Employment

Events Coordinator – Contract Position

Reporting to the Manager, Events this hourly contract position will focus on delivery of all events held at The Forks, both large and small.  This position would require a minimum of 20 hours a week, including evening and weekend requirements, with the ability take on additional hours during peak seasons and key events (New Year’s Eve, River Trail, Canada).

Duties include:
Administrative support, event intake and processing, arranging and conducting client meetings, liaising with suppliers, “day of” event support, holiday coverage for Events Manager, and other duties as assigned.

Skills and Qualifications:

  • 1-2 years’ experience in events,
  • strong communication skills,
  • strong administrative skills with attention to detail,
  • self-motivated,
  • creative problem solving
  • experience with OfficeSuite programs and Google Drive, Docs, Sheets, Forms, etc.

The ideal candidate is passionate about furthering The Forks as a community meeting place by helping facilitate over 275 events during the year.

This position will include evening and weekend work where required. Contract is until April 30, 2019 with option to extend for an additional year.

Interested applicants should send a cover letter and attached resume to hr@theforks.com no later than December 17.

We thank all those who apply, but only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.

 

**The Forks is also hiring a part-time Digital + Social Media Coordinator.  If your skills and interest align with both positions, a full-time contract may be available.

 

Digital and Social Media Coordinator – Contract Position

Reporting to the Manager, Marketing and Communications this contract position will play a key role in promoting The Forks, The Forks Market, and The Common through our social media platforms, The Forks Blog and website, TheForks.com, in addition to some on-call photography.  This position would require a minimum of 20 hours a week, including some evening + weekend requirements, plus additional hours during peak seasons and events, (Canada Day, NYE, River Trail and Warming Huts).

Duties include:
Research, write, edit, photograph, and post accurate, strategic and persuasive content for The Forks, The Forks Market, and The Common social media platforms as well as The Forks Blog.

Work alongside the Coordinator, Marketing and Communications to monitor all social media platforms for reviews, questions, and feedback.  Respond where required within 48 hours.

Skills and Qualifications:

  • 1-2 years’ experience in social media marketing,
  • strong writer with attention to detail,
  • self-motivated,
  • experience with Instagram, Twitter, Facebook, Google Drive, and Google AdWords,
  • strong photography skills are essential with experience in Photoshop, Lightroom, or other similar editing software.

The ideal candidate is a social media professional and aware of current industry trends, best practices, emerging technologies and platforms as it relates to digital media.

This position will include evening and weekend work where required. Contract is for 6 months with option to extend to one year.

Interested applicants should send a cover letter and attached resume to hr@theforks.com no later than December 17.

We thank all those who apply, but only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.

 

**The Forks is also hiring a part-time Event Coordinator.  If your skills and interest align with both positions a full-time contract may be available.

 

 

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*NOTE: If you are interested in employment at any of the shops, restaurants or kiosks at The Forks Market or Johnston Terminal Building, please apply to them directly.