CB4-Festival Admin and Operations Assistant- Chamberfest

POSITION: CB4- Festival Admin and Operations Assistant- Chamberfest

DESIRED CONTRACT TERM: 26 Weeks     START DATE: ASAP          END DATE: after 26 weeks.

WORK SCHEDULE:  4 business days / 32 hours per week                       WORK LOCATION:  Hybrid:  Home and Downtown

JOB SUMMARY: Reporting to the Executive Director and Administrative Officer, the Festival Admin and Operations Assistant will be responsible to support the organization’s general office administrative and festival operational tasks.


  • Liaise with Festival team to plan and implement Festival staff and volunteer on-site support requirements;
  • Create and print ID badges for patrons, artists, staff, and volunteers;
  • Support Festival team with printing and distribution of Festival programs to performance venues;
  • Assist in the preparation of various reports to funders, sponsors, and donors;
  • Maintain supplies for office equipment and Festival site needs; monitoring and ordering office and other supplies;
  • Relieve reception by supporting ticket services inquiries and processing payments as required;
  • Assist with office archive review and organization;
  • Other duties as assigned and required.


  • Detail oriented with a willingness to seek clarification as needed
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills
  • A team player, with a willingness to assume ad hoc responsibilities
  • Strong verbal and written communication
  • Proficient in both Word and Excel, experience in cash handling
  • Accessibility Training is an asset
  • Bilingual French skills are considered a strong asset


Eligible to participate in Ontario’s Job Creation Partnership (JCP) program by meeting the following criteria:

  1. You are a resident, living in Ontario.
  2. You are not a full-time student (part-time students are eligible).
  3. You are not leaving employment to participate (working less than an average of 20 hrs./week is considered unemployed.
  4. You also must meet, and provide documentation for, at least one of the following criteria:
  5. Previously established an Employment Insurance benefit claim (regular benefits within the last three years or maternity/parental within the last five years), OR
  6. Previously employed in Canada in any five of the last ten calendar years and earned gross income in excess of $2000 in each calendar year.


$600 (gross) per week for 32 hours / $18.75 per hour provided by the Province of Ontario. 


Forward your resume and cover letter to [email protected] Please note, only selected candidates who meet the JCP eligibility criteria will be contacted for an interview; applicants must indicate how they meet the eligibility in their email and/or cover letter. To learn more about the JCP program, please visit:  https://www.ottawafestivals.ca/jobs/jcp-overview/. Ottawa Festivals welcomes and encourages applications from all eligible individuals.