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Program Director - Programming General

Kitchener, ON, Canada Req #363
Monday, September 23, 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.

AAbout the Role:

The Corus Radio Division has an exciting opportunity for the position of Program Director responsible for our 2 radio stations in the Kitchener/Waterloo market. The successful candidate will be responsible for the following:


  • Management of the Programming and Production Departments in Kitchener: 91.5 The BEAT and 107.5 DAVE Rocks.

  • Direct responsibility for ratings growth of the 2 FM radio stations

  • Development and implementation of detailed strategic and operating plans

  • Establishment of performance standards

  • Development and mentorship of direct reports and on-air talent

  • Involvement with corporate and radio division personnel to implement broad strategic initiatives at both the market and station level

  • Representation of Corus in the Greater Region of Waterloo community

  • Accountability of general administration and human resources issues

About You:

  • Direct experience in successfully leading and managing the Programming department and Operations at radio stations

  • Experience in coaching and directing on-air talent

  • A demonstrated understanding of the integration of radio and online as parts of a multi-platform brand

  • An understanding of organizational behaviour


  • Candor and openness

  • Integrity, respect, and trust

  • Public visibility

  • Team leader

  • Innovative thinker

  • Collaborative Team Player

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.

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

If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now'. 

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

Other details

  • Job Family PG-Programming
  • Job Function 02-Media/Communications Creative & Design
  • Pay Type Salary
  • Kitchener, ON, Canada