Job Posting: Kootenay Music Awards Coordinator

Do you love the Kootenay Music scene? Do you want to help it grow? Have we got a nifty short-term contract for you! Kootenay Co-op Radio is hiring a coordinator for the 2019 Kootenay Music Awards happening in March.

The KMA coordinator will work closely with the Kootenay Co-op Radio Outreach Coordinator to perform a range of duties to support the KMA program. Compensation is 1,700 to $2,000 depending on sales experience, plus 10% commission on sales.

To apply, please submit your resume and a cover letter to: kootenaycoopradiohiring@gmail.com. Application deadline is Monday, November 5, 9am. Only applicants selected for interviews will be contacted.

Kootenay Co-op Radio KMA Coordinator Job Description

Working Relationships:

  • Report bi-weekly to the KCR Staff Collective
  • Work with the Sponsorship Coordinator

Overview of Responsibilities:

The Kootenay Music Awards Coordinator will plan and execute the 2019 KMAs. Qualities sought:

  • Good written and oral communication skills  
  • Extremely organized and reliable
  • Excellent volunteer management and people skills
  • Effective multi-tasker
  • Resourceful, and solution-oriented
  • Proven success with event planning
  • Reliable, meets deadline

Detailed Areas of Responsibility:

THE KMA COORDINATOR will organize the 7th Annual Kootenay Music Awards (KMAs) in March 2019

Tasks will include:

      1. Working with the Sponsorship Coordinator and website designer to publicise the KMAs well in advance on multiple social media platforms
      2. Securing sponsorships with local businesses and organizations well in advance
      3. Working with the Sponsorship Coordinator to promote KMAs on KCR’s airwaves by creating an on air promo and coordinating a strategy to get participating artists played live or taped on KCR
      4. Contacting, liaising with, and supervising the award selection panelists
      5. Contacting and liaising with event audio/visual and other event support
      6. Liaising with award venue
      7. Booking performing artists
      8. Supervising event volunteers (Recruitment will be done in collaboration with the KCR Staff Collective)
      9. Recruit and organize the listening jury panel
      10. Coordinate with tickets outlets
      11. Managing event and ensuring it runs smoothly: Revised room layout, prepare all necessary material, welcome and guide participants, liaise with personnel of the venue, supervise volunteers and stage manager, etc.
      12. Set up and manage the online voting system
      13. Complete final report (see template in Appendix) and submitting it to the Community Outreach coordinator

Reporting and Monitoring

  • Meet with the KCR Sponsorship Coordinator as needed.
  • Meet with KCR Staff Collective every 2 weeks
  • Meet with Board as requested

Compensation

  • $1,700 to $2,000 depending on sales experience, paid in 4 instalments. 10% sponsorship commission on sales.

HOW TO APPLY:

How to apply: Please submit your resume and a cover letter kootenaycoopradio@gmail. Application deadline is Monday, November 5, 9am. Only applicants selected for interviews will be contacted.