This is a full-time position and can be accomplished from a home office or remote location. A regular schedule of in office hours for coordination and team meetings is anticipated after COVID restrictions are lifted.
ROI is Hiring!
ROI is looking for a resourceful, creative person to join our team as a Rural Development Program Project and Events Coordinator. This is a temporary, full-time position.
Position Status: Full-time
Number of Weeks: 8 weeks
Number of Hours per Week: 37.5
Anticipated Start Date: June 28, 2021
Anticipated Finish Date: August 20, 2021
As Rural Development Program Project and Events Coordinator, you will bring your skills of event planning, project management and client relationship management to assist a small collaborative team to facilitate the delivery of rural leadership programs and engagement events. You will design and implement efficient processes for program participant management; plan fundraising and knowledge transfer events; assist with coordination and delivery of seminars, workshops, study tours and virtual webinars. You are encouraged to bring creative ideas and strategies for stakeholder relationship building and management. The successful candidate has knowledge of rural Ontario and a desire to put processes and systems in place that encourage communities of practice to meet, share and stay connected. Ag-sector knowledge, experiences with in-person and virtual communications, Microsoft excel and office management are desired assets.
QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE:
A background or interests in topics, areas of expertise or disciplines related to ROI program areas is an asset but not a requirement. This might include for example:
This is a full-time position and can be accomplished from a home office or remote location. A regular schedule of in-office hours for coordination and team meetings is anticipated after COVID restrictions are lifted. Bi-weekly meetings will take place at the Rural Ontario Institute office north of Guelph, Ontario. Travel to the office location will not be compensated.
Please apply in confidence by email no later than June 18, 2021, sending your resume and cover letter highlighting any relevant personal accomplishments or motivations that reflect your potential success in the position.
Please apply to:
Leadership Programs Director, Rural Ontario Institute
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Current status: Open/apply now. Date posted: Jun 4 2021 ID: 60144