CCEDNet Recruiting 2009 Local and National Learning Events Coordinators!

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Local Learning Events Coordinator (Winnipeg, MB)

National Learing Events Coordinator (Winnipeg, MB)

 

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Local Learning Events Coordinator, the Canadian CED Network

The Canadian CED Network is a values-based non profit organization committed to strengthening the social, economic, and environmental conditions of Canadian communities. We have several hundred members throughout Canada working at the grass roots level in rural, urban, Aboriginal and northern settings, and have offices in Victoria BC, Winnipeg MB, Toronto ON, and Charlottetown PEI. We offer an inclusive, learning environment for staff and members and seek to create opportunities for young people to develop their skills and leadership in building sustainable communities. For more information on the network please go to our website: www.ccednet-rcdec.ca

TERM OF EMPLOYMENT:
Start Date: August 2008 - June 2009

Please submit your CV and a letter of application no later than August 6, 2008 by Email to Brendan Reimer breimer@ccednet-rcdec.ca


POSITION DESCRIPTION
Reporting to the Project Manager of SEED Winnipeg (Co-Host of the National CED Conference along with Ka Ni Kanichihk), the Local Learning Events Coordinator will be responsible for:
• Submitting funding applications and follow up to conference funders (corporations, foundations, credit unions, governments).
• Supporting the local organizing committee inclusive of urban, rural, francophone and Aboriginal organizations and CFDCs.
• Planning and coordinating local aspects of the conference program.
• Overseeing communications with presenters and participants.
• Marketing of the conference.
• Planning and managing the site visit component of the conference to highlight innovation of CED in Manitoba.
• Managing volunteer orientation and tasks at the conference.
• Planning and coordinating the Conference Showcase and Marketplace.
• Contributing to aspects of managing on-site logistics at the conference itself, including contracts and agreements with selected venue and accommodations.
• Contributing to management of pre-conference and on-site communications, including programs and registration materials, and participant packages.
• Completing required reports for local conference funders.
• Completing proceedings and evaluation reports for the conference.
• Managing these same activities for the 2008 Manitoba CED Gathering, reporting to the CCEDNet Regional Coordinator for this component.

QUALIFICATIONS:

• Post-secondary education in a related field of study.
• Proven experience in writing funding proposals.
• Proven experience in marketing and networking for major learning events.
• Excellent command of written and spoken English.
• Excellent interpersonal communications skills.
• Excellent command of Microsoft Word, Outlook, PowerPoint, and Excel.
• Ability to work independently, and to work effectively as part of a team.
• Experience working with community-based organizations.
• Experience managing large-scale events and conferences.
• Familiarity with CCEDNet and the issues current in community economic development and the challenges facing rural and urban communities in Canada.
• Established networks and contacts with CED organizations.
• Demonstrated good judgement.
• Excellent organizational and administrative skills.
• Positive attitude.
• Ability to work in a team and independently.
• Ability to multi-task and meet deadlines.
• Spoken and written French an asset.

WORKING CONDITIONS:

• Position based at SEED Winnipeg's office in Winnipeg, MB.
• Requires extensive computer use and teleconferencing with participants.
• 35 hours per week, may involve overtime work at peak periods.
• Salary is $20 an hour, plus statutory benefits.

Click here for the PDF version of this job description.


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National Learning Events Coordinator, the Canadian CED Network

The Canadian CED Network is a values-based non profit organization committed to strengthening the social, economic, and environmental conditions of Canadian communities. We have several hundred members throughout Canada working at the grass roots level in rural, urban, Aboriginal and northern settings, and have offices in Victoria BC, Winnipeg MB, Toronto ON, and Charlottetown PEI. We offer an inclusive, learning environment for staff and members and seek to create opportunities for young people to develop their skills and leadership in building sustainable communities. For more information on the network please go to our website: www.ccednet-rcdec.ca

TERM OF EMPLOYMENT:
Start Date: August 2008 - July 2009

Please submit your CV and a letter of application no later than August 6, 2008 by Email to Brendan Reimer breimer@ccednet-rcdec.ca

POSITION DESCRIPTION
Reporting to the Regional Coordinator of the Canadian CED Network, the National Learning Events Coordinator will be responsible for:
• Submitting funding applications and follow up to conference funders (corporations, foundations, credit unions, governments).
• Supporting the national organizing committee inclusive of urban, rural, francophone and Aboriginal organizations and CFDCs.
• Planning and coordinating national aspects of the conference program.
• Overseeing communications with presenters and participants, including travel subsidies.
• Marketing of the conference.
• Planning and managing the site visit component of the conference to highlight innovation of CED in Manitoba.
• Managing volunteer orientation and tasks at the conference.
• Planning and coordinating the Conference Showcase and Marketplace.
• Contributing to aspects of managing on-site logistics at the conference itself, including contracts and agreements with selected venue and accommodations.
• Contributing to management of pre-conference and on-site communications, including programs and registration materials, and participant packages.
• Completing required reports for local conference funders.
• Completing proceedings and evaluation reports for the conference.
• Support the Local Learning Events Coordinator in organizing and managing the Manitoba CED Gathering in the fall of 2008.

QUALIFICATIONS:

• Post-secondary education in a related field of study.
• Proven experience in writing funding proposals.
• Proven experience in marketing and networking for major learning events.
• Excellent command of written and spoken English.
• Excellent interpersonal communications skills.
• Excellent command of Microsoft Word, Outlook, PowerPoint, and Excel.
• Ability to work independently, and to work effectively as part of a team.
• Experience working with community-based organizations.
• Experience managing large-scale events and conferences.
• Familiarity with CCEDNet and the issues current in community economic development and the challenges facing rural and urban communities in Canada.
• Established networks and contacts with CED organizations.
• Demonstrated good judgement.
• Excellent organizational and administrative skills.
• Positive attitude.
• Ability to work in a team and independently.
• Ability to multi-task and meet deadlines.
• Spoken and written French an asset.

WORKING CONDITIONS:

• Position based at CCEDNet's regional office in Winnipeg, MB.
• Requires extensive computer use and teleconferencing with participants.
• 35 hours per week, may involve overtime work at peak periods.
• Salary is $20 an hour, plus statutory benefits. 

Click here for the PDF version of this job description.
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