Afternoon Drive Host – Campbell River, BC

99.7 The River
Published
August 29, 2022
Location
Campbell River, Canada
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Description

Live, work and play on Vancouver Island, BC

99.7 The River in Campbell River is looking for our next dare-to-be-great Afternoon Drive Host. The right candidate will be outgoing and ready to dig into the community. You are a personality with LOADS of energy and creativity and you are passionate about making great, local radio! You get along with everyone and think that working on a team is paradise! You want to meet the public at station promotions and events and you are "Best In Class," when it comes to client remotes. Radio is your life and you are ready to bring it to the Island and you are prepared to be #1.

Campbell River is an Oceanside community located midway along Vancouver Island’s eastern shore and was named one of the top five quality of life destinations in North America. It’s the 4th largest city on Vancouver Island and it’s natural beauty and community amenities offer an unparalleled lifestyle, including internationally renowned salmon fishing, skiing at Mount Washington, fine dining, golfing, boutique shopping, community festivals and parks and trails for all ages and abilities. Campbell River has it all!

About Vista Radio

Vista Radio prides itself on a fresh vision of broadcasting and an unparalleled commitment to its community involvement. We're privileged to operate 43 radio stations (and growing) broadcasting across 70+ transmitters located in three Provinces and the Northwest Territories. We are also well connected to our communities with 35 MyTownNow websites.

Description:

  • Host Afternoon Drive from 2pm to 6pm
  • Know how to be a storyteller with creative, compelling local content
  • Be a part of the community and make promotional appearances, as required
  • Broadcast live on location sales remotes
  • Committing to growth with regular air checks
  • Contribute to station social media pages and websites
  • Assist with sales/programming by collaborating on creative promotions
  • Liaise with clients and being an ambassador for the Radio Station
  • Voice tracking additional shifts for other dayparts or stations
  • Manage scripts and requests to record commercial and promo voice-overs
  • Other duties as assigned by management

 

Key Requirements:

  • Minimum 1 year of radio broadcasting experience
  • Self- starter (is a big-time necessity)
  • Goal oriented and self-motivated with a high level of initiative
  • A good "Hallway presence”...we're looking for someone who is going to be able to take direction, be coach-able, and able to blend in with the established team
  • The ability to work within a fast paced environment both individually and with a team
  • Working familiarity with Adobe Audition, and Enco an asset.
  • Familiarity with G Selector an asset
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Solid audio editing and communication skills
  • Strong social media skills
  • Ability to relate to the local target audience
  • Strong teamwork and collaboration, able to take direction and coaching from leaders and colleagues
  • A valid driver’s license and reliable transportation

Application Instructions:

Apply online or Email your resume directly to mtucker@vistaradio.ca . Please attach an MP3 demo or include a link to a Soundcloud/YouTube audio demo. Deadline September 30, 2022.

 

As an equal opportunity employer, we encourage applications from all qualified individuals

 

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