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We’re looking for an experienced Creative Writer to join CKUA’s mission to be the hub of music, arts and culture in Alberta. CKUA has an incredible story to tell and we need your help in telling it. From ad copy to newsletter articles and letters to donors, your work will touch every aspect of what we do.  You will have the opportunity to craft:

  • Sponsorship
    • Ad copy
    • Feature segments
  • Marketing and Communications
    • Newsletter articles
    • Media Releases
    • Collateral materials
    • Some web/digital copy
  • Fund Development
    • Thank you letters
    • Solicitation letters
    • Donor profiles

WHO YOU ARE

-A strong critical thinker
-An organizational wizard focused on getting things done
-A believer in collaboration
-A passionate fan and supporter of the music and the arts community

 

WHAT YOU BRING

-An exceptional grasp of the mechanics and conventions of written English
-A creative, clear, and compelling writing style with scrupulous attention to detail and accuracy
-A command of effective storytelling
-2-3 years’ experience in a creative writing role (marketing/communications or journalism)

 

WHAT YOU CAN DO

-Translate a creative brief into compelling content for a variety of audiences
-Write in a consistent brand tone and voice
-Adapt your writing to suit various platforms/media
-Help others identify the ‘hook’ in their story
-Constructively critique and discuss your own work and the work of others
-Work to deadline – juggling several at once

 

WHAT’S IN IT FOR YOU

An opportunity to hone your skills across diverse channels while helping to build a brand that’s pursuing a fresh mandate
Membership in a passionate team at Alberta’s best-loved radio station and cultural icon
A decent salary, benefit package and flexible work schedule

To apply please send your resume and 3-5 samples of your work to: JointheTeam@ckua.com

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