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13 Oct 2021

FESTIVAL COORDINATOR

 IQALUIT, NU

Job Description

Alianait Arts Festival

FESTIVAL COORDINATOR

Iqaluit, Nunavut

Deadline for application: October 14, 2021

Do you have an innovative, entrepreneurial spirit and passion for the arts?

The Alianait Arts Festival is Nunavut’s premier arts festival that includes music, visual arts, film, theatre, circus, storytelling and more! Alianait presents performers from across the north and throughout the world at our annual festival and year-round concert series. Now in its seventeeth year, Alianait seeks a Festival Coordinator to help lead one of Canada’s fastest growing and most exciting art events.

Reporting to the Executive Director, the Festival Coordinator will be responsible for coordinating all logistical planning, including:

• arranging performances, artists, venues, security and sale of tickets

• administering application process and local selection committee

• drafting funding proposals and reports, correspondence, marketing and promotional material

• fixing dates, finding venues, and organizing travel and accommodation for performers

• working with the Alianait Board of Directors, participating in regular meetings

• performing a range of administrative, marketing and office management duties

Basic Requirements:

Minimum of Grade 12 or equivalent and 1 year experience in event coordination or related field. We are looking for someone with the following skills and abilities:

• excellent organizational, administrative, computer and project management skills

• strong written and oral communication skills

• excellent teamwork skills including the ability to work collaboratively with creative professionals

• flexibility/adaptability, ability to multi-task

Priority will be given to Nunavut Land Claims Beneficiaries and Nunavummiut. This is full-time position with flexible hours. It does not include housing and is primarily located in Iqaluit.

How to Apply

How to Apply: Please forward a cover letter and resume along with two references by October 14, 2021 to alannah@alianiat.ca.

Job description available on request.

Contact Info:

Alannah Johnston, Executive Director

Alianait Arts Festival

Tel: (867) 979-6000, alannah@alianait.ca

Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Job Categories: Other. Job Tags: administrative, computer, organizational, and project management. Advertised until: 2021-11-12

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