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Assistant Director of Talk/Digital Content Strategist - Corus Audio Toronto

Corus Entertainment

Corus Entertainment

Toronto, ON, Canada · Toronto, ON, Canada · Canada
Posted on Sunday, February 11, 2024

Assistant Director of Talk/Digital Content Strategist - Corus Audio Toronto

Toronto, ON, Canada Req #3431
Friday, January 26, 2024

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.

Our culture and our people are what make us, US.

We have a passion to connect with the world around us: to express, to share, to be part of people's lives. Our award-winning culture is an expression of who we are, what we do, and how we thrive. Our values describe our culture in action. They outline how we achieve our goals, work together, engage with partners, and interact in our communities. At Corus, we Win Together, Think Beyond, Make it Happen, Learn Every Day and Show We Care.

Ready to join US?

Division: Corus Audio

Work Status: Full-Time

Location: Toronto, ON (Onsite)

About the Role:

Corus Audio has an exciting opportunity for an Assistant Program Director & Digital Strategist in our Toronto office. This is a key role, reporting to the Program Director that will be responsible for all programming logistics – on-air, on-line and on-site, including technical and imaging co-ordination. The successful applicant will have skills and experience rooted in the best practices of radio broadcast but will have a bold vision to take our network to the next level of audience engagement in 2024 and beyond.

You will contribute by:

  • Assisting the Program Director in the implementation of tactics born of the strategic plan.
  • Works directly with part-time junior employees to train and assess their progress.
  • Co-ordinates specialty feature programming from outside sources such as syndicated talk shows and externally produced paid programming.
  • Communication with all staff on any technical or programming issues to ensure a smooth operation.
  • Create regular CanCon, Sox Compliancy and SOCAN reports as required.
  • Attend regular programming meetings.
  • On-air hosting of a show from occasionally to full-time.
  • Other duties as required.

Skills and experience you will bring:

  • Post-secondary Diploma/Degree in Journalism/Broadcasting, Radio Television Arts or equivalent experience.
  • Must have at least 10 years of talk & news radio programming experience
  • A deep understanding of news and talk operations and culture.
  • Finely tuned leadership skills and the ability to motivate a talented team.

Application Deadline: February 23, 2024

Every day, we work hard to become an even more diverse, equitable and inclusive workplace that supports the well-being of our people and makes a positive difference in our communities. Want to learn more? Have a look at our Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Action Plan and Sustainability Report for more information on our approach to People, Planet and Responsibility.

We want our workforce to reflect the full diversity of communities across Canada.

We are committed to providing an accessible experience for candidates of all abilities. Please let your recruiter or the hiring manager know if you require any adjustments throughout the recruitment process or email us in confidence at

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 PG-Programming
  • Job Function 02-Media/Communications Creative & Design
  • Pay Type Salary