Now Hiring: Events and Hosting Associate

Are you passionate about creating personally relevant and memorable brand experiences? Do you get excited about meeting new people and introducing them to the City of Edmonton?

“One of the most exciting things about working at Amii is meeting the world-renowned researchers and innovative clients who make us a global leader in machine intelligence.

That is why we are thrilled to add an Events and Hosting Associate to our already outstanding team of marketing and communications professionals.

This is an opportunity for a talented experiential marketer to:

  • Introduce Amii and its leading-edge researchers to various audiences through events, speaking engagements and other engagement marketing opportunities; and
  • Welcome new employees and clients to Amii and introduce them to Edmonton and Alberta.

I’m looking for an open and outgoing candidate, who is adept at creating meaningful personal connections that build positive brand sentiment.

AI holds incredible potential to improve our lives. If you’re interested in being part of fulfilling our mandate of AI for good and for all, I would love to hear from you.”

- Lindsay Sylvester, Director of Marketing Operations

About Amii

One of Canada’s three main institutes for artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning, our world-renowned researchers drive fundamental and applied research at the University of Alberta (and other academic institutions), training some of the world’s top scientific talent. Our cross-functional teams work collaboratively with Alberta-based businesses and organizations to build AI capacity and translate scientific advancement into industry adoption and economic impact.

Job Purpose & Accountabilities

Reporting to the Director of Marketing Operations the Events and Hosting Associate executes strategies, frameworks, and plans through various tactics.

Acting as a team member with a varied and powerful toolkit of skills, the Events and Hosting Associate is vital for the success of the accountabilities of the Marketing and Communications Team, including:

  • Awareness and Affinity of the Amii Brand
  • Communicating Thought Leadership and Scientific Excellence
  • Funnel Nurturing including Audience Segmentation

In addition, the Events and Hosting Associate undertakes specific but limited planning and advisory roles when opportunities arise that are aligned with their skillset and growth plans.


  • 3+ years of experience in event management, communications, marketing and/or public relations
  • 2+years of hands-on experience in social media management, content management systems, and customer relationship management systems (including marketing automation)
  • Post-secondary degree in a related discipline (Marketing, Communications, Production/Stage Management, Arts/Film Management)

Attributes & Expectations

  • Strong interpersonal communication skills for effective interactions with internal departments and external stakeholders. Operates with the highest standards of integrity and trust
  • Exemplifies excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Highly organized and the ability to manage a multi-stakeholder environment
  • Exceptional time management skills

What you'll love about us

  • A professional yet casual work environment that encourages the growth and development of your skills.
  • A chance to learn from amazing teammates who support one another to succeed.
  • Competitive compensation including paid time off and flexible health benefits.
  • A modern office located in downtown Edmonton, Alberta.

If this sounds like the opportunity you've been waiting for, then please don’t wait to apply! To apply, please send your resume and cover letter indicating why you think you'd be a fit for Amii through the listing on Indeed by August 6, 2021.

Applicants must be legally eligible to work in Canada at the time of application

Amii is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to creating a diverse, inclusive and excellent workforce.

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