Under the supervision of the Program Manager, the incumbent organizes and hosts a minimum of 25 events per year. You will also create new events through external partnerships that in turn will build community spirit and enhance our community in heritage, culture and arts and increase wellness and inclusivity to all of the City's events. Strong communications skills are a must as you will promote City programs and events. This individual sits on various committees, organizes meetings, records minutes and reports on events. This individual will also assist in the development, training, and supervision of camps such as summer day camps or March Break camps. Other duties include assisting with program registration and bookings, monitoring the City's website to keep information current, as well as developing, planning, organizing, promoting, and implementing City-offered programs and/or events.
This position requires a Recreation Degree and/or a diploma in a related field such as Recreation, Tourism, and Hospitality Management Event Planning. The position also requires a minimum of two years of related practical experience, a valid N.W.T. driver's license, general office skills, and computer experience including word-processing, report writing, spreadsheet and presentation development, and recreation management software. To be successful in this position, the incumbent must possess strong communication, organization, public relations, and customer service skills.
The City of Yellowknife offers an attractive salary of $71,289 - $87,445 and a benefit package which includes a monthly housing allowance and defined benefit pension plan.
Qualified applicants are required to apply no later than August 26, 2022.
Please visit the City of Yellowknife Website at: www.yellowknife.ca to submit your resume.
Please be advised that the City of Yellowknife requires all prospective employees to provide a criminal records check prior to employment. We thank all applicants who apply, but advise that only those to be interviewed will be