Program Coordinator

Date Posted: Sep 14, 2021
Application Deadline: Oct 07, 2021
Start Date: Oct 25, 2021

Salary From: 15k To 25K
Province: Alberta
City: Edmonton
Employee Benefits: N/A
Organization's Field/Discipline: Cultural Industries
Job's focus: Administrative
Job Type: Part-time
Career Level: Intermediate

Organization Description

Alberta Band Association
The Alberta Band Association is a non-profit provincial service organization whose mission is to promote and develop the musical, educational and cultural value of bands and band music in Alberta by the provision of programs, services and professional development opportunities.

Our membership roster includes school, community and military band directors, professional composers and clinicians, administrators, students, parents, and members of the general public. Institutional and commercial memberships are also available to bands, booster groups, parent support groups, educational institutions and corporations.

Job Description

The Alberta Band Association is currently seeking a half-time (20 hours per week) Program Coordinator. Reporting to the Managing Director, the Program Coordinator is responsible for overseeing the planning and delivery of ABA programs including the Alberta Wind Symphony, Alberta Jazz Ensemble, the Alberta Junior Honour Bands, Music Conference Alberta, and the Provincial Festival of Bands, in addition to a number of smaller program components throughout the year.

Areas of work include but may not be limited to:
  • coordinating the working committees for each program
  • short and long term program planning
  • program delivery and logistics management
  • recruiting and training of volunteers
  • membership engagement
  • coordinating volunteers
  • managing Alberta Band Association guest artists and program participants
  • program marketing and public relations
  • working with the Managing Director in program budgeting
  • complete and accurate record keeping for all Alberta Band Association programs
  • program assessment and evaluation


The successful applicant will have a passion for band music, band education, and the arts, and will be a strong team player with a positive attitude. Other job requirements include:
  • strong organizational skills
  • strong leadership skills
  • the ability to work independently and prioritize tasks, multitask, and budget time appropriately
  • the ability to understand logistics and how to plan and prepare for major events
  • excellent interpersonal skills
  • excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • exceptional computer skills, including proficiency with Microsoft Office
  • advocating for the Alberta Band Association and its programs and services
  • a knowledge of band performance requirements is an asset

Additional Info:

In addition to working at the Alberta Band Association’s Edmonton office, the successful candidate will be required to be on site for the duration of all Alberta Band Association programs, most of which take place on weekday evenings and weekends. As several ABA programs take place outside of the City of Edmonton, the successful candidate will require a valid driver’s licence and will be expected to provide their own transportation as required.
Remuneration will be determined based on skills and experience.

How to Apply:

To apply, please forward a resume which includes 3 references (reference letters not required) and cover letter to Kimberley Denis, Managing Director, at
The position will remain open until a suitable candidate is found. However, interested individuals are encouraged to submit their application materials by 7 October 2021
The Alberta Band Association is one Canada’s largest Provincial Band Associations with approximately 400 members and a program roster of 12-20 component programs annually. 

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