SWING HOST/PROGRAMMING ASSISTANT

Division: Radio
Work Status: Full-time
Location: Toronto, ON

About the Role:

So how does having a job where you play rock music sound?  Q107 in Toronto has a rare full-time opportunity to join our dynamic team.  Play the best rock music in Toronto, talk to the greatest listeners and add your personality to our social media platforms. The swing shift at Q107 requires the skill of a trapeze artist, as you fly through the schedule, filling in for vacations, hosting events, and being a ratings superstar. This opportunity also has you helping out in the epicentre of the programming department, assisting with music and other programming duties. The successful candidate will need to bring a lot.  She/he will be responsible for the following:

Responsibilities: 

  • Creating fun, interesting and topical content.
  • Using Social Media to drive ratings
  • Promotional appearances on behalf of Q107 as required
  • Voicing commercials as required
  • Music scheduling
  • Imaging scheduling
  • Monitors and station planning

REQUIRED SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Previous on-air experience
  • Strong on-air presentation and ability to relate to audience through spoken word, phone interaction and Social Media interaction.
  • Strong knowledge of Social Media on all relevant platforms.
  • The ability to work well in a group dynamic.
  • Good in the halls, plays well with others, whatever you want to call it, she/he needs to understand the positive Q culture.
  • Strong knowledge and abilities with Music Master and Media Touch
  • Strong admin skills including Word, Excel and PowerPoint

How to Apply

Interested?  Applicants are invited to send a scoped two hour aircheck of one of your recent shows.   No “best of” airchecks with all your choice breaks.   Please include a paragraph about why you want to be in the programming department.

Interested applicants are invited to send a resume and demo by Mar 29, 2019 to:

Tammy Cole, Program Director – Q107

Email: tammy.cole@corusent.com

*Please include ‘Announcer, Swing/Programming Assistant” – Q107’ in the subject line of your email.

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.