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Program Director & Announcer

Smithers, BC, Canada Req #315
Tuesday, January 2, 2024
Vista Radio prides itself on a fresh vision of broadcasting and an unparalleled commitment to its community involvement.  We are privileged to operate in 48 radio stations (and growing) broadcasting across 70+ transmitters located in three Provinces and the Northwest Territories. We are also connected to our communities with 35 MyTownNow websites.

Do what you LOVE in a community you will never want to leave!

Have you been in the industry for long enough to do a bit of everything and now you want to take that experience and show what you can do as a Program Director? Have you got on air chops? Know music scheduling? Organized enough to fit a few meetings into your week?

We are looking for our next, dare-to-be-great, candidate for The Moose, in the beautiful Bulkley Valley.  If you've been looking to add PD to your CV, why not do it in Smithers? It is beautiful here and the people are amazing! You'll have fun in all four seasons with a company dedicated to highlighting everything that happens within the region. The right candidate will be ready to really dig into the community, and be the face of the station around town. In addition, you’ll be joining the Vista team, which prides itself on creating opportunity for advancement.  So, if you're ready to jump to the next step in your career, this could be the perfect fit!

Key Responsibilities:

  • Program Director, responsible for the on-air product
  • Music scheduling software knowledge a must, G-Selector would be terrific!
  • Morning show host on The Moose! Know how to prep a great show for our audience!
  • Assist to develop creative promotions
  • Voice track shifts as necessary
  • Be keen with social media (Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube)
  • Voice commercials for other Vista properties as needed
  • Community liaison for the station
  • Host station on-location broadcasts as assigned
  • Any other relevant duties that may be assigned from time to time

Job Requirements:

  • Passion for all things radio and the desire to lead a small team to success,
  • On-Air Host experience,
  • Knowledge with G-Selector or similar music scheduling software,
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Post Secondary Broadcast training from an accredited institution,
  • A valid class 5 driver's license,
  • Working familiarity with Adobe Audition,
  • Demonstrated ability to use and excel with social media (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, etc) and
  • Comprehensive knowledge or experience working in a small market is an asset.

Application Instructions:

Please attach an MP3 demo or include a link to a Soundcloud/YouTube audio demo to the Additional Documents section of the application form.

At Vista Radio Ltd, we are an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to developing and supporting a diverse and inclusive environment in which all individuals are treated with dignity, respect and one which reflects the diversity of the various communities in which we operate. Accommodations are available for all employees and applicants with disabilities throughout the recruitment process. If you require accommodations during the recruitment process, please advise when submitting your application.

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  • Smithers, BC, Canada