University Program Events and Communication Coordinator

March 13 2021
Categories Generalist, HR, Training
Markham, ON

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At AMD, we push the boundaries of what is possible. We believe in changing the world for the better by driving innovation in high-performance computing, graphics, and visualization technologies – building blocks for gaming, immersive platforms, and the data center.

Developing great technology takes more than talent: it takes amazing people who understand collaboration, respect, and who will go the “extra mile” to achieve unthinkable results. It takes people who have the passion and desire to disrupt the status quo, push boundaries, deliver innovation, and change the world. If you have this type of passion, we invite you to take a look at the opportunities available to come join our team.

University Program Events and Communication Coordinator


AMD Canada is searching for an energetic, detail oriented, and upbeat University Program Events and Communication Coordinator to support the Canadian student co-op program and take it to the next level! You will be working with the Canada University Relations Program Management team to support and coordinate events, communications, promotions, and partnerships.


The ideal candidate will be detail oriented, will have excellent presentation skills and maturity to represent AMD at internal and external events, and will have strong communications and stakeholder management skills. AMD's environment is fast paced, results oriented and built upon a legion of brilliant people with a passion for winning technology. Change is a natural part of the business. Those who thrive here seek out clarity in the face of ambiguity, take risks when confronted with the unknown, and do what they say and own what they do.


  • Develop, coordinate, and attend campus recruitment and internal student events
  • Lead communication/liaising with relevant internal and external stakeholders
  • Track metrics and key measurables for events and initiatives
  • Foster relationships with core Canada based universities, student groups, and external organizations
  • Elevate AMD’s brand through strategic use of social media and other marketing tools, and actively engage in creating content
  • Coordinate with the Talent team to ensure actions are aligned with AMD’s inclusion strategy
  • Plan and deliver positive new employee orientation experiences
  • Increase the Co-op to new-grad conversion rates and ROI for AMD
  • Local travel & adjusted work hours will be required during peak periods
  • Assist the campus team with recruitment processes


  • 2+ years of experience supporting and leading events and initiatives from start to finish
  • 1+ years of multi-stakeholder management and communication
  • Strong presentation, group facilitation and community engagement skills
  • Preferred: Proven operational and project management skills
  • Preferred: Understanding of social media advertising and marketing for the student demographic
  • Preferred: Demonstrated ability to build and sustain positive cross-functional relationships
  • Preferred: Demonstrated ability to work in a complex, matrix organization
  • Preferred: Proven ability to work effectively in a team, manage conflict, and build trust
  • Bonus: Experience in University Relations and/or Talent Acquisition
  • Bonus: Experience in a high-tech organization
  • Bonus: Technically competent in the use of Applicant Tracking Systems and sourcing tools


  • Background in Human Resources, Student Services, and/or Event Planning are desired


Markham, Ontario, Canada

AMD does not accept unsolicited resumes from headhunters, recruitment agencies or fee-based recruitment services. AMD and its subsidiaries are equal opportunity employers and will consider all applicants without regard to race, marital status, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, or any other characteristic protected by law. EOE/MFDV.

Requisition Number: 86921
Country: Canada State: Ontario City: Markham
Job Function:Human Resources

AMD is an inclusive employer dedicated to building a diverse workforce. We encourage applications from all qualified candidates and will accommodate applicants’ needs under the respective provincial human rights codes throughout all stages of the recruitment and selection process. Any applicant who requires accommodation should contact

AMD does not accept unsolicited resumes from headhunters, recruitment agencies or fee based recruitment services.

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