For the past two years, Alliance2030 has hosted the podcast No Little Plans in collaboration with Community Foundations of Canada. Voted one of Apple’s Top 10 Canadian podcasts of 2018, No Little Plans is a podcast that explores Canada’s efforts to achieve the United Nations’ 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Each episode dives deep on specific goals, highlighting the people, places and projects that are working to make the country and the world a better place by the year 2030.
With our current host stepping away to pursue new opportunities, we are in need of a new host to support this SDG storytelling initiative.
An ideal candidate has:
- Broadcast journalism or radio/ television/ podcast production experience
- Comfortable writing for their own voice about current events, politics, and human interest topics
- Engagement in socio-environmental issues
- Comfort using their personal digital platforms to help share and promote podcast content
- An existing engagement in the social and environmental justice movement
- An existing digital following that is engaged in social and environmental justice
- A desire to better the planet and society through storytelling
- Comfort self-recording themselves and others
In this role, the host will be required to:
- Conduct select interviews with podcast guests
- Contribute to storytelling ideas
- Contribute to the content calendar
- Contribute to script writing
- Work in collaboration with a diverse group of stakeholders from multiple organizations
- Conduct voiceover on the recorded podcast
The host will work with a team of producers, and will be compensated per episode (episodes range from 20-35 minutes depending on the topic), with each episode requiring approximately 12 hours of time commitment. Compensation will be between $500-700 per episode, depending on level of experience. Please note, the role requirements as well as compensation are flexible, depending on the host’s experience and desired involvement in podcast production.
We highly encourage applications from Black, Indigenous and candidates of colour, as well candidates across all genders, abilities, and LGBT2SQIA+ candidates. Candidates can be located in any part of Canada.
Interested applicants are asked to send their resumé and cover letter to Amanda Watkins, firstname.lastname@example.org, by August 27, 2020.