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Job Posting: 2 x 16 week summer positions

Posting #CSJ2019 – Festival Planning Assistant x 2

Job Description:

The Festival Planning Assistants 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.

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

Applicants 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 youth position funded under the Employment and Skills Development Canada – Canada Summer Jobs program.

NOTE: Candidate eligibility has changed from previous years: Applicants must be between the ages of 15 and 30 years of age. If successful, candidate may nee to provide proof of age.

Festival dates: July 4-7, 2019.

Anticipated Start Date: May 6, 2019 (tentative)

Length of contract: 16 weeks, 35 hours/week

Rate of pay: $14/hr.

Advertised until: May 2, 2019

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

Applicants will automatically be considered for both summer youth positions..

NLFB acknowledges the support of the Government of Canada through the Canada Summer Jobs Program.