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Posting changed & extended: Indigenous Media Producer

CFUV is seeking to add an

Indigenous Media Producer to our team!

This is an exciting position at the station that will involve curating and producing a weekly Indigenous-centered radio program and podcast.

Please see below for posting info, and feel free to contact
Katie Sage, CFUV Program Director, if you have any questions (programming@cfuv.ca).

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Job Description:

CFUV is launching a new one hour Indigenous radio program that will be broadcast live also be podcasted and shared online. The program will feature stories and interviews with local Indigenous community members, activists, artists, youth, entrepreneurs, and elders, and will include both traditional and contemporary Indigenous music. The focus will be on local Indigenous communities and languages, but will also include stories from Nations from across Turtle Island.

We are looking for someone who is passionate about curation and about amplifying Indigenous voices and stories. The Producer of this program will have creative control over what is included; they can include interviews, stories-telling, spoken word and poetry pieces, live musical performances, critical research pieces, language revitalization projects, or any other content that is Indigenous-centered.

 

Qualifications:

The successful candidate will be an Indigenous student who intends to return to full-time studies in September and has a creative vision for the program. While broadcast and production experience is an asset, neither is required or expected.

  • A passion for creating a platform for Indigenous voices to be heard on-air at CFUV.
  • An interest in broadcasting and/or podcasting.
  • A self-starter who is comfortable working independently, with supervision and assistance when necessary.
  • Thrives in a deadline-oriented environment.
  • Confident seeking out and scheduling program guests and co-hosts.
  • Accountable and reliable, especially as it relates to assignment completion.

The successful candidate will receive all necessary training and will be mentored and supported by CFUV’s Program Director to gain broadcast skills.  

 

Principal Responsibilities:

The Producer will be responsible for hosting the program and arranging the program segments.

  • Produce and host eight one-hour episodes.
  • Arrange program guests and segments.
  • Prepare for and record interviews and pre-recorded Indigenous-centered segments.
  • Curate Indigenous-produced music to include in episodes.
  • Podcast each episode for archival purposes and to be available for download.

This is an excellent opportunity for a student to gain broadcast and podcast experience, as well as meaningfully engage with important Indigenous perspectives and stories on the air.

 

Terms of Employment:

This is a full-time 10 week work term. Approximate start date is June 11, 2018.
Priority for this position will go to applicants who identify as Indigenous.

Compensation: $15.00 per hour
Positions available: 1

As per Canada Summer Jobs grant requirements, an eligible applicant:

  • is between 15 and 30 years of age (inclusive) at the start of employment;
  • was registered as a full-time student during the preceding academic year;
  • intends to return to school on a full-time basis during the next academic year;
  • is a student in a secondary, post-secondary, vocational or technical program, university;
  • is a Canadian Citizen, permanent resident, or person on whom refugee protection has been conferred under the Immigrant and Refugee Protection Act and;
  • is legally entitled to work according to the relevant provincial/territorial legislation and regulations.

 

Please send a resume and cover letter to: 

Katie Sage
CFUV Program Director
programming@cfuv.ca 

 

DEADLINE EXTENDED to May 11, 2018, 11:59 PM.

CFUV is an equal opportunity employer. CFUV encourages applications from underrepresented communities. Everyone is thanked for applying; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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