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Event Coordinator (Term)

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  • Job
    Full-time
    Mid Level
  • Sustainability
  • $65.4K - $83.6K
  • Toronto

Requirements

  • Bachelor's Degree in Environmental Science, Environmental Studies or a related field, oran acceptable combination of equivalent experience.
  • Minimum three years of recent and relevant experience in development and coordination of a wide variety of events and programs execution and evaluation, preferably in a post-secondary environment.
  • Experience analyzing client needs and making recommendations on appropriate event options and logistics in a post-secondary environment.
  • Experience coordinating the schedule for program and event calendars.
  • Experience determining the logistical details and activities for events and/or programming including processing registrations, preparing itineraries, confirming room bookings and speakers, arranging catering, resolving issues that may occur during events, conducting post-event evaluation and analysis and performing other event related duties.
  • Experience preparing event-related information and promotional material and maintaining information on digital platforms.
  • Experience coordinating meeting schedules, agendas, materials, action and follow-up items.
  • Demonstrated experience with preparing and editing content for communication, promotion and event material.
  • Experience working with databases and providing reports.
  • Excellent organizational, time management and problem solving skills. Well developed interpersonal and customer-service skills.
  • Excellent verbal and communication skills.
  • Advanced skills in MS Office suite (Word, Excel, Powerpoint), SharePoint, databases, social media platforms, and content management systems.
  • Experience setting up and running virtual events using software platforms such as Zoom, MS Teams, FeedLoop, and SpatialChat
  • To be successful in this role you will be:
  • Articulate
  • Organized
  • Possess a positive attitude
  • Proactive
  • Problem solver
  • Punctual
  • Resourceful
  • Team player

Responsibilities

  • Coordinating the schedule for program and event calendars
  • Analyzing client needs and making recommendations on event logistics and options
  • Determining logistical details and activities for events and/or programming
  • Conducting post-event evaluation, analysis and recommendations for changes
  • Analyzing survey results
  • Collaborating on cost estimates
  • Maintaining information on digital platforms and disseminating event-related information
  • Updating and maintaining data for various reports

FAQs

What qualifications do I need to be considered for the Event Coordinator position at the School of the Environment?

To be considered for the Event Coordinator position at the School of the Environment, you will need a Bachelor's Degree in Environmental Science, Environmental Studies or a related field, or equivalent experience. You should also have a minimum of three years of recent and relevant experience in event coordination, preferably in a post-secondary environment.

What are the essential responsibilities of an Event Coordinator at the School of the Environment?

As an Event Coordinator at the School of the Environment, your responsibilities will include coordinating program and event calendars, analyzing client needs for event logistics, determining event details and activities, conducting post-event evaluations, analyzing survey results, collaborating on cost estimates, maintaining event-related information on digital platforms, updating data for reports, and more.

What skills are required to be successful in the Event Coordinator role?

To be successful as an Event Coordinator at the School of the Environment, you should have excellent organizational, time management, and problem-solving skills. You should also have strong interpersonal and customer service skills, be proficient in MS Office suite, SharePoint, databases, social media platforms, and content management systems, and have experience setting up and running virtual events using platforms such as Zoom, MS Teams, FeedLoop, and SpatialChat.

What qualities are important for an Event Coordinator at the School of the Environment?

Important qualities for an Event Coordinator at the School of the Environment include being articulate, organized, possessing a positive attitude, being proactive, a problem solver, punctual, resourceful, and a team player.

Mission & Purpose

Founded in 1827, the University of Toronto is Canada’s top university with a long history of challenging the impossible and transforming society through the ingenuity and resolve of our faculty, students, alumni, and supporters. We are proud to be one of the world’s top research-intensive universities, bringing together top minds from every conceivable background and discipline to collaborate on the world’s most pressing challenges. As a catalyst for discovery, innovation, and progress, we prepare our students for success through an outstanding global education and commitment to inclusive excellence. The ideas, innovations, and actions of more than 660,000 graduates advance U of T’s impact on communities across the globe.