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Posted ByJean Surette

Project: Industry Pathways and Support
Position: Coordinator
Start Date: October 2022
Contract duration: 28 weeks
Remuneration: $ 20,000
Remote work: yes

Project Description

Music/Musique NB has secured funding through the Canada Performing Arts Workers Resilience Fund from Canadian Heritage. The project will fund a two-part training initiative for workers in the New Brunswick live music sector providing mentorship, skills development, and support. These include two streams:

Stream 1 -  Industry Pathways : Internship Program

Investment program to enable businesses or organizations to provide paid internships for music industry and cultural workers for a period of 3 to 4 months. More info will be provided when applications open in late October.

Stream 2 -  Professional Industry Support

Bookable hours with professional service providers on retainers so that industry workers can book appointments at no cost to the workers. Projected services may include: legal issues / contracts, taxes and Revenue Canada obligations, accounting and financial health, wellness and mental health, marketing, strategic and business planning, branding, audio/lighting, etc. More info will be provided when applications open in late October.

The project will prioritize industry workers and artists from equity-deserving groups and underserved communities.


  • Develop application form and criteria based on the project submitted by MNB to Canadian Heritage;
  • Coordinate the promotion of program with MNB communications staff;
  • Answer questions related to the program from the community;
  • Coordinate and oversee the application selection process;
  • Demonstrate a commitment to valuing equity-deserving groups
  • Identify and negotiate contracts with the professionals of stream 2;
  • Communicate with successful and unsuccessful applicants;
  • Coordinate MOUs with arts workers and businesses/organizations;
  • Connect arts workers with service providers of Stream 2;
  • Coordinate invoicing and payments for internships and service providers;
  • Assist MNB staff with required interim and final reports to Canadian Heritage.


  • An good understanding of the music industry in general; 
  • Good communication and writing skills in both English and French;
  • Exceptional organizational skills;
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office and similar software;
  • Proficient with online management tools such as Google Suite and similar platforms;
  • Must have own working computer;
  • Must be able to work remotely;
  • Can work within a budget;
  • Must be a resident of New Brunswick.
  • Must like puppies.          

Interested parties can apply through this link by October 6th, 2022. Please apply with a resume and short cover letter outlining relevant experience. Applications will be received and assessed in strict confidence.

Questions should be directed to (do not contact through social media please!)


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This project has been made possible in part by the Government of Canada.
Ce projet a été rendu possible en partie grâce au gouvernement du Canada