Coordinator, National Events

Location

Ottawa, ON

Reports to

Manager, Laurier Club and National Events

Summary

The Liberal Party of Canada is seeking a Coordinator, National Events for an opportunity to join a dedicated team of staff to support Justin Trudeau and the Liberal team.

The Coordinator, National Events will report to the Manager, Laurier Club and National Events and support in the planning, coordination and delivery of outstanding events for community leaders, professionals, and passionate Canadians. This role will play a key role in every part of the event preparation and execution.

We are looking for someone who cares about the work we do and who is a great fit for our culture and team. If you want to work in a dynamic, fast paced environment and want to take part in empowering Canadians to engage in the democratic process and play an active role in promoting Liberal values then we want to hear from you!

What we are looking for

  • Attention to Detail
  • Donor Focus
  • Event Management
  • Communication
  • Organization
  • Ownership
  • Professionalism
  • Resourceful
  • Time Management

What you’ll be doing

  • With support from the Laurier Club and National events team, utilizes project management methodologies, ensuring event planning, documentation, communication, and deliverables are on time and within budgets
  • Develops work plans and critical path of activities for each event to ensure that the planning and implementation is on track
  • Work collaboratively with internal and external stakeholders and outside vendors on event execution
  • Develop and distribute event materials as require
  • Organize and coordinate meetings, including virtual meetings or teleconferences, documentation preparation, and distribution
  • Assist in written and verbal communications and promotional materials for donors, potential donors, and supporters across the country
  • Assist in the compilation of data to report on event success
  • Perform cross-functional duties, as assigned

You’ll need to have

  • University or college degree in a relevant discipline, or a combination of education, certification, and professional work experience
  • Fundraising experience, with a proven track record in event management
  • Experience working with volunteers an asset
  • Solid judgment and discretion in dealing with confidential and sensitive matters
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Strong administrative & organizational skills
  • Technical skills; proficient in Excel and Office Suite, as well as CRM tools (experience with Salesforce an asset)
  • Experience with digital events and platforms (Zoom Webinar, Go To Webinar, etc.) is an asset
  • Strong verbal and written skills
  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy
  • Proven multi-tasking skills
  • Bilingualism an asset

Working Conditions

  • Some travel may be required when public health conditions safely allow
  • Will require flexible work hours at times
  • Fast paced, dynamic environment
  • Permanent, Full time position

What we offer

  • Health and dental benefits
  • Life and critical illness insurance
  • Short term and long term disability plan
  • Defined contribution pension plan
  • Maternity/Parental leave top-ups
  • Flexible schedule arrangements
  • Employee and family assistance program
  • Prime downtown location close to transit and shopping
  • Free Gym membership and shower facilities
  • Bike lockers

Deadline to Apply

July 8, 2022

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The Liberal Party of Canada is committed to the values of equity, diversity, and inclusion. We strongly encourage applications from women, Indigenous Peoples, racialized people, LGBTQ2 people, people living with disabilities, and other equity-seeking groups. If you identify as a member of an equity-seeking group, you may choose to identify as such in your application.

If you need accommodation at any stage of the application process or want more information on our accommodation policies, please contact Sandra Colin at scolin@liberal.ca.

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.

Should an offer of employment be presented to you, the offer will be conditional upon the candidates attesting to their fully vaccinated status for COVID-19 and providing proof of such vaccination. The Liberal Party of Canada is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all requests for accommodation based on a medical contraindication, religion or another prohibited ground for discrimination under the Canadian Human Rights Act. Should you require accommodation, please email hr-rh@liberal.ca.