Button Factory Arts Events Coordinator Part Time in Waterloo, ON

Button Factory Arts

Branch Waterloo ON CA

Events Coordinator
Waterloo, ON

An outdoor arts event displaying local artwork and entertainment. Recruitment of volunteers, participating artists, public entertainment, and event sponsors….

Term: Contract
217.5 hours, offered over 3 months

Organization Description

Button Factory Arts
Non- profit Arts Education Centre in the Waterloo Region.
We offer fine arts classes for a range of age groups and experience levels Gallery Space Gift shop Arts conference and music venue
Special Events

Job Description

Button Factory Arts in Uptown Waterloo is seeking 1 Events Coordinator to organize and host our Artist Alley event. An outdoor arts event displaying local artwork and entertainment. Event happens adjacent to Button Factory Arts in alleyway.

Event Dates:
June 24th
July 15th, 16th, 17th
August 25th, 26th, 27th


  • Documentation, Organization, and Advertising event structure for Artist Alley events.
  • Recruitment of volunteers, participating artists, public entertainment, and event sponsors.
  • Assist with event facilitation and implementation.
  • Interact with general public, interpersonal skills.
  • Attend all 3 Artist Alley Events
  • Completion of summary report


  • Must be between the ages of 18-25
  • Must be returning student
  • Flexible Schedule: days, evenings, weekends


  • Must be enrolled in post-secondary education, in following disciplines, or related disciplines: Recreation & Leisure, Event Management, Arts & Culture, etc.
  • Some event planning experience.
  • Excellent computer skills: MS Office Applications
  • Ability to work large groups of people.

Additional Info:
Button Factory Arts is a not-for-profit, charitable organization. It exists to promote all forms of art programs including: performances, classes, workshops, special events and art exhibitions. The Button Factory Arts Centre offers programming for children, youth and seniors, covering all artistic disciplines and levels of achievement from amateur to professional.
This is a part time position that runs from June 7 to August 30, 2016 with various hours.

Deadline for applications is Wednesday May 25th, 2016.

Applicants must be available for interviews at the end of May.

Only applicants selected for interviews will be contacted.

How to Apply:
To apply, please respond with a resume and cover letter to: Heather Franklin Executive Director
Button Factory Arts 25 Regina Street South Waterloo, ON, N2J 1R8 519-886-4577 www.buttonfactoryarts.ca
Contact Info:

Job Type: Part-time

Salary: $11.25 /hour

Required experience:

  • Event Planning: 1 year

Required education:

  • Diploma/Certificate

or proceed with Standard Application Form.

Employment Type: Part Time
Location: Waterloo, ON, CA
Posted on: 2016-05-20
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