District 3

Please send your CV and cover letter to info@district3.co

Events and Operations Coordinator

The Events and Operations Coordinator ensures a seamless events process from coordination to implementation. By offering continuous support and reliable service to the various groups that use our space as a venue, this position is essential to ensuring all staff, startups, and Concordia community members can run their events with confidence and success. The events coordinator reports to the Administration and Compliance Lead.


  • Create events via ecosystem outreach to strengthen the D3 Innovation Hub community and its units
  • Ensure continuous event and programs bookings
  • Coordinates the booking of event venues in our office spaces on both the Loyola and Sir George Williams campuses, as well as external venues
  • Triages event requests in a timely manner
  • Meets with event hosts to workshop event ideas and align on audience, resources, format and purpose to build more meaningful events
  • Provides logistical and administrative support to coordinate catering services
  • Acts as liaison between event group and any communications support necessary to advertise the event to our community
  • Reports to the office space for all events and ensures necessary set up and clean up
  • Provides basic level of audio/visual support for events including conference phone and video setup, recording of events, presentation laptop setup, projector and TV connections, etc.
  • Tracking of event attendance
  • Coordination with administration for event expenses
  • Establish and maintain effective office organization for program operation tasks
  • Coordinates internal program sessions
  • Supports relationships between experts and the D3 Hub to coordinate expert sessions
  • Communicates space regulations and expectations to ensure all users know what possibilities and limitations exist to ensure the best experience possible
  • Ensure space occupation on a daily basis
  • Continuously improve the experience of usage and interactions within the space


  • Bachelors’ degree; equivalent combination of education and experience will be considered; 
  • Skilled in diplomatic, empathetic, and clear communication; 
  • Critical thinking required to verify information and data accuracy 
  • Demonstrated ability to negotiate multiple priorities and tasks simultaneously through diligent organization skills
  • Instinct to take initiative to meet objectives
  • Reliable and timely in both communications and presenting to the office
  • Excels in facilitation situations
  • Fluent in English and French
  • Knowledge of the startup ecosystem is a plus

About D3 Innovation Hub, Concordia

At the heart of a next-generation university, Concordia’s District 3 is a leading multidisciplinary innovation hub in Montreal open to all. District 3 brings together key players from corporations, government, research, and academia to ensure every innovator and entrepreneur has access to the resources they need to move from idea to impact with confidence. Since its inception in 2014, District 3 has coached over 500 startups, hosted over 400 events and workshops, as well as building a community of over 9000 members. In 2016-2017, the innovation hub was awarded Startup Canada’s Entrepreneur Promotion and Support Awards.