Announcement

Local FM is HIRING a Radio Camp Coordinator!

We are hiring a “Radio Camp Coordinator” to execute Local 107.3fm’s fourth Radio Camp for Youth this summer. This position is funded by the Canada Summer Jobs program, which exclusively hires youth between the ages of 15-30. Applicants must either be Canadian Citizens or Permanent Residents. 

Our camp is offered at no cost to participants and is hosted in partnership with local arts & culture organizations in the City of Saint John. Radio Camp aims to foster a greater understanding of the vital role independent media and the arts play in our community and to provide youth with basic broadcasting skills.

The successful applicant will be responsible for scheduling and executing the camp in a safe and encouraging manner for all participants.

Responsibilities (please note that tasks will include, but not be limited to the following):

  • Developing and coordinating a week-long Radio Camp schedule (including workshops, presentations, field trips, etc.)
  • Developing and maintaining partnerships with local arts & culture organizations
  • Coordinating and caring for multiple camp participants
  • Promoting the camp on Local FM’s website and social media channels
  • Executing the Radio Camp registration process
  • Developing ideas & guidebooks for radio workshops with youth
  • Producing Station IDs, promos, and PSAs on Adobe Audition

Requirements:

  • Basic knowledge of WordPress and Adobe Audition
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Time management and organizational skills
  • Patience and attention to detail
  • A somewhat self-directed approach towards work (Local FM staff will, however, consistently provide guidance and support)
  • Previous experience working with youth

Details: 8-week contract; 35 hours/week @ $12.00/hour

Anticipated Start Date: Monday, July 5th, 2021

Application Deadline: Wednesday, June 23rd, 2021 at 5pm

Please email resumes & cover letters to: julia@cfmh.ca 

This position is supervised by Local FM’s Station Manager & Program Director, Julia Eleanor Rogers, and includes training, mentorship, and frequent opportunities for feedback and evaluation. 

NOTE: this position requires a Vulnerable Sector check before the contract begins.

We thank all applicants for applying, but only selected individuals will be contacted for interviews.

Julia Rogers

May 17th, 2021

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