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Programming and Communications Coordinator

Festival Accès Asie is looking for a dynamic person for the position of Programming and Communications Coordinator. The role is a permanent and full-time position. The deadline to apply is October 15.
In close collaboration with the Artistic Director and the Managing Director, the selected person will be responsible for coordinating the festival’s projects and the communication around them.

Key Responsibilities

– Promoting the image of the organization and asserting its identity;
– Promoting the image of the organization and asserting its identity;
– Ensuring that the planning, production, promotion and presentation of each event is carried out;
– Defining the communication strategy and its action plan;
– Coordinating the production of events (Festival Accès Asie – Fleur de lys, Fleur de thé – Let’s confront racism together!);
– Being the link with the various external employees of the Festival (graphic designer, photographer, IT, printers, press relations specialist, etc.);
– Coordinating the preparation of marketing tools;
– Managing all of the communications tools (social medias, newsletter, website, etc.);
– Supervising a social media assistant during the high season and supervising interns;
– Participating in the formation of partnerships with various organizations;

Required skills and qualifications

– Experience in a similar position;
– University degree in project management, communications or equivalent experience;
– Excellent ability to manage several projects/files at once;
– Excellent ability to supervise temporary employees;
– Strong organizational and time management skills;
– Excellent writing skills in French and English;
– Knowledge of the Google suite including Gmail and Google Drive;
– Strong knowledge of Facebook, Instagram, TikTok;
– Knowledge of WordPress, MailChimp and Canva communication tools;
– Understanding of the challenges of a non-profit organization, an asset;
– Knowledge of the Adobe suite, an asset;
– Driving license, an asset;
– Great interest in the arts and knowledge of the arts and culture milieu of Montreal, an asset;
– Knowledge of issues of diversity, inclusion, equity and accessibility in the arts and, or strong desire to develop this knowledge.

Work conditions

– Permanent full-time position (35 hours)
– Office on 1200 rue de Bleury in downtown Montreal. Hybrid mode
– The selected person will start working on November 13
– Premises accessible for people with reduced mobility
– Salary: between $38,000 and $43,000 per year
– The position requires the ability to work on the weekends and during the evenings during the peak period of the festival.
– Opportunity to take part in Montreal cultural life (festival events and other shows) for free
– Reimbursement of telephone costs up to $50/month
– 3 weeks of vacation per year as well as 2 weeks off during the office closure for the holidays
– Unlimited sick leave days (subject to conditions)


To apply, please email [email protected] and include the following:
• A short letter of interest explaining how you meet the position requirements and why you’d like to work at Festival Accès Asie
• a CV

If you feel comfortable, please feel free to disclose your identities and/or lived experience that you would like to be considered when applying. This information will be treated with the utmost confidentiality. Applications will be destroyed after the position has been filled. We strongly encourage applications from Asian diaspora communities, all racialized people, First Nations, Inuit and Métis people, people with disabilities, neurodivergence or chronic disease, members of the 2SLGBTQIAA+ community, etc. Given the importance of intersectionality, we will pay particular attention to applications who experience multiple systems of oppression. We strongly value experience and will happily consider the lived and work experience of candidates in place of formal education

The deadline to apply is October 15 and interviews will take place October 23-27.