Innovate Inclusion is Hiring a Project Coordinator

About Us
Innovate Inclusion is a not for profit that advocates for the success of underrepresented communities within technology and entrepreneurship.

Our mission is to
– foster awareness around the importance of inclusive community engagement;
– advocate for the economic development and success of underrepresented communities;
– educate corporations, communities and individuals by providing access to programs and services that support personal and professional growth.

Position
Innovate Inclusion is looking for a versatile Project Coordinator to support our continued growth and success from our office located in Waterloo, Ontario. As a Project Coordinator you will work with our team as we plan, execute, and finalize projects according to strict deadlines and within budget.

Responsibilities
– Organize meetings, events, book venues, and catering etc;
– Build and maintain positive professional relationships with community organizations and partners;
– Research and compile information as requested;
– Develop and review project schedules, estimates and all updates;
– Maintain, monitor, and respond to social media posts;
– Editorial duties (writing, proofreading, fact-checking, etc.);
– Maintain database of relevant contacts and opportunities;
– Actively solicits feedback from participants and makes recommendations as needed;
– Track program performance through collection of data on rates of participation, effectiveness of marketing and outreach activities, and other measurable impacts;
– Other tasks as required;
– Prepare reports regarding outcomes on a regular basis (monthly, quarterly, and/or as needed);
– Develop opportunities for community volunteering and engagement;
– Identify areas of focus for community impact and implementation of user friendly tools to share and promote;
– Facilitate communication with volunteer network in between events and activities;
– Assist with volunteer recruitment by planning, implementing, and attending community events;
– Additional duties as assigned.

Required Skills
– Some college coursework is helpful but not mandatory. Experience related to project management, communications, public relations and/or customer service is valued;
– Some previous work on social media websites and/or blogs, whether professional or persona and must enjoy and be familiar with social media, blogs, and review websites;
– Office computer and data management skills with proficiency in Mac OS & PC OS. Program proficiency should include Google Docs, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Adobe Indesign, Photoshop, Spark);
– Excellent written and verbal communication skills;
– Strong organization skills, interpersonal skills, and excellent attention to detail;
– Ability to exercise discretion and maintain confidentiality;
– Willingness and ability to readily respond to changing circumstances and expectations;
– Ability to remain calm and positive in a high-pressure, fast-paced environment;
– Ability to prioritize, multi-task and think of how actions have long term effects.

Travel Considerations
This is a five month contract position that requires the candidate to travel for a total of 6 days and 4 nights within Ontario. Travel, accommodations, and per diems will be covered.

Compensation
This position pays $20/hour.  We are flexible with weekly schedules and can accommodate candidates who wish to work from alternative locations a couple days each week.

Accountable to
Managing Director

Closing Date
October 30, 2019.

Location
Innovate Inclusion
14 Erb Street
Waterloo, Ontario N2L1S7

Candidates should forward their cover letter and resume to:  Hello @ InnovateInc . co


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