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Community Engagement Coordinator

Where: Montreal QC

Wage: $20.00

Hours: 15 hours per week

Duration: 10 weeks (June 13, 2022 - August 19, 2022)

CJLO 1690AM is hiring a Community Engagement Coordinator! 

About CJLO 1690AM: Formed in 1998 as a merger between CRSG and CFLI, two former stations, CJLO is Concordia University's one and only radio station. 100% non-profit, and run almost entirely by volunteers, the station is located in the heart of the Loyola campus in the NDG borough of Montreal. Whether you are interested in Rock, Alt, Hip-Hop, RPM, Punk, Metal, Jazz, Blues, World, Country or Talk and Sports, CJLO has something for you, and is always looking for more on-air talent.

About the position: CJLO 1690AM is seeking a Community Engagement Coordinator who will help us expand our strategic partnerships with non-profit organizations, groups, collectives, and other entities in order to increase our visibility across the city of Montreal. The Community Engagement Coordinator will be integral in ensuring that CJLO 1690AM fulfills its mandate of capturing a wide diversity of voices on the airwaves and platforming the stories and perspectives of equity-deserving groups. The Community Engagement Coordinator will report to and work closely with the Station Manager.

Duties and Responsibilities: 

→ In conjunction with the Station Manager, identify gaps in our programming lineup as well as our promotional calendar

→ In conjunction with the Station Manager, identify, attract, and liaise with community organizations, groups, collectives, and other entities who could benefit from CJLO 1690AM’s services 

→ Organize and schedule meetings with potential stakeholders and prepare a plan of action for each potential partnership

→ Follow-up regularly with potential partners and prepare necessary materials to show CJLO 1690AM’s appreciation (eg. thank-you cards, etc.) 

→ Maintain a database of potential partners for CJLO 1690AM’s records and ensure information is up-to-date 

→ Initiative and execute successful outreach projects in order to attract and recruit more volunteers, strengthen CJLO 1690AM’s delivery of services, and increase the station’s overall visibility at Concordia University and in Montreal

→ In conjunction with our Station Manager, examine our current policies, rules, and regulations in place to ensure that there are limited barriers to entry 

→ In conjunction with our Station Manager, develop and implement new policies and standards that will help with inclusivity

 

Qualifications:

→ CJLO 1690AM is prioritizing the applications of students who identify as one or more of the following equity-deserving groups: BIPOC, 2SLGBTQQIA+, parents / caregivers, refugees / newcomers, Indigenous, International Students, Students with Disabilities 

→ Strong, effective communication skills 

→ Ability to work in a changing, fast-paced environment

→ Not afraid to ask questions and ask for help; self-aware, has a good sense of humour, understands their needs, learning style, and communication styles 

→ Experience working in a non-profit organization considered a strong asset

→ Experience working in campus-community radio considered a strong asset

→ Bilingualism (French / English) is an asset; employees must be proficient in English

 

**This position is dedicated to undergraduate students from equity-seeking groups to apply to including: 

-BIPOC

-Members of the LGBTQ+ community

-Parents and caregivers for family members

-Refugees and newcomers

-Indigenous

-International students

-Students with disabilities


Production Coordinator

Production Coordinator

Hours: 35 Hours

Work term: July 4, 2022 - August 26, 2022 (eight weeks)

Wage: $15.00/hr

 

About CJLO: CJLO 1690AM is Concordia University's campus-community radio station. We've been on the AM dial since 1998 and have  programs of all sorts of genres and styles, from metal to punk to hip-hop to spoken word. As a community radio station, we  provide education and resources to all our volunteers and provide vital training ground for people looking to get their start in  audio engineering, broadcasting, journalism, and podcast production. We regularly collaborate with many of the city's arts non-profits, record labels, and music festivals for promotional opportunities, brand visibility, and advertisement placement. We  also have a robust news department that aims to cover the issues confronting the Concordia community and beyond. 

 

We are looking for a Production Coordinator. This position will be responsible for creating PSAs, station IDs, advertisements, show promos, funding drive spots, public health announcements, and any other relevant material for broadcast on CJLO 1690AM. The selected candidate will also help out our Program Director with pertinent material to ensure consistent programming on the airwaves. 

