Events Coordinator Halifax City, canada

Events Coordinator

Marketing / Communications

Volta Labs

Halifax City, Nova Scotia


We are expanding our events planning team and have an amazing opportunity for an experienced Events Coordinator. We host over 100 events annually and we are looking for someone who is enthusiastic, energetic and passionate about the startup world!  Join our dynamic team at Volta Labs and gain invaluable experience working for Halifax’s best startup house.  We pride ourselves on creating a place where entrepreneurship is celebrated and taking over the world is expected!

Required Skills:

  • Graduate of a diploma or degree program with a focus on event planning, marketing or public relations with at least one year of work experience in this field
  • Personable, presentable, articulate & able to work effectively with a team
  • Strong communication skills & the ability to communicate complex ideas
  • Effective project management skills
  • Proficient computer skills
  • Strong administrative & organizational abilities
  • Work effectively under pressure

Responsibilities Include:

  • Working as a team with our current Events Coordinator, control events from conception to clean-up
  • Meet with clients to work out event details & plan logistics (scout & book locations, food, the team, entertainment, volunteers, cleanup, etc.)
  • Ensure the drinks stay cold & the attendees stay happy
  • Create budgets & stick to them
  • Organize transportation, hire & wrangle keynote speakers or celebrities, hire A/V teams & equipment,
  • Ensure events run smoothly & efficiently and handle any crisis situations that may arise
  • Support the team with marketing & promotional activities for events
  • Manage incoming event requests & build relationships with industry stakeholders
  • Respond to comments, when appropriate, in order to foster a positive community
  • Participate constructively in interdepartmental & cross-service line communications


To apply online, send your resumé before 27-09-2017 to ;

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