Summer Jobs at CJRU

4 May 2021 / by CJRU 1280AM
We're Hiring for summer 2021

CJRU is hiring seven positions to assist in programming at our station this summer. Positions and requirements are below:

 

Youth Outreach Coordinator*, June 7 – September 3 (21.5 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 7 – September 3 (21.5 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)

 

Community Reporter*, June 7 – September 3 (21.5 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. (Title on CSJ website: Radio producer)

 

Music Program Planner*, June 7 – September 3 (21.5 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, 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 program planner, radio)

 

Equity Reporter, June 7 – September 3 (14-21 hours per week)

Our Equity Reporter will cover Toronto’s diverse community. 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. Their reporting will highlight Black, Indigenous, Asian and LGBTQ2S+ communities.

 

Digital Librarian, June 7- September 3 (14-21 hours per week)

Our Digital Librarian will assist staff and volunteers in the adoption of a new online audio archive. They will also take the lead on reorganizing our digital music library to make it more accessible for volunteers working from home. Tasks include: reorganizing our digital music library, assistance with the maintenance of our new online audio archive, creation of training materials and execution of trainings related to the archive, assisting with website and on-air content.

 

Indigenous Community Reporter, June 7 – September 3 (14-21 hours per week)

Our Indigenous Community Reporter will highlight and showcase some of the Indigenous community of Toronto. 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 liaise with community organizations.

 

Requirements:

*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).

 

Qualifications:

  • 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

 

Contract Terms:
Hours as described for each position at a rate of $15.75 per hour.

 

How To Apply:

The deadline for applications is May 24 and 11:59PM. Applicants must be available for video interviews the last week of May.

To apply, please email a cover letter, resume and links to your media portfolio to elissa@cjru.ca subject: “Attention Hiring Committee.”

We thank all applicants. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.