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STARS Career Opportunity

Development Officer, Events

Location: Grande Prairie base

Closing Date: Oct 25, 2014

This individual is responsible for assisting in all areas of rural and urban fundraising event design, coordination and implementation, and reports directly to the Director, Events & Community Engagement in Calgary. The Development Officer, Events also builds long-term relationships with rural communities, maintains open lines of communication with external groups, and coordinates cheque acceptance events and tours with Administration on behalf of STARS - Alberta.

You have a minimum of three years of experience in event planning and fund development, as well as experience in evaluation, budgeting, volunteer management, and marketing. An organized relationship builder with the ability to multi-task and work well under pressure, you have MS Office, Raiser’s Edge or other relational database, and Net Community experience. Your educational background includes an undergraduate degree in a related field such as Marketing, Special Events, or Public Relations. You are comfortable within a committee structure, willing to travel, and able to work evenings and weekends.

We offer a competitive salary based on education and experience as well as an excellent organization paid benefit package with a matched RRSP program. More importantly, you will be a key member of the STARS organization and a link in our ability to execute our mission of saving lives safely.

To explore this opportunity further, please submit your resume to This posting will be open until Oct. 25, 2014.

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The Shock Trauma Air Rescue Society (STARS) is a charitable non-profit organization that provides a safe, rapid, highly specialized emergency medical transport system for critically ill and injured patients.

STARS is a well recognized leader in critical patient care, rapid transportation, and emergency medical training and education. We have a unique model of community, corporate and government support that has led to an exemplary record of excellence in patient care and continuous innovation.

STARS has flown more than 27,000 missions since 1985, and operates from six bases across Alberta, Saskatchewan and Manitoba, including Calgary, Edmonton, Grande Prairie, Regina, Saskatoon and Winnipeg.