Job Posting: Live-to-Air Sound Engineer (P/T 1-year contract)

Live-to-Air Sound Engineer 

Accountable to the Executive Director, the Live-to-Air Sound Engineer will support the community programming initiative outlined in the CRFC Radiometers grant – this program will have a strong focus on creating connections with local businesses, musicians, and non-profit organizations throughout the Southern Alberta region and turning that content into a weekly 3hr radio program. 

Specific areas of responsibilities include, but are not limited to:   

  • Coordinating with the Community Content Coordinator and facilitating two monthly studio session recordings;

  • Mixing of all audio recorded from studio sessions for live-to-air and compilation CD purposes;

  • Coordinating and communicating regularly with the Community Content Creator to schedule studio sessions and live interviews;

  • Ongoing project-related marketing efforts (social media, print, on-air);

  • Recording and running live sound at annual Indigenous, Femme, POC, and LGBTQ2S+ showcase music events;

  • Assisting with annual on-air FUNdrive marketing materials (i.e. PSAs, stingers, Station IDs, ADs, radio plays, etc.).


  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Demonstrated ability to work with staff teams and volunteers 

  • Strong working knowledge of radio broadcast equipment, in particular Live-to-Air production

  • Strong working knowledge of audio production (mixing, mastering, live multi-track recording)

  • Demonstrates an eclectic and unbiased knowledge of music

  • Strong problem solving and multitasking skills

  • Video editing skills considered an asset

Application Deadline: September 29, 2020 at 8PM
Compensation: $16.50/hr for 15hrs/wk
Contract timeframe: 1 year contract (October 1, 2020 to September 30, 2021)

Please send your resume and cover letter to [email protected]. All are thanked for applying, but only those who are considered for an interview will be contacted.

CKXU 88.3 FM is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or disability status.