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About the Position
Position #: 18707
OrganizationLINK Picnic Festival
Position: Vendor Coordinator - Leadership Role - Pre-Event
Location: Victoria Park, Clock Tower. Kitchener ON
Impact Statement: The LINK Picnic Festival and Carnival Costume Parade is an African and Caribbean Cultural Diaspora event including food, art, music and activities to engage the whole family. Your support helps us raise awareness of these cultures, reduce barriers to cultural harmony and collaboration, and link people up through the Arts.
Description: Vendors are essential to our community presence at this annual event. Their success is OUR success!

As a volunteer in this role you must be able to communicate, negotiate and collaborate with vendors at many different levels, have attention to detail, the ability to identify & solve problems, effective time management, organizational and leadership skills, good computer skills (proficient in MS Office), and the ability to remain calm under pressure. Sales experience is also an asset.

Great experience for a young entrepreneur seeking networking opportunities to build connections.
Requirements: English Proficiency, Confidentiality, Work Without Supervision
Training Details: Orientation and support provided by event manager. Festival date is August 24 - 25, 2019.
Working Conditions: Work from office and at home.
Duration: 4 - 6 months
Timing: Anytime
Time Detail: Should be available to start by May 2019. Festival is on August 24 - 25, 2019.
Age: 18+
Ideal for: An Individual, A Newcomer
Transportation: On a bus route
Accessibility: Wheelchair accessible entrance, Wheelchair accessible washroom, Designated accessible parking space, Accessible work space, Support Newcomers
Area(s) of Interest: Arts/Culture, Retail Sales/Donations, Special Events
Skill(s): Customer Service, Interpersonal Communication, Public and Media Relations, Community Knowledge/Awareness, Plan & Co-ordinate
How to Apply
Application Link:
Email: Send an Email Message
Contact: Sylma
Phone: 519-721-5746
Address: 5-420 Erb Street West Waterloo, N2L 6K6


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