Music PEI is Hiring for Music PEI Week!

Published On: August 23rd, 2023Categories: News0 Comments

Founded in 2001 as the Prince Edward Island Music Awards Association, the organisation was rebranded as Music PEI and became a full-time music industry association in 2008. Since the time Music PEI has administered a provincially funded grant program distributing over 2 million dollars, has created three signature industry events, created numerous business and professional development programs and participated in many domestic and international music industry conferences and events presenting Prince Edward Island artists.

Music PEI is excited to hire the following position with support from Skills PEI:

Compensation: $650/week for 37.5 hrs/week
Duration: October 23rd, 2023 – March 28th, 2024 (23 Weeks)
Location: Music PEI Office (115 Richmond Street, Charlottetown – 3rd Floor)
Hours: 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM Monday to Friday
Open Positions: 1
Title: Assistant Event Coordinator – Music PEI Week (Work Experience Program Position Contract)

The successful applicant will support Music PEI staff with planning the 2024 Music PEI Week. Some of the tasks are event planning logistics, artist coordination, marketing, sponsors care, etc. As required, these positions will also assist with additional administrative duties in the Music PEI office.

An ideal candidate will have a connection to the music industry, be proficient in digital communication, sending and receiving emails, have strong organizational skills, and be familiar with Google Workspace. All applicants will be welcome but a preference will be given to (but not limited to) someone with a background in music or the music business and interested in pursuing a career in music. Music PEI has a Diversity, Equity and Inclusion mandate for all activities including hiring. 

This is an in-office position.

Music PEI Week is the annual celebration of Prince Edward Island’s diverse music industry. This multi-day festival recognizes the remarkable achievements of local artists and professionals with events featuring many PEI Award nominees and special guests.

This project is funded by Skills PEI and the Work Experience PEI Program. In order to be eligible, applicants must be:

  • A Canadian resident
  • Currently unemployed
  • One of three of the following- 
    • Currently receiving EI 
    • Or EI eligible 
    • Or had an open EI claim in the previous 36 months

Please send your resume and cover letter to [email protected] by Friday, September 8th, 2023.

Music PEI
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