[Sust-mar] Event Coordinator, summer job, ACORN, Sackville, New Brunswick

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Position: ACORN Event Coordinator
Type: 10-week summer job / contract (see below)
Organization: Atlantic Canadian Organic Regional Network Co-operative (ACORN) www.acornorganic.org
Location: Sackville, New Brunswick

About Us

Since 2000, ACORN has been the key organization for information on organic agriculture, eating organics, and connecting all the parts together in Atlantic Canada. From seed to farmer to consumer, ACORN works to bring the whole picture together - making food choices healthier and more environmentally responsible. For more information, see www.acornorganic.org.

Job Description

The ACORN Event Coordinator will provide support to ACORN staff in organizing and executing a variety of organic food and farming-related events in Atlantic Canada.

Specific tasks will include:
• Event coordination - support with planning and promotions for ACORN's annual conference and Beginner Farmer Symposium
• Partnership development - outreach to retailers, restaurants and producers to coordinate Organic Week activities across the Maritimes
• Communications - web and social media updating, blogging

• Strong interest in organic food and agriculture
• Excellent written and oral communication skills
• Ability to work independently and as part of a team
• Experience with Macs would be considered an asset
• Must be a full-time student in the current academic year entering or resuming post-secondary studies in September

Job details

35 hours/week at $11.00/hour for a 10-week contract. Start date negotiable. The successful candidate will work out of ACORN's office in Sackville, NB.

To apply

Please submit cover letter and detailed résumé to:

Theresa Richards
admin at acornorganic.org

Application deadline: May 27, 2013 at 4:30pm

We appreciate everyone's interest in this position; however, only those selected for an in-person interview will be contacted.


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