CKUT is Hiring: Partnerships and Admin Coordinator

CKUT is hiring a core full-time member of our team!

Application deadline: Wednesday January 3rd, 2024 at 5 PM EST

Anticipated job start date: Monday January 15th, 2024

Interviews with selected candidates will be conducted on the week of January 8, 2024.


ABOUT THE JOB (Description du poste en français)

CKUT is a non-profit, campus-community radio station based at McGill University. CKUT provides alternative music, news and spoken word programming to the city of Montreal, surrounding areas, & around the world 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. CKUT is made up of over 200 volunteers working with a staff of coordinators, not just to make creative and insightful radio programming, but also to manage the station. The station operates on a collective management system that includes volunteers in decision-making. 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. 

The Partnerships and Admin Coordinator (PAC) is a full-time position (35 hrs weekly at $20.39/hr). It includes a benefits package of 4 weeks paid vacation, Winter Break, 10 sick days and 3 personal days, as well an $1000 annual health stipend. Per station policy, the wage will increase either by 2% or the Quebec Consumer Price Index (whichever is higher) annually on June 1st. 

The PAC is responsible for the sale of on-air advertisements and co-presentation partnerships in order to meet the station’s annual budgeted advertising revenue. The PAC must also ensure that CKUT fulfills its advertising requirements as determined by Canadian broadcast laws, CKUT’s Statement of Principles (found in our Blue Book), and all internal policies, guidelines, rules, and regulations. 

Sales duties include responding to requests for information, negotiating contracts and agreements, assistance in script writing, overseeing production of the advertising spots, logging of ads, invoicing, and collection. The APC will work with CKUT’s Financial Coordinator to ensure smooth and accurate sales transactions.

The PAC (with assistance from the Financial Coordinator) will also be responsible for various administrative tasks, including but not limited to overseeing the various contractual obligations of the station including but not limited to, insurance, broadcast tower and transmitter rental agreements, and contracts with McGill University.

The PAC is a member of CKUT’s Steering Committee, a non-hierarchical collective management group consisting of staff and volunteers which meets weekly to organize the daily operations of the station. The Steering Committee is responsible for the overall management of the station, including human resources, helping with station-wide initiatives such as funding drive, long term visioning and yearly projects. 

CKUT staff are expected to work the majority of their hours each week in our office located at 3647 rue University in downtown Montreal, situated on the traditional territory of the Kanien’kehà:ka.

Duties include:

  • Updating and maintaining tools, guidelines and manuals such as a rate sheet, media kit and other items to promote the station and publicize advertising opportunities.
  • Outreach to potential advertising clients
  • Developing new markets in order to significantly improve the profitability and community engagement of CKUT
  • Consulting with the Steering Committee for any national advertising campaigns
  • Producing contracts and/or invoices for all ad and co-presentation campaigns
  • Producing daily advertising logs
  • Providing clients with estimates of the costs of advertising products or services
  • Collecting revenues owed to the station
  • Preparing bank deposits
  • Assisting in maintaining station records and files
  • Participating as a member of CKUT’s Finance Committee and, as appropriate, reviewing and approving capital expense purchases and assisting in the preparation of CKUT’s annual budget
  • Continuing relationships with local businesses and community organizations while seeking to expand this network.



  • Relevant expertise in sales and market development and in the marketing of new products and services,
  • Excellent in-person interpersonal skills and the ability to negotiate,
  • Ability to communicate fluently French and English, written and spoken (additional languages would be an asset),
  • Proficiency and experience with modern computer systems and Google Suite products, 
  • Experience and knowledge of Montreal’s alternative arts, cultural, and activist scenes,
  • Demonstrated commitment to using media as a tool to raising the voices of marginalized community members,
  • Commitment to supporting and developing a cohesive and collaborative working atmosphere.



  • Experience and familiarity with campus-community radio stations
  • Experience working with diverse communities with a broad spectrum of cultural backgrounds 
  • Experience working in horizontal organizing, collective management, and/or collectives
  • Experience working in a not-for-profit, community organization
  • Knowledge and understanding of the culture, history and current oppressions experienced by people related to race, class, gender identity, gender expression and sexual orientation
  • Demonstrated project management skills
  • Demonstrated strong interpersonal skills and ability to work with a diverse demographic
  • Experience coordinating & inspiring volunteers and familiarity with working with community groups
  • Experience with audio editing software and production, WordPress-based websites, and familiarity with online listening platforms and libraries


Accessibility note: This position is largely an office job and will require the use of a computer for extended periods of time. CKUT’s offices are not currently wheelchair accessible: they are located up one flight of 14 stairs.


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. CKUT will make accessibility accommodations within our capacity to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 


Tell us about yourself and what you think you can bring to the station! To apply, please send us a letter and your CV to Please indicate if you are eligible for Emploi Quebec subvention salariale (not a requirement, but an asset). 


Only those being considered for an interview will be contacted.