Careers at IGNITE

IGNITE job posting - we are hiring: marketing and events coordinator. Apply today! Application deadline: March 14, 2022. Send your cover letter.

IGNITE Atlantic is committed to providing job opportunities to start or advance careers in the innovation ecosystem.

At IGNITE, we value diversity, equity, and inclusion and keep it top of mind when selecting candidates for our job opportunities.

See below for our current openings at IGNITE Atlantic!

Marketing & Events Coordinator - Internship

Position: Marketing & Events Coordinator

Position Type: 35 hours per week, 16-week term

Dates: Approximately August 29, 2022 - December 23, 2022

Pay Rate: $15 per hour

Location: New Glasgow


IGNITE is a rural innovation hub that brings people together to explore how to make change possible in rural communities. IGNITE aims to create a culture of innovation by engaging youth, communities, startups and industries in finding solutions and creating opportunities. More information is available on our website:

Summary of Role

As a marketing and events coordinator intern at IGNITE, you will be responsible for supporting the organizing and facilitation of events during the months of September to December. You will work with our events team at IGNITE when working through logistics and details on collaborative events with partners and other organizations.

When joining the IGNITE team, you should be passionate about making change and supporting others. Our team is highly collaborative and moves fast on executing new projects and ideas. 

**Applicant must be a student enrolled in a post-secondary institution and available to work 9am - 4pm from Monday to Friday

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Participate in pre-planning, marketing, registration and on-site coordination for IGNITE events
  • Conducting post event surveys and gathering feedback
  • Working with community organizations and partners to support new ideas in bringing them to life
  • Supporting social media efforts and marketing ideas to support IGNITE events and promotion
  • Experience with Canva, Eventbrite, SurveyMonkey, MailChimp and social media are considered an asset.

We encourage anyone meeting this criteria to consider applying for this role through Indeed:

We thank all applicants for their interest, but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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Find Us At

IGNITE Northern

352 East River Road
New Glasgow, NS B2H 3P7


1209 Marginal Road
Halifax, NS B3H 4P8

IGNITE Southern

208 Main Street
Yarmouth, NS B5A 1C7