Event coordinator

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If you’re an event-savvy, super-organized communicator who gives attention to detail, we need you! Whether you’re new to the area of events or a seasoned professional, we’re looking for your unique style of seeing an event through from idea to execution! This is a great opportunity to maintain or gain valuable event-coordination skills, while being an integral team member of the IABC/BC team. Creative and enthusiastic candidates, read on:

  • Responsible for coordinating with the marketing and communications teams and registration office to send out and publish event details to key audiences 
  • Work with the Event Managers to draft compelling content for the IABC/BC website, event registration page, email invitation and social media channels  
  • Ensure that the event is promoted effectively to key audiences through IABC/BC channels
  • Keep a close eye on event registration numbers and work with the events team and marketing and communications teams to identify strategies to boost attendance if necessary

 Qualifications

  • Highly organized, excellent attention to detail, and project management skills
  • Excellent interpersonal, and collaboration skills with a focus on professionalism
  • Enthusiasm, flexibility and ability to work with a team remotely
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Strong copywriting skills; ability to create promotional content, proofread/edit copy, and write for various digital channels including the web, blog posts and social
  • Ability to prioritize tasks, work under pressure, and follow processes
  • Previous experience with hosting Zoom events and drafting content for event promotions is an asset

Time Commitment

  • Roughly four-to-six hours per event
  • Available the week before the event date for on-call support 

Skills Learned:

  • Develop your event skills and experience, including marketing, organization, planning and delivery
  • Build on your existing strategic planning/campaign-management skills
  • Exercise your creativity in event execution and promotion
  • Expand your portfolio of work while networking and meeting other communicators
  • Hosting and managing online events

Interested? Contact volunteers@iabc.bc.ca to learn more.

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