CKUT IS HIRING A FUNDING DRIVE ASSISTANT!
CKUT Funding Drive Assistant (McGill Work Study position):
Are you eligible for McGill Work Study? Apply for the Funding Drive Assistant position! Every year Radio CKUT runs a 10-day long Funding Drive where we ask listeners to support the station through financial donations on-air, on the internet, through mail, person-to-person, and through special events. The Funding Drive Assistant will work with the Funding & Outreach Coordinator to prepare, run and wrap-up this 10-day live-on-air Funding Drive.
CKUT Funding Drive Assistant (McGill Work Study position)
Fall - 9 hours/week for 13 weeks
Start date: ASAP
Every year Radio CKUT runs a 10-day long Funding Drive where we ask listeners to support the station through financial donations. This campaign takes place on air, on the internet, through mail, person-to-person, and through special events. The Funding Drive requires the participation of CKUT’s entire volunteer and staff base. Gifts and prizes are organized for donors along with special events and special on-air programming. The Funding Drive is a significant source of funding for Radio CKUT.
ABOUT THE JOB:
The Funding Drive Assistant will work closely with the Funding & Outreach Coordinator to prepare, run and wrap-up the 10-day live-on-air Funding Drive. This will include tasks such as:
Request food donations from local businesses and secure prize sponsorships.
Schedule pick-up and delivery of food and gifts.
Prepare a phone room-schedule.
Contact volunteers to sign-up for all phone-room shifts.
Train volunteers in the phone room and for other tasks.
Update the Funding Drive website and related social media.
Accept Funding Drive payments.
Assist in the preparation of invoice, gift, and thank you card mail outs before and after the Funding Drive.
Maintain the Funding Drive database and keep it up to date.
Help coordinate any Funding Drive events.
Support the Funding and Outreach Coordinator in any other Funding Drive related tasks.
Interest in working with a variety of people from diverse backgrounds.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Comfortable soliciting donations and maintain good relationship with sponsors.
Extremely well organized, and be good at keeping exact records.
Should be able to work independently, and to work with a team of volunteers.
Must be capable of working in fast-paced environment.
- Experience with independent media is an asset.
ABOUT RADIO CKUT: CKUT 90.3FM is a not-for-profit campus-based community radio station in Montreal. As a campus/community radio station, CKUT’s mandate is to provide an essential service to those in the Montreal community whose needs are not met by mainstream commercial radio. CKUT functions not only as an alternative to the status quo, but as a viable community resource. CKUT serves as a training ground for the community and student populations, and in doing so, provides an essential educational and informational service to the greater Montreal community.
EMPLOYMENT EQUITY: CKUT prioritizes the unique contributions that individuals from marginalized and oppressed communities bring to our organization, and invites these individuals to apply. We encourage ALL applicants to describe the unique contributions they, as individuals with diverse experiences, would bring to CKUT in their cover letter or resume.
Please indicate clearly in your cover letter that you would like to be considered for Employment Equity. You are encouraged, but not required, to self-identify if you are part of marginalized and oppressed communities that include, but are not limited to: Aboriginal peoples, women, visible/racialized minorities, immigrants, persons with disabilities, LGBTQ and 2-spirited persons.
The candidate MUST qualify for McGill Work Study: (https://www.mcgill.ca/studentaid/work-study/students)
Interested applicants should send their CV and cover letter to (firstname.lastname@example.org) with “Funding Drive Assistant” in the subject line. We are still accepting applicants so submit your application ASAP!