Job Opp – Spoken Word Coordinator

Job Opp – Spoken Word Coordinator

Station: Local 107.3 FM – CFMH

Location: Saint John, New Brunswick

About Local FM

Local 107.3 FM (parent company: Campus Radio Saint John Inc.) is hiring a Spoken Word Coordinator with support from the CRFC’s Radiometres program.  This position offers a high-level of flexibility but also requires an individual that can provide necessary evening and weekend support.


Local 107.3 FM is a non-profit, volunteer-driven, campus-based community radio station located on the traditional, unceded, territories of the Wolastoqey, Peskotomuhkati, and Mi’gmaq Peoples, and is based out of the UNB – Saint John campus.


Primary responsibilities:

  • Development & support of a spoken word collective.
  • Creation of spoken word resources/FAQs/guidebooks.
  • Providing advanced skills workshops for Local FM members
  • Collaborating with Programming Director to increase locally reflective, locally sourced spoken word content.
  • Curating creative submissions for publication in Distortion – a local arts & culture zine produced by Local FM.
  • Contacting and coordinating with community partners for live and/or remote broadcasts and promotion.



  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Strong planning, organizational, and time management skills.
  • Previous C/C Radio or Non-Profit experience would be an asset.
  • Previous experience in journalism and related fields would be an asset.


Salary: $12/hour for 40 hours/week

Contract duration: Sept 2018 – June 2019 (40 weeks)

Deadline for applications: September 11th 2018

Apply: Please send a cover letter and resume to Local FM Station Manager, Glen Swarnadhipathi ( We thank all individuals for applying, but only those applicants selected for interviews will be contacted.


Local FM is an equal opportunity employer who employs personnel without regard to race, ancestry, place of origin, ethnic origin, language, citizenship, creed, religion, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, and physical and mental disability.

Glen Ess

August 25th, 2018

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