Programming and Partnership Coordinator

  • Full Time
  • Toronto ON
  • Remote: hybrid or flexible
  • $55,000 – $58,000


 Informa Canada produces and manages over 59 seminars, conferences, trade and consumer shows every year. We have events in Calgary, Edmonton, Halifax, Ottawa, Quebec City, Regina, Saskatoon, Toronto, Vancouver, Winnipeg and Seattle. As a well-known entity, Informa Canada produces events in many sectors including construction, design, craft, art, real estate, furniture, furnishings and food. Our mission is to create, produce and manage relevant and profitable events, where successful business relationships are formed and nurtured.


Company Description

Rooted in our purpose to champion creativity, One Of A Kind brings together a community of like-minded individuals to exchange ideas, stories and objects through the culture of craft. Since 1975, One Of A Kind is best known for hosting Toronto’s largest and best attended craft shows. Between our Spring and Winter events, we connect thousands of small businesses with 130, 000 visitors each year. From in person events to year-round digital products, One Of A Kind is invested in delivering meaningful experiences between makers and buyers so that so that shopping Canadian Made is simple yet impactful to the vitality of our local communities.

One Of A Kind is produced by Informa plc, a leading international events, intelligence and scholarly research group. Throughout Informa, in every market and operational divisions, we share the same purpose: to champion the specialist, connecting people with knowledge to help them learn more, know more and do more.

What We Offer

  • To work for the largest publicly owned events business and take part in shaping a rapidly evolving industry
  • A fast-paced work environment where you can contribute to the success of the small business community
  • Hybrid working approach
  • Best in industry benefits package
  • Competitive bonus program
  • Opportunity to collaborate with collogues around the world
  • 10 days paid time off (PTO), 8 personal days, 4 volunteering days, plus birthday PTO
  • Competitive medical & health benefits, with comprehensive wellness coverage
  • Ongoing professional development via free access to LinkedIn Learning


About the Role:

We’re looking for a talented, motivated Programming and Partnership Coordinator to manage all things related to the execution of our face-to-face events, as well as to assist with any special projects/partnerships related to the brand (both at events, and online). A part of this position will also provide support for the full One Of A Kind Show team with administrative tasks.


Key responsibilities: 

  • Liaise and own relationships with key suppliers and stakeholders to identify and define project requirements/scope and follow through on delivery (sponsors, partners, OOAK vendors, PR team, etc)
  • Coordinate and manage show based projects to ensure we are delivering a world class One Of A Kind experience for our vendors, visitors, sponsors and partners
  • Conserve team members time by providing administrative assistance, managing team wide communications and show orders and divisional supplies
  • Work with Show director and team to attract and develop new partnerships (sponsors, partners, charitable partners, ticket partners, etc.)
  • Ideate with sponsorship agencies on pitching experiential activations, and providing end to end support to ensure successful delivery of projects
  • Deliver best in class customer service by acting as the first point of contact regarding customer questions and suggestions
  • Produce analytics and prepare presentations on special projects as assigned. Including (but not limited to) partner pitches, event reports, proposals, market analysis, letter of agreement and supplier procurement/RFPs
  • Ideate, coordinate, and manage onsite event and programming (example: main stage presentation, fashion shows, workshops etc)
  • Champion and support new digital products for the brand
  • Support multiple departments within One Of A Kind as required including operations, marketing and sales
  • Create and maintain comprehensive and professional project process documentation, plans and reports for assigned duties
  • Perform on-site show responsibilities as assigned
  • Other duties as required.


Working Conditions

  • Must be willing to attend related events; therefore, weekend and evening work will be required occasionally.
  • Ability to workdays, evenings, weekend, and holidays when necessary
  • Work will be conducted in an office setting with some work-from-home opportunity
  • Will sit at a computer for moderate lengths of time

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