Join our growing team! IMBA Canada seeks enthusiastic Event Coordinator

Job Brief – Event Coordinator


IMBA Canada is seeking an enthusiastic and detail oriented event coordinator to plan and execute a number of events for the year. The successful candidate will be able to anticipate event needs, discern work priorities, and set and meet deadlines with little supervision. They should also be able to provide outstanding customer service and build relationships with various stakeholders throughout the process. The candidate should be detail focused and enjoy engaging with passionate people.


Position type: Part time

Expected number of hours: 10 – 20 per week

Start Date: February 12, 2016

Expected end date: November, 2016

Event planning and production

  • Negotiate with venues to coordinate space, arrange for food and beverages, order supplies and ensure necessary equipment is available.

  • Identify and invite target audience to participate in the events

  • Ensure the venue meets the needs for the events

  • Work with the manager of field programming to answer the questions of attendees

  • Ensure event sponsor requirements are met

  • Develop and execute a communications and social media plan for the event

Event Administration

  • Assist with preparing budgets and taking measures to ensure that the budget is met for each event

  • Manage IMBA Canada's registration page with up to date information for attendees


  • Excellent communication skills, including written and verbal

  • Ability to manage multiple projects involving a variety of staff and volunteers simultaneously

  • Ability to execute projects with minimal supervision

  • Enthusiastic about working for a non-profit mountain bike organization

Please send email and cover letter to aj[dot]strawson[at]imbacanada[dot]com

Application deadline: February 12, 2016