Job Call: Festival Administrator

 

Gros Morne Summer Music is a charitable organization entering its 12th year of operation in western Newfoundland. We are a highly creative organization that presents and produces world-class interdisciplinary arts, entertainment, and educational events in Corner Brook and Woody Point, NL.

Gros Morne Summer Music is currently seeking an enthusiastic, dedicated, team player to fill the position of Festival Administrator. The position requires strong organizational skills, and the ability to be flexible, innovative, and open to new challenges.

 

The Festival Administrator reports to the Festival Manager and works alongside the Artistic Director, student staff, and volunteer board of directors.

 

Primary duties include:

 

Basic bookkeeping and financial reporting

Assisting with fundraising and sponsorship programs

Coordination of logistics, bookings, accommodation, touring, and so on

Front-line liaising with volunteers and patrons

Assisting with development and dissemination of marketing materials (including website and social media)

Audience relations

General administrative and clerical work

Box office management

Overseeing bookings and logistics of 100 seat theatre and recording studio

Coordinating logistics of educational program

 

Candidates should have strong organizational skills. Experience in arts administration, bookkeeping, not-for-profit organizations and a valid drivers license will be considered assets.

 

This position is year-round, part-time at 25 hours/week. Some flexibility of hours is allowable within the parameters of the job.

 

Closing Date: Friday, April 4th 4:30pm.

To apply: Send a cover letter and resume with references to info@gmsm.ca or drop letter at 30 Elswick Road, Corner Brook, NL.

 

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This year, GMSM brings you the magic of White Christmas (Corner Brook style). Join us for this local re-telling of the Christmas classic that brings the magic, mayhem and music of Bing Crosby’s White Christmas to our own little town. alongside our ever-popular silent auction featuring some of the most unique items for the holiday season.

Featuring performances by David Maggs, Yvette Coleman, Rachel Joffred, Candice Pike, Gary and his Chorale and Angels, Aberdeen’s Goblins, Lou McDonald, The cast of The Best of Andrew Lloyd Webber, Jim Parsons, video specials from Tom Cochrane and more.

Join us at the Greenwood Inn and Suites on December 22nd at 8:00pm (doors open at 7:00 for auction viewing).

Tickets are $30 and are available by clicking here

or with cash at Brewed Awakening, Brewed on Bernard, and More For Less Foods 

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We are happy to announce that this year, in addition to our annual Winter Gala and Silent Auction, Gros Morne Summer Music will be hosting a New Year's Eve performance and social at Swirsky's!

It is an exclusive evening with Yvette Coleman, David Maggs, Gary Graham and other familiar faces from Gros Morne Summer Music. An evening of music, mingling, curious poetry from old Corner Brook, a Corner Brook quiz, and of course free champagne to toast the New Year with friends.

9pm, December 31 2013

$50

There are a very limited number of tickets available so get yours today by clicking here to pay with credit card or by calling 709-638-9634 or contacting us at info@gmsm.ca to arrange for a cash payment. 

And, if you're looking to pick up advanced tickets to our White Christmas Winter Gala and Silent Auction click here too!

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Paul Fadoul performs the eighth movement of Elliott Carter's Eight Pieces, March. Recorded live on the edge of Bonne Bay, NL on August 14, 2013. Read more...

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