Guelph Jazz Fest Logo The Guelph Jazz Festival is Hiring Summer Students

The Guelph Jazz Festival is posting two summer student positions: a Marketing Assistant and an Operations Assistant, both supported by a Canada Summer Jobs grant.

The Guelph Jazz Festival is an annual event that presents the finest in creative improvised music programming. Now in its 25th year, the Festival presents music to inspire listeners and to invite them to hear the world anew. Based in the vibrant community of Guelph, Ontario, the Festival is one of the most provocatively enjoyable musical experiences anywhere. We strive to make unconventional music widely accessible to a broad audience through ticketed concerts, educational initiatives, and free programming.

The primary responsibility of the Operations Assistant (OA) will be to assist the Director of Operations (DO) with logistical and operational tasks related to bringing artists to the September 12-16, 2018 Guelph Jazz Festival & Colloquium, organize the GJF Around Town program, organize the raffle, and assist with administrative tasks. This position is 100% supported by the Government of Canada’s Canada Summer Jobs program

The Marketing Assistant (MA) will work closely with the Director of Operations (DO) on many aspects of marketing and promotion for the Guelph Jazz Festival & Colloquium, to be held September 12-16, 2018. This position is 100% supported by the Government of Canada’s Canada Summer Jobs program.

Eligible candidates must be 30 years of age or younger, in college or university, and intend to return to school in Sept 2018. Please email cover letter and resume (in Word or PDF format) to [email protected] and put  Operations Assistant Application or Marketing Assistant Application in the subject line. We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Applications must be received by Tuesday May 22, 2018.

The Guelph Jazz Festival is an equal opportunity employer, and we encourage applications from women, Black, Indigenous and people of colour, people with disabilities, and people of diverse sexual orientations, gender identities and gender expressions. Staff will be expected to adhere to the Festival’s anti-harassment and anti-discrimination policy.

Download the full Operations Assistant, 2018 job posting. 

Download the full Marketing Assistant, 2018 job posting. 

Visit the Guelph Jazz Festival website to learn more.

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