Cultural Festivals is Hiring

Cultural Festivals is Hiring

Operations Manager and Student Event Coordinator

by SaskMusic

January 11, 2024 in Industry News



Application Deadline: February 15, 2024

Salary: Commensurate with experience

Province: Saskatchewan

City: Swift Current

Term: 5 months commencing March 1, 2024 to July 31, 2024.


Cultural Festivals produces a series of cultural events, including an international kite festival and music festival in Swift Current, Saskatchewan.


Reporting to the Board, the Operations Manager oversees and manages the general operations and infrastructure of Cultural Festivals including, but not limited to, financial and operations management, marketing, and public relations. The Operations Manager will implement the organization's vision and strategic plan.


Swift Current, Saskatchewan 

Full Time – 8 or 16 week term

April 2024 to August 2024 inclusive

Application closing date: February 24, 2024

Cultural Festivals encompasses the Long Day's Night Music Festival as well as SaskPower Windscape Kite Festival. 

The Windscape Kite Festival is a two-day, family festival that features children's activities, kite performers in SW Swift Current. The Long Day's Night Music Festival takes place over 4 nights alongside the kite festival, offering a diverse selection of Canadian music.

The Student Event Coordinator will provide organizational assistance for both festivals under the direction of the Festival Organizers. The main tasks include various administrative duties such as printing, laminating, document writing, promotional distribution, cataloging supplies, etc., volunteer recruitment, and entire festival site set-up and tear down as well as direct involvement with infrastructure preparations including working with a team to erect large tents, build fences, and paint. It also includes offering kite-building workshops to young students as well as involvement in various community events. The position will also include providing support to the operations manager an where requested in marketing and promotion of the events through social media management, website updates, press releases, etc. 

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Cultural Festivals is Hiring