Event coordinator work study position



– Experience with coordinating and scheduling events, workshops and meetings

– Excellent organizational and time management skills

– Intermediate Skills on MS Outlook, WordPress, Mailchimp, Hootesuite and Social Media

– Social Media experience, Facebook, Twitter and Analytics

– Excellent written and verbal communication skills

– Good problem-solving skills; detail-oriented

– Self-motivated; takes initiative; pro-active

– Committed, reliable, ability to work both independently and as part of a team

Desired Skills

– Adobe Creative Suite, (Illustrator and InDesign) and Canva

– Copywriting skills for websites and articles

– Experience taking pictures for digital and print promotional material

– Familiarity with digital media games and maker technologies or willingness to learn

– Familiarity with alternative events (pop-up and hackathons) or willingness to learn

– Knowledge of technical equipment (such as ipads, videocameras, etc.)


– Coordinating events, workshops and meetings for Director of Institute

– Scheduling dates, booking rooms, ordering catering and corresponding meeting logistics

– Drafting emails, correspondence for Director and Administrative Coordinator

– Promoting events through website, social media, and print material

– Posting Institute’s social media, looking at trends and analytics

– Posting articles/events on e-newsletter (mailchimp), website and social media

– Assisting Administrative Coordinator and Director with events, which may include attending during the occasional evening or weekend, setting up space, signage and other logistics

– Assisting with writing articles about events for e-newsletter and taking pictures

– Updating tool/technical lending library (videocameras, ipads.. )

Preference will be given current Faculty of Information Students. Qualified applicants must be available to work at University of Toronto St. George campus. The successful applicant will be offered a contract of 200 hours, to be completed over the course of the Fall/Winter, Sep 6 – Feb 22, 2019-20. Salary will be $20/hour.

Please note that only successful candidates will be contacted for an interview.

To apply email CV and cover letter to Career Learning Network https://clnx.utoronto.ca by Sep 20, 2019 , Job ID#145347.  Also include design and article samples. Questions may be directed to Rekha Morbia, Administrative Coordinator, KMDI by email, Rekha.morbia@utoronto.ca, or phone 416-978-5634.