Events Manager - Sikh Research Institute

The Sikh Research Institute is a registered charity seeking to develop a principle-driven community by protecting the core and enlarging the resource pool. The Institute’s mission is to produce educational resources for the Sikh community. The Institute is seeking a full-time Events Manager (Canada & U.S.A) to work with the various departments to provide day to day management of global events. 


Job Qualifications

  • Associates degree and three of years of working experience
  • Experience in non-profit, community development or educational institution preferred
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks, work under deadlines, and maintain a high level of confidentiality
  • Excellent attention to detail and outstanding written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to work with volunteers
  • Self-motivated, creative, flexible, initiator and a good sense of humor
  • Willingness to work occasional evenings and weekends as events and project deadlines required
  • Ability to work both independently and as a key member of a high energy team
  • Proficiency in MS Office (especially in Word, Excel, and PowerPoint) and internet research resources


Major Responsibilities


Programs & Events

  • Market programs to recruit participants, working with Sikh and Educational institutions
  • Prepare and distribute relevant materials to individuals, institutions, and communities
  • Coordinate project logistics, documentation, PR, and outreach efforts
  • Support and consult with project leads to design appropriate program related activities
  • Manage all aspects of SikhRI HQ event coordination
  • Staff all regular program events, special events, press conferences, etc.



  • Check PO Box for mail on a bi-weekly basis
  • Make bank deposits on a bi-weekly basis
  • Scan all deposit materials (checks, deposit slips, any notes regarding the deposit)
  • Upload all files (deposit, mail etc) to Box
  • Issue tax receipts to donors
  • Check email on a daily basis


Other duties as assigned by CEO.


How to Apply

Send resume with references and a detailed cover letter addressing related experience and credentials and email them to

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