AFTERNOON DRIVE ANNOUNCER / MUSIC DIRECTOR

Division: Radio
Work Status: Full Time
Location: Winnipeg, Manitoba

About the Role:

97.5 BIG FM has an exciting opportunity for an Afternoon Drive Announcer/Music Director in Winnipeg.  Reporting to the Senior Program Director, the successful candidate will be responsible for running the 97.5 BIG FM Music Department and 5 on-air shows per week with a variety of announcer functions including station promotions and production duties.

Responsibilities:

  • Execute a compelling, interactive, local and listener driven show
  • Schedule music on 97.5 BIG FM, targeting core audience and using available research
  • Ensure compliance with CRTC regulation
  • Knowledge and compliance of CBSC regulations
  • 5 on-air shifts per week plus occasional voice tracking
  • Personal and promotional appearances on behalf of 97.5 BIG FM
  • Commercial production as required
  • Hosting/voice-tracking various shows on 97.5 BIG FM
  • Ability to operate board and voice track equipment
  • Inform and entertain listeners
  • Can communicate effectively on all station social media platforms
  • Video editing an asset

About you:

What We Need From You:

  • Experience as a Music Director, using Musicmaster, preferably in a rock format.
  • Previous on-air experience preferably, but not limited to, a rock format.
  • Strong on-air presentation and ability to execute a compelling, interactive, local and listener driven show
  • Technical Board operation experience
  • A positive, friendly manner and customer service approach that will enable the successful candidate to deal with challenging situations with empathy and sincerity

How to Apply:

Interested applicants are invited to send a resume and demo by July 27, 2016 to:

Tammy Cole
Senior Program Director
97.5 BIG FM / 99.1 Fresh Radio
Tammy.Cole@corusent.com

*Please include ‘Afternoon Drive Announcer/Music Director” in the subject line of your email.

*No phone calls please. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Corus is committed to providing a fair and equitable work environment and encourages applications from qualified women, men, visible minorities, aboriginal peoples, and persons with disabilities