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 Submission deadline is Monday, May 6, 2018.  The start date for this position would be May 13, 2018.



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