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Explore CMLC's history, guiding principles and values here.

Don’t mind getting your hands dirty… and maybe even your jeans sometimes? Do you dream of being outside chatting about the things that most excite you and invigorate you about our city? Do you love to be in the know about exciting urban projects and events, love telling others about it… oh, and getting paid to do it? You might just be the perfect fit for our Engagement, Activation & Street Team (EAST Team).

Calgary Municipal Land Corporation (CMLC), the master developer of Calgary’s East Village and The Culture + Entertainment District, is seeking part-time employees to join our team from April 29, 2024 - May 1, 2025. We are seeking candidates who are confident and engaged and will approach future event execution and brand ambassador duties with exuberance and a positive attitude.

Ways your last boss might describe you:

  • Engaging and approachable communicator
  • Relationship builder
  • Self-starter
  • Adaptable and comfortable with change
  • A collaborative team player
  • Solution-oriented
  • Avid user of technology and social media

What you’re chomping at the bit to tell us about yourself:

  • When events are happening- so are you! You attend a variety of events and festivals, are in the know on all YYC happenings and could be described as a ‘person about town’
  • You already love East Village and often find yourself advocating for what thriving urban neighbourhoods do for our city
  • You’re excited about the future Culture + Entertainment District and can envision the area as a thriving, bustling scene
  • Your friends might say you’re too chatty, but you just think silence is super awkward
  • You like there to be a bit of a physical component to your job, it makes you feel healthy and productive and you don’t mind digging in to get the job done plus you like it to look just right
  • You have a desire to grow your event management and marketing skill set

Most of the things you’ll get up to as a member of EAST Team, but there’s a good chance it’s not all:

  • Support the delivery of a robust calendar of outdoor activations, events and programming in East Village, St Patrick’s Island and in The Culture + Entertainment District
  • Be committed to providing a positive experience for everyone that you encounter
  • Perform all necessary set-up and tear-down duties for activations, following direction from production schedules and supervisors (some lifting, bending and light cleaning is required)
  • Intercept and engage with area visitors and event participants in order to educate on East Village and/or The Culture + Entertainment District
  • Understand and deliver key messages to advance the public’s familiarity with the neighbourhood, progress and milestones, upcoming activations, events and programming, etc.
  • Support the retail “Merch” program with sales and fulfillment of our cool, locally sourced products
  • Distribute promotional collateral and brand tools to area visitors and event participants
  • Serve as an on-site representative to third-party event coordinators at park and event spaces in East Village, St Patrick’s Island and The Culture + Entertainment District
  • Create short-form social media content and post real time to relevant social channels, documenting the energy, activities and interactions taking place.
  • Provide superb customer service, ensuring an exceptional experience for all visitors to the area, responsible for notifying maintenance team when site support is required
  • Manage inventory of on-site supplies and marketing collateral, ensure storage areas are organized

This is a part-time position with 2-4 shifts available per week and 6-20 projected hours per week. Most shifts take place on evenings and weekends and most are outside. Successful candidates must have a flexible schedule able to accommodate these shifts.

Pretty convinced you were born for this? Submit a cover letter and resume to no later than March 17, 2024. Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

We commit to deepening our understanding of the vast diversity of human experiences, backgrounds and cultures and to ensuring that all perspectives are valued and reflected in our workplace and in the communities we’re building.

Giving equal voice to all people, groups and viewpoints will ensure our organization’s work reflects and respects the changing social landscape while upholding our dedication to the betterment of our city. It is one more way CMLC nurtures engagement and belonging, builds deeper connections across our communities, empowers innovation and enables long-term resilience.

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