Music NWT Hiring Interim Program Coordinator (Contractor)

Terms of Reference: Interim Program Coordinator (Contractor)

The MusicNWT board is seeking Interim support in programming, administration and general board
support as it undertakes a transition. This is a fixed-term contract for 6 months with possibility of renewal.

Reporting to: President, Music NWT Board


  1. High school diploma with some secondary education beneficial
  2. 2-3 years experience in Arts and/or Not-for-Profit administration
  3. Proficiency in MS Office and/or Google Docs (including excel)
  4. Experience in the music/arts scene in the NWT and familiarity with the Northern context



  • Support the organization of shared drives for
    the organization
  • Develop agendas, take notes in meetings
  • Communicate pertinent information to board
    members promptly
  • Arrange monthly zoom calls and committee
    meetings as necessary
  • Develop a membership database and
    membership plan in collaboration with the

Project and Program Coordination

  • Follow board direction on current MusicNWT
    programming priorities
  • Develop a fundraising plan with support of the
    Board’s Fundraising committee
  • Write funding proposals and reports as
  • Project manage and support execution of any
    MusicNWT programming or events, as directed
    by the board


  • Support the Treasurer in production of
    monthly financial statements for board
  • Support analysis of backend reports from
    various financial third-party platforms

Governance Support

  • Working with the governance committee,
    produce a current constitution and by-laws
  • Support the submission of any documents to
    NWT Societies as per legislation
  • With the governance committee, develop a
    governance reform plan for board feedback


  • Manage the MusicNWT webpage
  • Develop a social media and communications
  • Author posts and monitor engagement
  • Network with other Music Industry Associations
    across Canada
    Other Duties as Required
  • As per the Board President

Conditions of Employment

  • Part-time contract position, minimum 15 hours per week (with possibility of more with board approval based on demands of work/funding), for 6 months, with possibility of renewal and expansion with the organization as we grow.
  • Option for bonuses upon successful grant applications as part of remuneration package

Proposed hourly wage: $30/hr with potential funding bonuses. Please submit your CV to applications reviewed on a rolling basis.

View the PDF Terms of Reference.