Program Officer

Organization Name: 
Community Radio Fund of Canada
Ottawa, ON

The Community Radio Fund of Canada is seeking a full-time fully bilingual (English/French) program officer who will be
responsible for the implementation of CRFC programs. This person will join our dynamic team and work with applicants
and recipients throughout the year to provide support, encourage participation, assess funding applications and reports,
and manage contribution agreements.
ü With the Program Director, create and/or review the programs’ guidelines, application forms, evaluation grids
and any documents relevant to the submission and assessment process of applications for funding.
ü Guide applicants in the preparation of their project proposal and application, to confirm the eligibility, the
pertinence and the quality of funding applications.
ü Support the work of the selection committee, including but not limited to conducting the information session
and the final meeting of the committee, making sure members have the proper tools required for their work,
taking notes during meetings, and supporting the members during the selection process of funding applications.
ü Undertake follow-ups with applicants after the assessment process, including but not limited to notifying
applicants if their application was denied or accepted, writing and sending contribution agreements and
communication tools provided to recipients, and providing feedback to unsuccessful applicants, if necessary.
ü Provide support to recipients during the funding period, including but not limited to answering questions and
monitoring projects, reading mid-term and final reports, and ensuring recipients meet the requirements and
deadlines as specified in the contribution agreements.
ü Assess and gather report data, including but not limited to analyzing mid-term reports and addressing any
problems to the Program Director, analyzing final reports for compliance purposes, recommending payments
and gathering tangible results from completed projects.
ü Gather data about recipients and supervise the proper operations of the contributions management system.
ü In collaboration with the Program Director, participate in the continuous improvement of communications,
services and tools offered to CRFC applicants and recipients.
ü Fulfill various administrative tasks related to the Fund, including but not limited to updating the directory of
members, organizing the annual general meeting, and writing correspondence.
ü The program officer could be asked to do other tasks when required.


- A degree in a relevant field, or the equivalent combination of education and experience
- 3 years’ program management, administration and assessment experience
Asset Qualifications
- Professional or volunteering experience in the not-for-profit sector
- Knowledge or understanding of the campus and community radio sector

Required Competencies
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills in French and English. Mandatory bilingualism.
- Excellent understanding of budgets and financial statements related to projects
- Comprehension of management principles focused on results
- Advanced computing skills, including word processing, spreadsheet, database and presentation
- Discipline
- Interpersonal skills and ability to maintain good relations with various stakeholders
- Capacity to synthesize while paying attention to details
- Organizational and priority management skills
- Independence and resourcefulness
- Judgment, tact and diplomacy


Terms and Benefits
This is a full-time (37.5-hour/week) position with a salary range of $40,000 to $55,000. The starting level is defined by
the number of years of relevant professional experience. Benefits include: comprehensive health and dental plan,
employee assistance program and annual RRSP contribution.

Start date is July 4, 2017. This is a one-year contract, renewable annually.

How to Apply: 
Applicants are asked to submit a cover letter and résumé clearly stating for what position they are applying by the end of the business day on May 31st, 2017. Applicants must apply online by following this link :
Closing Date: 
Wed, 2017-05-31