentally conscious vendors.
  • Risk Management and Troubleshooting: Proactively identify and mitigate potential event risks, formulating contingency plans to swiftly address issues or emergencies.
  • Digital Reorganization and File Management: Support the MOA staff in restructuring organizational files and digital assets.

 

About Us

  • The Manitoba Organic Alliance (MOA) is a dynamic organization committed to promoting, supporting, and advancing sustainable organic agriculture across Manitoba, Canada. With a rich heritage in ecological farming practices, our alliance strives to unite and empower organic producers, businesses, and stakeholders within the region.
  • At the core of our activities lies a dedication to fostering the growth and resilience of sustainable agriculture. We undertake various initiatives and programs designed to champion organic farming practices and facilitate education and networking opportunities for our members and the wider agriculture community.

 

Requirements

  • The ideal candidate will have the following:
    • Event Management Experience: Demonstrated experience in coordinating and facilitating events.
    • Organizational Skills: Ability to supervise logistical aspects effectively, including scheduling, vendor coordination, and participant registration, while maintaining attention to detail.
    • Communication Skills: Excellent communication skills are essential for managing speakers, collaborating within a team to develop event plans
    • Project Management Abilities: Proficiency in developing comprehensive event plans and timelines, with a focus on adhering to budgets and deadlines.
    • Team Player: Demonstrated ability to collaborate effectively within a team environment to construct event plans and strategies.
    • Adaptability: Capability to adapt to changing circumstances and troubleshoot problems as they arise.
  • To apply for this job, you must:
    • Be aged between 15 and 30 years old on the start date of the job;
    • Have a valid Social Insurance Number (SIN); and
    • Be a Canadian citizen, a permanent resident of Canada, or a person who has been granted refugee status in Canada.
    • Applicants must have a valid driver’s license and access to a vehicle

 

How to Apply

Send your résumé and cover letter to hr@manitobaorganicalliance.com with the subject line “Event Coordinator Application – [Your Last Name]”

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Manitoba Organic Alliance is a membership driven, non-profit alliance which unites and represents organic associations, farmers, processors, buyers, retailers and researchers in Manitoba. We are working to grow the organic sector in Manitoba through networking, education and advocacy.

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