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Content And Social Coordinator - New Media Radio

Edmonton, AB, Canada Req #369
Friday, September 20, 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:

Reporting to the Program Director, Corus FM Radio, you will be responsible for amplifying the best of Corus Radio’s content on social media, increasing audience engagement and upholding Global News/Corus Entertainment standards and best practices. You will work with a small team of social media strategists, on-air announcers, and promotions teams to create and curate digital content and position it for Corus Radio’s ever-growing social media audience.


  • Create and curate digital content and position it for various social media platforms, aligning them to SEO best practices

  • Maintain the brand vision and voice across all platforms in both visual and copy storytelling

  • Strengthen audience engagement by posting, monitoring, and responding to comments, messages and other feedback from users to maintain brand integrity and bolster engagement

  • Craft social media copy and create visual content (photography, blog posts, gifs, photo collages, video, live Streams, etc.)

  • Draft content calendars in collaboration with various teams in markets across Canada

  • Work with the Digital Strategy Manager of FM Radio to create social media best practices and content standards and implement these plans within your local market

  • Assist the team in sharing stories, as appropriate, to Corus Radio websites and social feeds

  • Analyze data in real time to ensure that we are meeting KPIs

  • Work with announcers to capture on-air and behind-the-scenes contentand viral stories

  • Leverage great on-air content and capitalize on the digital components to bring the social audience to on-air

  • Collaborate on new innovative ways to create content and tell compelling stories across multiple platforms

  • Implement paid campaigns on social platforms

What We Need From You:

  • College or university degree (or equivalent experience)

  • Minimum 2 years’ experience in radio, online media or equivalent

  • Proven ability to grow a brand’s digital footprint with clear and actionable content strategy plans

  • An expertise in and passion for radio and social media

  • Ability to write and edit compelling copy optimized for different social media channels

  • Proven ability working with Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and YouTube for business and creating content optimized across all platforms

  • Strong working knowledge of WordPress CMS.

  • Experience using streaming applications – Facebook Live, Instagram Live, IGTV, etc.

  • Experience with live streaming hardware an asset – such as Switcher Studio

  • Experience with third-party scheduling tools an asset -- such as Social Flow or Hootsuite

  • Experience creating and monitoring social paid campaigns using Facebook Ads Manager

  • Excellent shooting and editing skills using a DSLR camera and digital production equipment

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office and Adobe Creative Suite (including Premiere Pro, Photoshop, and Lightroom. Knowledge of After Effects an asset)

  • Experience in graphic design an asset

  • Diverse content experience across multiple verticals and formats, including digital video, text articles, blogs, social media tools, digital photography, etc.

  • Excellent organizational, communication, and creative skills

  • Experience working with several internal and external stakeholders on multiple projects at once

  • Ability to work in collaborative environment with ease

  • Must be able to adapt in a rapidly changing media and technology landscape

  • Enthusiasm and passion for all things radio -- everything from music, the arts, pop culture, sports, as well as a keen interest in technology and digital media

  • Familiarity and passion for our brands – CISN Country and 92.5 The ‘Chuck

If You Have the Following, We Want to Hear From You!

  • Creative mind with the ability to think outside the box and problem solve

  • A real team player that can work both independently and within a collaborative environment

  • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively in a high-pressure situation

  • Self-motivation and dependable to make quick decisions

  • Effective time management skills

  • An ability to approach your day to day with fun!

  • Occasional requirement to travel within Alberta

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 PD-Production
  • Job Function 02-Media/Communications Creative & Design
  • Pay Type Salary
  • Edmonton, AB, Canada