Vancouver Asian Heritage Month Society is hiring a Festival Coordinator

Invitation for Applications

Overview: Work with various specific areas from development to completion and report to specific board members who have been assigned to those areas.

Areas for Coordination:

  • Opening Ceremony Partner Events Recognition Event
  • Silk Routes Project Membership Minutes of Meetings
  • Newsletters Website Volunteer Appreciation
  • Vancouver Courier Other Duties as Assigned Program Distribution

Specific Duties:

  • Set up Files, Maintain Samples of Programs, Directives, Etc.
  • Develop Timelines, Contact Speakers, Performers, Media, Etc.
  • Develop Programs, Arrange Printing and Distribution of Program Guide
  • Update Website, Arrange Venues for Opening, Recognition Event, Etc.
  • Liaise with Various Board Members, Arrange for Silk Routes Displays, Booklets, Etc.
  • Regular Reporting to Board, Work with Universities, Libraries and Similar Institutions

• Demonstrated effective interpersonal skills and an ability to motivate others
• Passion for Asian-Canadian culture
• Modeled positive behaviours
• Effective leadership and management skills
• Proficient in computer skills, especially Microsoft Office
• Upbeat and positive attitude that will encourage our members and partners
• Ability to involve young people
• Demonstrated commitment to inclusiveness of all cultures
• Experience as a volunteer and with a non-profit organization
• Social media and writing skills
• Grant writing skill is an asset
• Fluent in English and can be legally employed in Canada

Employment Particulars:
Mainly work from home on a part time fee for service or contract basis at a rate of $20 per hour approximately 30 hours per week.

Please email covering letter and curriculum vitae to Allan Cho, Personnel Chair, by Wednesday, November 9, 2016.

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