Station Manager, Northern Native Broadcasting
Permanent, full-time position – Terrace, B.C.
An accomplished professional, you welcome this opportunity to join Canada’s First Nation Radio station and assume accountability for professional engagement with key stakeholders.
Reporting to the Northern Native Broadcasting Board of Directors and is responsible for and
oversees the day-to-day operations of the CFNR radio station located in Terrace, BC.
The Station Manager will oversee, coordinate, and administer a range of operational and administrative activities in direct support of the station's delivery of 24-hour radio programming. Participates in developing and administering strategic and operating plans, including evaluating programs for compliance with the overall mission of the station.
Strategically builds and maintains positive relations with business and community leaders within the CFNR service area, which includes involvement in community engagement activities.
MAJOR POSITION ACCOUNTABILITIES
1. Oversees and coordinates the radio station's continuous, multifaceted daily
operations, ensuring compliance with broadcast standards, policies, and relevant
federal and provincial laws and regulations.
2. Maintains accurate schedules, records, discrepancy reports, and follow-through
communications and ensures that all on-air broadcast programming complies with the
Canadian Radio-Television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) rules and
3. Participates in establishing, organizing, and implementing short and long-range goals,
objectives, policies, and operating procedures; monitors and evaluates program
effectiveness and effects changes required for improvement.
4. Directs and administers the provision of day-to-day operation and supervision of all
CFNR staff, including regular staff and management meetings.
5. Oversees the discipline, hiring and firing of staff, training, and skills development,
maintain organization chart, personnel files, updated job descriptions, and other
personnel concerns as required.
6. Support the station's various units, including the station supplies and inventory and
station safety and security.
7. Oversee the annual operating budget(s) preparation, monthly financial statements for
internal use, ongoing review of accounts payable and receivable reports, and
approval of expenditures.
8. Address banking needs as required; implement financial controls where necessary;
and other financial concerns as required.
9. Ensure that financial policy and procedures are formulated and implemented
sufficiently to ensure the economy, efficiency and effectiveness of the Society's
expenditures, and all organization assets are safeguarded.
10.Ensure all radio production and broadcast material is of the highest quality and within
11.Ensure broadcast services within the CFNR listening area are functioning; keep up
with current developments in the radio industry; ensure the continuity and upgrading
of the CFNR website; be conscious of the competition; Encourage new promotional
ideas from staff on an ongoing basis.
12.Ensure all external reports are completed and remitted promptly; maintain periodic or
as-needed communication with the Board of Directors.
13.Reports to and works well with the NNB Board of Directors and understands the flow
of accountabilities and transparency.
14.Coordinate and schedule regular Board meetings and ensure the Board package is
made available to the Board members at least five business days before the Board
15.Ensure Northern Native Broadcasting (T) remains in compliance with regulatory,
Federal, and Provincial authorities, including but not limited to Canada Labour Code,
Income Tax Act, CRTC and Industry Canada regulations, and BC Societies Act.
16.Be the primary contact with all major stakeholders, such as CRTC, legal auditing firm,
Canadian Heritage, lending institutions and the NNB Board of Directors.
JOB SPECIFICATIONS- Formal Education
A post-secondary diploma or degree in Business Administration and Communications
• Good spoken and written communication skills
• Good customer service skills
• Good analytical, problem-solving, and organizational skills
• Sound judgment and tact in dealing with sensitive issues and confidential information
• Good relationship-building skills. Able to establish and maintain an effective working
relationship with all levels of employees
• Demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects concurrently and to effectively handle
• Enthusiastic and self-motivated. Works well individually as well as in a team environment.
• Creative and intuitive thinker
• Resilient. Embraces and thrives on change.
• Thrives in a high-paced entrepreneurial environment
• Proficient in Microsoft Office, especially Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
• Valid Class 5 BC Driver's License
• Able to obtain security clearance under Transport Canada's Security Clearance Program
• Excellent cooperation and listening skills, including the ability to collaborate effectively and
• Culturally aware and sensitive to First Nations and Indigenous interests, including First
• Proven ability to develop and advance strategic community solutions
• Tactful and diplomatic in trying circumstances
• Ability to identify critical issues through various avenues, including community consultation and appropriately disseminate information to various stakeholders
• Strong persuasive influencing skill
• Well-developed emotional intelligence is critical in this area
• Ability to work in a busy environment with competing priorities and limited direction. Solution based attitude with a strong bias for action
• Willing to travel to Indigenous communities, be flexible outside of work hours and develop in an ever-changing environment.
• Excellent technical writing skills for preparation of presentations, documentation, reports, and various communications materials
• Discretion and ability to handle sensitive information and maintain confidentiality
• Ability to approach the Indigenous peoples holistically
All responses, including a letter format expression of interest and curriculum vitae should be sent, via email only (firstname.lastname@example.org), with Station Manager Position in subject line.
Applications will be accepted until Friday, August 25, 2022, with on-boarding beginning September 2022.
The position will remain open until filled. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.