Job Posting: Music Director

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CJSW Radio is looking for a Music Director to handle all the operations of the Music Department at CJSW Radio – University of Calgary Student Radio Society, one of Canada’s most established and respected campus/community radio stations.

The successful candidate for the Music Director position must be passionate and knowledgeable about a wide range of music. The position requires dedication and capacity for work that ranges from individual efforts to team projects. The reward is making a palpable difference in the music community and evolving the legacy of CJSW’s unmistakable sound.


  • Create the station’s new release section (chartlist) and compile weekly charts
  • Manage Volunteers and seasonal staff
  • Liaise with artists and promotional representatives
  • Stay current with music trends in all genres
  • Oversee library related volunteer projects, such as cataloguing and maintenance
  • Train and coordinate volunteers in all aspects of the Music Department
  • Oversee and maintain an expansive digital library
  • Evaluate existing CJSW programs and develop new program ideas
  • Collaborate with local musicians to promote their projects
  • Schedule and execute interviews and live performances with musicians
  • Maintain an active CJSW presence in the music community (locally, nationally and internationally)
  • Engineer live performances
  • Capture and edit live video content
  • Edit and produce music related podcasts
  • Other duties as assigned


  • An understanding and appreciation of all aspects of campus / community radio and a knowledge and passion for all varieties of non-commercial music
  • Involvement in the local music community
  • Proficiency in a Mac environment
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office (especially Excel) and iTunes are essential
  • Described as an open minded individual, creative thinker and excellent communicator
  • Progressive attitude, multi-tasking and superior organization skills are a must
  • Strong interview skills are an asset
  • Knowledge of Logic Pro X, Adobe Creative Suite and video editing software is an asset
  • Sound engineering and video production experience are assets
  • Volunteer management experience is an asset
  • On-air radio experience is an asset
  • A post-secondary education is an asset

In return for your extraordinary talents we offer a fun, one-of-a-kind environment, a decent salary and some attractive benefits.

Application Deadline: Friday, February 8, 2019 at 5:00 PM.

Position Start Date: As soon as possible

Please apply by sending your resume and cover letter to [email protected]