We're hiring: summer position! Projects & Information Coordinator

We’re hiring: summer position! Projects & Information Coordinator

The Edmonton Downtown Business Association is hiring a full-time, temporary (summer job) Projects & Information Coordinator

The Organization

As the lead convener, activator, and advocate shaping Downtown Edmonton’s future, the Edmonton Downtown Business Association (EDBA) works to support an evolving, inclusive, prosperous, and resilient Downtown economy rooted in a vibrant and remarkable Downtown experience.

The Position

The Projects & Information Coordinator will play a support role in internal and external communication, project coordination, data and information management, and project reporting for several strategic and operational initiatives for the Edmonton Downtown Business Association.

  • Full-time, temporary (Summer Job)
  • 37.5 hrs/week, $22/hour
  • 75% indoor, desk work / 25% outdoor, ‘on-site’
  • Reports to Operations Manager

The Person

  • You’re working towards an undergraduate degree in Business, Operations Management, Urban Planning or a related field; equivalent combinations of education and experience would be considered
  • You’re familiar with and passionate about Downtown Edmonton and interested in developing and improving public infrastructure and services to the businesses in the downtown core
  • You’re a creative problem solver who loves taking on new challenges
  • You’re service-oriented and comfortable working with multiple external contractors, stakeholders, and partners
  • You enjoy a close-knit, small team environment with fluid, open, and honest communication
  • You’re able to responsively prioritize and work flexibly in a fast-paced environment
  • You have a proficiency in building and maintaining relationships with a broad and diverse range of stakeholders and project participants
  • You have excellent written and oral communication skills, organizational and interpersonal skills
  • You have a high attention to detail and are very attuned to your physical surroundings
  • You take a structured and well-documented approach to managing projects
  • You take ownership of projects and are content to work independently
  • You’re inquisitive and interested in pursuing continual improvement on the status quo
  • The following areas of experience would be considered an asset:
    • Client service, project management, property management, communications and/or municipal operations
    • Customer Relationship Management (CRM) systems, data management, online project management platforms or other Operations Management (OM) tools
    • Experience in planning, managing, and reporting on budgets and project delivery
    • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite and/or G-suite, particularly Excel/Sheets

What You’ll Do

  • provide support in the planning, coordination and implementation of various initiatives related to downtown vibrancy, including safety & security, downtown vibrancy, beautification & cleanliness, and data & analytics related projects;
  • carry out information collection and data management activities as required for the association’s online CRM platform, and identify opportunities for better integration with other existing tools and systems to optimize efficiency and service delivery;
  • support and maintain good working relationships with internal and external project personnel and internal and external partners and stakeholders;
  • support and manage the development of presentations, reports, and other materials for effectively sharing and communicating with the public and stakeholders;
  • provide strategic and operational support to the Operations Manager and liaise with other members of the office as required to ensure smooth and efficient execution of events and placemaking activities on public property;
  • assist in writing and editing grant proposals, award submissions, or other initiatives as needed;
  • assist with other project assignments as assigned by the Operations Manager


To apply, send a résumé and cover letter to