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Description automatically generatedMoving Forward Together: Collaboration and Innovation

to Meet Changing Needs

Libraries, Archives & and Museums Nova Scotia

Virtual Conference October 21-23, 2021



Virtual Conference Manager


The Libraries, Archives & and Museums Nova Scotia Virtual Conference Team is looking for a Virtual Conference Manager for their October event.


The Conference Manager will be responsible for handling event logistics, including communicating and coordinating with speakers and sponsors, event scheduling, and day-of support. The majority of duties will be conducted utilizing conference app Pheedloop or in assisting/training others in the use of Pheedloop.


Primary responsibilities include:

● Liaise with the conference organizing committee to help plan event

● Actively participate in meetings with conference committee leading up to the event plus a post-event debrief

● Actively support positive participant and speaker relationships, providing continuous support pre, during, and post the event

● Acts as point person for the event

● Liaise with speakers to arrange and prepare presentation materials

● Liaise with exhibitors and sponsors to arrange content and participation

● Ensure that each online event has a Moderator, Leader, and the required number of Facilitators

● Provide problem-solving and logistical support on event days

● Assist with online registrations


Within Pheedloop:

● Perform initial setup of conference portal

● Liaise with speakers and assist in uploading content

● Liaise with sponsors and exhibitors and assist in uploading content and use of app interface

● Update conference portal with other content as needed

● Train moderators, other staff/volunteers in use of Pheedloop

● Ensure presentations stream when scheduled


Qualification requirements:

Prior project management experience

● Excellent written and spoken English

● Ability to read and comprehend instructions and write effective correspondence

● Ability to clearly present information to small groups

Have experience working on digital projects and/or platforms

Strong working knowledge of Zoom, Webex, and other video communications platforms

● Strong working knowledge of social media platforms and Google interfaces


Terms of Employment

● 12-week contract totalling a maximum of 250 hours, from early August (there can be some flexibility for start date) to October 28, 2021. This will be part-time work except in the days leading-up to and including the event, during which full-time hours may be required

● Rate of pay: $25 per hour

● This is a temporary position


The Libraries, Archives & and Museums Nova Scotia Virtual Conference is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity.


Applications submitted to [log in to unmask]


Application deadline is July 23, 2021. Only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted






Ray Fernandes

LAMNS Conference Organzing Commitee

Youth Services Librarian / Consultant

Nova Scotia Provincial Library

(902) 424-2474





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