Program Director, Bell Media

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Date: Jan 9, 2018

Location: Kitchener, ON, CA

Company: Bell

Req Id: 185075 

 

Bell is a truly Canadian company with over 136 years of success. We are defined by the passion of our team members and their belief in our company’s vast potential.

 

To ensure we continue to be recognized as Canada’s leading communications company, we’re committed to finding and developing the next generation of leaders. This means creating best-in-class career and development opportunities for our employees.

 

If you’re passionate, driven and find yourself seeking interesting work, new challenges and continuous learning opportunities, then we want you to join our team.

 

Bell Media is Canada's premier multimedia company with leading assets in television, radio and digital media, including CTV — Canada's #1 television network, and the country's most-watched specialty channels. It is a critical component of Bell’s commitment to leverage strategic investments in broadband networks to offer Canadians the best available content on any of the four screens they choose: television, smartphone, tablet and computer.

 

We’re looking for the next great programmer of 99.5 KFUN in Kitchener-Waterloo!

 

It’s a rare opportunity to work with a great team to lead a fast growing Classic Hits station in a very competitive market.

 

We need a great leader who can coach our strong roster of talent, but isn’t afraid to get behind the mic themselves. In addition to programming, we’re looking for someone who will collaborate with sales, drive social media engagement, be promotionally minded, and be dedicated to strengthening all Bell Media brands in the market.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Oversee all aspects of programming for Waterloo Region’s Classic Hits station
  • Coach, mentor and lead on air talent daily
  • Act as a key member of the on-air team
  • Develop and execute annual Strategic plans to grow audience
  • Work directly with Sales and Promotions to develop unique campaigns to grow audience and drive revenue
  • Work closely with partners at Virgin Radio and CTV Kitchener to ensure success of all Bell Media assets in the market
  • Must have a strong understanding of lifestyle and audience needs
  • Other duties as required

 

Skill Requirements:

  • Minimum 3 years leadership experience with a reputation for getting things done while adding a great energy in the halls
  • Must have a proven track record for leading a successful radio station and coaching talent to high levels of performance
  • An experienced and engaging on air personality with strong planning and prep skills
  • Demonstrated ability to organize materials, meet deadlines, work accurately
  • Exceptional communication skills
  • A solid understanding of social media and the ability to direct others on its use
  • Comfort with decision making in a collaborative environment, and an understanding of various research tools and metrics
  • A valid G Class License is required

 

 

Bilingualism is an asset (English and French)

 

Additional Information:

Position Type: Management
Job Location: Canada : Ontario : Kitchener || Canada : Ontario : Waterloo
Application Deadline: 01/24/2018
 

Please apply directly online to be considered for this role.  Applications through email will not be accepted.

 

Bell is committed to fostering an inclusive, equitable, and accessible environment where all employees and customers feel valued, respected, and supported. We are dedicated to building a workforce that reflects the diversity of the communities in which we live and serve, and where every team member has the opportunity to reach their full potential.

 

Created: CanadaONKitchener

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