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Activities Coordinator

Belmont Village Bestival is a music and arts festival in the heart of Kitchener/Waterloo.

We’re looking for two energetic people to assist in the organization and implementation of programming, volunteer management, 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.

SEE BELOW FOR DETAILS AND LINK TO THE APPLICATION

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summer job

APPLICATIONS CLOSED

Click here to apply for the Canada Summer Job,  Activities Coordinator position with Belmont Village Bestival!  

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 is an asset