Events Coordinator

Events Coordinator

Southpointe Academy is a leading edge International Baccalaureate (IB) Continuum School surrounded by the ocean, beaches and natural beauty of South Delta. As a co-educational, secular day school serving over 660 students from Kindergarten to Grade 12, Southpointe is known for its strong sense of community, collaborative culture and commitment to professional development. The school fosters caring relationships with students and develops young people of character who make a positive difference in the world.

Southpointe takes immense pride in its world-class educational offerings. The International Baccalaureate Primary Years (Grades K-5), Middle Years (Grades 6-10), and Diploma (Grades 11-12) Programmes are globally recognized for their excellence, rigour and educational impact. These distinguished programmes are complemented by state-of-the-art facilities and purpose-built amenities, ensuring an innovative environment for learning. Southpointe is actively constructing a cutting-edge expansion campus spanning over 75,000 square feet, seamlessly integrated with its existing facilities. This substantial undertaking not only mirrors the school’s continuous growth, but also demonstrates a sustained commitment to offering an optimal learning environment for all members of the school community.

 

Position Overview:

The Events Coordinator will  actively support school-wide events, fundraising events, and events sponsored by the Parent Volunteer Team (PVT). From time to time, the Events Coordinator will be required to change their regular hours of work to support events before and after school or at weekends.

Reporting to the Director of Advancement, this role will commence as soon as possible.

 

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Responsibility for planning, organizing, and executing various events that reflect Southpointe’s values and engage with all key stakeholders;
  • Coordinating event logistics, including venue selection, vendor management, equipment rentals, and budget tracking for all school events, fundraising events and Parent Volunteer Team-sponsored events;
  • Collaborating with internal and external stakeholders to ensure smooth event execution and maximize participant satisfaction.

 

Essential Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in event management, or a related field;
  • A genuine passion for event planning and execution demonstrated through previous experience;
  • Exceptional creativity and the ability to think innovatively to develop unique and impactful events.

 

Salary and Benefits: 

  • As per approved salary scale $30.71 per hour;
  • Extended health and dental benefits;
  • Employer RRSP contribution program;
  • Employee Assistance program;
  • Discounted school lunch program.

 

Work Schedule:

  • Typical days of work Monday to Friday, year round;
  • Typical hours of work 8:00am – 4:00pm;
  • Occasionally the hours of work may be altered to assist with event set up.
     

Application instructions:

Please review the Job Description prior to submitting your application with the following supporting documents to this link

  • Cover Letter;
  • Resume;
  • Two letters of reference from past supervisors, one of which must be from your most recent supervisor.

Please see our website for additional information.

We thank all applicants for their interest in working at Southpointe Academy. However, please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Southpointe Academy encourages applications from suitably qualified candidates with diverse backgrounds. We value each community member’s identity, perspective and well-being, and embrace our differences as a sign of strength. We believe in diversity, equity and inclusion and are committed to equal employment opportunities.

To apply for this job please visit southpointeacademy.bamboohr.com.

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