Join The Team

Join our Team!

Corus Radio Ottawa is always on the lookout for great new talent to join our vibrant, fun and winning culture!

You will be joining a collaborative and inclusive culture that encourages a passion for learning; helping to create a work environment that embodies the Corus Core Values of winning together, thinking beyond, making it happen, learning everyday, and showing we care.


Opportunities

Announcer, Swing

Are you crazy about radio and believe that it’s really all about the listener? Can you connect and converse with your audience with ease? If yes, then keep on reading!

This is your chance to join the JUMP! 106.9 team in Ottawa!

We’re on the hunt for a part-time Swing Announcer who can live, breath, and love Ottawa!

Division: Radio

Work Status: Part-time

Location: Ottawa, ON

Reporting to the Program Director, you will be responsible for hosting weekend shows on JUMP! 106.9 and covering vacation and sick days in all dayparts.  Our station serves Ottawa/Gatineau and the Ottawa Valley and we’re looking not only for our next great on-air performer, but someone who wants to be part of JUMP! 106.9, and this fantastic city.

About the Role

Responsibilities:

  • Needs to have the smarts and maturity to cover all topics: the good, the bad, the ugly, pop culture, the political, the humorous, the insane, the emotional. Things we deal with everyday as human beings.  These are the universals that connect us all and make good radio stations great.
  • Lives and breathes the CHR/Hot AC life!
  • Brand ambassador in the community. Living, and breathing everything Ottawa and representing JUMP! 106.9 at events and throughout the city
  • Is a social media assassin
  • Loves and embraces technology
  • Has integrity, a positive and forward thinking attitude and excellent work ethic.
  • Is looking for a place to grow, invent, create, connect, and make things happen far beyond the job description.
  • Wants to be part of a company that invests in people, offering the support, guidance, mentorship, and leadership that makes us all better at what we do.

About You

What We Need From You:

  • Must be available to work weekends and cover vacation and sick days
  • Must be creative and innovative
  • Must be able to relate to, and embrace the lifestyle of the CHR/Hot AC audience
  • Excellent organizational and multi-tasking skills
  • Passionate, detail oriented and goal oriented
  • Able to work under pressure and with tight deadlines
  • Self-motivated, self starter and able to take direction

How to Apply

If you would like to apply for this opportunity, please send your cover letter, resume with 3 references, and demo MP3 (no more than 2 minutes) no later than March 20, 2019 to:

Stephanie Hunter

Program Director, Corus Radio – Ottawa

1504 Merivale Road

Ottawa, ON  K2E 6Z5

Email: Stephanie.hunter@corusent.com

*Please include Position Name in the subject line of your email

*No phone calls please.  Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Internal candidates must meet eligibility requirements before they can apply for an internal position at Corus, which includes being in their current role for at least 12 months.  They must also indicate they are internal in the subject line. Please refer to the Recruitment Policy for more information.

Corus is committed to providing a fair and equitable work environment and encourages applications from qualified women, men, visible minorities, aboriginal peoples and persons with disabilities.


Street Team Member

Are you looking for an awesome job that will get you into the coolest events and concerts in the city? A job that PAYS you to hang at bars and engage with people? A job to JUMP! start your career in media?

If you love being in social situations and love being the life of the party, then we want YOU!

Corus Radio Ottawa is searching for our next Street Team Member for an entry-level Promotions/Public Relations position.

If you have a youthful, outgoing, energetic and approachable personality and you LOVE engaging with the public both face-to-face and through social media, then we want to meet you! We’re looking for bright young people who love to work as a team, and who can get creative in on-site situations.

Reporting to the Promotions Coordinator and Promotions Director, you’ll be responsible for representing our radio stations all over town while creating fun, memorable experiences for our listeners. You’ll also have the opportunity to fill roles in administration, digital and social media!

You must thrive on being the centre of attention and never be afraid of approaching people, or of having too much fun!

About the Role:

Responsibilities: 

  • Represent Corus Radio all over Ottawa  and execute station appearances on the street, at events, concerts, festivals, client locations, movie premieres, etc.
  • Engage with listeners and make them remember you. You’re approachable and you love talking to strangers!
  • Be a social media expert, posting pics to Twitter, Instagram and Facebook from station events, concerts, on the street, etc. You should be the first person to know what’s going on!
  • Promote the station and brand with a big smile! Be outgoing, enthusiastic and have fun!
  • Be able to assist the digital team by sharing Corus content across social media and the creating and shooting of video!
  • Be responsible, reliable and punctual. Always represent the station in a professional manner.
  • Be able to fill in on reception as needed.

About You

What We Need From You:

  • Must have a flexible schedule and be available weekends/evenings/holidays.
  • Must be 19 years of age or older.
  • Must have a valid class “G” Ontario drivers licence and a clean driving record.
  • Excellent geographic knowledge of Ottawa.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work well under minimal supervision.
  • Must thrive in a fast paced, team environment.
  • Able to lift and carry equipment as required.
  • Previous promotional and social media experience is an asset.

Hours: 15 – 20 hours per week.

How to Apply

Corus is committed to providing a fair and equitable work environment and encourages applications from qualified women, men, visible minorities, aboriginal peoples and persons with disabilities. Please email your resume and cover letter to Ryan.Forsyth@corusent.com.

Internal candidates must meet eligibility requirements before they can apply for an internal position at Corus, which includes being in their current role for at least 12 months.  They must also indicate they are internal in the subject line. Please refer to the Recruitment Policy for more information.


Account Manager

About the Role

Corus Entertainment has an exciting opportunity for an Account Manager in our Ottawa market. Reporting to the Sales Manager, the successful candidate will be responsible for expanding our retail client base and maximizing local sales revenue on JUMP! 106.9 and boom 99.7.

Responsibilities:

  • Sales & Service & manage of existing accounts
  • Develop new revenue streams from unassigned accounts
  • Provide on-going support to ensure optimal client service
  • Ability to coordinate creative from initial sales meetings through to preparation of ads for client approval
  • Ongoing awareness of our customers’ day to day challenges
  • Receivables control

About You

What We Need From You:

  • Minimum of 2 years sales experience
  • High level of initiative/self-motivation
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Goal-oriented
  • Strong organizational and interpersonal skills
  • An ability to determine client marketing goals and needs
  • Aptitude and ability to absorb and apply analytical data
  • Computer literate – working knowledge of word/office
  • Conceptual, creative thinker and problem solver
  • Must enjoy fast paced work environment that is based on team and individual effort
  • A valid driver’s license and reliable automobile
  • A positive, outgoing friendly manner based on customer service needs
  • Proven track record in business development
  • High level of knowledge in social/interactive media sales
  • Graduate of Business, Communications or related program

How to Apply

Interested applicants are invited to send a resume to:

Alex Stone, Sales Manager
1504 Merivale Road Ottawa, Ontario, K2E 6Z5
Email:  salescareerottawa@corusent.com

 

 

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