Jop Opportunities

Work with VIBF!

Each year, VIBF hires a number of highly skilled contractors to work in key positions and help bring the magic of the festival to life! 

Open Positions

Marketing Coordinator: Apply by November 29th, 2021

Marketing Coordinator


Length of Term:  6 months

Reports To:  President


The Vancouver International Burlesque Festival is one of the largest and longest running burlesque festivals in North America. As the Marketing Coordinator, your role will be to develop a comprehensive marketing plan through traditional and digital marketing channels, and maintain the integrity of our brand through all VIBFA social media channels including Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter.



  • Create a comprehensive marketing calendar and budget

  • Purchase advertising and arrange publicity on behalf of VIBF

  • Familiarize yourself with the past years’ social media content and marketing strategies and identify opportunities to improve on

  • Familiarize yourself with VIBFA photo and video library 

  • Check on social media account direct message folders and forward any queries to your supervisor

  • Provide live social media coverage during events (stories, etc)

  • Attend meetings with the board when required

  • Help source and liaise headliners, features, legend, board members, VIBFA Members, and volunteers for engaging content

  • Strictly adhere to code of conduct, conflict of interest policies, and confidentiality policies

Time Demands (approximate):

This role is part-time, approximately 2-4 hours p/week prorated, as the months leading up to the festival will naturally be the busiest. The role offers an honorarium of $1500.


Deliverables (in approximate order):

NOV – Apply to Festival 

NOV – Headliner and Feature Announcements

DEC - Applications Closed

DEC – Thank you adjudicators

JAN – Call for volunteers

JAN – Festival Facebook Events

FEB – Headliner, Feature, Legend and VIBFA Community Fun Facts

FEB – Tickets Now Available

FEB – Performer Release 

MAR – Workshops

MAR – Vendor Introductions

MAR – Thank Sponsors 

APRIL – Festival!

APRIL – post-Festival debrief




We are seeking a marketing coordinator with experience working independently, managing budgets, marketing calendars, and with exceptional communication skills. Two to three years professional experience is preferred. 


How to Apply:

Please send a cover letter, resume, and examples of previous social media and marketing work to, subject line Marketing Coordinator 2022.


Deadline to Apply:

Applications are due Monday, November 29th at 6pm.

Interviews will be scheduled between December 1st-3rd.

Start date is Monday, December 6th. 


We thank all who apply, however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.