 

Duties and Responsibilities: 

The Production Coordinator will be responsible for: 

→ creation and production of on-air radio spots, including but not limited to, advertisements, public service announcements, station IDs, show promos, community calendar updates, and health and safety updates 

→ oversee the production of CJLO 1690AM's morning show, The Get Up, by editing, packaging, and assigning stories to volunteers

→ help train and mentor volunteers on script-writing, voiceover technique, audio editing, and audio mixing, in conjunction with the Program Director 

→ help source background sound and field recordings for audio content at CJLO 

→ help edit radio shows and podcasts at CJLO to desired length 

→ help upload shows to various streaming and podcasting platforms such as Apple Podcasts, Spotify, SoundCloud, Mixcloud, and more 

 

Our chosen candidate will have the opportunity to develop and hone their audio production skills in this hands-on position. While they will need to have some familiarity with audio editing, this

opportunity can provide the chosen candidate with the flexibility to explore new techniques and to acquire practice on smaller-scale projects that can be showcased in a portfolio. 

 

Qualifications and Duties:

→ An enthusiasm and interest in live sound recording and engineering 

→ Proficiency in working with Reaper, Adobe Audition, Audacity, and other Digital Audio Workstations

→ Assist with the maintenance of CJLO’s production studio 

→ Experience working with volunteers is a strong asset 

→ An appreciation for campus-community radio 

→ An ability to meet deadlines while adapting to a fast-paced environment and changing workloads 

→ Experience working with social media 

→ A positive attitude, great time management, and highly self-motivated 

 

How to apply:
Send your resume and cover letter to Francella Fiallos at manager@cjlo.com by June 26th, 2022 at 11:59PM EST. 


Volunteer Coordinator

Volunteer Coordinator

Hours: 35 Hours

Work term: July 4, 2022 - August 26, 2022 (eight weeks)

Wage: $15.00/hr

About CJLO: CJLO 1690AM is Concordia University's campus-community radio station. We've been on the AM dial since 1998 and have  programs of all sorts of genres and styles, from metal to punk to hip-hop to spoken word. As a community radio station, we  provide education and resources to all our volunteers and provide vital training ground for people looking to get their start in  audio engineering, broadcasting, journalism, and podcast production. We regularly collaborate with many of the city's arts non-profits, record labels, and music festivals for promotional opportunities, brand visibility, and advertisement placement. We  also have a robust news department that aims to cover the issues confronting the Concordia community and beyond. 

We are looking for a Volunteer Coordinator. The Volunteer Coordinator is responsible for managing all elements of volunteering at CJLO 1690AM. This involves assessing and meeting the station’s needs through the recruitment, placement and retention of volunteers. 

 

Duties and Responsibilities: 

The Volunteer Coordinator will be responsible for: 

→ Recruitment and selection of prospective volunteers

→ Assessing the need for volunteers specific to each department (Production, Programming, etc)

→ Planning how and where to recruit volunteers and posting adverts

→ Planning and coordinating intake interview with volunteers

→ Completing periodic check-ins with volunteers

→ Planning for volunteer retention and replacement

→ Developing an orientation kit, volunteer handbook or introductory programs

→ Evaluating the orientation program

→ Presenting or managing the orientation for all new starters

Arranging training and education opportunities

→ Developing ways to recognize and reward volunteer efforts

→ Managing volunteer communications such as social functions, newsletters or social media

→ Looking after the volunteer database and records

 

Qualifications:
Our ideal candidate should possess the following attributes: 

→ Self-motivated and can take initiative; can analyze and assess what needs to be done and always thinks of new ideas to improve operations

→ Proficient at time-management, delegation, and balancing multiple tasks at once

→ Effective and prompt communicator - can always respond in an appropriate amount of time and handle timely and urgent requests

→ Passionate about Montreal’s music, arts, and culture scenes

→ Experience and/or familiarity with campus-community radio is considered an asset

→ Previous experience at volunteer management and coordination is considered an asset

→ Bilingualism (French and English) is considered an asset
 

How to apply:
Send your resume and cover letter to Francella Fiallos at manager@cjlo.com by June 26th, 2022 at 11:59PM EST