Parade Logistics Coordinator

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Parade Logistics Coordinator

Calgary Pride

Position: Full-time
Duration: June to September 2024
Deadline for applications: May 10, 2024

Reporting to the manager of production and programming, the parade logistics coordinator is responsible for supporting the planning and execution of the in-person Pride Parade and other relevant programming. The ideal candidate will also support raising awareness of Calgary Pride programs while playing a role in stakeholder communications (internal and external) that fortifies the organization’s strategic direction. As part of a fast-moving and compassionate team, you will bring creativity to our circle while playing a leadership role in the organization.


  • Support the coordination of all major logistical requirements, production elements and infrastructure for the Calgary Pride Parade including critical paths, production schedules and show flows, risk management, accessibility and environmental plans.
  • Liaising with City of Calgary departments and agencies to ensure all necessary documents, permits, licensing and inspections for the parade are acquired, in compliance, completed and in place in alignment with all timelines, including road closures, building permits and site electrical.
  • Specific focus will be given to managing and executing logistical elements for the parade, in collaboration with the manager, production and programming, and committees including site plan development (ERP), contractor and parade participation coordination.
  • Logistical support of the parade including parade order development, liaison with parade participants, developing and ensuring safety standards are met by all parade participants, etc.
  • Develop and produce materials and reports for a variety of internal and external stakeholders, including parade terms of reference.
  • Work with the finance committee and the manager of production and programming to work within the refrains of the budget.


  • Event, project or administrative certification and/ or equivalent experience considered an asset.
  • Extremely comfortable working with and learning new software.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Flexible schedule but ability to set core hours, and availability to spend time attending community events.
  • Possess a passion for the community, and demonstrate an understanding of current challenges and opportunities faced by gender and sexually diverse communities.
  • Aptitude to critically think, work within complexities, adapt, evolve, and prioritize changing organizational, stakeholder and community needs.
  • Strong time management and organizational skills and ability to prioritize competing deadlines.

Calgary Pride is an equal opportunity employer, is strongly committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion, and encourages applications from gender and sexually diverse candidates, racialized persons / persons of colour, women, Indigenous / Aboriginal People of North America, persons with disabilities, and others who may contribute to organizational diversification of ideas.

This is a full-time, temporary position that will start in June and conclude in September 2024.

Applications will close Friday, May 10, 2024, at 11:59pm MT.

Please visit to apply via the application form, and for full descriptions and details of each role available.

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