Job Posting: Podcast/Social Media Content Creator

28 August 2023 / by CHHA 1610AM
CHHA 1610 AM


San Lorenzo Latin American Community Centre is looking to fill the following new position for its community radio station, CHHA 1610 AM:

Radiometer Project CRFC-FCRC 

Podcast/Social Media Content Creator

Nine-Month Term Contract (40 weeks)

Bargaining Unit Position covered by a Collective Agreement


San Lorenzo Latin American Community Centre is the CRTC broadcasting licensed owner and operator of the Spanish Language community radio station, CHHA 1610 AM. We were the first dedicated Spanish-language ethnic community radio licensed in Canada on the AM dial. Since 2004, we have broadcast on the 1610 AM band, predominantly programs in Spanish with a minor percentage in English, Italian, Tagalog, Portuguese and Punjabi. We are located at 22 Wenderly Drive in the heart of North York, Toronto.

Our audience consists of people of all ages within the Latin American community in the GTAH whose first language is Spanish, many of whom are new immigrants. Our mission is to empower the cohesive development of the Spanish-speaking community of Toronto by providing opportunities for promoting cultural heritage and fostering the understanding and respect for diverse cultural roots through programs to assist and support newcomers to Toronto.

Our team of radio personnel consists of two bargaining unit on-air radio hosts and many volunteer hosts.  We produce programs designed to meet the needs of our audience, focusing on topics ranging from immigration and settlement to education, health, government programs and services, mixed in with daily local news or international news. These programs provide information to assist the listeners in their daily lives.  

Radiometre – Spoken Word On-Demand Project Description: 

The project responds to CHHA 1610 AM audiences’ new interests and forms of engagement. It will create pertinent and interesting streamed and on-demand content in podcast format and community-relevant social media content.

Podcast topics will cover community interests and needs, including immigration, settlement and adaptation, citizens’ rights and responsibilities, arts and culture, environmental issues, food security, public health, and education.

The hired content creator will receive supervision from CHHA 1610 AM Radio Coordinator and work closely with the station’s production team for approval and support. 

Position: Bargaining Unit position under a Collective Agreement with Unifor Local 87M

  • Title: Podcast/social media content creator                                    
  • Term: Nine-month term contract position as per Radiometer Project CRFC-FCRC Grant
  • Salary: $20 per hour                                   
  • Start Date: September 4, 2023
  • End Date: June 7, 2024
  • Expected working hours: Full-time, 40 hours per week.   Days and times per week will vary. Weekends would be required as necessary.


Job Requirements – Who You Are 

Hold a degree or diploma in Social Media Marketing / Graphic Design Advertising / Communications from an accredited academic or technical institution OR have equivalent experience in broadcast, print/digital journalism or writing (minimum five years of journalistic/radio experience). 

Podcasting production experience

Graphic Design and Audio Editing skills

Excellent interpersonal communication skills in Spanish and English.

Deadline-driven and have an eye for detail.

Social media savvy, metrics and platforms, Google Ads.


Problem solver


Other qualifications/requirements 

    ● Understanding diversity, different perspectives and sensitive/complex issues. 

    ● Desire to create positive and constructive community engagement content on various topics or sites such as affordable housing, education, employment, environmental concerns, mental health, poverty, Indigenous rights, LGBTQ+ rights, art and culture.

    ● Attend management and lead team meetings with station and Radiometers coordinators as needed.

If that sounds like you, please apply to Linda McGlade with an email cover letter

Please describe why you want to work at the station and include a current resume 

and a few examples of your work. 

San Lorenzo Latin American Community Centre encourages applications from a diverse range 

of candidates, including (but not limited to) women, BIPOC individuals, those who identify as 

LGBTQ+, and people living with disabilities. 

Thank you for your interest in the Radiometre program. 

Application closing date: Thursday, August 31, 2023 @ 5 pm

Interview date: Friday, September 1, 2023

Please Contact: Linda McGlade (Executive Director) at: 

Unfortunately, we cannot respond to all applicants. Only those candidates under consideration 

will be contacted. 

This Term position is funded by the Community Radio Fund of Canada

 Under the Radiometre Project 2023-2024