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Current Opportunities

Events & Member Coordinator - Edmonton, AB

Reports To: Divisional Vice President, Alberta Contract Term: One year, with opportunity for extension

Location: Edmonton, Alberta – work will be 80% telecommute with 20% meetings and travel

Travel: Frequent, dependent on events schedule and meetings

Position Summary

The successful candidate will be responsible for executing and coordinating CME Women in Manufacturing (“WIM”) initiatives and related events in Alberta. In addition, they will be responsible to provide administrative support of the same. The Events & Member Engagement Coordinator will work alongside the Alberta DVP, as well as liaise with the WIM Coordinator and the Director of Partnerships & Stakeholder Relations, to improve member engagement with the WIM program and initiatives in the Alberta Division.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Supports the execution of CME WIM program activities;
  • Liaises with members and partners to coordinate and promote best practices/toolkit for manufacturers in the areas of diversity and workplace balance;
  • Reports on WIM program activities to partners and members;
  • Executes day-to-day administrative activities for WIM program and related activities;
  • Supports the growth of the CME WIM program in Alberta and member services;
  • Coordinates events and implementation, preparing budgets, agendas, invites, and logistics leading up to and on event day to post event wrap up (events will be both in person and webinars/conference calls, committee meetings, plant tours, );
  • Promotes member events and activities ensuring CME target audience goals are reached;
  • Assists in compilation and maintenance of membership lists for various networks;
  • Liaises directly with partners, manufacturers, government offices and other stakeholders on behalf of the Association;
  • Works closely with Policy staff for the coordination and support of WIM events and activities to ensure they support the overall CME WIM Program activities and initiatives; and
  • Other duties as


  • Post-Secondary Degree or Diploma in a related field (Project Coordination, Event Planning/Management, );
  • Passion for the success and growth of women in manufacturing;
  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience in an event coordination role, or role that includes event planning and execution;
  • Experience in an administrative role handling multiple responsibilities at a time;
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills;
  • Strong organizational skills and the ability to manage multiple responsibilities and deadlines;
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office programs (Word, Excel, PowerPoint);
  • Website maintenance experience;
  • Event coordination experience including working with budgets;
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to build relationships with stakeholders;
  • Highly motivated, proactive, willing and able to work long hours and travel at times;
  • Willingness to learn and be committed to achieving the highest standards;
  • Self-starter with an ability to work both independently and as part of a team;
  • Navigate situations with professional tact, composure and poise;
  • Experience working within an association or member/client engagement setting would be considered an asset;
  • Ability to prioritize work and meet deadlines; and
  • Strong attention to detail.

CME Staff

CME staff at the Annual AGM & Manufacturing Conference held November 7, 2018 in Ottawa, ON.