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Job Postings: Outreach Assistant & Communications Assistant (summer students)

Posting #2017a – Outreach Assistant

Job Description:

The Outreach Assistant will be assisting Northern Lights Festival Boréal with numerous activities including: Payment/Ticket Management (Shipping, Maintaining Records, Accepting/Processing Payments) Assisting in Telephone/In-person inquiries, Coordination of Festival activities (Volunteer Areas) Assisting in Volunteer and Festival Logistics, Assisting in Merchandise preparation/inventory control, Assisting in Festival set-up/tear-down, Assisting in Event Coordination.

Applicant must have strong organizational skills, work well under pressure, able to meet tight deadlines and work well in a team environment.

Applicant must act as an ambassador for NLFB in a positive and professional manner.

Other Job Tasks Include:

• Requesting donations from local businesses for gifts for the Volunteer Appreciation Event

• Assisting in the organization and planning of the Volunteer Appreciation Event

• Following up via telephone re: Donations and City Permits/Requests

Must be willing to work irregular and extended hours around special events.

This is a summer student position funded under the Employment and Skills Development Canada Summer Jobs program.

If successful, candidate must provide proof of enrolment in post-secondary, with plans to return to school the following year.

Festival dates: July 6-9, 2017.

Anticipated Start Date: June 5, 2017

Length of contract: 7 weeks, 30 hours/week

Rate of pay: $11.40/hr.

Advertised until: May 23, 2017

PLEASE SUBMIT APPLICATIONS (RESUME + COVERING LETTER) TO: director@nlfb.ca

Applicants will automatically be considered for both summer student positions.

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Posting #2017b – Communications Assistant

Job Description:

The Communications Assistant will be assisting Northern Lights Festival Boréal with numerous activities including: marketing and communications initiatives, payment/ticket management (shipping, maintaining records, accepting/processing payments), telephone/in-person inquiries, coordination of festival activities (media, sponsor, vendor relations), coordination of Festival logistics, merchandise preparation/inventory control, festival set-up/tear-down, general event coordination and more.

Applicant must have strong organizational skills, work well under pressure, able to meet tight deadlines and work well in a team environment.

Applicant must act as an ambassador for NLFB in a positive and professional manner.

Must be willing to work irregular and extended hours around special events.

French language skills and access to a vehicle are an asset (mileage paid).

This is a summer student position funded under the Employment and Skills Development Canada Summer Jobs program.

If successful, candidate must provide proof of enrolment in post-secondary, with plans to return to school the following year.

Festival dates: July 6-9, 2017.

Anticipated Start Date: June 5, 2017

Length of contract: 7 weeks, 30 hours/week

Rate of pay: $11.40/hr.

Advertised until: May 23, 2016

PLEASE SUBMIT APPLICATIONS (RESUME + COVERING LETTER) TO: director@nlfb.ca

Applicants will automatically be considered for both summer student positions.

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