Funding and Outreach Coordinator

Organization Name: 
Montreal QC

Radio CKUT is currently seeking a Funding & Outreach Coordinator.
This is a full-time permanent position. Hours and salary TBA.
Wage: $15.70/hr. 4 weeks paid vacation.
Start date: Mid January 2019 (flexible) . Minimum 2-year commitment.
Deadline for applications is Tuesday January 1st 2019, 6pm EST.

Qualification for Emploi Quebec Subvention Salariale is an asset. You can meet with your local Emploi Quebec agent to see if you are eligible.


CKUT is a progressive working environment and recognizes experiences outside of the formal workforce as important qualifications. CKUT prioritizes the unique contributions that individuals from traditionally under-represented and oppressed communities bring to our organization, and invites these individuals to apply. We encourage ALL applicants to make mention of the diverse experience that they may have had that would make them qualified for this position. Please indicate clearly in your cover letter that you would like to be considered for Employment Equity. You are encouraged, but not required, to self-identify if you are part of marginalized and oppressed communities that include but are not limited to:Indigenous peoples, women, visible and/or racialized minorities, persons with disabilities, immigrant, and lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer and 2-spirited persons.


CKUT 90.3FM is a not-for-profit campus-based community radio station in Montreal. As a campus/community radio station, CKUT’s mandate is to provide an essential service to those in the Montreal community whose needs are not met by mainstream commercial radio. CKUT functions not only as an alternative to the status quo, but as a viable community resource. CKUT serves as a training ground for the community and student populations, and in doing so, provides an essential educational and informational service to the greater Montreal community.


The Funding & Outreach coordinator is responsible for securing funding both through grants and through multiple donor-based fundraising appeals, including an 10-day On-Air Funding Drive.

CKUT is a English campus-community radio station based out of McGill University. The Funding & Outreach Coordinator is expected to support on-campus events and outreach in order to promote CKUT to the wider McGill student population. The coordinator will hire, train and support a work study student to plan and organized on-campus events, especially in August/September and January. These activities may include panels, monthly concert series, live remote broadcasts, DJ events and other on-campus initiatives throughout the year. The coordinator is also expected to liaison with the off-campus community by preparing the monthly community newsletter, maintaining contact with donors and by supporting CKUT’s online presence through social media tools as Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. Other responsibilities of the coordinator include maintaining strong relations with our partners at McGill Conservatory Day camps as well ensuring that general CKUT promotional materials are regularly available.

CKUT is a collectively managed organization requiring staff to work closely with one another and with volunteers to manage the station. All staff play a direct role in managing CKUT’s daily operations and in building a vision of the organization’s future. The Fundraising and Outreach Coordinator is expected to take part in weekly meetings and share station management tasks.


Research, write and apply for grants and maintain strong relationships with various granting bodies
Implement multiple fundraising appeals per year, in order to secure a multi-year donor-based support
Oversee the Funding and Outreach department budget
Participate in the collective management of the station, which includes (but isn’t limited to) weekly meetings and station maintenance.
Communicate with the Board of Directors about various fundraising initiatives
Plan and coordinate the 10-day long Annual Funding Drive
Hire, train and work closely with work study students, including a Funding Drive Assistant and a Campus-Events and Outreach Coordinator
Prepare annual donor newsletter, gift mail outs, pre-pledge forms and all promotional material (posters, press releases, thank you cards, etc.)
Work with volunteers to fulfill the department goals and tasks
Update and maintain the funding drive database



Previous fundraising experience
Ability to create and manage a budget
Demonstrated project management and/or event coordination
Familiarity with different social media tools (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram)
Enjoys working with volunteers and can train/delegate tasks to volunteers
Highly organized, reliable and capable of working in a busy environment
Basic graphic design skills (for posters, web banners, and promotional material)
Ability to multi-task efficiently and work independently
Ability to communicate fluently in English and French, oral and written
Excellent communication and written skills

Previous campus-community radio experience
Experience in consensus-based decision making environment
Familiarity with McGill University on-campus culture
Knowledge of CRM databases or file management software
Commitment to working with anti-oppression principles
Drivers license
Eligibility for Emploi Quebec Subvention Salariale


This is a full-time permanent position. Hours and salary TBA.
Wage: $15.70/hr. 4 weeks paid vacation.

2 years
How to Apply: 
Please send a CV and cover letter to CKUT Hiring Committee at with subject line “Funding and Outreach Coordinator” by Monday, February 5th, 6pm EST. Only those considered for an interview will be contacted. As part of your application, please mention whether you already have a subvention eligibility letter from Emploi Québec.
Closing Date: 
Tue, 2019-01-01