Civic Media Instructor & News Department Coordinator

Organization Name: 
Vibe 105 FM
Toronto, ON

As an Instructor and Department Coordinator, this role is responsible for influencing the steady growth

and functionality of the Spoken Word department; including development of sector partnerships and

educational/vocational training. The role ensures that active volunteers have access to positive and

growth oriented civic media training. The role facilitates a varied range of training modules, the Instructor

portion of the role will facilitate a variety of Civic Media trainings and evaluations with volunteer/student

broadcast participants. The other portion of the role, News Department Coordinator, oversees the

identification of local/regional social topics and timely broadcast of interviews and News Hits. The

Instructor and Department Coordinator will work in tandem with the Resource Development Coordinator,

CEO and Manager for Programs and Broadcast Operations to ensure our core services are delivered.

As Instructor and Department Coordinator, your duties and responsibilities include:


1. To work in tandem with the administration of the organization to ensure timely deliverables for

instruction and modules offered. Inclusive of: Orientations, trainings and assessments.

2. Provide consistent instruction in identified media modules of VX3 Exchange through the V360


3. Present, monitor, track, assess and evaluate volunteer contributions towards a robust instructional

experience which may in time be matriculated and recognized across institutions and locales.

4. Ensure the News and Spoken Word department maintains a seamless flow of content leaders and

content for the VIBE105 airwaves (toward 25% of on-air content).

5. Foster an environment where strong, community-centered themes and leaders may thrive to create

more representative media.

6. Establish and close critical partnerships and opportunities for growth of the department and its

recognition in the broader media landscape.

7. To help to establish and nurture critical partnerships and opportunities for promoting and enhancing

the brands across diverse groups.

8. Maintain a weekly workflow complete with checks and balances on work-study and other

leadership roles.

9. Maintain excel spreadsheets for department budget/goals.

10. As a senior member of the team provide quality contributions to mentor and model for other team

members, assisting through collaboration or influence to the team success and achieving of the

Department financial goals.

11. Work with the strategic priorities of the department to assist in the promotion and connection of

VIBE105 to audiences, maximizing all products on-air and off air (VIBE Talks, Blog Posts and themed

content etc.).

12. Work with assigned department budget to ensure best utilization and resourcing of the

Department (ensure efficiencies).

13. To be responsible for effective and timely communication with the department and other related

departments such as Production and Programs.

14. To attend weekly (or bi-weekly) meetings of departments and groups/collectives.

15. Complete additional related duties as assigned and/or considered through progress of achieved

tasks and review of existing systems throughout the department. This can include but is not

exclusive to leading in the area of recruitment.

16. Use acquired skills and awareness of the organization to contribute self-directed solutions to the

underlining purpose News and Spoken word Department as well as the process of instruction.


Post-Secondary education and/or equivalent experience in Broadcast Journalism,

Communications or Social Justice.

 Have some knowledge of C/C licensed radio and broadcast/show production

 Knowledgeable with Software and Computer platforms : Windows and Apple OS, Audio Editing

Suites (Adobe Audition, Sony SoundForge etc.), Database Management (Filemaker Pro),

Microsoft Office Suites (Excel, Office, PowerPoint, etc.)

 Strong knowledge of podcast techniques and

 Experience and/or heightened capacity to facilitate adult training

 Enthusiastic and practiced experiences in group (and/or one-on- one) training using varied

technology and existing

 Strong public relations skills & Good organizational skills

 Use/Awareness of iMedia Touch (broadcast presentation software) and advertising platforms.

 Ability to work in a collective atmosphere

Assets: Strong volunteer/team management skills, administrative and supervisory skills, awareness of

VIBE105 FM’s audience, knowledge/experience in C/C Radio, strong news/talk radio aptitude.


This is full-time position ($32K-$35K DOE -Dependant on Experiences). Access to

benefit package upon completion of probation period.

No phone calls please, only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.

How to Apply: 
Resumes to: or Mail: Rm. 413 The Student Centre, 4700 Keele St. Toronto, ON M3J 1P3
Closing Date: 
Mon, 2017-07-31