|Date(s)||Deadline to submit application is June 21st, 2017 at 4:00 PM|
Type: Full-time contract (Aug 1 2017 - Feb 28 2018)
Location: Sackville, near Moncton, New Brunswick
ACORN hosts many events, but the largest is our annual organic Conference and Trade Show, this year taking place from November 27-29 at the Best Western Glengarry in Truro, NS.
The ACORN Conference aims to gather representatives from the entire Atlantic Canadian organic agricultural community (and beyond) for a three day event of knowledge sharing, learning and networking, and boasts over 400 attendees, 40+ exhibitors, and 40+ workshops in four concurrent sessions each day.
Conference Assistant Job Description
The Conference Assistant will work closely with and report to ACORN’s Conference Coordinator. This position will support coordination and logistics for all aspects of the conference. Specific tasks will include:
*Please note that this will require the candidate to be available for additional hours the week prior to the conference and the week of the conference.
Skills & Qualifications
37.5 hours/week with a biweekly salary of $1000-$1125, commensurate with experience.
Start date is Tuesday, August 1st, 2017 with contract ending February 28th, 2018. The successful candidate will work from ACORN’s office in Sackville, NB.
This position is funded through the Agriculture and AgriFood Canada’s (AAFC) Youth Green Jobs Initiative. To qualify, you must:
Required application: A cover letter and a detailed résumé with the names of three easily reachable references (all in one PDF file, please!) to:
Application Deadline: Wednesday, June 21st, 2017, 4:00 PM
We appreciate everyone’s interest in this position; however, only those selected for an in person interview will be contacted.