Music Library and Music Volunteer Assistant

Organization Name: 
Radio CKUT
Montreal, Quebec

About the Position
Working closely with the Music Department Coordinator, the Music Librarian and Music Volunteer Coordinator will work to promote local music and emerging artists both on-air and over the CKUT music blog, as well as assist with the development of CKUT’s digital music library. Finally, the position involves developing a plan to improve the integration and training of new Music Department volunteers.

Tasks & Responsibilities

 Develop a music volunteer training manual
 Train and integrate new volunteers in to the music department
 Promote local music and emerging Montreal artists through development of a local music outreach program
 Create a compilation album of local Montreal artists, particularly those who have previous experience collaborating with CKUT
 Assist in the organization of music department fundraisers and compilation launch
 Oversee the music department’s blog and improve online social media presence
 Assist with the operation and maintenance of CKUT's music library
 Assist the Music Coordinator in tracking new releases
 Assist with a myriad of departmental administrative tasks (eg. mail logging and distribution, music labeling and repackaging, filing, emails and calls)
 Cover duties of the Music Coordinator during absences and/or vacations.
 Work closely with Digitalization Coordinator to ensure new submissions are accurately catalogued


Actively involved and oriented in local music scene  Event coordination  Coordinating and training volunteers  Building an online social presence (Wordpress, Youtube, social media, etc.)  Experience with campus-community radio  Ability to multi-task efficiently and work independently in a busy environment

Other desired qualifications include:
Broad, well-developed knowledge of innovative music styles and the Canadian music industry  Self-motivated and willing to initiate projects  Participation in the local independent music community  Detail oriented  Strong organizational skills  Excellent interpersonal communication skills  Basic budgeting skills  Graphic design  Bilingual 

CKUT is a progressive working environment and recognizes experiences outside of the formal workforce as important qualifications. Applicants should feel free to make mention of the diverse experiences that they may have had that would make them qualified for this position.


This is a part-time (25hours/week), contract position. Wage $14.65/hour

Start Date: July 15th 2013 End Date: May 30th, 2014
How to Apply: 
Please send CV and cover letter to: with the subject line “Music Librarian and Music Volunteer Coordinator” by July 1st by 5pm EST. Only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.
Closing Date: 
Mon, 2013-07-01