SiriusXM Programming Assistant – Comedy

Reporting to the Intern Coordinator

Reporting to the Intern Coordinator, this highly organized, detail-oriented individual with a keen interest in comedy, will be responsible for providing programming content, production and administrative support.

Key Accountabilities

Production duties (Supervisors: Director, Sports & Talk Programming)

  • Ingest new material from CDs
  • Assist with field recording of stand-up comedy around the Toronto area
  • Maintain metadata and database
  • Assist with coordination of guest interviews including booking studio time, conducting artist research, taking video and still pictures
  • Research and update artist information for use on social media sites
  • Assist in the production of short program features for the channel as required
  • Edit and upload video and photos to various SiriusXM online properties

Qualification and Skill Requirements

  • Actively enrolled in a Radio Communications Program or has successfully completed the program and is acquiring the required co-op credits
  • Must commit to the schedule provided for the duration of the term with flexibility to work 2 full days per week during scheduled times within 8:00 AM and 6:00 PM, Monday – Friday. Some assignments will require travel to comedy clubs from time to time
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Well-developed interpersonal skills and a strong team player
  • Able to accept direction and take the initiative when appropriate

Intern Term

  • 60-90 days (up to 160 hours)

Interview Required.

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