Event Coordinator

Project Management
Events Management
December 8, 2020
Updated on
December 30, 2020
Valid until

The Event Coordinator will be representing Canada Talents when reaching out to external parties to coordinate guest speakers and presenters. Working with the Events team,

Canada Talents is a not-for-profit organisation that helps French-Speaking people from Europe build their dream career in Canada. Our mission is to support French-speaking job seekers and guide them in their job search, by sharing our knowledge and experience. We offer our growing community of francophone talents a reliable support in their professional development and we encourage them to reach their goals.

Key Accountability

The Event Coordinator will be presenting Canada Talents in reaching out to external parties to coordinate guest speakers and presenters. Working with the Events team, the Event Coordinator will assist with logistical aspect of hosting events including planning, registration, setup, and tear down of events.

Key Duties and Responsibilities

  • Research and contact potential speakers on behalf of Canada Talents
  • Assist in the organization of the event: looking for venues, caterers and other suppliers if needed
  • Proofread all communication supports about the event (website, event platforms, visual supports)
  • Assist to maintain the website updated
  • Write content for the website when needed
  • Attend and assist with the logistic of each event: set up and take down
  • Deliver the best guest experience possible during the event,
  • Create a wider online event offer,

Qualifications and Requirements

  • Entrepreneurial minded individual who is a resourceful self starter
  • Creative writer who enjoys producing engaging content and pays attention to details
  • Interest or experience on topic in career development, job search, and cultural integration
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills, including high level command of English grammar and spelling,
  • Strong organizational and administrative skills,
  • Ability to work independently and with a team,
  • Excellent computer skills, including proficiency in the use of Google Suite, Abobe Suite,
  • Previous experience in grant writing would be an asset,
  • French would be an asset.


This is a 8 weeks temporary position, working 35 hours/week. Working days are negotiable and you will have the opportunity to work from home.

Salary: up to $18.00 /hour

Job Type: 8 weeks temporary employment starting before January 1st, 2020,

To Apply

Please submit resume and cover letter by email at founders@canada-talents.ca. We are interested in filling this position as soon as possible and will be reviewing applications as they arrive. We thank all applicants for their interest, but only those selected for an interview will be notified. Canada Talents is an equal opportunity employer.

This position is supported financially by Service Canada; all candidates must be canadian citizen, permanent resident or refugies and under 30 years old.