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Company Name:
Horizon Housing Society
Approximate Salary:
Not Specified
Location:
Calgary, Alberta
Country:
Canada
Industry:
Development and Housing
Position type:
Full Time
Experience level:
2 - 5 years
Education level:
Bachelor's Degree

Stakeholder Relations Coordinator

About Us

At Horizon Housing, we believe everyone in our city deserves a place to call home.We provide afforable, supportive housing to low income Calgarians with special needs. 

We are in growth mode, and our small but mighty Stakeholder Relations team has a remarkable opportunity for a motivated and detail-oriented multi-tasker who is keen to learn. 

The Role

Reporting to the Director of Stakeholder Relations, the Stakeholder Relations Coordinator supports implementation of our stakeholder engagement plan. This experienced event planner will also support fund development, communications and volunteer management tactics and other support of Stakeholder Relations initiatives. 

 Variety is the spice of life in this job! It's a rare to find roles where you'll get exposure to so many different areas. The successful candidate will add new skills and exprience to their portfolio while working as part of a team that leads all fund development, government relations, media relations, issues management, employee engagement and tenant engagement on behalf of the organization. 

Key Responsibilities:

 1. Event Management

  • Plan, market, execute and evaluate an event portfolio spanning tenant engagement events, ground breakings, grand openings, AGMs and third-party fundraisers.
  • Support team building and training initiatives.

2. Fund Development

  • Solicit and steward event sponsors.
  • Support donor stewardship initiatives led by other team members.
  • Research funding opportunities and create annual grant calendar.
  • Draft applications for a limited number of grants.
  • Support third-party fundraisers.
  • Coordinate team volunteer days for our donors.
  • Lead the casino fundraiser.
  • Maintain donor records and receipting.

 3.  Communications

  • Research, write and edit content for web, newsletters and other channels.
  • Develop and implement social media strategies, acting as content and measurement lead.
  • Coordinate production and distribution of communications tools.
  • Support the development of communications plans to support organizational objectives.

 4.  Other

  • Coordinate our Tenant Advisory Group meetings.
  • Provide occasional support for our government relations and advocacy work.
  • Provide back up support for our media and issues management.
  • Other duties as assigned.

 

 SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Post-secondary program in public relations, fund development, communications or marketing.  
  • Three to five of years related work experience.
  • Direct experience planning and executing events for hundreds of guests.
  • Outstanding organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Excellent writer with the ability to adapt voice and message to the stakeholder.
  • Highly self-motivated; takes initiative, asks questions and sees tasks through to completion.
  • Ability to work in a diverse and fast-paced environment with competing priorities.
  • Flexible and adaptable multi-tasker and problem solver.
  • Strong team player with polished inter-personal skills and a positive and professional attitude.
  • Intermediate proficiency in Microsoft Office is required.
  • Working knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite, Mailchimp, SurveyMonkey, WordPress, Hootsuite and Google Analytics tools would be an asset.
  • A valid Class 5 Driver’s License (or provincial equivalent) and the use of a personal vehicle for business use are required.

 

To Apply

Does this sound like you? Please visit our website at www.horizonhousing.ab.ca. If you like what you see, then email your cover letter and resume to [email protected]

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