Production Assistant

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Production Assistant

CJSW 90.9 FM is a successful recipient for funding from the 2022 Canada Summer Jobs program. As a successful recipient for funding, CJSW will hire a Canadian citizen between the ages of 18 and 30 for this role.

The production assistant will assist with creating CJSW-produced audio and video content with an emphasis on podcast, fund-raising and advertising content creation. This position will report to CJSW’s programming department.

Term: 8 weeks at 35 hours per week
Pay: $17.00 per hour

Applications will be accepted until 12:00pm on May 9, 2022 with work ideally commencing on the week of June 27, 2022.

Tasks and Responsibilities:

  • Assist CJSW’s Programming department in creating content for broadcast and web that tells the stories of those in the Calgary and greater Treaty 7 community, including podcasts, PSAs, special segments, etc.
  • Coordinate and train volunteers alongside CJSW’s production coordinator to help with audio creation.
  • Assist CJSW’s production coordinator and spoken word coordinator with editing of ongoing CJSW projects.
  • Create specialty content for CJSW’s annual funding drive.
  • Digitally archive, catalogue and tag materials for future access and use, and potentially make these materials available to the public based on cultural relevance.
  • Develop projects that engage multicultural students associations and community associations and aid them in the production of these projects.
  • Work with the spoken word coordinator to develop content (podcast, talk segments, etc.) reflecting the collaboration with community associations, student groups, and more.

Required Skills

  • Strong organizational skills and ability to meet deadlines.
  • Self-motivated and willing to initiate projects.
  • Strong understanding of the communities CJSW serves and the desire to share those stories.
  • Strong written and verbal communication and strong leadership.
  • Good decision-making abilities to solve problems.
  • Creative and open to ideas.
  • Desire to develop technical and practical hands-on skills through experience.
  • A working knowledge of sound production facilities and technology, including Logic Pro, digital recorders, etc. is considered an asset.

Please submit your cover letter and resume via email to on or before 12:00pm on Monday, May 9, 2022.

CJSW is an equal opportunity employer. Everyone is thanked for applying; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. CJSW 90.9FM broadcasts from Calgary, Alberta, Canada on Treaty 7 Territory of the Blackfoot Confederacy, which includes the Siksika, the Piikani, and the Kainai. Treaty 7 is also home to the Tsuut’ina, the Stoney Nakoda and Métis Nation of Alberta (Region III).

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