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Over the upcoming weeks, we will be adding lots of information to the IPM 2022 website about how to get involved or to plan your visit to the 2022 International Plowing Match & Rural Expo in Kempville, North Grenville, United Counties of Leeds and Grenville - September 20 - 24, 2022.

QUICK LINKS

> Purchase Advance Tickets to IPM 2022
Become a Volunteer with IPM 2022
> Book Your Camping Site at the Official IPM 2022 RV Park or
   Learn about Accommodations in Leeds & Grenville
Request a Corporate Partnership Package
> Apply to be an Exhibitor/Vendor at IPM 2022


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Are you interested in helping organize the 2022 International Plowing Match & Rural Expo from the IPM Provincial Office in Guelph, Ontario?
Are you a student between the ages of 15-30 and looking for a summer job?
Apply to join our team! Please email your resume to Cathy Lasby at cathy@plowingmatch.org (and indicate which position(s) you are interested in).

Media Relations Co-ordinator (one position):
- post news items on local event Facebook, Twitter, and other social media outlets
- update event information on local website
- monitor and respond to all inquiries
- work in Provincial office to assist committees, management and co-workers in preparing information
https://www.jobbank.gc.ca/jobsearch/jobpostingcsj/36122193?source=searchresults

Event Co-ordinator (one position):
- promote event by seeking provincial, national and international exhibitors and sponsors
- advance potential participation of volunteers and visitors through personal connections and media co-ordination
- create, print and distribute admission tickets for the event to exhibitors, sponsors and volunteers
https://www.jobbank.gc.ca/jobsearch/jobpostingcsj/36122206?source=searchresults

The Government of Canada has funded these jobs through the Canada Summer Jobs program. You must be aged between 15 and 30 and be legally entitled to work in Canada. International students are not eligible.

To see the Summer Student Jobs with the IPM Local Committee in Kemptville, Ontario, visit the IPM 2022 website.


CAREER ADVANCEMENT OPPORTUNITIES


The Ontario Plowmen’s Association and the International Plowing Match and Rural Expo invite applications for the newly created, full-time position of OPERATIONS MANAGER.

The successful applicant will have the opportunity to help co-ordinate and construct this highly influential annual event while working at the site location as well as in the Head Office located in Guelph, Ontario.

Knowledge/Skills Required:

  • Agricultural knowledge and experience and/or agricultural event experience.
  • Good interpersonal skills (especially in working with volunteers), organizational ability, time and project management skills.
  • Must be a team player.
  • Must be capable for considerable physical work.
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet strict deadlines.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Experience using the Microsoft Suite of products.
  • Travel throughout Ontario with extended overnight stays required at certain times of the year.
  • Must have valid driver’s license.
  • Electrical license, construction and systems knowledge an asset.

The Operations Manager reports to the OPA Executive Director.

Start Date: July 2, 2022.  Initial training will be under the current Site Supervisor at IPM 2022.

Please submit resume, references and cover letter indicating salary expectations to:  cathy@plowingmatch.org

Acceptance of applications will remain open until the Operations Manager is hired.  
We appreciate all applications but only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.


The Ontario Plowmen’s Association is also inviting applications for a full-time EVENTS CO-ORDINATOR to join our positive and progressive staff team.

The Successful Candidate must be:

  • Highly organized and creative
  • Experienced in large events co-ordination
  • Effective in written and verbal communications
  • Skilled in working with Volunteers
  • Proficient in Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.
  • Experienced using AssistExpo

Some evening and weekend work will be required. Must have own transportation and be willing work on-site at the International Plowing Match and Rural Expo for up to two weeks. 

A minimum of three years’ experience in a related field (events, trade shows, etc.) is required.  Agricultural knowledge/experience is a definite asset.

The Events Co-ordinator reports to the OPA Executive Director.

Location: Guelph, Ontario.                                   Start Date: Immediate

Please submit resume, references and cover letter indicating salary expectations to:  cathy@plowingmatch.org

Acceptance of applications will remain open until the Events Co-ordinator is hired.  
We appreciate all applications but only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.


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 Mark Your Calendars! 

103rd IPM in 2022
Tuesday, September 20 to
Saturday, September 24
Kemptville, North Grenville,
United Counties of Leeds & Grenville


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