Music Nova Scotia Job Opportunity - Outreach Coordinator

Music Nova Scotia Outreach Coordinator
Canada Summer jobs Position

The Music Nova Scotia Outreach Coordinator will assist the Executive Director in building strategic relationships with African Nova Scotian and Indigenous Nova Scotian musicians and music industry entrepreneurs. The Outreach Coordinator will be responsible for planning, organizing, and conducting outreach to African and Indigenous communities in Nova Scotia on behalf of Music Nova Scotia.

The Outreach Coordinator will work closely with community leaders and community based organizations to develop and implement engagement strategies for increasing the participation of African Nova Scotians and Indigenous Nova Scotians in Music Nova Scotia’s programming and events.

Responsibilities include:

  1. Create and implement an outreach plan targeting African Nova Scotian and Indigenous Nova Scotian musicians and music entrepreneurs.
  2. Work with the Music Nova Scotia Marketing and Event Manager to develop marketing plans to increase awareness of Music Nova Scotia in African Nova Scotian and Indigenous Nova Scotian communities.
  3. Maintain relationships with collaborative partners and cultivate new ones.
  4. Attend relevant community music and cultural events throughout Nova Scotia.
  5. Plan and develop African Nova Scotian and Indigenous Nova Scotian programming for Nova Scotia Music Week.


The ideal candidate will:

  1. Have experience working with African Nova Scotian, Indigenous Nova Scotian and other visible and/or language minority groups.
  2. Be dependable, professional, personable, and possess strong verbal and written skills. 
  3. Have excellent organizational skills, event planning, and excel at attention to detail.
  4. Have experience working with, and supervising volunteers. 
  5. Knowledge of the music industry is an asset. 
  6. Experience with Macs, GSuite, and various other cloud applications.

This position requires 40 hours per week for 13 weeks. Applicants must be students who:

  1. Are between 15 and 30 years of age.
  2. Have been registered as a full-time student in the previous academic year and intend to return to school on a full-time basis in the next academic year.
  3. Are Canadian citizens or permanent residents or have official refugee protection status under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act.
  4. Are legally entitled to work in Canada, according to relevant provincial/territorial legislation and regulations.

Candidates of an African Nova Scotian or Indigenous background will be prioritized and are encouraged to apply.

Compensation: $15.00

Start Date: Immediately

End Date: August 26, 2017

To apply for this position please click HERE


For more information, please contact:
Scott Long
Executive Director