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Educational Events

CANactions is looking for an enthusiastic coordinator of educational events in the field of architecture and urbanism. The position implies planning and preparation of educational events (workshops, summer schools, trainings) and public events (discussions, lectures, exhibitions), ensuring smooth logistics and good event experience for all participants.

Expected skills and attributes:

■ proven experience of organisation of educational and other public events, preferably in the fields related to design, architecture and urbanism;

■ very good knowledge of formal and non-formal knowledge institutions active in the field in Ukraine and globally, good understanding of Ukrainian grassroots urban movements;

■ strong skills in planning of event logistics in coordination with program director and/or curator, ability to ensure timely travel and other organisational arrangements (booking tickets, venue, catering);

■ ability to assume curatorial duties and plan a series of public events united by a single topic;

■ strong command of social media management tool for event promotion, ability to provide qualified terms of reference to designer, web developer and manufacturer of printed matter.

The work may also include performance of other duties, such as administrative tasks and occasional research.

The deadline to apply for the position is at 23:59 EET on May 1, 2018.
First name
Last name
City of Residence
Date of birth
Statement of motivation (up to 500 words).
Portfolio of projects
Test. Please plan a workshop on tactical intervention (making benches from second-hand materials) for 30 local activists to be held on September 1 in Zhytomyr. Expected product: a document that contains calendar with event preparation timeline, estimated budget and brief for the event. Format: single Excel file in English and Ukrainian.