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The Saskatchewan Writers’ Guild is seeking a part-time Event Manager for The Word on the Street (Saskatoon).

The Word on the Street (WOTS) Event Manager is responsible, under the direction of the Word on the Street Steering Committee, for the planning, development, co-ordination, publicity and delivery of the major WOTS Festival (September 2011) and related activities in Saskatoon (e.g. 2010 preview publicity event).

The Event Manager will establish and maintain productive partnerships with the SWG, the National WOTS organization, local stakeholders and other relevant organizations. The Event Manager will provide project and administrative support to the WOTS Steering Committee.

Hours will be flexible and vary depending on the time of year, from 10 to 15 hours a week initially, during planning months (October to June), and expected to develop to full-time (July to September) as the event date draws near. The contract will be reviewed at the end of the term, with the possibility of renewal dependant upon event success.

This position will appeal to an energetic self-starter with excellent interpersonal, time management and organizational skills.

A detailed job description can be found here.

Closing date for applicants is Thursday, April 15, 2010.

Applications may be made to info@skwriter.com or sent to Saskatchewan Writers Guild, Box 3986, Regina SK, S4P 3R9.
Only those selected for interview will be contacted.

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