Term: 1 Year
The Entrepreneurship Experience Coordinator’s main priority is to lead the coordination, planning and implementation of Concept’s programs at the University of Waterloo. The Coordinator is also the primary initial touchpoint for students interested in Concept programming and coaching. Concept’s mandate is to inspire, inform and guide those in the campus community who are curious about entrepreneurship and effectively support those who are looking to turn their idea into a startup. The incumbent will be responsible for both the overall logistics of the events, as well, work very closely with Concept’s network of entrepreneurship coaches and various other mentors. The incumbent must have extremely strong organizational and communication skills.
Student Innovation Portal
Meet with students to determine their interests and find the most suitable program for them to join throughout the UWaterloo innovation ecosystem
Coordinate with other organizations within the UWaterloo innovation ecosystem to handoff students that will benefit from that programming
Collaborate with other innovation groups to deliver joint programming
Maintain the Innovation Portal with updated information
2 years experience in an events logistics role
Experience within a student environment is an asset
Knowledge of Airtable, Calendly, Eventbrite, Asana, and Canva is an asset
Knowledge of Google Drive, and Outlook
Strong written and verbal communication skills
Strong organizational skills with the ability to multitask and meet strict deadlines
Experience interacting with the public
Experience planning and executing events
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