CiTR 101.9 FM is the broadcasting voice of the University of British Columbia, beginning as a student club in 1937, and gaining not-for-profit status and a place on the FM dial in 1982. Run by the Student Radio Society of UBC, CiTR is a campus-based, student-driven community radio station, with a small staff and over 450+ volunteers. CiTR offers alternative coverage of every genre and perspective, with a mandate to support niche programming, local and Canadian artists and underrepresented voices. Each week, 100+ locally produced programs are broadcast on 101.9fm in seven different languages, with live streaming and podcasts at citr.ca.
The Production Coordinator will produce on-air promos and ads for broadcasting, and train new members to use our digital editing software. Additionally, the Production Coordinator will aid the Podcasting Coordinator in the planning and implementation of CiTR’s podcast production.
TASKS AND RESPONSIBILITIES
- Produce on-air promos and ads for broadcasting, which includes writing scripts from press releases or event listings, recording different voices, sourcing backing tracks and producing ads to deadline
- Training CiTR volunteers to use our digital editing software and involving volunteers in the production of ads and on-air promos
- Assist with the maintenance of CiTR’s studio equipment
- Aid the Podcasting Coordinator in the production of CiTR’s flagship podcast, including research, planning, and assisting in the production of panels, interviews, and live music broadcasts.
The ideal candidate will be motivated, creative and efficient, with great problem solving skills. Strong writing and communication skills are necessary for the position, as well as basic knowledge of sound editing and some experience with training others. Skills, experience or interest in broadcasting, sound editing, creative writing, advertising, community engagement and/or journalism is preferred. Proven ability to work with diverse communities of students is an asset. Training is provided.
TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT
HOURS: This position is for 10 hours per week, for a total of 250 hours.
START DATE: September 10, 2018 END DATE: April 29, 2019
The Student Radio Society of the University of British Columbia is an equal opportunity employer that encourages applicants from underrepresented groups.
To apply, send a resume and cover letter to Ana Rose Carrico, CiTR Station Manager, at firstname.lastname@example.org
Deadline for applications is Monday August 20, 2018
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