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Board Operator - Programming General

Edmonton, AB, Canada Req #523
Tuesday, November 26, 2019
Are you creative, dynamic and passionate?  Do you like to think outside of the box and find new ways to achieve your goals?  Corus Entertainment has an exciting opportunity for you.  If you have a passion for excellence, and would like to work for Corus Entertainment, we encourage you to apply.

About the Role:

The Corus Radio division has an exciting opportunity for a Part-time Board Operator in our Edmonton office. Reporting to the Director of Talk & Talent, the successful candidate will be responsible for a variety of board operating responsibilities during the weekend, and the week, as needed.


  • Smooth, professional board op-ing that meets the standards of a major market

  • Gather and edit audio to create a consistent soundscape for the show

  • Record and edit shows to be broadcast on the station

  • Producing promos and podcasts for shows

  • Updating the station’s website and social media feeds as required

  • Available weekends, evenings and/or weekdays

  • Provide vacation relief for other day parts when necessary

About You

What We Need From You:

  • A strong knowledge and interest in the NHL and CFL

  • A passion for the news/talk format

  • Able to multitask, communicate with staff and handle high pressure situations

  • Knowledge of Media Touch and Burli

  • A positive, friendly manner and customer service approach that will enable the successful candidate to deal with challenging situations with empathy and sincerity

  • Detail oriented, accurate and a quick learner

  • Flexibility with working hours and embraces change

  • Proficiency using Microsoft Word and Excel

Why Corus?

Corus is a driving force in the media industry with a diverse portfolio of strong brands that entertain and inform audiences through great storytelling and compelling content, reaching millions of people around the world every day. 

We have a passionate drive to connect with the world around us: to express, to share, to be part of people's lives. Walk around our offices, our stations, our studios across the country and you'll feel it. You'll see it in action. 

You'll see it in the open communication and the approachability of our people. You'll see it in our care for quality work and the interest in new, creative solutions. You'll see it in how we work with external partners, and how we care about our communities. These are all core to the values we commit to living each and every day - Win Together, Think Beyond, Make It Happen, Learn Every Day, Show We Care. Our values describe what makes us pretty unique - and amazing - place to work. 

At Corus we value and actively involve the full range of what makes people unique in order to create a strong and innovative company where amazing people thrive. A company where people have the full opportunity to show their unique value and develop their potential. We strongly encourage applications from Indigenous peoples, people of colour, people with disabilities, people from all gender and sexually diverse communities and people with intersectional identities.

Corus is also committed to providing accommodations throughout the interview and employment process.  If you require an accommodation, we will work with you to meet your needs.

How to Apply

If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now'.  
*No phone calls please. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted. 

Other details

  • Job Family TO-Technical Operations
  • Job Function 04-Engineering Technologists/Technical Professionals
  • Pay Type Hourly
  • Edmonton, AB, Canada