Festival Interns

Posted on May 4, 2022. Primary Region: Moose Jaw, SK

This position is a component of the Student Employment Program, which is dependent on government funding.
Government funders state that applicants must be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident, or person to whom refugee protection has been conferred under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act; and be legally entitled to work in Canada in accordance with relevant provincial/territorial legislation and regulations. Applicants must also be between the ages of 15 and 30.

As an official intern and/or marketing intern at our Festival you will be under the direct supervision of the Executive Director and the Operations Coordinator. The Festival Interns will be responsible for supporting Festival staff to help ensure the successful execution of the 26th annual Saskatchewan Festival of Words in Moose Jaw.

Tasks will include, but not be limited to:
Assisting with reviewing graphic design work, developing promotional materials, and distribution
Acting as Festival Ambassadors in our community
Assisting public and presenter relations during the Festival
Administrative duties: newsletters, issue receipts, update databases, and other duties
Soliciting businesses for advertising
Website updating, moderating of events through YouTube
Volunteer management and training
Some work from home is possible
Note: The interns will be required to keep accurate computerized transaction records, and submit a written progress report and self-evaluation to the government funders upon completion of the program.

Required qualifications:
second year (or higher) registered post-secondary student returning to full-time studies in the fall
strong oral and written communication skills
interest and/or experience in promotions, event planning, marketing, creative writing, arts
enjoys – and may have experience – working with a variety of people of all age groups
pays careful attention to detail
possesses basic computer literacy and knowledge of social media (Mac experience an asset)

Desirable skills:
possesses strong time-management and organizational capabilities
can prioritize multiple tasks effectively and efficiently
can work as part of a team and independently
shows initiative and independence by implementing duties from start to finish
can work toward and meet deadlines
displays patience, flexibility, and creative thinking

Duration of Employment: May 30th to July 22nd, 30 hours/week, $15 hourly wage. Hours of work may vary.

Applications must be received by the closing deadline: Friday, May 13th at 4pm. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
Submit resume with cover letter and three references to:
Saskatchewan Festival of Words 217 Main Street North Moose Jaw, SK S6H 0W1
Phone: 306-691-0557 Email: Amanda@festivalofwords.com


217 Main St. N
Moose Jaw, SK

Job type: Seasonal

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Contact Information

Amanda Farnel
Phone: 3066910557