STARBELLY JAM SOCIETY SUMMER STUDENT POSITION AVAILABLE:
Marketing, Media, Sponsorship, & Administrative support for Artistic Director May 8 – August 14, 2014 (14 weeks @ 30hrs per week)
Deadline for Application: May 1st 2014
Education: High school
Wage: $10.25 Hourly
Other: Vehicle required for travel in region. Travel Expenses will be reimbursed as per contract.
Starbelly Jam is an annual outdoor festival held in Crawford Bay BC on the third full weekend in July (July 18,19 & 20 2014). Starbelly is a non-profit society primary run by volunteers from the community. The purpose of the society is to entertain & expose area residents to a wide array of music, heighten community spirit, and raise profile of the East Shore of Kootenay Lake. We are currently recruiting a student for full-time summer position: Marketing/Media Assistant Manager/ Administrative Assistant.
Responsibilities include but are not limited to: Developing & promoting a sponsorship package that will be offered to local business. Supporting the Media Manager and Artistic Director with festival promotion. This may include collecting data, supporting special events and outreach to the broader community. Marketing responsibilities will include supporting the further development of a broad audience for our annual festival, researching and creating relationships with local business, assisting with membership renewal campaigns and, carrying out audience surveys and updating patron data. During the festival this position will be required to assist the Artistic Director. General administrative work will also be required. This position will report directly to the Board of Directors and Artistic Director.
Qualifications: This position is funded by the Government of Canada through the Canada Summer Jobs program. All applicants must meet the following criteria:
~be legally entitled to work in Canada;
~be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident or have refugee status in Canada;
~be between 15 and 30 years of age at the start of employment;
~be a full time student with the intention of returning to full time studies in the fall
~not have another full-time job and not attending full-time classes while carrying out this job
You have an interest and some experience in areas of development, marketing, fundraising and events, and have the ability to effectively communicate with a diverse range of people. You have a proven track record of successfully carrying through assigned duties. You possess attention to detail and excellent written and oral communication and interpersonal skills, can manage your time well and organize with ease. You are fully computer literate in word processing, and database skills, and have basic knowledge of computer graphics.
If you are outgoing with a great sense of humour, can adapt to change with a fast-paced, creative and exciting environment and have a passion for music, then you could be the ideal candidate.
To apply, send your cover letter, resume and three references to firstname.lastname@example.org with ‘Starbelly Summer Student’ in the subject line.