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Production Coordinator

The deadline for this opportunity has passed.

CJSW 90.9 FM, the University of Calgary Student Radio Society, is hiring for the position of production coordinator for a six-month contract. This contract may have the potential for extension or renewal at the end of the term. The standard workweek for the production coordinator is Tuesday through Saturday with an average of 25 to 35 hours of work per week. The rate of pay is $19.50 an hour with pay coming twice a month.

The production coordinator is responsible for managing all aspects of the station’s production-related content. This will include training volunteers in audio editing software and techniques, producing on-air material, scheduling and tracking on-air advertising, and drawing upon the CJSW membership to create pre-produced content on deadline. Most importantly, they will provide leadership, supervision and guidance to a team of volunteers that devote their time and energy to CJSW.

Duties:

  • Coordinate, manage, and draw upon a group of production volunteers to create CJSW’s pre-produced on-air content, from monthly themes to funding drive audio.
  • Mentor and train volunteers in editing audio, voicing techniques, script-writing, and creation of pre-produced content.
  • Regularly script, edit, produce and schedule advertisements, station IDs and show promos.
  • Manage and uphold quality standards, ensuring a high quality yet diverse sound for CJSW’s pre-produced on-air material.
  • Work closely with other CJSW staff members to ensure the produced content fits the direction and vision of the programming committee.
  • Maintain an ongoing list of projects and spots that need to be created and utilize volunteers to ensure these are completed by the deadline.
  • Encourage and assist current programmers in developing and producing material for their programs.
  • Use and maintain the production training manuals to train new volunteers on audio production and equipment.
  • Design and produce funding drive audio.

Qualifications:

  • Experience supervising a large group of volunteers and working one-on-one and one-on-many with volunteers at varying levels of skill with writing, voicing, audio editing.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of Logic Pro or other audio production software.
  • A thorough knowledge, experience and appreciation of all aspects of campus and community radio, from non-commercial music to news and podcasts.
  • Strong creative and technical writing skills.
  • Copywriting, audio editing, and on-air broadcasting experience.
  • Ability to coordinate and manage volunteers while remaining on deadline and adapting to changing workloads.
  • Basic knowledge of CRTC regulations.
  • Live sound engineering experience and knowledge is an asset.
  • A progressive attitude and good stress management skills.
  • Experience in a non-profit organization setting is an asset.
  • Post-secondary education and production audio editing experience is an asset.
  • Periodic schedule flexibility.

The person hired for the position of production coordinator will have plans and ideas about developing the production department of the station and guiding the overall pre-produced sound of CJSW.

In return for your extraordinary talents, we offer a fun, one-of-a-kind environment working at Calgary’s campus and community radio station.

Application Deadline: Friday, August 21, 5:00pm
Position Start Date: End of August 2020

Please apply by sending your resume and cover letter to manager@cjsw.com.

CJSW is an equal opportunity employer. Everyone is thanked for applying; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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