Music Nova Scotia - JCP Program - Festival Production Coordinator

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Job Title: Festival Production Coordinator Location: Halifax, NS Hours: 7 months – 37.5 hours weekly, with some evenings and weekends

Job Description: The Festival Production Coordinator will provide logistic support for the showcasing component of Nova Scotia Music Week 2017. Under the supervision and direction of the Event Manager, the Festival Production Coordinator will work independently and will liaise with committee members and stakeholders to deliver the project. This person's main focus will be assisting with the production of all showcasing performances.

Primary duties:

  • Update the critical path for the event, update regularly, and assign tasks to team members based on deliverables

  • Assist in the production of all showcasing performances

  • Maintain accurate contact, biographical, and production information for artists/groups

  • Assist with the recruitment of multigenre and regional artists and groups

  • Prepare submissions for jury meetings

  • Liaise with the Festival Technical Director to advance production details with showcasing artists

  • Oversee contracting of showcasing artists

  • Update website with showcasing related information via Marcato Festival

  • Communicate registration needs, including delegate pass information, to the Conference Coordinator

  • Conduct and data enter evaluations from artists/groups

Additional duties:

  • As requested, attend project activities and respond to any showcasing inquiries onsite during the events

  • Instruct volunteers for any showcasing related activities

  • Provide assistance in the distribution of NSMW promotional materials prior to and onsite

  • Monitor event registration

  • Set up, operate, and supervise the registration desk onsite

  • Contribute to the project's final report

  • Attend all professional development educational workshops Music Nova Scotia produces during employment period.

Required Qualifications:

  • Strong organizational skills

  • Strong proficiency in Excel, Word

  • Attention to detail

  • Strong literacy skills (reading/writing/comprehension/spelling & grammar)

  • Ability to work well in groups

  • Comfort in a fast-paced environment

Recommended Qualifications:

  • Event/conference production/management experience

  • Music industry experience

  • Mac OS X experience

  • Google Apps (Gmail, Drive) experience

  • Nonprofit experience

  • Comfort in a fast-paced environment

Apply through application link only, please attach BOTH your cover letter and resume when applying.

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