Canada Summer Job Opportunity!

 

Job Title: Belmont Village Bestival Activities Director (Summer Term)

 

Belmont Village Bestival is a music and arts festival in the heart of Kitchener/Waterloo. We’re looking for an energetic person to assist in the organization and implementation of programming, volunteer management, data collection, and social media promotions.

 

Festival programming includes a variety of musical bands, choirs, and buskers (e.g. classical, jazz, rock, folk, pop, rap); dance demonstrations and activities; children's performances and interactive activities (e.g. ukulele intro sessions, drum circles); hands-on art activities and crafts for children and adults; art demonstrations/competitions; story telling; spoken word performances; yoga demonstrations; and various vendors and sponsors.

 

Tasks and Responsibilities 

 

  • lead in the planning, preparation, and execution of a variety of family-friendly activities 

  • communicate with artists leading up to the festival for the purpose of organizing logistics

  • create appropriate communications and connections with community partners

  • create social media calendar; create and post social media content

  • submit weekly work schedule to Artistic Director, enabling a remote work option

 

Requirements

 

  • provide police check including vulnerable sector check

  • aged 15-30 to fit within the requirements of the Canada Summer Job Grant

 

Competencies

 

  • excellent written and oral communication skill

  • able to communicate with various stakeholders

  • leadership skills to direct the work of volunteers

  • working knowledge of basic web technologies (Google forms and social media data analytics)

  • ability to build and maintain relations with sponsors, volunteers, and artists

  • ability to delegate

  • ability to demonstrate initiative, and take responsibility for the completion of tasks in a timely manner

  • some post-secondary courses in business management, event planning, or other associated field of study 

To apply: Please send a cover letter and resume to belmontvillagebestival@gmail.com no later than  FRIDAY, MAY 14, 2021 at 5 p.m.