Career Opportunity: Creative Writer, CKUA Radio Network

Company or Organization: CKUA Radio Network

Position Title: Creative Writer

Position Type: Full time – permanent

Position Description and Qualifications: 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:


  • 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


  • 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


  • 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)


  • 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


  • 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

How to apply: To apply please send your resume and 3-5 samples of your work to:

Company website:

Closing Date: May 28, 2018

This career listing expires at 11:59pm on Monday May 28th, 2018

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