Job Call: Concert & Webinar Coordinator

MAY 24th: APPLICATIONS CLOSED! Thank you to all who applied.
CJAM 99.1 FM is hiring a  Concert & Webinar Coordinator.
This position was made possible through the Canada Summer Jobs program.

Canada Summer Jobs requires that all applicants must:

 be between 15 and 30 years of age (inclusive) at the start of the employment*

– be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident, or person to whom refugee protection has been conferred under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act for the duration of the employment; and,

– have a valid Social Insurance Number at the start of employment and be legally entitled to work in Canada in accordance with relevant provincial or territorial legislation and regulations

*You must be 15 years of age at the beginning of the employment period. You may be more than 30 years of age at the end of the employment period as long as you are 30 at the beginning of the employment period.


Concert & Webinar Coordinator
FLEX // in-person + remote

As CJAM’s Concert & Webinar Coordinator you would be responsible for:
– organizing & hosting at least one online or in-person concert and/or recording session featuring local musicians
– creating a social media/awareness campaign to promote the concert/session
– organizing & hosting at least one online workshop
– connecting with local arts organizations to seek out speakers
– creating a weekly audio calendar outlining upcoming events
– utilizing CJAMs social media to promote any events & CJAM programming
– creating a weekly radio program
– attending staff meetings
– reporting to CJAM FM’s station manager

Our ideal candidate would have the following qualifications:
– proficient/familiar with Adobe Audition, Audacity, Garage Band, or other audio recording software
– experience in organizing events an asset
– excellent interpersonal & communication skills
– knowledge of various social media platforms
– ability to navigate online experiences
– ability to be flexible & creative with ideas
– graphic design experience an asset
– familiar with CJAM FMs programming an asset
**Don’t have any broadcast/podcast experience?! Don’t worry–we will train you because teaching radio skills is what we do!**

Start Date: June 6th 2022 (flexible)
35 hours/week – $15.50/hour
8 week contract

Please email your cover letter & resume to cjampres@ gmail.com
Applications will be accepted until May 23rd 2022 at midnight

We welcome and encourage applicants to self-identify in their cover letter. If you have any accessibility needs, please let us know. CJAM is an anti-sexist, anti-racist, anti-homophobic organization committed to diversity and equity. We strongly encourage applications from all visible and non-visible minorities.

This is a flex of in-person & remote work depending on the tasks. The chosen applicant will work together with CJAM staff to craft a schedule that works for the projects we’re hoping to accomplish, along with your creative input and vision for the 8 week contract. You will have full access to CJAMs office and studio facilities. Working from home will include staying in communication with CJAM management via digital staff meetings on Zoom, our private Discord server, phone calls, and email.

**COVID PRECAUTIONS**
CJAM FM is committed to the safety of our staff, volunteers, and community members. While it is no longer required by the University of Windsor, CJAM FM expects all staff members, including grant and contract employees, to be fully vaccinated. It is required by the University of Windsor policies and CJAM FM policies that you wear a mask at all times while in common areas of CJAM FM. (PPE is available at CJAM FM for staff & volunteer use) If you have concerns regarding COVID-19 working conditions, reach out to Station Manager Carley Schweitzer at statcjam @ gmail.com or by phone at 519-253-3000 ex2525

Common Goals // CJAM 99.1 FM is a nonprofit campus-based community radio station. We provide music and information programming not offered by mainstream commercial media in the Wawiiatanong (Detroit River) area, encompassing Windsor, ON and Detroit, USA. We serve people and groups within the community who are under-represented or maligned by mainstream media; CJAM 99.1 FM is dedicated to maintaining a forum of expression and shared views.

JOB POSTING – PROGRAM DIRECTOR

CJAM 99.1 FM – Student Media/University of Windsor – is hiring for the position of PROGRAM DIRECTOR. This full-time salaried position is 35 hours a week. It requires a flexible individual who is available for some evening, weekend, and on-call duties when required.

CJAM is a nonprofit volunteer-driven campus-based community radio station providing an alternative to the music and spoken-word programming featured in the mainstream media — serving listener communities that are often under represented or maligned.

GENERAL DESCRIPTION: The Program Director is responsible for all aspects of programming. Working with staff, management, and the Program Committee, the successful applicant will help fulfill CJAM’s mandate of providing the community with quality alternative programming that is in compliance with CJAM/CRTC policy.

Duties:

  • Ensure that CJAM remains on the air at all times, and that what is on the air is properly documented and stored as per CRTC expectations.
  • Exercise and enforce CJAM/CRTC policy.
  • Keep the program schedule evolving with spoken word and music programming in accordance with CRTC policy and CJAM’s mandate.
  • Serve as a resource for volunteers regarding broadcasting and programming.
  • Ensure volunteers receive in depth training and skill development relating to broadcasting. (online or in-person depending on COVID restrictions)
  • Review and evaluate programs regularly with staff, management, and the Program Committee.
  • Ensure that the Program Committee meets at least four times a year and that members are roundly consulted between meetings.
  • Host 0.5 to 2 hours of programming weekly.
  • Fill in as a DJ when needed.
  • Ensure that all programming content is of a high quality and in compliance with CRTC guidelines and CJAM mandate.
  • Build partnerships with groups on campus and within the larger community to foster continuity, quality, and relevance in programming.
  • Assist in coordination/scheduling of special programming, and special events.
  • Production and broadcast of paid commercials, public service announcements, station IDs, music events/community/arts calendars, etc.
  • Review of daily commercial assignments.
  • Coordinate volunteer use of CJAM at-home recording equipment and in-house production studios.
  • Regularly update CJAM’s website with programming news and schedule information.
  • Maintain dedicated office hours/available work from home hours (as per COVID restrictions).
  • Utilize CJAMs social media platforms to promote regular programming, special programming and events.

Qualifications:

  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and listening skills.
  • Demonstrated experience, and knowledge relating to non-commercial. music, news, views, and culture.
  • Experience in new media and journalism an asset 
  • Strong organizational and time management skills
  • Conflict resolution and management skills
  • Computer and basic radio/audio production skills.
  • Friendly and patient disposition balanced with an ability to enforce policy.
  • Volunteer coordination experience an asset

TERMS: 35 hours per week

SALARY: $29,000 to $31,000 annually to start, depending on experience.
Two weeks vacation plus extended health benefits + 10 sick days.

Please submit your resume and cover letter to cjampres@gmail.com
by April 16th, 2021 at 5pm. We welcome and encourage applicants to self-identify in their cover letter. If you have any accessibility needs, please let us know. CJAM is an anti-sexist, anti-racist, anti-homophobic organization committed to diversity and equity. We strongly encourage applications from all visible and non-visible minorities.

COVID information: Currently, there is no expectation to be facilitating in-person training or offering in-person events – this is subject to change as we organizationally adapt to COVID-19 safety measures according to Provincial and University of Windsor guidelines. The Program Director will be required to work partially in office and will be given their own office with a closable door. Staff have the choice to either work partially out-of-office or work distanced in the office space full time.