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The Georgian Bay Folk Society (GBFS) is seeking applications for two (2) summer positions.

Applicants must be students returning to full-time studies in the fall of 2018. These positions will run from June 11th – August 20th, 2018 working flexible hours ranging from 16 – 32 hours @ week.

The successful applicants will work under the direction of the Artistic Director and the General Manager

to fulfill various duties including but not limited to:


  • Artistic Director’s Assistant
  • Coordinating, collecting and managing logistics and information related to performer orientation packages and accommodations.
  • Liaising with performers, hospitality volunteers and technical crews.
  • Co-managing social media accounts and promotions.
  • Distributing promotional materials.
  • Other tasks as assigned within the GBFS office.


  • General Manager’s Assistant
  • Assist with festival logistics, planning, purchasing and marketing.
  • Assist with volunteer management, volunteer registration and crew placement.
  • Office reception, customer service, data processing, filing, etc.
  • Distribution of marketing materials.
  • Other tasks as assigned within the GBFS office.


The successful applicants will:

  • be highly motivated, organized, self-motivated and flexible.
  • be fully fluent and literate in English.
  • have a strong, working knowledge of word processing and spreadsheet software(Mac/HP)
  • be familiar with various social media platforms.
  • be comfortable working and communicating with volunteers, members of the public and the GBFS team.
  • have a valid driver’s license and access to a vehicle, if needed.
  • be passionate about music and work well in a fast-changing and busy environment.


Preference will be given to applicants who:

  • are bilingual.
  • have previous event coordination experience.
  • have a vehicle.


The Georgian Bay Folk Society is an equal opportunity employer.  We encourage all interested applicants to submit resumes with cover letters electronically to with the subject line being either ‘AD Assistant’ or ‘GM Assistant’ before May 25th, 2018.  Only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.  Thank you