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JOB POSTING: Assistant Festival Director

January 8, 2020


Annual, part-time contract position. Varying work hours (see below). $16 per hour.
Worker’s Compensation insurance provided.
Begins February 1st, 2020.

The Assistant Director is required to assist the Festival Director in the following duties:
● Reviewing project submissions and curating the festival program
● Communicating with artists, planning logistics and organizing festival events
● Soliciting sponsorships, partnerships and donations
● Conducting outreach toward artists and organizations
● Coordinating and promoting activities outside of the main festival (ex: CLiFF)
● Other related tasks and duties as they arise

Desired skills, interests and experience

● Strong interest in social justice movements and issues
● Familiarity with the labour movement a strong asset
● Experience in event organizing and producing
● Experience in fundraising
● Experience in art curation
● Familiarity with multiple strands of the cultural sector (theatre scene, music scene, etc.)
● Proficiency with Google Docs and office software
● Graphic design skills an asset

Work hours

● February – March: 10 hours per week.
● April : 15 hours per week
● May: 20 hours per week
● June: 10 hours per week
● July – September: 5 hours per week
● October – December: 10 hours per week

Deadline for submissions

January 8th, 2020
Email info[at]mayworkshalifax.ca


January 8, 2020


Mayworks Kjipuktuk/Halifax
1 (902) 223-8341
View Organizer Website