Evening Weekend Announcer (Ptb) - On-Air Talent

Corus - Peterborough, ON
About the Role:
We are seeking a new part-time Weekend/Swing Host in Peterborough, Ontario. Reporting to the Program Manager, the successful candidate will work a minimum of 12 hours per week on Saturdays and Sundays, plus, vacation and sick-time coverage as required. We're looking for a motivated, digital savvy, personality who'll help grow our position in the market. We're talking ratings and revenue - on-air and online. The successful candidate will be a self-starter who thrives personal growth while building relationships with co-workers, listeners and clients. ‘Content is King (or Queen)' so we're looking for a creative individual who can consistently generate compelling local content for A25-54. This is a fantastic opportunity for anyone looking to get a foot in the door with the determination to secure a full-time gig.

RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:
  • Consistent content curation, show-prep and great storytelling

  • Daily content contributions to the station's website and social media platforms

  • Regular weekend shifts, plus, vacation and sick time coverage (as required)

  • Personal marketing for the show and brand at station events & community functions

  • Live remote broadcasts (as required)

  • Positive participatory role in air-checks, programming and promotional meetings

  • Any other responsibilities as assigned by management on an on-going basis

WHAT WE NEED FROM YOU:
  • You have a minimum 2 years on-air experience with a good sense for trending news/stories

  • You are a dynamic host who can entertain, engage, laugh and "think on your feet"

  • You are disciplined with show-prep and excel at bringing compelling content to life

  • You are social/new media savvy and thrive to express your creativity online/on camera

  • You strive to embrace your listener's lifestyle(s) and relate to the station's target audience

  • You are a positive person in the halls who thrives on "good culture"

  • You are a mature person who is accountable and solution focused

  • You excel at collaborating with others yet work well with minimal supervision

  • You possess a valid Ontario driver's license and a "clean" driving record / Driver's Abstract

  • You speak the English language clearly with expression and confidence (on and off the air)

  • You have excellent verbal and written communication and interpersonal skills

  • You are reliable and punctual with excellent time management skills and a flexible schedule

  • Knowledge of iMediaTouch, Vox-Pro and Burli is considered an asset

  • You have a positive, friendly manner and customer service approach that will enable you to deal with challenging situations with empathy and sincerity.

  • No phone calls please. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
Why Corus?

Corus is a driving force in the media industry with a diverse portfolio of strong brands that entertain and inform audiences through great storytelling and compelling content, reaching millions of people around the world every day.

We have a passionate drive to connect with the world around us: to express, to share, to be part of people's lives. Walk around our offices, our stations, our studios across the country and you'll feel it. You'll see it in action.

You'll see it in the open communication and the approachability of our people. You'll see it in our care for quality work and the interest in new, creative solutions. You'll see it in how we work with external partners, and how we care about our communities. These are all core to the values we commit to living each and every day - Win Together, Think Beyond, Make It Happen, Learn Every Day, Show We Care. Our values describe what makes us pretty unique - and amazing - place to work.

At Corus we value and actively involve the full range of what makes people unique in order to create a strong and innovative company where amazing people thrive. A company where people have the full opportunity to show their unique value and develop their potential. We strongly encourage applications from Indigenous peoples, people of colour, people with disabilities, people from all gender and sexually diverse communities and people with intersectional identities.

Corus is also committed to providing accommodations throughout the interview and employment process.If you require an accommodation, we will work with you to meet your needs.
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