Project Coordinator

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Job Title: Project Coordinator
Duration: 5/17/2021 – 6/9/2021 (8 weeks, 35 hours/week) 
Rate of pay: $14.00/hour
Language: Fluent in English, other languages are considered an asset
Reporting to: Kinza Shahid, Digital Media Executive at My East Coast Experience Media. 

DEADLINE TO APPLY: MAY 14, 2021 

The Halifax Experience Foundation and its sister brand My East Coast Experience are hiring a Project Coordinator for 8 weeks, starting May 17, through the Canada Summer Jobs employment program.  

The successful candidate will work closely with the Digital Media Executive, facilitating a variety of projects throughout the tenure. 

  

To apply, you must have: 

  • Effective communications and writing skills in English. Proper email etiquette is vital.  
  • Excellent organization skills, reliability and ability to work alone to meet deadlines.  
  • Experience with word processing, spreadsheets and database software. 

  

Your responsibilities will include: 

  • Frequent communication with our partners and clients  
  • Event planning and facilitation  
  • Database building  
  • Occasional writing and/or research projects   

Candidates that do not meet the requirements for the Canada Summer Jobs employment program (see Candidate’s Eligibility) will not be considered. 

 

WORKING FROM HOME: 

Candidates will be working from home or other locations of their choice that are safe, adherent to provincial public health guidelines and have the basic requirements candidates need to conduct their duties (i.e. a good connection to the Internet).  

Communications will happen regularly by email, voice and video calls. 

  

ABOUT THE HALIFAX EXPERIENCE FOUNDATION:  

The Halifax Experience Foundation is a platform that celebrates diversity and inclusion through events such as the Mosaic Festivals of Arts and Culture. The Halifax Experience is a sister brand to My East Coast Experience Media Group.
 

ABOUT MY EAST COAST EXPERIENCE: 

My East Coast Experience  is a marketing, publishing and event planning brand aimed at telling the stories of people choosing the East Coast of Canada as a new home.  

The company’s brands include the quarterly magazine My Halifax Experience and the online platform My East Coast Experience, as well as the Mosaic Festivals of Arts and Culture, Atlantic Canada’s premiere multicultural festivals 

 

CANDIDATE’S ELIGIBILITY: 

The successful candidate must be between 15 and 30 years of age at the start of the employment. They must have enrolled in a school located in Canada for the Fall 2020 semester and be a Canadian Citizen, permanent resident, or a person on whom refugee protection has been conferred under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act.  

International students are not eligible for this role under the conditions of this program and recent immigrants are eligible only if they are Canadian Citizens or permanent residents. 

 

HOW TO APPLY: 

Interested applicants that meet the requirements listed above must send a cover letter, with a CV or resume attached (link to a complete LinkedIn profile will also be considered) 

Email to kinza@myeastcoastexperience.com with the subjectProject Coordinator