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Program Director - Calgary AB

Job Posting

Position: (Full Time)

 Program Director – X 92.9 FM

Reports to:               

 Chief Product Officer


 X 92.9 FM


 Calgary, AB

Application Deadline:

 June 7, 2024


Only those candidates selected to interview will be contacted, and no phone calls please.


This is the top programming role for X92.9, one of Canada’s leading alternative stations located in fast-growing and dynamic Calgary, Alberta. Our new Director must be self-driven, have great strategic vision, know how to lead a team, and be passionate about creating fun, great radio.


If you are a great leader with the vision and ability to bring out the best in teams combined with experience growing audience, you are a candidate. The ideal candidate must be as passionate about building the X brand audience as the seasoned players they will lead. This is a rare opportunity to take an all-ready recognized leading radio station to even greater success.


X92.9 is the flagship radio station of Harvard Media, a broadcast and digital media company in Western Canada with a deep history of building community platforms. The perfect candidate in this role will be a key member of the programming leadership across our entire footprint.


Essential Duties & Responsibilities

·       Enhance the overall brand and sound of the station.

·       Demonstrated experience with multiple strategies designed to build audience and engagement, including broadcast, streaming, social media, etc.

·       Develop and grow a great and creative on-air staff.

·       Responsible for adhering to CRTC and CBSC rules and regulations.

·       Work closely with sales to develop sales-oriented promotions.

·       Work with our experiences and marketing team to develop outstanding audience-building promotions and initiatives.


Essential Knowledge and Skills:


·       Strong Experience in Alternative Rock.

·       Experience with PPM Markets.

·       A minimum of five years of increasing responsibility and success.

·       Extensive experience managing and coaching to excellence.

·       Promotionally aggressive and not afraid to take risks.

·       Exceptional team player with a great attitude.

·       Must be a multi-tasker with excellent organizational skills.

·       Understanding of social media usage, analytics, and digital platforms essential.

·       Knowledge of Music Master, Wide Orbit, Futuri preferred.


Essential Requirements:


·       Must be self-motivated.

·       Creative and outside the box thinker.

·       Must have a valid driver's license and provide a current drivers abstract.


John J. Jordan


Harvard Media


Please include “Director of Programming X92.9 – Calgary’s Alternative” in your subject title.


We appreciate the interest of all applicants. While we will only be able to contact those selected for interviews, we kindly request to refrain from phone inquiries.


Harvard Media values diversity in its work force and is committed to Employment Equity


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