CJRU is hiring five positions to assist in programming at our station this summer.
Youth Outreach Coordinator*, June 6 – September 3 (30 hours per week)
The Youth Outreach Coordinator will design and run radio-related events and training with a focus on engaging children and youth. Specific tasks include: community outreach, coordinating with community partners, running workshops and volunteer training. (Title on CSJ website: Youth recreational and leisure activities program coordinator)
News Reporter*, June 6 – September 3 (30 hours per week)
Our News Reporter will liaise with the community and create radio that reflects it. Tasks include: conducting interviews, hosting radio programming, producing community features, assisting volunteers in programming and sharing station news on social media. (Title on CSJ website: Radio producer)
Music Librarian*, June 6 – September 3 (30 hours per week)
Our Music Program Planner will manage our station’s ever growing music library and provide support to our programmers in terms of music they are playing as well as assisting them in setting up artist interviews. Tasks include: music ingest and review, compiling and submitting weekly charts, corresponding with artists and labels, booking artist interviews as requested by programmers, creating music programming, sharing new music with staff and volunteers at the station and reaching out to local artists about opportunities at CJRU. (Title on CSJ website: Music Librarian)
Digital Coordinator*, June 6- September 3 (30 hours per week)
Our Digital Coordinator will edit online content written by volunteers and assist staff and volunteers in the adoption of a new online audio archive. They will also take the lead running the station’s social media accounts and growing our social media team and followers. Tasks include: editing volunteer submitted web content, assisting with the maintenance of our new online audio archive, leading social media team and creating campaigns and producing on-air content. (Title on CSJ website: Web Communications Manager)
Community Reporter, June 6 – September 3 (21-30 hours per week)
Our Community Reporter will bring the sounds of Toronto to our airwaves. Tasks include: creating engaging radio and content for our website, assisting with online events and productions, managing digital assets, organizing accreditation for volunteers where applicable and getting this coverage to air and shared on social media.
*All positions with asterisks are part of the Canada Summer Jobs Program with funding provided by Service Canada. To be considered, applicants must:
- Be between 15 and 30 years of age at the start of employment
- Be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident, or a person on whom refugee protection has been conferred under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act
- Be legally entitled to work according to relevant provincial legislation and regulations (international students on a work/study permit are not eligible for the Canada Summer Jobs Program).
- Previous experience as a volunteer or employee in community media or other not-for-profit environments
- Media production experience and familiarity with audio editing
- Excellent cross-cultural communication skills
- Comfortable using social media
- Outgoing, friendly and reliable
- Excellent problem-solving skills
Hours as described for each position at a rate of $16.25 per hour.
Please note: the health and safety of our community, our staff and our volunteers is our first priority. Staff will be asked to show proof of vaccination and will work a hybrid model from home and from the office.
How To Apply:
The deadline for applications is Wednesday May 11 at 11:59PM. .
To apply, please email a cover letter, resume and links to your media portfolio to email@example.com subject: “Attention Hiring Committee.”
We thank all applicants. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.