Event Public Relation and Marketing Crew

Position Activity: Activity Coordination, Administration, Advertising, Business Development, Customer / Visitor Service, Data Entry, Design (Graphic, Logo, Web, Interior), Event Planning / Coordination, Event Ushering / Crowd Control, Fundraising, Marketing / Communications, Organizing, Photographer / Videographer, Project Management, Promotional, Public Relations, Public Speaking, Publishing, Reading, Research, Sales, Social Media, Visiting / Chatting / Socializing, Writing / Editing / Proofreading

2-2 hours / Daily
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3553 - 31 Street NW, Calgary, AB, Calgary, AB, T2L 2K7 [Map]
Suitability: Adult , Adult Group (Corporate / Employee), Adult Group (Non-corporate)
Work Re-Engagement Program is a non-profit initiative hosted by AWSN and Funded by Status of Women Canada (SWC) for the duration March 2015 – March 2018

Our Mandates:
• Identify the barriers that female STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) trained professionals face when they re-enter the workforce after an extended leave.
• Establish leading practices for women in this demographic and the employers that want to re-engage them.
• Implement a pilot project with supportive corporate partners that are
motivated to incorporate these ‘leading practices’.
• Create a resource hub for STEM women, employers, associations and community organizations.

We are looking for dedicated and compassionate Public Relations and Marketing volunteers who believe in our mission to empower women in workplaces and help them better re-enter the workforce after an extended leave.  

On March 1, 2018 we will celebrate our efforts by setting up an event called Speakers Series/Career Connect.  At this event we will wrap up our Phase III by showcasing female professionals in  STEM with gaps on their resume.  There will be a panel discussion focusing on their successful projects in the past and providing opportunity to network with employers.

In addition, AWSN Work Re-Engagement Program and Status of Women will recognize 5 companies that were able to implement the strategies in the guide we've developed to help them re-engage these females in their workplaces. We will also have speakers who successfully re-engaged female professionals in their workplaces.

Qualifications:
•	Understands and believes in our vision and mission http://www.wrprogram.ca/mission-and-vision/
•	Education or training in public relations, communications, marketing or business development
•	Able to take directions and a great team player
•	Working experience in writing marketing contents 
•	Excellent with social media tools
•	Able to make cold calls and sell event tickets and gain sponsorship
•	Have excellent communication skill for contacting media outlets and connect with high level executives and government and public service employees
•	Experience with using audio visual equipment’s and can create and edit videos (preferred) 
•	Working well under pressure
•	Tactful and manage tasks with minimal supervision
•	Excellent verbal communication and listening skills
•	Outgoing and can interact with guests effectively (very respectful of their needs)
•	Flexible with time schedules (able to meet once a week with the team and dedicate 2 hours per day/ 10 hours per week to tasks assigned).  Must be able to meet on Wednesday or Thursday night between 4:30 – 7:00 pm once a week for team meetings. 
•	Experience with event planning (preferred). 
•	Experience with fundraising (preferred)

What you will receive:
•	Interacting with employers and expanding your network
•      Early Bird pricing to attend the event
•	A Job reference and letters (upon request)
•	A gift card
•	Parking or public transportation reimbursement (Only at the event)

How to apply:
Please send your resume and a description of why you are interested to become a volunteer, to e-mail bnikoukar@awsn.org (Program Manager)
No phone calls please!