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By | July 5, 2022

Job Responsibilities : Events and Projects Coordinator

Salary : $51,950–$66,139 a year

Company : The Natural Step Canada – Smart Prosperity Institute

Location : Remote CA

Title: Events and Projects Coordinator

Location: This role is based in Ottawa Canada. We offer a flexible work environment (a hybrid model of working in the office and at home).

Start date: As soon as possible – Qualified candidates are encouraged to apply early via the link at the bottom of this page

Salary: $51950 – $66139 (depending on the level of experience)


The Natural Step Canada and Smart Prosperity Institute work together to foster a strong and inclusive economy that thrives within nature’s limits. The Events and Projects Coordinator is a shared service role focused on all brands across the TNS-SPI partnership.

About The Natural Step Canada (TNS)

The Natural Step Canada is a national charity with over 25 years’ experience advancing science innovation and strategic leadership aimed at fostering a strong and inclusive economy that thrives within nature’s limits. TNS engages thought leaders from industry government academia and civil society through labs leadership coalitions and expert networks such as the Canada Plastics Pact Circular Economy Leadership Canada and the Energy Futures Lab. Learn more: https://naturalstep.ca/

About Smart Prosperity Institute (SPI)

Smart Prosperity Institute (formerly Sustainable Prosperity) is a national research network and policy think tank based at the University of Ottawa. We deliver world-class research and work with public and private partners – all to advance practical policies and market solutions for a stronger cleaner economy. Learn more: institute.smartprosperity.ca

Position Purpose

Are you passionate about economics and the environment? Are you an excellent communicator with experience in bringing successful events to life so that they have an impact?

We are looking for a successful and enthusiastic Events & Projects Coordinator to help produce events from conception through to completion. The Events & Projects Coordinator will support SPI’s Director of Operations & Engagement in successfully delivering events and convening opportunities that are well-attended engaging and high-impact. The individual will be tasked with the successful delivery of events from liaising with stakeholders on event concept to pre-event project management to successful execution of engagement activities in concert with the communications and partnership teams to post-event reporting. The Events & Projects Coordinator will also be tasked to assist with a variety of administrative tasks as needed.


  • Provide operational and logistical support in the planning development coordination implementation and execution of events and programs.

  • Provide support in an administrative capacity including coordinating all travel arrangements reimbursements writing event briefings compiling and preparing reports and other administrative duties as needed with the objective to ensure efficient and smooth coordination of activities.

  • Draft basic communication material targeted to internal and external partners for multiple platforms including social media web and print. Write and promote stories with the objective of increasing the visibility of the organizations.

  • Optimize resources spent on events and prepare reconciliation of expense statements in order to ensure efficient spending and that activities are delivered on-time and within the approved budget.

  • Coordinate the promotion and registration process for events with the objective of increasing participation.

  • Contribute to the implementation of the marketing strategy advancing the priorities of the organizations. Maintain relationships between external partners and the organizations as needed.

  • Compile information prepare and produce reports in order to evaluate activities and to measure results and progress. This includes the coordination of all surveys following activities including debriefing duties sending communications to various individuals both internally and externally.

  • Provide support to the team on special projects. Provide administrative support including data entry conduct research and assist with communications projects.


  • Post-secondary degree or diploma in Business Administration Social Sciences or an acceptable equivalent combination.

  • Minimum three years’ experience in event management public relations and/or communications.

  • Experience working with a variety of stakeholders as well as many teams.

  • Experience in project management.

  • Experience using Google Suite project-management software (e.g. Wrike) Mailchimp Zoom Eventbrite and/or similar online tools used in events execution.

  • Excellent organizational skills ability to work under pressure and meet firm deadlines.

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills and ability to solve problems.

  • Excellent time management skills.

  • Must be able to exercise professional discretion.

  • Ability to write and communicate in both official languages would be considered an asset.

  • Experience in promotional writing would be considered an asset.

  • Demonstrated initiative and self-starting qualities.

  • Required to occasionally work evenings and weekends when events fall during those times.

Skills and Attributes

  • Highly creative and curious with initiative to bring forward ideas

  • Attention to detail quality and nuance

  • Time management and organizational skills with the ability to manage multiple projects in parallel and high degree of initiative to drive projects to completion

  • Collaborative with a variety of internal stakeholders

  • Passion for our mission

How to Apply

Please submit a brief cover letter addressed to Isabelle Couture and CV in one document including any relevant links to past work projects and events. Apply for this position at the link at the bottom of this page. This role will be filled as soon as we find the right person for the role so candidates are encouraged to apply early. The deadline for applications is July 22nd but applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis so apply early. This position may be filled prior to July 22nd if the right candidate is found.

Please contact jobs@smartprosperity.ca if you have any questions about the role.

The Natural Step Canada and Smart Prosperity Institute understand that valuing diverse creative practices and forms of knowledge are crucial to and enrich our work. We encourage applications from everyone including members of all equity-seeking communities such as (but certainly not limited to) women racialized and Indigenous persons persons with disabilities and persons of all sexual orientations and gender identities and expressions.

We are an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race (including hairstyle and texture) religion (including religious grooming and dress practices) gender gender identity gender expression color national origin pregnancy ancestry domestic partner status disability sexual orientation age genetic predisposition medical condition marital status citizenship status or any other basis covered by applicable laws. We will not tolerate discrimination or harassment based on any of these characteristics or any other unlawful behavior conduct or purpose.

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