Program Director World FM / Community Liaison Officer OMNI Television

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Date: Dec 29, 2017

Location: Edmonton, AB, CA, T6H 2H3

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Rogers Media Inc. is seeking a Program Director to manage World FM in Edmonton and be Community Liaison Officer for OMNI Television in Alberta. This combined role will lead World FM’s on-air and digital experience, be responsible for talent, content and programming, and be an ambassador to the diverse Alberta communities for both OMNI Television and World FM.


  • Develop and execute the day-to-day and long-term programming plan for World FM

  • Management, motivation and recruitment of the World FM programming team

  • Coordinate with promotions, news and creative teams to accomplish the sound of World FM in accordance with the station format
  • Directly responsible for announcers and their on-air presentation, coaching and development

  • Work in conjunction with Programming and Sales in support of local, national and corporate business goals to increase market share and revenue.

  • Manage budgets for the programming department

  • Be a valued Rogers ambassador while attending sponsored events and community meetings

  • Evaluate and execute community media sponsorship opportunities

  • Update community events on OMNI website
  • Liaise with independent community producers for OMNI Television while monitoring quality control, and coaching producers with the goal to improve quality of each show
  • Recruit and evaluate new proposals as needed to ensure OMNI serves the needs of its communities including but not limited to under-served communities

  • Ensure stations comply with CRTC regulations

  • Liaise with educational institutions with respect to OMNI scholarships

  • Support leadership with OMNI Prairies Advisory Council
  • Maintain competitive market knowledge and awareness
  • Keep current on web/social media and other alternative revenue opportunities
  • Maintain, analyze and update data for internal and CRTC reporting; ensure all deadlines are met

  • Work with management to meet or exceed compliance and KPI targets

  • Ensure all documentation including legal contracts are executed and maintained as per policy

  • Provide input on community issues and bring forth any relevant concerns to management immediately

  • Provide support to Senior Manager and Director as required


  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience in programming management or comparable experience
  • Excellent organizational, interpersonal and communication skills to effectively deal with multiple stakeholders
  • Ability to analyse research data, make business decisions based on analysis; sound judgment and quality decision-making skills
  • Strong leadership skills, including motivation of staff; can set goals & expectations, provide honest feedback and manage performance
  • Must have ability to work in a multifaceted fast paced environment
  • Results oriented
  • On-air experience would be an asset
  • Knowledge of Music Master/Wide Orbit Systems
  • Knowledge of production equipment and editing software to support independent producers with technical issues for their shows

Schedule: Full Time
Shift: Variable
Length of Contract: Not Applicable (Regular Position)
Work Location: 5915 Gateway Boulevard (218), Edmonton, AB 
Travel Requirements: Up to 25%
Posting Category/Function: Broadcasting & Programming
Requisition ID: 113808
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Posting Notes:  Media || Canada (CA) || AB || Edmonton || SF:LI ||


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