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Assistant Program Director - Programming General

Hamilton, ON, Canada, Toronto, ON, Canada Req #215
Wednesday, August 21, 2019
Are you creative, dynamic and passionate?  Do you like to think outside of the box and find new ways to achieve your goals?  Corus Entertainment has an exciting opportunity for you.  If you have a passion for excellence, and would like to work for Corus Entertainment, we encourage you to apply.

About the Role

Q107, 102.1 The Edge, Energy 95-3 and Y108 are big brands that need a dynamic programming talent, to work closely with the Program Director on these 4 important stations as the Regional APD. If you think strategically, understand music programming, like working with talent, can problem solve and aspire to be a program director, this is the perfect opportunity for you! Juggling chainsaws is an asset, not mandatory! Reporting to the Senior Program Director, and working predominantly out of our Hamilton office, the successful candidate will be responsible for assisting in all aspect of programming for the FM brands in Toronto and Hamilton.


  • Execute strategic plans for the Toronto/Hamilton FM’s

  • Ensure compliance with CRTC regulation

  • Knowledge and compliance of CBSC regulations

  • Coordinate on-air schedules

  • Manage talent

  • Ability to fill in on air

  • Timing and merging of music logs

  • Work with both the Toronto and Hamilton sales teams on initiatives

About You

What We Need From You:

  • Extensive radio experience in a music format

  • Demonstrated marketing experience with a proven track record as an Assistant Program Director

  • Solid leadership skills

  • Responsible for ratings growth

  • Excellent communication, organizational and interpersonal skills

  • A positive, friendly manner and customer service approach that will enable the successful candidate to deal with challenging situations with empathy and sincerity.

  • Ability to inspire staff and lead by example

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.  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. 

How to Apply

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Internal candidates must meet eligibility requirements before we can apply for an internal position at Corus, which includes being in their current role for at least 12 months. Please ensure you notify your manager before applying to this role. 

Other details

  • Job Family PG-Programming
  • Job Function 02-Media/Communications Creative & Design
  • Pay Type Salary
  • Travel Required Yes
  • Travel % 20
  • Job Start Date Monday, September 16, 2019
  • Hamilton, ON, Canada
  • Toronto, ON, Canada