nabs is a unique charity specifically designed to support the development, health and well-being of all individuals in the media, marketing and communications industry in Canada.  nabs is a registered charity, entirely funded through the generosity of our donors and media partners.  Founded in 1983, nabs has been supporting the industry for over 35 years.  nabs.org


Event and Marketing Coordinator

Our nabs West office, located in the Vancouver area,  is actively recruiting  for an energetic, self-starter to work with our team on a variety of projects and events in the fast-paced advertising and media sectors. This is a full-time position that requires active involvement in any or all of the following areas:



  • Develop fundraising events – from event conception through to execution
  • Coordination of event logistics & fundraising programs
  • Create unique sponsorship decks for each event
  • Secure sponsorships for events
  • Support development of sponsorship opportunities and new initiatives
  • Volunteer outreach, selection and retention and support
  • Support event committees of the board of directors



  • Work with all regions to develop and execute a social media content calendar
  • Create marketing communications for promotional, internal, and external purposes
  • Create email marketing campaigns to support upcoming events and initiatives
  • Represent nabs at industry meetings; visits/presentations to agencies and partners; educational institutions
  • Be aware of and track changes impacting the industry, people moves, industry shifts which may impact nabs and our ability to offer support



  • Creation and maintenance of media and industry organization lists
  • Preparation of invoices, submit expenses and oversee event budgets
  • Book meetings, prepare and send minutes to appropriate teams
  • General administrative duties and assisting the Regional Director
  • Database maintenance and updating (Salesforce)
  • Collaborate with and participate in national team meetings and conference calls


Specific Skills Required

  • Strong social media platform knowledge and campaign management
  • Ability to work independently
  • Excellent communication, oral and written and strong proofreading ability
  • Strong organization and project management skills, ability to prioritize and multitask
  • Volunteer and/or charitable sector experience preferable
  • Experience using Photoshop and InDesign is an asset
  • Experience in the advertising, media, marketing or special events sector would be a bonus
  • Previous event experience


Additional Information

  • Full time  position, 37.5 hours a week;  ability and willingness to work flexible hours as required
  • Valid driver’s license in good standing and access to a vehicle
  • Salary and benefits commensurate with experience
  • Three weeks’ annual vacation
  • Home office environment with laptop provided
  • Candidates meeting these requirements will be offered an interview


Base salary is $42,000 (will be based on experience)


To Apply:

Please send your resume and cover letter to Loraine Brown at lbrown@nabs.org