Job Postings

Title: Funding and Outreach Coordinator
Salary: $26,000 / Year
Hours: 40 hours / Week (Full-Time)
Start Date: June 4th, 2018

About CJLO: Formed in 1998 as a merger between CRSG and CFLI, two former stations, CJLO is Concordia University's one and only radio station. One-hundred percent non-profit, and run almost entirely by volunteers, the station is located in the heart of the Loyola campus in the NDG borough of Montreal. CJLO offers a wide variety of programming that truly encompasses the styles appreciated by all of Concordia's 45,000 students and by a wide range of other communities around Montreal. CJLO also hosts events throughout the city to help promote and support the community and musicians.

Mandate: CJLO’s mandate is to provide innovative and alternative radio programming that enriches and challenges the academic and cultural life of Concordia University and Montreal communities, and to provide members with the opportunity to participate and gain skills and experience in the collective operation of a radio station whose programming and practices are not constrained by demands for profit.

Mission: CJLO’s mission is to empower and celebrate the diversity of Montreal and Concordia through innovative, non-commercial, community-oriented radio programming and broadcast learning opportunities.

About The Position: CJLO is a English campus-community radio station based out of Concordia University. The Funding & Outreach Coordinator is expected to support on-campus events and outreach in order to promote CJLO to the wider Concordia student population. The coordinator will plan and organize on-campus events, especially in August/September and January. These activities may include panels, monthly concert series, live remote broadcasts, DJ events and other on-campus initiatives throughout the year. The coordinator is also expected to liaison with the off-campus community by preparing the monthly community newsletter, maintaining contact with donors and by supporting CJLO’s online presence through social media tools as Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

CJLO is a collectively managed organization requiring staff to work closely with one another and with volunteers to manage the station. All staff play a direct role in managing CJLO’s daily operations and in building a vision of the organization’s future. The Fundraising and Outreach Coordinator is expected to take part in weekly meetings and share station management tasks.

Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Research, write and apply for grants and maintain strong relationships with various granting bodies

  • Implement multiple fundraising appeals per year, in order to secure a multi-year donor-based support

  • Solicit and develop relationships with funding partners

  • Oversee the Funding and Outreach department budget

  • Participate in the collective management of the station, which includes (but isn’t limited to) weekly meetings and station maintenance.

  • Communicate with the Board of Directors about various fundraising initiatives

  • Plan and coordinate the Annual Funding Drive

  • Train and work closely with student volunteers, including a Funding Drive Assistant and a Campus-Events and Outreach Coordinator

  • Prepare annual donor newsletter, gift mail-outs, pre-pledge forms and all promotional material (posters, press releases, thank you cards, etc.)

  • Work with volunteers to fulfill the department goals and tasks

  • Update and maintain the funding drive database

  • Coordinate production of promotional campaign and materials with the Art Director

Requirements and Skills

  • Ability to create and manage a budget

  • Previous fundraising experience

  • Demonstrated project management and/or event coordination

  • Familiarity with different social media tools (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram)

  • Enjoys working with volunteers and can train/delegate tasks to volunteers

  • Highly organized, reliable and capable of working in a busy environment

  • Ability to multi-task efficiently and work independently

  • Ability to communicate fluently in English and French, oral and written

  • Excellent communication and written skills

  • Self-motivated

Assets & Other Desired Qualifications

  • Previous campus-community radio experience

  • Experience in consensus-based decision making environment

  • Familiarity with Concordia University on-campus culture

  • Knowledge of CRM databases or file management software

  • Commitment to working with anti-oppression principles

  • Driver’s license

To Apply

Please send the following documents to Michal Langiewicz, Station Manager at manager "at" with the subject line “Funding and Outreach Coordinator” by Monday, May 14th at 11h59.

(1) Curriculum Vitae
(2) Letter of Intent
(3) A year-long strategic vision divided into three, six and twelve month periods

Only those considered for an interview will be contacted.


CJLO 1690AM is committed to equity in its policies, practices, and programs, supports diversity in teaching, learning and work environments, and ensures that applications for members of underrepresented groups are seriously considered under its employment equity policy. All qualified individuals who would contribute to the further diversification of our workplace are encouraged to apply.