New Position at SAEDS! - Event Relations Specialist

Monday, December 4, 2017

Salmon Arm Economic Development Society along with the Salmon Arm Municipal Regional District Tax (MRDT) committee is very pleased to announce the hiring of our new Event Relations Specialist, Jennifer Strachan. The Event Relations Specialist position is made possible by revenue generated by the newly implemented MRDT (2% hotel tax) and will involve:

  • Researching and preparing a community event strategy
  • Providing support to existing events, and
  • Developing and attracting new events

Jennifer brings with her extensive experience and education in strategic event planning, project management, public relations, and marketing. Her previous work includes everything from organizing corporate and community activities to coordinating international sporting events, like the 2005 Nordic World Cup, the 2008 Women's World Curling Cup, the 2008 Telus World Skins Cup, and the 2010 Winter Olympics Torch Relay.

"I look forward with enthusiasm and excitement to focus on Salmon Arm's event goals is my desire to continually learn and build on the strong foundation that has been laid to ensure further success for the community of Salmon Arm" -- Jennifer Strachan

"Salmon Arm Economic Society and the MRDT committee are excited to have Jennifer in the new position and look forward to the positive results for Salmon Arm." -- Sebastian Hofstetter, SAEDS Director/MRDT Chairperson.

Is your community organization looking for support to host an upcoming event? Call or email the SAEDS office today, and we will connect you with Jen and all the resources she has to offer.

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