Women in Film and Television Atlantic accepting applications for an Event Planner/Communications Coordinator

Deadline for Applications: Friday August 30th 2013
Position dates: September 16th to April 10th
Women in Film and Television Atlantic is currently accepting applications for a Women Making Waves Event Planner/Communications Coordinator. To be eligible, you must qualify for the Job Creation Partnership program.
The WMW Event Planning/Communications Coordinator is responsible for the planning and coordination of, as well as the follow-up for the annual WIFT-ATLANTIC conference Women Making Waves. The candidate will work with the WIFT-Atlantic Board to develop, promote and produce the conference.  The candidate will be responsible for program development, proposal writing, budgeting, communications, and overall coordination of all activities for the conference. Good written and verbal communication skills, initiative, strong organizational skills with an attention to detail are assets as well as having an aptitude for programs such as Word, Excel and some knowledge of social media platforms.  
Eligibility Information
This position is a Job Creation Partnership. To be eligible, you must be unemployed and show that you need work experience to get hired. You must be a Canadian citizen or permanent resident legally entitled to work in Canada. As well, you must meet one of the following conditions:
Have a current Employment Insurance (EI) claim
Have had an EI claim that ended within the last three years
Have had an EI claim for maternity or parental benefits within the past five years, then remained out of the job market to care for a newborn or newly adopted child, and now want to re-enter the labour force. 
Before you can apply for this Job Creation Partnerships program, you must first meet with an employment assistance service provider. They will assign a case manager to you. The case manager will then see if you qualify for the program and tell you about the various employment services you can access.
For more information phone 1-902-722-5004 OR visit Employment Nova Scotia’s website.
Interested applicants should apply with a cover letter and resume to info@wift-at.com
The position runs from September 16th to April 10th 
Deadline for Applications is Friday August 30th 2013