KiSS 92.5 Assistant Content Director / Music Director

Date: Jul 20, 2021

Come play a key role in building the future of Sports & Media! Everyone wants to be part of a transformational team – and that’s exactly what we’re building at Rogers Sports & Media. A team that innovates and a team that wins.

At Rogers Sports & Media we are committed to creating and growing teams that are digital-first, fast-moving and bold-thinking and are focused on delivering impact with everything they do. Our impressive collection of assets includes media properties, sports teams, sports events & production, venues, e-commerce platforms and a close connection with our Connected Home and Wireless team. Collectively, we touch 30 million of Canadians every month!

Not only is our business strong, but so is our culture. We genuinely care about each other and working in an environment that allows each of us to bring our best authentic selves to work. That starts with our firm commitment to a diverse, inclusive and safe workplace. We’re also dedicated to giving back by using our media megaphone to help Canadians who need it most. Our team is All IN on diversity and inclusion – find out more at www.allinforequity.ca.

As we grow our team, the well-being of our team members remains our top priority. To ensure the health and safety of our team members, including those in the recruitment process, our team members are temporarily working from home.

Are you up for the challenge and the fun?  If so, consider the following opportunity!

Rogers Radio is looking for a talented & driven individual to help shape the content & music strategy of the most exciting CHR radio station in Canada. This is a role that requires someone who is an expert in music programing in the Top 40 genre and ideally has experience across a big city market. A positive, proactive and amazing individual who loves and understands the CHR audience. For the right candidate there will also be the opportunity to become the National Music Curator (CHR/ Hot AC), where you’ll partner on music policy, oversee scheduling, coordinate national music programming initiatives & provide guidance to our music schedulers for our CHR/Hot AC brands. This individual will be reporting to the Content Director in Toronto.

What you will do…

  • Assisting the Content Director with all aspects of the day-to-day management and coordination of the Programming Department with a focus on Music Programming. You will also be involved in Coaching On-air talent, working around Promotions and Production
  • Curating and scheduling daily music programming logs ensuring sequencing excellence
  • Building strong relationships with record company representatives; be actively engaged in the music culture is essential
  • Analysing music research data and translating the information into a strong music strategy
  • Be a creative resource and assist in the development of the station's programming plans and business strategies
  • Day to day scheduling of on-air talent and managing vacation
  • Responsible for continuous liaison with engineering, IT and production for the maintenance of the station's music scheduling system and its integration with other computer programs
  • Work in conjunction with Promotion and Sales Department with respect to promotions, contests and advertising
  • Responsible for compliance with CRTC music content regulations
  • Assist in creating digital content & supporting our multi-platform content ambitions
  • In depth Music Master knowledge as they apply to a CHR station
  • Knowledge of Wide Orbit an Asset
  • On-air / fill in ability would be desirable but not essential

What you will bring…

  • Team player with a terrific attitude 
  • Proven experience in a music programming role ideally within the top 40/CHR environment 
  • Experience with working with talent – helping to coach and guide them to greater performance
  • Must currently be or aspire to become a Content Director
  • Excellent knowledge of the current pop music scene
  • Strong background in analysing music research data and translating into a strong music strategy
  • Music Master knowledge as they apply to a CHR station
  • Knowledge Wide Orbit an asset
  • Excellent organizational skills and detail oriented, as well as ability to multitask
  • Ability to work independently, yet a strong team player

Here’s what you can expect in return:

  • A competitive salary and benefits that include access to our Employee Share Accumulation Program, Retirement Benefits and a variety of other perks including 50% off Rogers services and Blue Jays tickets
  • A manager who deeply cares about your development and long-term career at Rogers
  • A team that trusts and wants to win together
  • Smart and accomplished colleagues who are focused on both the “what” and the “how” 
 
What makes us different makes us stronger. Rogers has a strong commitment to diversity and inclusion. Everyone who applies for a job will be considered. We recognize the business value in creating a workplace where each team member has the tools to reach their full potential. At Rogers, we value the insights and innovation that diverse teams bring to work. We work with our candidates with disabilities throughout the recruitment process to ensure that they have what they need to be at their best. Please reach out to our recruiters and hiring managers to begin a conversation about how we can ensure that you deliver your best work. You matter to us! For any questions, please visit the Rogers FAQ.

Schedule: Full time
Shift: Day
Length of Contract: Not Applicable (Regular Position)
Work Location: 333 Bloor Street East (012), Toronto, ON 
Travel Requirements: None
Posting Category/Function: Broadcasting & Programming
Requisition ID: 243324
 
Posting Notes:  Media 


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