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Kaleidoscope Festival Coordinator

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Kaleidoscope Festival Coordinator
Kaleidoscope Festival Coordinator

When and where?

Mar 10, 2023, 2:00 p.m. – Mar 31, 2023, 2:00 p.m.

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About the event

Kimberley Kaleidoscope Arts & Culture Festival is seeking an Enthusiastic Festival Coordinatorlooking to apply passion and experience towards a position with Kimberley Arts Council – Centre 64 society

Kimberley Arts Council is dedicated to enhancing Kimberley’s cultural scene and making arts inviting and accessible for all. Centre 64 is Kimberley, BC’s arts and cultural centre.

Festival Description

Kimberley Kaleidoscope Arts & Culture Festival is a 5-day arts & culture festival that provides a series of visual, performing, and literary arts events that link the August First Saturday community arts, culture and heritage celebration, creating an 5-day arts and culture festival.

Area residents and visitors get the chance to see and/or participate in performances, exhibitions, demonstrations, and workshops in a variety of artistic events and activities.

Local, regional, and touring artists get the chance to showcase their work, to receive performance or instruction fess, or to sell their artworks.

Job Description

  • Report      to: Kimberley Kaleidoscope committee chair
  • Work      with: Kimberley Kaleidoscope event organizers
  • Supported      by: Kimberley arts Council-Centre 64 staff
  • Workers      supervised: May be required to supervise volunteers

Job Requirements

  • Recruit      and maintain database of volunteers + train and support
  • Create      a marketing/P.R. strategy to promote festival
  • Prepare      an agenda for, and attend all committee meetings
  • Complete      updates/reports as required
  • Meet      deadlines, and work independently with minimal supervision
  • Keep accurate      and up to date budget for the festival & manage financials
  • Coordinate      all aspects of organization, marketing/P.R. & execution for all      festival days
  • Assist      event organizers in execution/organization details for each of the      festival events
  • Liaison      with social media, newspapers, print and web design staff to effectively      market and promote festival details
  • Maintain      a strong online presence for the festival to publicize events and      encourage attendance
  • Troubleshoot      any issues or problems during the festival
  • Plan,      coordinate and promote local activities, performances, workshops,      entertainment, markets, and local business partnerships

Skills & Qualifications

  • Able      to maintain accurate, timely, and complete documentation
  • Must      be physically fit & willing and able to lift large and heavy equipment
  • Be      resourceful, creative, level-headed, and able to work under pressure
  • Demonstrate      initiative and follow through
  • Team      player with positive “can do” attitude
  • Good      verbal and written communication skills, including interpersonal      interactions
  • Must      be available from Aug 16-20th for all festival days and oversee all events
  • Minimum      2 years event coordination experience or equivalent
  • Flexible      and adaptable to change

Additional Info

This is a contract position. The position length will be approximately 5 months April 15-September 15th. Position hours will be varied & dependent upon tasks and deadlines. Total contract is $4500

How to apply

To apply for this position, please forward your cover letter and resume along with references by March 31st 2023, to admin@kimberleyarts.com

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