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Marketing and Development Intern (Takeover Festival)

Chilliwack Cultural Centre

Chilliwack, Hybrid


Job Summary

The Chilliwack Cultural Centre is Chilliwack’s very own home for the arts! The two theatres currently host a well-weighted mix of local, national and international performances, providing thrilling entertainment drawing audiences from the City of Chilliwack and the Fraser Valley. Within this 65,000 square-foot building is the stunning O’Connor Group Art Gallery, and four art and craft studios for creativity to flourish!

The Takeover Festival will be a 1-day event that is curated, marketed, produced, and presented by students on June 1st 2024. The Takeover Festival Marketing and Development Intern, under the guidance and supervision of the Executive Director, Marketing Manager, and Development Office, is responsible for assisting the Takeover Festival Artistic Director with the funding, marketing, and promotion of the Takeover Festival.

Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Assist the Artistic Director with the administration of the Takeover Festival

  • Secure funding for the festival in collaboration with the Development Officer

  • Create and execute a comprehensive marketing strategy to promote the Takeover Festival

  • Assist the Artistic Director with issuing the call for artists

  • Assist with the scheduling of all festival events

  • Act as the media contact for all festival needs

  • Adhering to all Chilliwack Cultural Centre policies and procedures

Candidate: This position is ideal for an individual with a passion for the performing arts and is interested in a career in Arts Administration. The successful candidate will be well organized, adaptable, and a team player eager to contribute to developing, managing, and producing a successful festival.

Note: Students will be part of a crew supervised by SOCA faculty and mentored by industry professionals at Chilliwack Cultural Centre. Since the festival will take place on June 1st, 2024, students will register for Winter 2024 and the course will run from March 6 – June 7th 2024. Students who plan to graduate in Summer 2024 will still be able to do so.

Required student type

Graphic Design, Media Arts, Visual Arts, Theatre, Communications

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