Job – Higher Ground Festival Organizer

The Higher Ground Festival Organizer will help CJAM by running a successful and well-attended festival by overseeing every logistical facet.

Job Duties and Description:

– overseeing the creation of promotional material, marketing and advertising

– staff the festival by recruiting and overseeing a team of event volunteers

– create materials such as maps and signage

– plan and supervise site setup and breakdown

– schedule and liaise with local musicians for booking times, and secure 12 local musical acts over one day

– schedule and liaise with a photographer/videographer on capturing photo and video elements of the event

– schedule five visual artists

– liaise with sound technicians for live concerts

– schedule a storytelling event with six storytellers


– past experience in coordinating live concerts

– the ability to handle many moving parts

– strong multi-tasking, problem-solving, and verbal communication skills

– community building experience an asset

– meeting tight deadlines and dealing well with pressure


Please send a cover letter and a resume to

Applications close on June 14th at 5pm.

The role is a contract, part-time role at 18 hours per week for sixteen weeks at $17.36 per hour.

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