We’re looking for a part-time event coordinator to join our team to create compelling and inspirational events for the Atlantic Canadian technology community. Your work will have a direct impact on the lives of Atlantic Canadians by inspiring them to create, connect with their peers, and provide them with opportunities to grow their careers and interests.
Halihax is the largest community of Atlantic Canadian technology builders with over 1500 members who engage daily through our Slack channel, during our events, and engage with our job board. We believe that by building a diverse, inclusive, and welcoming community of software creators we can help create the conditions for our members to thrive and for the ecosystem as a whole to prosper.
Our community is backed by a federally registered non-profit, sponsored by leading technology firms, and is driven by an experienced team of volunteers dedicated to achieving our mission of inspiring, connecting, and growing the Atlantic Canadian technology ecosystem.
About The Role
As an event coordinator, you will be responsible for:
Planning and running our monthly virtual & in-person events, including, day-of logistics and coordination with speakers
Managing vendor relationships and the budget for our events program
Gathering, reporting, and iterating on feedback from our community
Joining our biweekly meetings to coordinate with our team and other staff to promote our events & community as a whole
Defining & reporting on KPIs associated with our events program during our quarterly meetings
Working with our volunteers & community to define our event roadmap and locate strong speakers
We’re looking for someone who has:
Strong written & vocal communication skills
An eye for logistics, planning, and organization
Ability to work independently at their own pace
Desire to learn, can fail quickly, and iterate on feedback
Previous experience organizing events
Ability to work on a part-time contract basis for 10 to 15 hours a month
Working with Halihax:
Work whenever it’s best for you! Our only requirement is that you’re able to attend our organized events (usually weeknights), our bi-weekly meetings (usually Tuesday @ 5:30 PM), and are able to communicate with vendors as needed.
This is a part-time contract position with an hourly rate of $25.
This is an incredible opportunity for someone looking to grow their event coordination skill set and gain exposure to the Atlantic Canadian technology ecosystem. Perfect for someone who is still in school or looking for flexible growth opportunities.
How To Apply
Please send your resume with a brief cover letter to email@example.com. Once we’ve reviewed your application, we will reach out to set up an interview with one of our team members.
We'll let you know about upcoming events, speaking opportunities, or other important community news.