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Production Assistant

The application period for this position has ended, as of March 16, 2018.

Internship Dates: May 1 – June 25, 2018

This is an unpaid internship. Both students and non-students may apply, however, students who meet SCIP criteria are eligible for a $1,000 bursary.

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Position Description

Sled Island seeks an organized, efficient and detail-oriented individual for the position of Production Assistant. The Production Assistant will support Sled Island’s Festival Manager with logistics coordination for the festival’s numerous venues.


  • Create production documents including contact lists, advance sheets and venue schedules.
  • Act as a point person between Sled Island and festival venues.
  • Make recommendations to Festival Manager to improve coordination with festival venues.
  • During the festival, visit venues on a daily basis to ensure correct display of signage and accuracy of schedules.


  • Familiarity with Sled Island and local venues is an asset.
  • Comfortable using Word, Excel, and Google Docs.
  • Comfortable managing a large volume of information.
  • Strong communication skills.
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.

To apply, please send a cover letter and resume to Shawn Petsche, Festival Manager by Friday, March 16, 2018, 4:00pm MST.