Posted On: Nov. 23, 2018




Western Canadian Music Alliance is seeking applications for the roles of Creative Content Manager and Logistics Manager.

LOGISTICS MANAGER: The Logistics Manager is a new position, which will report to the Executive Director and work closely with the Creative Content Manager, Technical Producer and other contract staff to carry out logistical implementation of the BreakOut West (BOW) Conference, Festival, Awards and special events. This role will oversee event details with resect to venues, vendors, catering and scheduling and communication of these elements.

CREATIVE CONTENT MANAGER: The Creative Content Manager works with the Executive Director and other WCMA staff to program all aspects of BreakOut West event including; festival showcasing artists, conference speakers and mentors and special events presenters/performers. This position will also engage in year round export marketing initiatives and will require some travel.


Organization Overview

The Western Canadian Music Alliance (WCMA) is a member-based organization that includes the Music Industry Associations (MIAs) of British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, Northwest Territories and Yukon. The main function of the WCMA is to promote and celebrate western Canadian music and to create business and career development opportunities for western Canadian musicians and music companies. This is accomplished primarily through producing the BreakOut West (BOW) conference and festival and the Western Canadian Music Awards. This event is held each fall in a different region across the west on a rotational basis.

WCMA and BreakOut West is a forward thinking organization, always staying on top of new technology and trends to best support Alliance members, artists and the music industry. BreakOut West strives to be at the forefront of the music industry and represent the best new music from the region.


The WCMA head office is located in Winnipeg. As a pan-western organization, applicants from any of the member provinces or territories will be considered. If a candidate is from outside the member region and chooses to relocate to western Canada, moving expenses cannot be provided. 

Timeline Expectations and Compensation

This is a contract position with more strenuous workload from May through October. Compensation will be subject to experience. This is a one-year contract commencing December 2018, through December 2019. As a new role, this position will be reviewed for adjustment and potential for renewal following the contract term.



All applications must be received on or before 5:00 PM PST, December 6, 2018. Please include salary expectations in the cover letter.

Apply in writing to:

WCMA, 1-118 Sherbrook Street, Winnipeg, MB R3C 2B4 or

Please email if further information is required. No phone or in-person inquiries please.

We appreciate all interest in this role; however only those selected for interview will be contacted.


Click below for full position descriptions and qualifications:

Creative Content Manager PDF

Logistics Manager PDF