Summer Job Opportunities

The Newfoundland and Labrador Folk Arts Society has two positions open for summer employment under the Canada Summer Jobs Program. Candidates must be between the ages of 15 – 30 to be eligible. Please send a resume and cover letter to and indicate which position you are applying for. Please submit your application by Friday, May 14th at 5pm.

Marketing Coordinator

May 24th – August 13th, 25 hrs/week, $15/hr (12 weeks)

Reporting to the Executive Director and working closely with the Event Coordinator and Marketing Committee, the Marketing Coordinator is responsible for spreading awareness of the Newfoundland and Labrador Folk Arts Society and its events. Tasks include coordinating the design, production, and distribution of promotional materials, managing social media accounts and developing a content calendar, input and creation of website material, public and media relations, sponsor recognition, documenting events (photo/video) and maintaining a well-organized file of promotional and archival materials. Working with the Volunteer Coordinator, the Marketing Coordinator will manage volunteer photographers and videographers at events. Flexible schedule but evening and weekend work is required for events.

Event Assistant

June 21st – August 13th, 35 hrs/week, $15/hr (8 weeks)

The Event Assistant will work closely with the Executive Director (ED), Event Coordinator (EC), and the Newfoundland and Labrador Folk Arts Society’s other staff and Board Members to ensure coordinated efforts on behalf of the NLFAS in the planning, administration, and implementation of various events. Tasks include assisting with performer relations such as ensuring contract and hospitality obligations are met, event set-up and tear-down, installation of signage and safety measures, box office assistance, and working with the Volunteer Coordinator in communicating with volunteers. Some administrative support to the ED and EC will be required, such as completing and collecting paperwork, permits, and licenses. Flexible schedule but evening and weekend work is required for events.