Summer Jobs at CFRC

CFRC_halfsize.JPGAttention, students: CFRC is hiring again for the summer of 2017! We are hiring two more News/Arts/Outreach Coordinators, thanks to the support of the Canada Summer Jobs Program.

These positions, with a strong emphasis on Marketing/Outreach/Social Media, involve a time commitment of 30 hours per week, for seven weeks, through the summer of 2017. The position will pay an hourly rate of $11.40.


In order to be eligible for this position, students must be between 15 and 30 years of age; registered as a full-time student in the past academic year and intending to return to school full-time basis in the fall; Canadian citizens or permanent residents or have official refugee protection status under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act; and legally entitled to work in Canada.

The News/Arts/Outreach Coordinators will be responsible for:

-Coordinating volunteers for participation at various outreach events for the summer (Downtown Sidewalk Sale, Skeleton Park Arts Festival, Wolfe Island Music Festival, Memorial Centre Farmers' Market)

-Booking/arranging outreach tables/set-up for community events

-Booking/arranging outreach tables/set-up for Frosh Week activities

-Increasing awareness of CFRC to members of the Queen's and Kingston communities through innovative social media campaigns

-Participating in special programming initiatives and live-on-location music and cultural broadcasts.

-Monitoring email accounts and phone messages, acting on relevant news releases and promotional requests

-Attending local events as a representative of CFRC, recording audio in the field from community events to air on CFRC while also distributing CFRC information and outreach materials in the community

-Recording, editing and producing content for broadcast on CFRC

-Writing and producing CFRC's weekly "Community Events Calendar"

-Promoting CFRC programming and initiatives through the station's website, blogs, social media and other means

-Completing a final report detailing experiences, successes and challenges of the role.

The ideal candidate for this position will have:

-Experience in marketing/outreach/promotions, preferably in the field of radio or other media

-A bright, friendly, outgoing personality to ensure all interactions with campus/community members are positive

-Excellent personal organization and time management skills

-Self-motivation and an ability to work as part of a team

Assets for this position include:

-Experience with volunteer recruitment, coordination, training, and mentoring

-Familiarity with social media platforms such as Instagram, Facebook and Twitter

-Experience or interest in community radio programming and production

Those interested in applying should email a resume and cover letter to CFRC Station Manager Matthew Bisson ( by Thursday, May 25.

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