Ice Store Manager

Bass Coast Festival is looking for an Ice Store Manager.

Bass Coast Festival is a thoughtfully curated boutique music and art festival that takes place in the picturesque shared traditional territories of the Nłeʔkepmx and Syilx. Moving into its 12th year, Bass Coast has garnered a global reputation for showcasing innovative international talent and providing a springboard for Canadian artists.

2019 saw Bass Coast win the acclaimed 'Best Boutique Festival in North America" award from leading industry publication DJMag and make its Boiler Room debut with two full days of programming broadcast live on the preeminent streaming platform. Bass Coast prides itself in being an inclusive gathering that brings together people from diverse backgrounds and inspires them to participate to the fullest.

The position is responsible for ensuring the smooth management of the Bass Coast Ice Store as well as providing excellent customer service and volunteer management.

The successful candidate must be available to be on the festival site from Tue July 7 - Tue July 14, 2020 and available for minimal advance planning hours from Feb 2020 - July 2020.

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Supervise the set up and coordination of the Bass Coast Ice Store and Satellite Ice Store
  • Scheduling and management of Ice Store volunteers 
  • Consultation on ice inventory and suppliers
  • Perform cash deposits
  • Coordinate delivery of ice
  • Consult on the ice store design and display 
  • Set up POS system and training
  • Organize inventory systems and track inventory 
  • Review daily report summaries

Qualifications and Skills

  • Experience managing a retail store for 2+ years
  • Experience working with the Square program
  • Experience managing a team of volunteers
  • Experience working with cash 
  • Effective interpersonal skills and team spirit
  • Known as a leader and motivator
  • Must possess superior organizational abilities and attention to detail
  • Capable of working in a constantly evolving environment
  • Experience working or attending festivals and / or events is an asset

To apply please submit: 

  1. A cover letter telling us why this role appeals to you and why you think you’d be a great fit. 
  2. An industry relevant resume

Please submit your application by sending your resume and cover letter to

Please include “Ice Store Manager Application - Your Name” in the subject line. 

Only successful applicants will be contacted for an interview.  Please do not email to enquire.


Bass Coast is an equal opportunity employer encouraging people of colour, Indigenous individuals, newcomers and immigrants, members of the LGBTQ2+community, people of all genders and abilities, and members of other underrepresented communities.