MUSICNL is a non-profit, member-based organization that addresses key issues affecting the Newfoundland and Labrador music industry in order to implement positive change by presenting a strong voice to government, business and the community at large. 


The Board of Directors of MusicNL is seeking applications from interested, qualified professionals for the interim position of Operations and Program Manager.

Term of Employment: August 2019 to May 31, 2020.


Duties: The Operations and Program Manager will be responsible for the day-to-day running of the MusicNL office, as well as working closely with the Board of Directors on event planning and execution, and administration of MusicNL’s funding programs. Job duties include:

  • Responding to inquiries from MusicNL members and the general public;
  • Development and management of operational, event, and program budgets;
  • Liaison with public funding agencies from whom MusicNL receives support, including working with the board of directors to prepare funding applications, final reports, etc.;
  • Event planning and execution, including the annual MusicNL AGM and Awards;
  • Administration of MusicNL funding programs (e.g. artist development, market access, professional development, etc.)
  • Other related duties as required.



 Education: The successful applicant should possess a postsecondary degree or diploma in business or arts administration, or the equivalent in experience.


  • Must have a proven track record with more than three (3) years’ experience in the music and/or cultural industries.
  • Possess knowledge and experience in arts administration, including project management, event planning, budgeting and financial management, fund development, grant writing, public relations, membership outreach, and staff relations.
  • Possess knowledge and experience in working with a volunteer board of directors, and a member-based organization.


  • Possess a high level of proven administrative skills;
  • Have excellent oral and written communication skills, including competent use of social media;
  • Possess a working knowledge of basic website maintenance tools and software programs including word processing, spreadsheets, bookkeeping, database, etc.
  • Demonstrate an ability to complete tasks independently and in a timely manner.
  • Possess a knowledge of government funding programs;


Compensation: The salary for this position will be $800 per week.

How to Apply

Resumes with references will be received up to 4:00 p.m., Tuesday, August 6, 2019 by email, to