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Special Events Coordinators

Position: Special Events Coordinators

Hours & Date: (30 hours/week) from May 28th to July 20th 2018

Number of positions: 5



Job Description: Under the direct mentorship and supervision of members of the Bet Nahrain Assyrian Heritage Centre- Board of Directors, the Special Events Coordinator will assist in the planning and execution of various mid-to large- scale activities/events in Hamilton and the surrounding area.



  • Assist in the planning of existing cultural, community outreach, and sporting events in Hamilton

  • Work as part of a team to scout and book- locations, food vendors, entertainment, event volunteers, and clean-up teams

  • Ensure event budgets are tracked and adhered to

  • Develop and distribute info kits and promotional materials

  • Research and connect with potential sponsors to secure funding/merchandise/equipment

  • Produce and distribute satisfaction surveys to attendees at events

  • Creating and manage lists to ensure all event/activity related tasks and deadlines are met.

  • Propose a new fundraising event that incorporates Assyrian heritage/culture/traditions.

  • Some evening and weekend work will be required

  • Other duties as assigned



  • A student 15-30 years of age who has an intent to return to school next term.

  • Previous experience in any type of event planning and/or a passion to gain more skills in this area.

  • Detail oriented and creative

  • Strong interpersonal skills

  • Comfortable with, and/or skilled at, making cold calls

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

  • Experience working with Microsoft Office programs

  • Interest in Assyrian culture and heritage is an asset

Please submit your resume by Friday, May 18 to In the subject line include: position your applying for + your name

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