Administrative Associate and Event Coordinator

Organization NameJob CategoriesPosition TypeRegion and Location(s)Career LevelSalaryAd Online SinceApplication Deadline
Canadian Institute of Plumbing & Heating
  • Administrative / Clerical Support
  • Event Coordination
Full Time
  • Ontario - Metro Toronto Area - Etobicoke
Entry LevelN/A2018-11-282019-01-27

Administrative Associate and Event Coordinator

The Canadian Institute of Plumbing & Heating (CIPH) represents the interests of our more than 250 member companies and their over 20,000 employees across Canada. Our members manufacture, sell and distribute Plumbing, Heating, Hydronics, Industrial PVF and Waterworks products and services.

We focus on representing the needs of the industry and ensuring our members are always on the cutting edge. Members get access to unparalleled training, industry news, networking opportunities, and representation.

Job Description

We are looking for an Administrative Associate and Event Coordinator to undertake a variety of administrative, event and program tasks. You will help in planning and organizing programs and activities as well as assist in the organization of events.

To be an excellent program and event coordinator, you must be organized and detail-oriented.   Communication skills and attention to detail will set you apart amongst other candidates.

The goal will be to assist the managers in facilitating the effective management of programs and events according to the association’s standards.


  • Answer incoming calls
  • Support planning and coordination of programs and events, committee meetings, training programs, conferences and trade shows
  • Manage communications to our members
  • Schedule and organize meetings
  • Keep updated records and create reports or proposals
  • Understand requirements for each event
  • Provide support to management in the Planning of events with attention to detail
  • Research vendors and choose the best combination of quality and cost


  • Proven experience as program and event coordinator or relevant position
  • Tech savvy, proficient in MS Office
  • Excellent time-management and organizational skills
  • Outstanding verbal and written communication skills
  • Detail-oriented and efficient
  • Post secondary education
  • Working in a not for Profit environment an asset
  • Well-organized with multi-tasking skills
  • Able to handle stress and remain calm
  • Problem-solving ability
  • Occasional travel to events, meetings and trade shows will be required (possibly outside the GTA)

We are looking for a candidate with an outgoing personality and positive energy.

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