Project: Industry Pathways and Support
Start Date: October 2022
Contract duration: 28 weeks
Remuneration: $ 20,000
Remote work: yes
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 firstname.lastname@example.org (do not contact through social media please!)
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