Employment Opportunities

Dawson City Music Festival Production Assistant. CLOSING DATE SATURDAY, MAY 6TH 5:00 PM.


Click here for full details: Revised Anticipatory posting – Production Assistant

The Dawson City Music Festival Association is looking for an energetic administrator to assist with various office and on-site duties for the 39th annual Dawson City Music Festival.

The successful candidate will assist with general office administration and production duties as assigned by the Executive Director. If you have administrative experience, preferably in the arts, have a familiarity with festivals in general or DCMF in specific, and love Canadian music, we’d like to hear from you.

The successful candidate must be highly self-motivated, have excellent oral and written communication skills, preferably have festival experience (paid or unpaid), and be familiar with standard office computer applications (Word, Excel, Outlook). The ideal candidate is polite, organized, and eager to work in a fast-paced Festival environment.

The wage for this position is $15.50 per hour. It is an 8-week position with the possibility of extension, starting Thursday, June 1st based on 35 hours per week.

Candidates must be willing to work flexible hours, including long hours close to the festival, and both evening and weekend work will be required.

Students who are eligible:
-are between 19 and 30 years of age;
-have been registered as a full-time student in the previous academic year and intend to return to school on a full-time basis in the next academic year;
-are Canadian citizens or permanent residents or have official refugee protection status under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act (foreign students are not eligible); and
-are legally entitled to work in Canada, according to relevant territorial legislation and regulations.

Résumés must be received at the festival office by 5:00 pm Saturday, May 6th, 2017.

Email resume in PDF format to: info@dcmf.com

For any questions about this position or the festival, please phone 867-993-5584 or email info@dcmf.com

* please note that this is an anticipatory posting, contingent on funding.


We thank all those who apply and advise that only those applicants who are selected for an interview will be contacted.