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The 2018 IGNITE! Festival is hiring a West Village Event Coordinator through SCIP (Paid Internship)!

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The 2018 IGNITE! Festival is hiring a West Village Event Coordinator through SCIP (Paid Internship)!



The 2018 IGNITE! Festival a hiring a West Village Event Coordinator through Alberta’s Serving Communities Internship Program (SCIP), which are paid internships (a $1000.00 bursary) for students attending post-secondary institutions in Alberta for the 2017-2018 year. For eligibility and more information please visit:

The position is open until hired.

About the Role:

The West Village Event Coordinator will arrange the logistics of the several events/performances happening at the West Village theatre during the festival. This includes communicating with artists (share information, determine technical needs); set the schedule and with the festival curators; be the point-of-contact/relationship manager with the venue, other festival organizers; organize volunteers, and be on-site to organize and manage the events as they take place. These events are yet to be determined, but could include script readings, spoken-word/visual art presentations, cabaret style performances and more.

How to apply:

You must apply through the SCIP website. You can find this internship with more information here:


The IGNITE! Festival of Emerging Artists is a festival dedicated to supporting, mentoring and presenting emerging artists of all disciplines. IGNITE! allows artists to embrace risks in a supportive environment while providing resources, a bridge to the professional arts community, and meaningful opportunities for collaboration and community building with their peers. In 2017 the IGNITE! Festival featured over 300 emerging artists and 8 different series serving artists of all disciplines.

Other Notes:

Individuals of colour, indigenous artists and/or artists from LGBTQ+ communities are heartily encouraged to apply. If you are interested in applying but the application process creates a barrier, please contact us via phone 403.397.8559 or email

General questions should be directed to


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