SaskAbilities Contract, Special Events Coordinator(s) Full Time in Saskatoon, SK


Branch Saskatoon SK CA

Contract, Special Events Coordinator(s)
Saskatoon, SK

Candace Fox, Fund Development Manager. Please contact Candace Fox, Fund Development Manager for salary details….

Employment type: Contract, Full-time for 1 Contractor/Part Time for 2 Contractors

Closing date: January 19, 2018

Duties and responsibilities:

The contracted Special Events Coordinator(s) will be responsible for leading, marketing, facilitating and delivering fundraising and event/campaign initiatives for Saskatoon. Duties include:

  • Coordination, planning, recruiting and delivery of SaskAbilities/Easter Seals Saskatchewan created fundraising events/campaigns in Saskatoon, assist with third party events or golf tournaments and assist in the brain storming and execution of provincial wide events/campaigns where necessary
  • Create/update critical paths and folders pertaining to each event
  • Assisting with SaskAbilities non fundraising events either internally for staff or as recognition for supporters/donors/volunteers
  • Events/Campaigns the Contractor will be responsible for leading or assisting will include:
  • Provincial 50/50 -Winter Windfall (December – February 10th. 2018)
  • Paper Egg Campaign (March 5th – April 1st, 2018)
  • RIKI Walkathon (May, 2018)
  • Pelican Drop (July, 2018)
  • Motorcycle into Manitou (September, 2018)
  • Camp Day (July, 2018)
  • Drop Zone SK (August, 2018)
  • Third Party Events:
  • Easter Egg Hunt, Pancake Breakfast (April 1st, 2018)
  • Draggins Car Show (April, 2018)
  • Century 21 Fusion Golf Tournament (Summer 2018)
  • Blue Goose, Saskatchewan Pond Golf Tournament (Summer, 2018)
  • Easter Seals Golf Tournament (Summer, 2018)
  • Gingerbread Run (November, 2018)
  • Communicating with SaskAbiliites staff and attending meetings as required;
  • Recruiting committee members, SaskAbilities staff or volunteers as need and required for events/campaigns;
  • Providing monthly invoices and relevant supporting documentation;
  • Maintain positive relationship with sponsors, stakeholders, volunteers, committee members and participants;
  • Working within established revenue and expense budgets established by SaskAbilities.



  • Grade 12 and post-secondary Diploma or Degree in Business Marketing, Event Management/Planner or comparable


  • Must have previous experience leading and organizing large scale event(s) and volunteer team
  • Comfortable with networking and public speaking in various settings
  • Recruiting participants and/or volunteers for events
  • Experience working in and networking in a professional environment
  • Previous experience working in databases (ie: Raisin and Blackbaud) an asset
  • Managing individuals in a work environment and/or volunteer capacity
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office products and skill working within them


  • Extremely organized with a keen eye for detail
  • Strong verbal & written communication skills
  • Time management and managing stressful situations
  • Ability to ‘think outside the box’ and be creative
  • Strong critical thinking and problem solving skills

Must have a valid driver’s license and access to reliable vehicle as some in city and out of town travel required. The final candidate(s) are required to provide satisfactory criminal record checks including a vulnerable sector search.

Compensation: Please contact Candace Fox, Fund Development Manager for salary details.

Submit resume, cover letter and references to:

Mail: Candace Fox, Fund Development Manager

SaskAbilities, Provincial Services

2310 Louise Avenue

Saskatoon, SK S7J 2C7

Phone: (306) 385-7214 Fax: (306) 373-2665

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $44,000.00 to $47,000.00 /year

or proceed with Standard Application Form.

Employment Type: Full Time
Location: Saskatoon, SK, CA
Posted on: 2018-01-10
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