Apr 20, 2022 / by Folk Harbour / No Comments

Position Description

Festival Logistics Support works with other staff, board members and chairs of committees to accomplish the tasks entailed in staging the Society’s annual four-day Lunenburg Folk Harbour Festival. Employment is on a full-time basis from approximately May to August.  The position is at the direction of the Office Administrator and a designated Board member.  Working hours will be scheduled to ensure the office is open at consistent times each week.  Some evening and weekend hours will be required.

Role & Responsibilities:

  • Maintain basic office functions
  • Collect performer services information, including but not limited to: billeting needs, transportation forms and technical riders from performers and/or their agents. Compile and maintain a database of this information
  • Recruit volunteers and maintain a volunteer database
  • Assemble performer and emcee packages and schedules
  • Assist in maintaining social media presence
  • Create venue signage
  • Work with office staff to sell and process ticket orders
  • Produce site packages for all venues
  • Create nametags as required

Qualifications:

Festival Logistics Support must be a post secondary student returning to full time studies in September OR a person between the ages of 15 and 30.  A valid drivers licence and access to a vehicle is an asset.

  • Excellent, proven, customer service skills
  • Proficiency with standard office equipment and software including Microsoft Office Suite
  • Ability to communicate, organize and multi task
  • Knowledge of and ability to promote folk music, including social media promotions
  • Experience with not for profit organizations is an asset
  • Ability to keep accurate records with attention to detail
  • Resourcefulness, creativity and ability to work as part of a team

Please send your resume by the May 11 deadline to: admin@folkharbour.com Only those applicants selected for interviews will be contacted.

125 Montague Street, PO Box 655, Lunenburg, Nova Scotia, B0J 2C0

Tel: 902-634-3180