Job Opp – Station Manager

Position: Station Manager

Start date: Dec. 18th  – (flexible, but training with current Station Manager desirable between Dec 18-21 even if done remotely rather than on site)

Application Deadline: Dec. 12th

Hours: 30 hours (currently expanded to 40 until August 2019 due to Radiometres grant funding which may be renewed with new grant proposal).

Wage: 13-14$ /hour depending on experience

Local 107.3 FM – CFMH (parent company: Campus Radio Saint John Inc.) is hiring a new station manager. This position offers a high level of flexibility, but may require some weekend and evening work, with potential for increased hours and compensation subject to successful grant applications.

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.

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.

Job Description:

  • Supervision and mentoring of staff & volunteers
    • Includes: Direct supervision of all term staff and shared supervision (with the Board’s HR committee) of other permanent staff members. Coordination of hiring per station policy
  • Ensuring an engaging, inclusive, and positive environment for staff & volunteers
  • Communication with all regulatory bodies (CRTC, SOCAN, UNBSJ), sponsors, funders, and partner organizations as well as with other Campus and Community stations (through the NCRA and CRFC).
  • Developing and writing grant applications, fundraising, and station & volunteer promotion
  • Ensuring the organization operates in a fiscally accountable and transparent manner.
    • Includes: budget development, payroll, daily bookkeeping, quarterly summaries, and audit prep
  • Facilitating, reporting to, and participating in board and committee meetings.
  • Development and maintenance of organization files, resources, minutes, and financial statements
  • Maintaining and improving existing station systems, equipment, and procedures


  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Previous C/C radio, management, and/or volunteer coordination skills
  • Strong planning, organizational, and time management skills
  • Able to work with minimal supervision
  • Financial experience – budget development, bookkeeping, payroll, etc
  • Successful grant writing experience
  • Proven ability to work with and foster volunteer engagement


Applications should be submitted to the attention of the Local FM Hiring Committee by email to and include a cover letter and resume.



Glen Ess

December 3rd, 2018

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