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The Advocates' Society

Program Coordinator



Job Description

Program Coordinator

The Advocates’ Society is a not-for-profit association with over 5,000 members consisting of trial lawyers and judges across Canada.  We deliver over 100 education programs annually and are the leading provider of advocacy skills training in Canada.


Position Summary

Working at our office in downtown Toronto, the Program Coordinator is responsible for assisting with the registration and coordination of the Society’s national education programs and social events.


Responsibilities Include:

  • Inputs registration and payment information

  • Attends programs and solves on-site challenges

  • Prepares correspondence to faculty

  • Organizes program materials

  • Makes catering arrangements in line with budget for programs and program-related meetings and events

  • Assists in finalizing logistical arrangements for programs, including issues involving AV, venue, catering and materials details

  • Communicates with law firms, law associations, and other legal organizations to promote education programs



  • Diploma in Events Planning

  • Proficiency in Windows and Microsoft Office suite of products

  • Strong organizational skills; ability to handle several projects simultaneously.

  • Excellent attention to detail.

  • Enjoys working with members of the Society.

  • Proven customer relations’ skills.

  • Strong written and oral communication skills.

  • Able to interface effectively with others in a small group.

  • Willingness to flex work schedule in response to job requirements.



  • Experience in a membership organization or law office

  • Knowledge of relational database

  • Knowledge of IMIS

  • Bilingualism in French and English

We thank all candidates for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Please submit your cover letter and resume by August 18, 2017

Contact Information

The Advocates' Society
Rose Yanco
416-597-0243 x109
Posting Date: 19-Jul-2017Admin/Clerical/Customer Service Permanent, Full-Time Open 1 ASAP
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