Wanted: Programming Manager To Keep CFRC Awesome On Air

CFRC_LOGO_Headphones_BN.jpgCFRC is hiring once again! We are looking for our next great Programming Manager. It's a big job- keeping us on-air, on-time and on-point with great alternative programming executed entirely by our crew of 300+ volunteers! This is not a Monday-Friday, 9-5 job and as such, we are looking for someone who eats, sleeps and breathes radio!



The Program Manager oversees the program schedule at CFRC, training new programmers, supporting programming technical requirements, and ensuring that programming meets both broadcasting standards and regulations and the mission and mandate of CFRC Radio. The successful candidate has training in broadcasting and is able to work with volunteers with a variety of backgrounds and experience, from students to community members. The Program Manager is also an integral partner, with the Station Manager and the board of directors of Radio Queen’s University (RQU), in the development and implementation of strategic plans.


-Coordinate the CFRC program schedule in accordance with CFRC mission/mandate and CRTC regulations

-Manage performance and compliance with regulations of CFRC's on-air programmers

-Organize and lead programming committee (programmers who assist with program reviews, choosing new shows)

-Support Station Manager in adherence to CRTC and SOCAN regulations, programming concerns

-Ensure all program logs are filled out appropriately and regularly

-Work with sales and marketing coordinator to promote programming and events

-With other staff, monitor the station remotely after hours to ensure programming is airing as scheduled


-Awareness of campus-community radio station operations and regulations

-Proficiency and experience with broadcasting, broadcasting equipment and related technology

-Experience with campus/community radio

-Experience with digital audio recording and editing

-Volunteer and/or staff management skills

-Organizational/time management skills

-Strong communication and people skills

-Demonstrated conflict-management skills

-Demonstrated ability to work with and delegate to volunteers

-Flexibility and willingness to take initiative


-Required: College diploma or certificate in broadcasting or journalism or an equivalent combination of experience and training.


This is a salaried position of between $30,000-35,000 commensurate with experience, involving at least 35 hours per week, with some evenings and weekends. Vacation and health benefits provided upon completion of a 4-month probationary period. This is a one-year contract that may be renewed.


Submit a resumé and cover letter to board@cfrc.ca by September 13, 2017. This position begins full-time on October 2, 2017, with orientation and training to be scheduled.

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