Employment & Contract Opportunities
Event Coordinator - June 3-Aug 23, 2024 (12 weeks)

The Event Coordinator for the Parksville’s 2024 Quality Foods Sand Sculpting Competition and Exhibition main responsibility will be the running of the Sand Sculpting Exhibition and the events that take place during the 5 ½ week festival.  This person will work with the Event Manager and Board members on a variety of tasks pre, during and post event. The Sand Sculpting Competition and Exhibition will take place July 11-August 18, 2024, but this position will begin June 3 and carry through until August 23, 2024.  This position is suitable for someone who enjoys working with the public in an outdoor setting and doesn’t mind getting a little sandy.

This position is ideal for someone with event coordination experience and enjoy working with volunteers and are interested in tourism. The ideal candidate will have excellent interpersonal skills, a positive attitude, strong knowledge of Microsoft Office applications, social media and have knowledge of Parksville and the surrounding areas.  This position requires working with community volunteer groups, cash handling skills and POS usage, merchandize inventory, trouble shooting, being able to adapt on the fly, and working closely with other event staff.

2024 Event Coordinator

For more information, contact info@parksvillebeachfest.ca.

Festival Organizer - June 18-Aug 19, 2024 (10 weeks) 2 Positions Available

The Festival Organizer for the Parkville’s 2024 Quality Foods Sand Sculpting Competition and Exhibition will assist the Event Manager, Event Coordinator and Board members with a variety of tasks during the event.  The Sand Sculpting Competition and Exhibition takes place July 11 – August 18, 2024, although the position will start prior to Exhibition starting, and will carry through until August 19, 2024.   The position is suitable for someone who enjoys working with the public in an outdoor setting and don’t mind getting a little sandy.

This position is ideal for someone pursuing a career in event management, volunteer management, recreation, or tourism.  The successful candidate will work closely with the Event Manager to ‘learn the ropes’ of event planning and organizing.  The ideal candidate will have excellent interpersonal skills, a positive attitude, strong knowledge of Microsoft Office applications, social media and have knowledge of Parksville and the surrounding area.    This position requires working with community volunteer groups, cash handling skills and POS usage.  Some desktop publishing experience would be an asset.

2024 Festival Organizer Posting

For more information, contact info@parksvillebeachfest.ca.

Festival & Special Event Host - July 8-Aug 19, 2024 (6 weeks)

The Festival & Special Event Host for the Parkville’s 2024 Quality Foods Sand Sculpting Competition and Exhibition will assist the Event Manager, Board members and other event staff with a variety of tasks during the event.  This position is suitable for someone who enjoys working with the public in an outdoor setting, in all weather conditions and doesn’t mind getting a little sandy.  The Festival & Special Event Host will report to the Event Manager and Event Coordinator.

The ideal candidate will have excellent interpersonal skills, a positive attitude, knowledge of Microsoft Office applications, social media and have knowledge of Parksville and the surrounding area.  The position involves approximately 35 hours week, including weekends and evenings, outdoors at the Parksville Community Park.

2024 Festival Special Event Host Posting

For more information, contact info@parksvillebeachfest.ca.

 

Sponsorship

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Sculptors

Master sculptors from all around the world apply to participate in Parksville’s annual competition each year.

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