Event Coordinator

ArtsLink NB is looking for a creative and driven professional to assume the role of Event Coordinator. The successful candidate will be responsible for planning and delivering a multi-day symposium in the fall of 2020 with support from the Executive Director and a committee of volunteers. This symposium will focus on contemporary themes surrounding art and place.

Event planning experience is essential. Knowledge of New Brunswick Arts sector specifically, and the Atlantic Canada arts sector generally, will be considered assets. The Event Coordinator will have frequent interactions with partner organizations, sponsors, media, and the creative sector as a whole, and should be comfortable with fundraising and development,  public speaking, and media liaison. Bilingualism is an asset.

Term: 26-week contract with the option for extension.

Salary: $15/hr @ 30hrs/week

Candidates must be eligible through the Youth Employment Fund. The Youth Employment Fund (YEF) provides an entry point to long term employment for unemployed, case-managed individuals between 18-29 years of age who require a work experience opportunity as identified through their employment action plan. By placing an individual with an employer, the youth will gain work experience and develop skills through basic workplace training, mentoring and coaching (from the employer).


Education and Experience:

  • Minimum: Bachelor’s degree or relevant diploma
  • Experience in a event planning and project management
  • Development and fundraising experience
  • Data analysis, project management, organization and reporting capabilities
  • Strong writing, research, and communication skills
  • Experience with non-profit culture and Government working groups

Related Tasks:

  • Project coordination
  • Development and fundraising
  • Sponsorship planning
  • Collect, analyze and present data in relation to members and events
  • Brainstorming, problem solving, and idea generation with ArtsLink NB team
  • Coordinate the timely translation of materials as required/directed
  • Development and fundraising experience
  • Provide coordination, support, and assistance for existing ArtsLinkNB events, as needed

About ArtsLink NB: ArtsLink NB unifies New Brunswick’s arts and culture sector and fosters the sector’s contributions to a dynamic and prosperous province. ArtsLink NB is a member-based organization representing New Brunswick’s Anglophone arts and culture sector. Its base of over 300 active members includes professional artists and arts organizations. The mission of ArtsLink NB is to advance the arts in New Brunswick by linking and unifying artists and arts organizations and promoting their value to the community.

Application Deadline: May 1, 2019

Start Date: May 31, 2019

Type of Work: Full time ( 30 hours per week)

Location: Saint John with the option to work remotely.

Education Level: University (undergraduate) minimum

Languages: English (French an asset)

Travel Required: Yes

How to Apply: By E-Mail, and please include cv and references: info@artslinknb.com

ArtsLink NB is an equal opportunity employer.