Administrative Officer

Musique Royale seeks an enthusiastic, self-motivated individual based in the Lunenburg region to join the organization as Administrative Officer. This position is part time, $20 per hour, for approximately 8-10 hours per week (based on our programming schedule).

Working closely with the Artistic & Administrative Director, the primary roles of the Administrative Officer are to oversee the box office and our volunteers for back of house at many of the south shore events, and help organize publicity and some administration on the south shore. The position may have additional tasks related with organization on the south shore (eg. connecting with music educators for outreach in schools, helping find hosts for artists).

The Administrative Officer helps us fulfill our mandate of highlighting early music and a broad range of high quality classical music, both on the south shore and across historic Nova Scotia, ensuring that future generations can enjoy great music in environments they understand. The Administrative Officer should have good computer skills and to be able to interact professionally with artists, volunteers, audiences and community members. We are open to applicants who are passionate about arts and culture in Lunenburg County or individuals in the early stages of a career in music or arts administration.

If you are a detailed and creative person that enjoys being an organized multi-tasker and is passionate about arts and culture, we want to hear from you!


Please send your resume to Janelle Lucyk, Artistic & Administrative Director at


Musique Royale is a province-wide music presenter in Nova Scotia. Since its founding in 1985, Musique Royale brings world class music to venues of architectural and historic significance across the province. Audiences can enjoy hearing symphony orchestras and choirs in beautiful churches, salon-style events, and children-friendly shows encompassing classical genres from around the world and more. From June to September, our Summer Festival features early music in over 25 beautiful and historic venues across Nova Scotia. Whatever your appetite for music is, Musique Royale has something for everyone!


Support yearlong programming:

  • You will work with community members and venues on the south shore
  • You will deal with a wide variety of personalities to get work accomplished
  • You will oversee logistics at live events
  • Overseeing box office before, during and following concerts, this includes reservation lists, online tickets and ticket sales
  • Acquiring equipment or tech for events, as needed
  • Organizing volunteers prior to events, and working with volunteers at live events to ensure a smooth operation
  • Prepare reports following concerts to ensure attendee information, and financial management is monitored
  • Ensure on the ground publicity is arranged and completed, including working with volunteers for postering
  • Work with artists and venues to manage requests and fulfill tech riders
  • Ongoing communications with A&A Director to support dynamic yearlong programming and new endeavors
  • Recruitment of new volunteers, when needed
  • Timely communication with Musique Royale stakeholders (artists, presenters, board)