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Programming Assistant (Internship)
The Word On The Street Toronto
Location: Toronto, ON
Web site: www.thewordonthestreet.ca
Deadline for applicants: April 13th, 2017
Date posted: March 30th, 2017
About The Word On The Street
The Word On The Street Toronto, is Canada’s largest annual book and magazine festival; taking place in September each year, it now attracts over 220,000 booklovers to downtown Toronto. One of our city’s best and most popular events—featuring a lively exhibitor marketplace, top-notch author readings and quality family programming—The Word On The Street Toronto is a non-profit organization that celebrates Canadian reading and writing, and advocates literacy.
The Word On The Street Toronto will be programming two new venues this year featuring Francophone and Indigenous literature, as well as developing a new app as a tool to assist the public in scheduling their day. We are looking for a Programming Assistant to support the Festival Director with coordinating the artistic program of the event, as well as supporting our communications team.
This is a full-time volunteer internship, running from May through the end of September. Monthly honourarium for this internship is $1,000 ($5,000 in total).
Duties include but are not limited to:
If interested, please forward your cover letter and resume, in confidence, by April 13th, 2017, to email@example.com. We thank all applicants for their interest, but only successful internship candidates will be contacted. Please no phone calls.