Length of Term: 3 month term, January 6 2020 – March 31 2020

PURPOSE OF THE JOB:

The Office Administrator would provide administrative assistance/support to the Regina Folk Festival office team as we develop programming for our year-round concert and workshop series, our winter festival, and our summer festival. The Office Administrator will share in general administrative duties such as reception, mail, box office sales, supply ordering, meeting bookings, etc.

ABOUT THE REGINA FOLK FESTIVAL:
The Regina Folk Festival Inc. is a charitable, non-profit organization whose purpose is to present accessible live music in the context of community-building opportunities year-round, whether this is at our summer festival, our winter festival (Winterruption), our year-round concert series, or at our school outreach programming. The Regina Folk Festival offices have 5 permanent employees, and

Our Mandate is to:

  • present accessible, high quality music and arts events
  • provide opportunities for performance by artists, including Saskatchewan artists
  • increase awareness and appreciation for a wide range of music
  • contribute to the community, the sector and the evolution of music festivals
  • build capacity, knowledge and skills to benefit the organization, the festival and the sector
  1. PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Assists the Finance Manager in developing a work plan for the position
  • Support with financial data entry and tracking, especially as it relates to our year-end audit
  • Support with Concert Series and Winterruption production as required
  • Support with grant writing and reporting as required
  • Support with acquisition and recognition especially as it related to the RFF Concert Series & Winterruption
  • Additional administrative duties as required by the RFF team

B. WORKING CONDITIONS AND ENVIRONMENT

  • May require some evening and occasional weekend work
  • May require on-call work for Concert Series and Winterruption events
  • Hours of work may be irregular and flexible, but the expectation is 30 hours/week
  • Regular office hours at the Regina Folk Festival’s offices will be established among staff members
  • This position is a term position, with possibility of extension
  • This position is classified as a range 7 in the RFF salary grid, with starting wage at $15.00 per hour

C. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED

  • Enrolled in fall session of post-secondary schooling, and intending to return to post-secondary studies after the work term is requires with our funding support from Young Canada Works
  • Must first register and be approved by Young Canada Works for eligibility in the Young Canada Works in Both Official Languages program
  • High degree of computer literacy, comfortable in a Mac environment
  • A keen interest in pursuing a career in the arts & culture sector
  • Ability to balance multiple deadlines under pressure
  • Good communication skills in both French and English
  • Ability to work well with others and independently

Assets

  • Willingness to learn and upgrade skills
  • Experience working in Quickbooks
  • Previous experience working with non-profit organizations
  • Knowledge of event management
  • Strong organizational and communication skills

TO APPLY:
Please submit your cover letter and resume by email along to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


Deadline for applications is: 5:00 PM on OCTOBER 25, 2019
Please no phone calls or hard copies. While we thank all applicants for their efforts, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.