Job Opportunity – The Gore Park Promenade Program Coordinator

Position Description:  The Gore Park Promenade Program Coordinator is responsible for ensuring the successful daily execution of the Gore Park Summer Promenade, a 14-week festival providing lunchtime entertainment & activities in Gore Park. This position will work closely with full-time BIA staff while also supervising high school summer ambassadors. The position involves working predominantly outdoors in various weather conditions.

 

Position Requirements:

– Must be a post-secondary student returning to school in September.

– Assist in planning and marketing the Gore Park Promenade, a weekly four-day event in Gore Park as part of a joint initiative with the City of Hamilton to create a more “pedestrian friendly” and safer Downtown Hamilton. The project includes a series of programmable features in Gore Park such as entertainment, large scale games, etc.

– The program will run Tuesday to Friday every week from May 28 to August 30 from 11 am to 4:00 pm.

– Work with any outdoor vendors to schedule, set up and tear down booths. Co-ordinate set up with food trucks/vendors.

– Work with Downtown Ambassadors to assist with the above program helping to load and unload vendors, bands into the park, set up the park daily.

– Co-ordinate scheduling of tasks for Downtown Ambassadors including developing and monitoring a graffiti removal plan.

– Promoting daily performances and events on social media

– Additional event/administrative duties as assigned by the Operations Manager or Executive Director.

 

Please send cover letter and resume referencing this position to Suzi Ozer, Downtown Hamilton BIA, at suzi@downtownhamilton.org. Submission deadline is Monday, May 6, 2018.  The start date for this position would be May 13, 2018.

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