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Kimberley First Saturdays Festival Coordinator

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Kimberley First Saturdays Festival Coordinator
Kimberley First Saturdays Festival Coordinator

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Mar 10, 2023, 2:00 p.m. – Apr 15, 2023, 2:00 p.m.

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Kimberley First Saturday (KFS) Festival Coordinator – 2023

Kimberley First Saturday (KFS) is seeking a Festival Coordinator to help us deliver this popular

summer event by providing logistic and administrative support to our active volunteer committee. If

you love working with/managing volunteers, are comfortable multi-tasking in an independent work environment and are computer/social media savvy, then this might be the opportunity for you. KFS will celebrate its 9th active season in 2023 and is a volunteer driven event occurring on the First Saturday of each month between July and October under the administration of the Kimberley Arts Council. The festival includes a day of free artistic and cultural activities including the live entertainment, art workshops/demonstrations, an arts/crafters market, and children’s activities.

Scope of Contract:

This is a part-time fee for service contract of $3,500 requiring approximately 35 hours monthly

between June and October. A lot of this work will happen remotely with in-person presence

required at meetings and during events. KFS has a strong involved volunteer committee that will support this position.

Functions:

Attend all committee meetings and provide updates/reports as required.

Coordinate all aspects of organization, marketing for all festival days.

Update and maintain all social media and website sites maintaining a strong online presence.

Design, produce and oversee the distribution of all print material, including event posters, activity posters, event activity handouts and sandwich boards.

Assist event organizers with the logistical details for each festival event.

Coordinate the monthly arts and crafters market, including communication, scheduling and follow up with vendors.

Assist as needed with the annual silent auction fundraising event at the July event.

Be available to attend each event to assist with on-site setup/takedown and activities.

Assist the volunteer coordinator in the recruitment and assignment of volunteers.

Meet deadlines and work independently with minimal supervision.

Qualifications:

Able to maintain accurate, timely and complete documentation.

Physically fit and willing/able to undertake setup/takedown activities.

Demonstrate initiative and follow through.

Good verbal and written communication, including interpersonal interactions.

Strong computer skills including familiarity with online platforms.

Available to assist on festival days: July 1, August 5, September 2, October 7, 2023.

Comfortable working in a fluid high pressure environment requiring multi-tasking.

A ‘Can Do’ positive attitude with the ability to pivot as needed.

How To Apply:

Please forward your cover letter and resume, including references to

kimberleyfirstsaturday@gmail.com or drop off at Centre 64 by April 15, 2023

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