Jul 102015

Horse Industry Association Of Alberta

Hiring: Manager


Hiring: Manager

Reporting to the Board of Directors, the Manager is responsible for the planning, organizing and administration of all association activities, programs and operations. The Manager is required to develop the resources needed to support the association in achieving its objectives and maintains communication with a diverse group of stakeholders including other industry organizations, media, businesses, government and the public.


Main Tasks and Responsibilities:

  • Coordination of annual conference, seminars and events, including sponsorship.
  • Tracking of all financial transactions, including payroll, and completion of required reports.
  • Budgeting of annual conference, events and projects.
  • Writing of funding proposals and follow up reports.
  • Assistance at equine horse sales.
  • Supervision of office staff and volunteers.
  • Writing and layout of monthly e-Newsletter.
  • Writing columns for industry publications.
  • Participation in board meetings providing updates and reports on all activities.
  • Updating of association website.
  • Updating of association social media channels.
  • Development of educational and promotional displays, booklets, ads and other materials.
  • Layout of manuals.
  • Liaising and partnering with other industry organizations, businesses and government departments.



  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Strong computer skills with experience in the following: Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Access; Adobe Indesign, Photoshop and Illustrator; Quickbooks; Joomla
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks and deadlines.
  • Experience with accounting practices and principles.
  • Experience with using social media for businesses/organizations.
  • Design and layout experience preferably in Adobe programs.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Project management.
  • Ability to work independently.
  • Supervisory experience, both staff and volunteer.
  • Knowledge of horses or the horse industry an asset.


This is a part time position based in Airdrie, Alberta, with the possibility of becoming a permanent full time position. Qualified applicants are encouraged to send a cover letter and resume by August 3, 2015 to both admin@albertahorseindustry.ca and president@albertahorseindustry.ca

Horse Industry Association of Alberta | 97 East Lake Ramp NE | Airdrie | Alberta | T4A 0C3 | Canada

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