Edmonton Pride Festival Job Opportunities

Summer Positions

Logistics Team Lead

Title: Logistics Team Lead

Type: Full Time, Temporary (Until Late August 2024)

Start date: ASAP
Pay:
$20.00/hour

Hours: 30 hours/week

Format: Hybrid, remote work until festival dates, in person required Aug 17th, and Aug 19 to 24.

Eligibility

This role is supported by Canada Summer Jobs, as such the applicant must be between 18 and 30 years of age at the start of the employment. Applicants must either be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident, or person who has been granted refugee status in Canada under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act. Applicants must be legally entitled to work in Canada in accordance with relevant provincial or territorial legislation and regulations. International students are not eligible participants. Recent immigrants are eligible if they are Canadian citizens or permanent residents

 

Role: Reporting to the Event Director, the Logistics Team Lead is responsible for supporting the planning and executing of the Edmonton Pride Festival and other relevant programming.

Responsibilities

      Support coordinating all logistical, production, and infrastructure requirements.

      Liaising with City of Edmonton departments and agencies to ensure all necessary documents, permits, licensing and inspections for the festival are acquired.

      Logistical support of the festival including liaison with participants, vendors and contractors.

      Creating a welcome kit for all vendors.

      Be onsite during all festival days/hours.

      Develop and produce materials and reports for a variety of internal and external stakeholders.

 

Medical/Dental Benefits

Medical and Dental benefits are not provided.

 

Qualifications

No experience necessary

Must have excellent organizational and communication (written/oral) skills

 

The following is considered strong assets:

 

      Event, or project leadership certification and/ or equivalent experience

      Familiar with the software Notion

      Good skills with Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook

      Availability to attend community events representing the Edmonton Pride Festival

      Excellent time management, problem solving skills and ability to prioritize competing deadlines.

 

Edmonton PrideFest Association is an equal opportunity employer, and encourages applications from gender and sexually diverse candidates, racialized persons / persons of colour, women, Indigenous / Aboriginal People of North America, persons with disabilities, and others who may contribute to organizational diversification of ideas.

Logistics Team Lead



Stage Manager

Title: Stage Manager

Type: Full Time, Temporary (Until Late August 2024)

Start date: June 3rd, 2024
Pay:
$20.00/hour

Hours: 30 hours/week

Format: Hybrid, remote work until festival dates, in person required Aug 17th, and Aug 19 to 24.

Eligibility

This role is supported by Canada Summer Jobs, so the applicant must be between 18 and 30 years of age at the start of the employment. Applicants must either be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident, or person who has been granted refugee status in Canada under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act. Applicants must be legally entitled to work in Canada in accordance with relevant provincial or territorial legislation and regulations. International students are not eligible participants. Recent immigrants are eligible if they are Canadian citizens or permanent residents

 

Role: Reporting to the Event Director, the Stage Manager is responsible for supporting the planning and executing of all live performances at the Edmonton Pride Festival and other relevant programming.

Responsibilities

      Support coordinating all requirements for artists/performers at the Edmonton Pride Festival.

      Engaging with the local 2SLGBTQ+ artist community to inform local artists of the paid performance opportunities available at the festival.

      Acting as the liaison for all Edmonton Pride Festival artists / performers

      Creating a performance / stage schedule for multiple days/stages.

      Creating a welcome kit for all festival artists/performers

      Ensuring all artists/performers have submitted their required information on time (music/video files, bio, etc.)

      Manage the backstage / artist check in area during festival days

      Develop and produce materials and reports for a variety of internal and external stakeholders.

 

Medical/Dental Benefits

Medical and Dental benefits are not provided.

 

Qualifications

No experience necessary

Must have excellent organizational and communication (written/oral) skills

 

The following is considered strong assets:

 

      Member of the local 2SLGBTQ+ performing arts community

      Good skills with Microsoft Word, Excel and outlook

      Availability to attend community events representing the Edmonton Pride Festival

      Excellent time management, problem solving skills and ability to prioritize competing deadlines.

 

Edmonton PrideFest Association is an equal opportunity employer, and encourages applications from gender and sexually diverse candidates, racialized persons / persons of colour, women, Indigenous / Aboriginal People of North America, persons with disabilities, and others who may contribute to organizational diversification of ideas.

Stage Manager