Industry Coordinator, Just For Laughs Montreal 2023

The Just for Laughs Group has been the driving force behind the largest comedy festivals in the world for over 40 years. Its various products are well known to audiences in Canada and abroad (the Just for Laughs Galas, Just for Laughs Gags, Just for Laughs Festivals, etc.) The Group remains the world leader in the distribution of comedy television series and the producer of some the most prestigious comedy festivals around the globe; discovering the stars of tomorrow!

The team at Just for Laughs is currently looking for an Industry Coordinator for ComedyPRO as part of the 2023 Just for Laughs Montréal Festival! The Industry Coordinator is the main resource for all things related to industry logistics and relations. The successful candidate will be highly organized, smart, and personable. They will be responsible for ensuring that the hundreds of agents, managers, producers, scouts, and VIPs who attend the Festival and Conference have a smooth and enjoyable time.

Duration: This is a temporary position, starting in May through until August 2023.

Location: Montreal, QC

Responsibilities include the following:

  • Coordinate the purchase of tickets for travel (air/train) and booking of hotel accommodations for festival performers and industry guests;
  • Ensure that artists have the appropriate immigration documents to enter the country;
  • Work closely with festival staff to establish clear communication guidelines in regards to artist information and hospitality details;
  • Oversee the preparation and distribution of welcome kits, as well as the greeting and registration of artists and industry guests;
  • Work closely with the transportation and volunteer teams to ensure that artist ground transport runs smoothly;
  • Respond to all inquiries and requests from artists and industry guests before, during, and after the festival;
  • Create POs for hotels and flights in a timely manner, and ensure that all documents are available for accounting to process;


The successful candidate will have:

  • Excellent time management, organizational, and administrative skills;
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced work environment with multiple deadlines;
  • Bilingual candidates preferred (English, French);
  • Strong interpersonal and oral/written communication skills;
  • Professionalism, maturity, and sensitivity to confidential information;
  • Ability to take initiative and to work both independently and as part of a broader organizational team;
  • Computer literacy (including Microsoft Outlook, Word, and Excel), with the ability to design and maintain internal systems including reports and critical paths;
  • Prior experience in festival/event management and/or the performing arts is considered an asset;
  • Ability to work from the Just for Laughs offices at least 2-days per week, increasing during peak workload times from May onwards.
  • Capacity to work long hours, as needed;
  • Interest in comedy and the performing arts!

To apply, please click below and submit a Cover Letter and CV. Candidates selected for an interview will be contact via email.