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Boy, are we ever excited to share this lineup with you! We've been working hard all winter to put this beauty of a crew together for our 45th festival. We hope you like it! Summer is right around the corner now, everyone!!
From August 8th to 10th the Regina Folk Festival will once again bring some of the world's best music to beautiful downtown Victoria Park. The 2014 festival lineup features an incredible blend of musical styles, cultural influences and above all, some of the world's best talent including:
SERENA RYDER, SAM ROBERTS BAND, INDIGO GIRLS, JOEL PLASKETT EMERGENCY, LOS LOBOS, MATT ANDERSEN, NAOMI SHELTON & THE GOSPEL QUEENS, ELLIOTT BROOD, THE HARPOONIST & THE AXE MURDERER, BLITZ THE AMBASSADOR, MEXICAN INSTITUTE OF SOUND, KLÔ PELGAG, QUIQUE ESCAMILLA, DAKHABRAKHA, SAIDAH BABA TALIBAH, ROYAL CANOE, JON AND ROY, GEOFF BERNER, AL SIMMONS, MO KENNEY, CLINTON ST. JOHN, LEONARD SUMNER, ANDINO SUNS, FADADANCE, NOUNS & ADJECTIVES, CHARLY HUSTLE, COLBY RICHARDSON, BROTHERS
More great Sask artists to come after the Sask Sampler on March 22nd! Come support our local bands!
Regina Folk Festival Inc.
Sponsorship & Communications Assistant / Summer position
As an integral member of RFF Inc.’s dynamic team, the Sponsorship & Communications Assistant (SCA) will assist the Sponsorship & Communications Coordinator (SCC) with sponsorship and communications for the 2014 Regina Folk Festival (RFF) with specific focus on media relations, publicity, advocacy, sponsor recognition and appreciation, social media and other marketing.
The Sponsorship & Communications Assistant will work with all of the members of the RFF team to ensure that we put together a fabulous festival in 2014 – August 8th to 10th in Victoria Park. The SCA will be responsible for administrative duties including: reception, filing, management of storage spaces and inventory, meeting set up, supplies, and other duties as required.
The SCA will also prepare all backstage passes and on site lanyards for artists, staff, festival team members, guests and sponsors as well as prepare advocacy and sponsorship tours on site at the 2014 festival. Other duties include working with team leaders in the following areas: Office Volunteers, First Aid, Media Liaison, Massage, Photography and Communications Hub to ensure the successful operation of these areas at the festival. These responsibilities include leading planning meetings, assisting in recruiting volunteers, assisted in training volunteers, and ensuring details are not missed.
This is a summer term for 35 hours per week for 15 weeks starting May 5th, 2014. Some evening work and intense work over festival week (August 5th to 10th, 2014) as well as regular office hours are required.
List of Requirements:
- Knowledge and experience with social media applications and marketing is a must
- Strong organizational and communication skills and good attention to detail
- Administrative skills including working databases, letter writing, filing
- Knowledge of event coordination is an asset
- Post-secondary student with studies in arts, marketing, business administration or related area of study is preferred
- Must be returning to full-time studies in the fall
- Computer literate with ability to use MS Office Software
- Working knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, etc.)
- Previous experience working with non-profit organizations
- Ability to work well with others and independently
- Professionalism and strong customer service skills
Please apply via email only to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Deadline for applications is Friday, March 28th, 2014
Only those candidates chosen for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls please. This position is dependent on confirmation of funding for summer student employment.
April 9, 2014 at 7:30pm Globe Theatre Board Room
1801 Scarth Street - 4th Floor
The board and staff of Regina Folk Festival Inc. invite you to join us as we reflect on the successes of 2013 and our direction moving forward into the new fiscal year.
If you would like to vote at the AGM, you are required to be a member. If your membership has expired, please arrive early to renew it. If you are uncertain of your membership status, we will happy to advise you on April 9th, prior to the meeting. The cost of a RFF Inc. membership is $15 or 15 hours of volunteerism. If you volunteered in 2013 at the festival, on the board or at more than one RFF Concert Series event, you have earned a membership, which expires at the end of July 2014.
The Regina Folk Festival Inc. strives to maintain a healthy and sustainable organization while also moving ahead with confidence, clear purpose and vision. We invite you to come and reflect on the remarkable accomplishments of last year and help us plan for continued success in the future.