We’re Hiring

Music Heals has been awarded a Canada Summer Jobs grant for 2017, and we’re looking for THREE rockstars to join our team for the summer.

To qualify, the Canada Summer Jobs program necessitates that you must be under age 30, a Canadian citizen, and intending to go back to school full time this September.

If you or someone you know is the perfect addition to the Music Heals team, email [email protected] with a resume and cover letter. Deadline for applications is May 1st.

There are three positions available:

 

Job title: Administrative Assistant
Reports to: Executive Director and Community Outreach Specialist
Timing: June 5 – August 6, 2017 (9 weeks – dates flexible)

Job purpose: To support the charity’s fundraising efforts and promotional campaigns. Research new funding opportunities. Conduct promotional and stewardship mail-outs. Provide additional support for our Outreach Coordinators.

Duties and responsibilities

●      Data prep and entry using Excel, Google sheets, and possibly Salesforce

●      Database maintenance

●      Collect media contact information and organize

●      Conduct promotional and stewardship mail-outs

●      Documentation, and reporting assistance

●      Weekly mail-outs of merchandise orders, and inventory counts

●      Attend music festivals on weekends with multiple events

Requirements

·       This position is made possible by funding from the Canada Summer Jobs Program. To qualify, applicants must be a Canadian citizen, under age 30, and enrolled for full-time studies in September 2017.

·       Own laptop

Qualifications

·       Attention to detail

·       Self-motivated

·       Strong research skills

·       Highly organized

·       Proficient with Word and Google Applications. Familiarity with Mail Merge an asset.

·       Experience with CRMs and asset, Salesforce experience a bonus.

·       Able to work alone and manage their own time, as needed

·       Strong written communications

·       Handwriting skills an asset

·       Knowledge in Excel

·       Available on some weekends and evenings for events

·       High-level interpersonal skills

·       Quick with technology

 

Job title: Outreach and Fundraising Assistant
Reports to: Executive Director and Community Outreach Specialist
Timing: June 5 – July 30, 2017 (8 weeks – dates flexible)

Job purpose: To solicit retail donations for the Strike A Chord gala silent auction, coordinating all logistics, outreach, collection, and acknowledgement (both public and personal). To provide additional support on weekends where we have multiple activations.

Duties and responsibilities

●      Collecting contact information of leads as needed

●      Generate content: Collect and organize music quotes from websites provided, and create social media schedules

●      Assist with logistics and outreach with business donors for events

●      Support in stewardship development as needed

●      Maintain Google Doc database of items and conversations

●      Administration tasks as needed to fulfil outreach and fundraising tasks

Requirements

·       This position is made possible by funding from the Canada Summer Jobs Program. To qualify, applicants must be a Canadian citizen, under age 30, and enrolled for full-time studies in September 2017.

Qualifications

·       Own vehicle is an asset

·       Outgoing and confident personality

·       Access to vehicle an asset

·       Self-motivated and passionate

·       Interpersonal skills

·       Experience with public speaking, and presentations an asset

·       Background in social media use, etiquette and strategies

·       Experience with sales and communications an asset

·       Strong written communications

·       Available on weekends and evenings for outreach events

 

Job title: Festival Outreach Assistant
Reports to: Community Outreach Specialist
Timing: June 2 – August 11, 2017 (weekends) *

Job purpose: To be the lead on-site for activations at music festivals. Oversee and train new volunteers. Manage merchandise levels and oversee floats and on-site sales. Attend weekly music festivals and coordinate all setup and teardown. Interact with the public to spread awareness and build donor confidence. Create and upload social media content from each event.

Duties and responsibilities

●      Set up and teardown Music Heals activations at music festivals throughout the summer

●      Transport all Music Heals event materials, including 10×10 tent

●      Work with Community Outreach Specialist to train new volunteers

●      Manage cash float at each event

●      Maintain fully-equipped weekend kits with all support materials needed

●      Conduct inventory counts before and after each event

●      Update Google doc with inventory level updates after each event

●      Liaise with event promoters and producers on site

●      Oversee social media content creation and sharing from each festival

Requirements

·       This position is made possible by funding from the Canada Summer Jobs Program. To qualify, applicants must be a Canadian citizen, under age 30, and enrolled for full-time studies in September 2017.

·       Hours and days per week will fluctuate, but expect to be working Thursday through Sunday on event sites, and partial Mondays as administrative/reporting day.

·       Event times vary, from 6AM call times to 1AM wrap times.

·       Must have a vehicle large enough to transport festival materials

·       Must be able to work weekends throughout the summer

·       Smartphone for sharing social media content

Qualifications:

·       Outgoing and confident personality

·       Self-motivated and passionate

·       Interpersonal skills

·       Experience with public speaking, and presentations an asset

·       Background in social media use, etiquette and strategies

·       Experience with sales and communications an asset

·       Strong written communications

·       Attention to detail

* It will be advantageous if the candidate can join us on Sunday, May 28 for Shuck It Forward, to observe set up + execution of a full booth activation before they start.)