Join our team!

We are looking to fill the following part-time, contract positions.

Communications and
Administrative Assistant

Title: Contract Communications and Admin. Assistant

Hours: 20-30 hours per week (with flexibility)  

Compensation: $20-$30/hour depending on skills/experience

Category: Part-time/Contract      

Term: Jan 1 – Dec. 31, 2022

Location: Hybrid – Remote/On Site. Preference will be given to those with a a home office within 2 km of the BIA

As one of Calgary’s newest BIAs, we’re aiming to harness the passion and diversity of area residents and businesses to re-imagine Centre Street North as a pedestrian-friendly, accessible destination neighbourhood where everyone belongs to gather, shop, eat, live, work and play.

We’re looking for a smart, entrepreneurial, energetic and well-rounded person to help execute our communications initiatives and adminstrative duties on a contract basis. You will be great for this position if you are: Outgoing and love to talk to people, committed to diversity, equity, inclusion and anti-racism, inquisitive and curious, independent, creative and able to take initiative, attuned to detail and committed to quality work.

Duties

 Reporting to and under the supervision of the Executive Director, you will help the organization with:

Administrative Duties

  • Preparing monthly expense reports
  • Board meeting preparation
  • Responding to inquiries
  • Sorting and filing mail
  • Maintaining an organized online filing system through Google Suite
  • Grant applications
  • Other duties as assigned

Communications Duties

  • Developing engaging social media content on Instagram,
  • Facebook and Twitter (and perhaps others)
  • Managing our online communities through monitoring, responding and initiating conversations
  • Writing blog posts about our businesses, initiatives and diversity issues
  • Maintaining our website and improving whenever possible
  • Creating newsletter content
  • Event support
  • Other duties as assigned.

Skills and Qualifications

  •  Post-Secondary education in communications, marketing, journalism or a related field and 1-3 years of relevant role. Non-profit or municipal experience an asset.
  • Strong interviewing, writing and editing skills
  • Photography, videography and graphic design for social media
  • Working knowledge of: Social media platforms including scheduling/monitoring software and analytics/insights for reporting, WordPress, Mailchimp, Google Suite, Microsoft Office 360. Adobe Creative Suite is an asset.
  • Multi-lingualism in written and spoken Cantonese and Mandarin a definite asset
  • A valid Class 5 drivers’ licence and access to a working vehicle may be required from time to time.

To apply

We strongly encourage people in underrepresented groups including (but not limited to)  indigenous people, people of colour, LGBTQI2S+, neurodivergent and disabled folx to apply. Don’t have every skill or qualification listed? We’re happy to train people with strong skills in one area in other aspects of the job description if we agree you’re a great fit.

Send your resume before December 1, 2021 to:

Camie Leard, Executive Director
Crescent Heights Village BIA
camie@crescentheightsvillage.ca

Only those selected for an interview will be contacted

Contract event coordinator

Title: Event Coordinator, Crescent Moon Festival

Hours: Approx. 100 hours with heaviest commitment in early February 

Compensation: $20-$30/hour depending on skills/experience

Category: Part-time/Contract      

Term: Dec. 2021-February 2022

Location: Hybrid – Remote/On Site.

Now in its second year, the Crescent Moon Festival is a celebration of art and diversity in one of Calgary’s newest Business Improvement Areas. This year’s celebration, scheduled for February 12, will feature fireside storytellers, musicians and artists telling stories of diversity and community all along Centre St. North between 7th and 14th Avenues.

We’re looking for a freelance event coordinator to help us pull it all off. You will be creative, organized, resourceful and able to juggle multiple priorities.

Duties

 Reporting to and under the supervision of the Executive Director, you will help:

  • Create a detailed plan from the big-picture strategy and budget
  • Coordinate calls to artists, artist contracts, schedules, payments, etc.
  • Recruit and coordinate volunteers
  • Coordinate equipment rentals, delivery, pick-up, etc.
  • Liaise with area businesses regarding location set-up, teardown and event participation
  • Liase with sponsors regarding participation and sponsorship activation
  • Coordinate event marketing and communications
  • Site management
  • Reporting
  • Other duties as assigned

Skills and Qualifications

  • Post-secondary education in events, communications, public relations or other related discipline
  • 1-3 years of experience in event coordination/support including volunteer management
  • Proficiency in Microsoft 360 and/or Google Suite (esp. Word/Docs and Excel/Sheets)
  • Valid Class 5 driver’s licence and a vehicle
  • Fluency in spoken and written Cantonese and/or Mandarin a definite asset
  • Proficiencey in Adobe Creative Suite, social media and website content creation a definite asset
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To apply

We strongly encourage people in underrepresented groups including (but not limited to)  indigenous people, people of colour, LGBTQI2S+, neurodivergent and disabled folx to apply.

Send your resume/qualifications before December 3 to:

Camie Leard, Executive Director
Crescent Heights Village BIA
camie@crescentheightsvillage.ca

Only those selected for an interview will be contacted

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