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January 23, 2019 | Music PEI is now hiring 2 people to assist delivery of the Canadian Song Conference.

Canadian Song Conference- May 3rd to 7th
The Canadian Song Conference is a professional development and business development event for PEIís music industry. This will be the 5th edition as it continues to grow and receive accolades from industry professionals around the world. This year Music PEI will be partnering with ECMA to deliver the conference.

The conference will include panels and workshops designed to assist and encourage the growth of PEIís music industry. The conference focuses on developing multiple revenue streams to create a sustainable career. Delegates will be recruited from around the world to participate as panellists and speakers for workshops.

The Canadian Songwriter Challenge is a project within the conference and is a collaboration between PEI artists and other artists from across Canada.

Two positions available:
Start date Feb 4th
End date- July 1st
Duration 21 weeks
Pay: $547/week

Position #1 - Delegate Coordinator
o Work with Executive Director to recruit delegates
o Arrange delegate travel
o Collect delegate data

Position #2 - Production Coordinator
o Work with the Conference Coordinator to deliver workshops and panels
o Provide production for concert and showcases
o Produce Listening session

Eligibility for all these positions:
This project is funded by Skills PEI and the Work Experience PEI Program. In order to be eligible, applicants must be:
¨ A PEI resident
¨ Currently unemployed
¨ Currently receiving EI, or EI eligible or had an open EI claim in the previous 36 months

An ideal candidate would have some post-secondary education, a connection to the music industry and specifically someone with grant writing experience would be seen as a huge asset. This is an excellent opportunity that would help enhance knowledge of the music industry and create excellent connections and network opportunities within the music industry.


Send Resumes to music@musicpei.com.
Deadline for applicants is February 11th.
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Music PEI is the non-profit music industry association for the province with a mandate to assist artists and industry professionals to develop careers in the music industry.