Afternoon Drive Host - Peterborough ON

Updated: Jul 19




Afternoon Drive Host - 100.5 Fresh Radio (Peterborough)

 

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.

 

Internal Title: Daytime Announcer Division: Radio – 100.5 Fresh Radio

Work Status: Full-Time

Location: Peterborough, ON (Onsite) Union Group: 3  

About the Role:

 

100.5 Fresh Radio has a rare opportunity within our Programming Department for a full-time Afternoon Drive Host. Reporting to the Program Manager, the successful candidate will be responsible for growing our ratings and revenue in the 3pm to 8pm afternoon drive shift. Our preferred candidate is self-motivated, social media savvy, and a positive team player. Someone who is charismatic and thrives on personal marketing and community involvement. Someone who works well independently, and will ambitiously compliment the efforts of a very competitive morning show team that regularly engages on social media, and seeks unique opportunities to market themselves (and the station) outside of the building. The successful candidate will be technically adept and comfortable behind ‘the console’. Understanding that ‘Content Creation is Critical’, we are looking for a creative individual who can get the phones ringing by consistently generate compelling, local and relevant content for Adults 25-54 in a Top 40 music format.


You’ll be working on things like:

 

• Consistent content curation, show-prep and great storytelling

• Daily content contributions to the station’s website and social media platforms

• Voice-tracking weekend shifts, plus, vacation and sick time coverage (as required)

• Personal marketing for the show and brand at station events & community functions

• Live remote broadcasts (as required)

• Positive participatory role in air-checks, programming and promotional meetings

• Use social media professionally to market your brand and the radio station including Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and TikTok Any other responsibilities as assigned by management on an on-going basis


What we need from you:

 

• Must have a minimum 2 to 3 years experience in a similar role

• Must possess a valid Ontario driver’s license with a “clean” driving record - no infractions or convictions. Must be able to provide an acceptable “Driver’s Abstract” upon request

• Must have exceptional verbal and written communication skills - able to communicate in English clearly with expression and confidence (on and off the air)

• Must be able to work well independently with minimal supervision and have strong interpersonal skills

• Knowledge of iMediaTouch, Vox-Pro and Burli is considered an asset


If you have the following…we want to hear from you!

 

• You live and breathe ‘pop culture’ with impressive knowledge of the late 90s and early 2000s

• You are a dynamic host who can entertain, engage, laugh and “think on your feet”

• You are disciplined with show-prep and excel at bringing compelling content to life

• You are social media savvy and thrive to express your creativity online/on camera

• You strive to embrace your listener’s lifestyle(s) and relate to the station’s target audience(s)

• You are a positive person, accountable, and solution focused


Application Deadline: July 24, 2022 To apply, please submit a resume and cover letter with a URL link to your demo.


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.  At Corus we value and actively involve the full range of what makes people unique in order to create a strong and innovative company where amazing people thrive. A company where people have the full opportunity to show their unique value and develop their potential. We strongly encourage applications from Indigenous peoples, people of colour, people with disabilities, people from all gender and sexually diverse communities and people with intersectional identities.

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 here:

https://can62e2.dayforcehcm.com/CandidatePortal/en-US/corusent/Site/CORUS/Posting/View/9168


 *No phone calls please. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.