Events Team Associate

Department: Programming
Position Type: Part-time
Campus: North/GH, Lakeshore

Position Overview

The Events Team Associate is responsible for providing support for all IGNITE event-related activities including set up, operation, and teardown, and will assist in the IGNITE Events Office during times of inactivity. The incumbent will work in conjunction with all departments of IGNITE, under direction of the Events Director, Events Coordinator and Events Team Lead.


This is a highly situational position that requires a great deal of flexibility and adaptability to changing circumstances, duties include but are not limited to:


  • Set-up that may include: decorating, stage and skirting assembly, chair set-up, equipment load-in for bands, equipment set-up and assembly, signage, gathering supplies
  • Operation that may include: public speaking, distribution of materials, recruitment of student participation, hosting special guests, performers and bands and one on one communication with students
  • Teardown that may include: disassembly, removing signage, clean-up, and load-out of band equipment

Events Office

  • Assisting students, answering calls and performing minor administrative tasks
  • Assist IGNITE clubs with providing and receiving forms, releasing cheques, and general inquiries

Minimum Requirements

  • Energetic, hardworking individual with the ability to take initiative
  • Comfortable speaking to the public
  • Flexible schedule and occasional evening availability
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to work under pressure in a fast paced environment

Other Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Problem solving and conflict management skills
  • Organizational skills
  • Customer service skills

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