Event Coordinator
University of New Brunswick
Fredericton, NB
The Event Coordinator will work specifically on the Canada-wide Science Fair (CWSF) team. The CWSF is a week-long event that bring together the top 500 science students and their chaperones from across the country to compete at the National level.
Representative Responsibilities
  • Create event plans for all of the sub-events happening during CWSF.
  • Coordinate all aspects of pre-event planning, including delegate package preparation, promotional materials ordering, and running event reports for all stakeholders.
  • Manage all aspects of the New Brunswick Tour Day, including planning 4 provincial tours that all include lunch, transportation and activities.
  • Coordinate all off-site and on campus events for participants, including participant lounges, opening and closing events as well as one downtown event.
  • Lead contact with many local event suppliers.
  • Coordinate all transportation during the week, as well as the sourcing and ordering of all swag items.
  • Support team members across the CWSF Team.
  • Contribute to the culture of teamwork and best-in class client service.
  • Provide support during peak times to the Conference Services Team, specifically at the Wu Conference Centre and in the Central Booking Office.
  • Actively engage in and contribute to team meetings, brainstorming sessions, problem solving, and troubleshooting.
  • Provide leadership to event volunteer teams at CWSF events.
Requirements
  • Undergraduate degree in business administration, public relations, event management or hospitality & tourism.
  • One to three years’ experience in client service preferably in meeting & event planning.
  • One to three years’ experience planning and delivering events, preferably in the hospitality and/or meetings & conventions industry or a University setting.
  • Experience working in a University environment would be considered an asset.
  • Strong communications skills and exceptional written skills.
  • Ability to consistently meet clients in a friendly, helpful and professional manner and respond appropriately to their inquiries, requests and concerns.
  • Ability to interact with a diverse group of clients.
  • Ability to assess and adapt quickly and effectively within a variety of situations and with various individuals or groups.
  • Attention to detail and ability to maintain a high level of accuracy.
The University of New Brunswick is committed to employment equity and fostering diversity within our community and developing an inclusive workplace that reflects the richness of the broader community that we serve. The University welcomes and encourages applications from all qualified individuals who will help us achieve our goals, including women, visible minorities, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, persons of any sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression. Preference will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada.

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For more information, please contact:
UNB Fredericton
Human Resources Room 102
Physics & Admin. Building
Fax: 506-453-4611UNB Saint John
Financial & Admin. Services
Room 114/115, Oland Hall
Fax: 506-648-5714
We thank all applicants for their interest but wish to advise that only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
Applications will be accepted ONLY until the end of regular business hours on the closing date.

THE UNIVERSITY OF NEW BRUNSWICK IS COMMITTED TO THE PRINCIPLE OF EMPLOYMENT EQUITY