Employment Opportunity - Convenor (Events Manager)

The P. R. Community & Student Association invites applications to fill a vacancy in the position of Convenor (Events Manager), available at Sadleir House in Peterborough, Ontario. Sadleir House is an independent, non-profit educational facility owned by the students of Trent University and shared with the community as a whole.

The successful candidate will be responsible for the development and support of Sadleir House’s facilities as a vibrant venue for a variety of uses. The Convenor will be ultimately responsible for handling bookings of Sadleir House facilities including meeting rooms, common rooms, and the outdoor grounds.

Duties will include:

  • replying to booking inquiries;
  • assisting patrons in their event planning;
  • preparing booking agreements and invoices;
  • processing payments;
  • ensuring facilities are prepared for events;
  • scheduling and supervising student and event staff;
  • maintaining bar services in accordance with AGCO regulations;
  • co-ordinating and supporting Sadleir House programming;
  • promoting Sadleir House facility, programs and events;
  • reporting on facility use to Steward and Board of PRCSA;
  • and staffing the Sadleir House office and aiding in day-to¬†-day operations of the facility, including occasional cleaning.



  • strong communication skills;
  • event planning experience;
  • not-for-profit administration experiece;
  • staff/volunteer management experience;
  • SmartServe certification and bar service experience;
  • enthusiasm in fostering community activity.


Term & Compensation: Nine-month contract starting 21 August 2017 (possibility of transitioning to permanent) at $15.50/hr based on a 35 hour work week

Method of Application: Quoting job number ye18-convenor, please submit a resume, cover letter, and the names of at least two references to:

Hiring Committee 751 George St. N., Peterborough ON K9H 3T2 or info@prcsa.ca (if submitting electronically, please use a single file in PDF format)

Deadline for applications: 4 August 2017, 5pm

We appreciate all applications, but only those successful in securing an interview will be contacted.

More information about Sadleir House can be found at www.sadleirhouse.ca 

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