Events Planner – Edmonton

First Nations Health Consortium

Full Time – (1) Edmonton AB Location 

Are you a seasoned event planner with a passion for creating memorable and impactful experiences? The First Nations Health Consortium is seeking an experienced Event Planner to join our dynamic team. As an Event Planner, you will play a critical role in the successful execution of events that bring together youth, healthcare professionals, community leaders, and stakeholders to advance our mission.

Summary of Key Responsibilities:

  • Event Planning: Collaborate with cross-functional teams to conceptualize, plan, and execute multi-day events, including conferences, workshops, and seminars.
  • Logistics Management: Oversee all logistical aspects, such as venue selection, catering, transportation, accommodations, and audiovisual requirements.
  • Program Development: Work closely with FNHC staff to develop event agendas and content that align with the consortium’s goals and objectives.
  • Budget Management: Develop and manage event budgets, ensuring cost-effective planning and resource allocation.
  • Vendor Coordination: Identify and contract with event vendors and suppliers, negotiating contracts and overseeing vendor relationships.
  • Registration and Promotion: Implement registration processes and marketing strategies to maximize event attendance and engagement.
  • On-site Coordination: Provide on-site event management, including handling unexpected challenges and ensuring a seamless attendee experience.
  • Post-Event Evaluation: Conduct post-event evaluations to assess the success of events and gather feedback for continuous improvement.
  • Other duties as required


  • Bachelor’s degree in Event Planning, Hospitality Management, or a related field.
  • Proven experience in planning, organizing, and executing multi-day events.
  • Strong project management skills with the ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously.
  • Excellent communication and negotiation skills.
  • Proficiency in event management software and tools.
  • Knowledge of First Nations cultures and healthcare practices is a plus.
  • Flexibility to travel and work evenings and weekends as needed.

Open until a suitable candidate is found.

Please submit a cover letter, resume, and references via email to: [email protected]

Applicants are thanked in advance for their interest, however only those selected for consideration/interview will be contacted.

This position is available on a term basis to March 31, 2024 but may be extended.

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