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RFP for OpenBroadcaster Multimedia API development


3,500.00 USD

Time Line

Closing Date of RFP

March 15, 2022

Payment Schedule

Award Date of RFP

March 21, 2022


First Iteration Demo

Apr 30, 2022


Final Project Completion

June 15, 2022


Hold back

June 30, 2022


What we wish to do

Currently OpenBroadcaster has support to display and publish assets with Drupal 7.0 for dynamically created website content, schedules, whats playing, what played last 24 hours, etc, etc We also have a example widget code to display media assets.

Our goal with this project is to phase out support for proprietary modules for each type of CRM, instead provide some simple embedded code to paste that radio and TV stations public web site easily to be able to deploy as templates. OpenBroadcaster retains all IP (Intellectual Property) developed during this project.

Who and Skills

IT firm or educational institution with established track record of open source development with current resumes of instructors and practicum participants. You will have excellent problem solving skills and working knowledge of validation and documentation tools.


Exploit the documented API and display this on a generic front end public website.


An example turnkey website showing the API in a production library loaded with assets.

Publish/Share; Media, Playlists and Schedules with OG Tags and Schema.

Provide clear text code and documentation

Dynamic Schedule showing album art that can be displayed on home page. Clickable modals and metadata display with details.

Expanded view of individual media items and playlists

HTML 5 Player snippet code to include album art

Reviews and Comments integration from plugin

LIVE Assist functions with Icecast Google Analytics

Don’t bother applying if any of these conditions are met

  • Never worked with OS other than Win95

  • Have not been able to setup and login to Obplayer\Observer on your own.

  • Do not understand the OpenBroadcaster plugin module environment.

  • Zero Github activity

  • Your main coding tool is not notepad\text editor


Project Code

Project API Tools

Example Stations with API connected templates

Google Tag Manager – Social Media Expert

Closing Date: Feb 24, 2020

Budget: 5,000.00 CDN

OpenBroadcaster Inc. is developing a distributed Public Service Announcement network for the North. Using AI (Artificial Intelligence) and open source web technologies will allow NGO and Non-Profits to create and distribute rich media announcements through affiliated community radio stations and alternative media outlets.

As part of this work, we are implementing Google Analytics into our broadcast automation systems, including advanced functionality of GTM (Google Tag Manager) to provide media usage metrics. We are seeking an experienced individual to help use with the social media aspects of GTM. Advanced skills are required with Google products, PHP and Python programming languages. This is a contract opportunity to work with our really talented team.

Send resumes and questions to

Translations – OBServer and OBPlayer Infrastructure

Closing Date: Ongoing

We are looking for assistance to do some simple translation for stations:

  • Bangla
  • Estonian
  • French
  • Hindi
  • Indonesian
  • Nepali
  • Portuguese
  • Tagalog
  • Thai
  • Spanish

You will need access to a computer, word processor and edit a simple text file.

Approx 2200 words grouped into 560 phrases

A small stipend (budget) is available and participants will be rewarded with a fully functional broadcast automation appliance based on Raspberry Pi that can be used to run your radio station, centralized media library and send out an mp3 stream for online listeners.

Contact us for more information about translation products or send inquiries to

International Languages Translation Project

Closing Date: December 12, 2019

Budget: 10,000.00 CDN

OpenBroadcaster is expanding to overseas markets and picking up a global share of the international broadcast automation business, through inquiries from our website in many different languages, specifically Asian and African cultures, including many indigenous groups. Candidates should have an existing portfolio of similar projects, experience with open source CMS and strong Google Analytics skills.

We are seeking qualified and experienced web developers to update our business website to support these international markets with a framework to include language translations.

Your work plan should devise a way that we can scale our languages, both with machine learning AI and human. The solution you propose can keep our established Drupal 7 framework, or any other industry standard CMS, providing that we do not lose any of the functionality we presently have.

The finished product, should be a new complete solution, not just some maintenance updates.

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Government Relations Coordinator

Closing Date: April 17, 2019

Budget: 20,000.00 CDN

The Government Relations/Lobbying Program will include meetings with politicians and their staff, but also include a whole range of other tasks that may or may not be employed including: technical submissions, working-level meetings, third party mobilization, digital outreach, and targeted media.

Just as each issue is unique, no single way of approaching government will be effective in every situation. While some firms highlight their access to politicians or the number of political meetings they can organize, these are only a subset of the full range of tactics that can be used. A successful firm will focus on securing government contracts to supply, install and train the approximate 250 FN and Inuit communities on Open Broadcaster’s Emergency Alert Player.

Seeking an experienced government relations/lobbying company with presence in Ottawa to set up meetings with both Ministers of Public Safety, Crown-Indigenous Relations Canada and Indigenous Services Canada or their political staff, and departmental officials (e.g. DM, ADM and Director General level).

Develop high impact promotional material with targeted power point and handout/briefing notes to summarize the recommendation that the federal government subsidize Indigenous language radio stations.

Timeline: May 1, 2019 – September 2019


Educational and Experience Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree; 5+ years of related experience preferred.
  • Background and familiarity with Indigenous Services Canada.
  • Track record of successful Lobbying.

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Market Research and Strategic Planning

Closing Date: July 6, 2018

Budget: 10,000.00 CDN

Develop a strategic marketing plan for our emergency alerting broadcast products and services to expand into new markets with both short and long term goals. You will help us identify new opportunities to engage with existing and new clients by evaluating marketing materials, social media and advertising, determining how successfully these target customers and generate sales. Prepare a plan to maximize lifetime customer value by getting former customers to return more often with new product or service opportunities. Improve client engagement through social media, creating innovative campaigns on various media.

Timeline: July 15, 2018 – January 15, 2019


Educational and Experience Requirements

  • Post-secondary graduate with a degree or diploma in English, Marketing, Business and at least 5 years experience.
  • Track record of successful innovative research and development funding.
  • Proven experience with established project coordination principles and preparing grant proposals.

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Python Gstreamer Application Developer

Closing Date: July 6, 2018

Wages: Depends on Experience

Looking for something challenging? Want to build up your portfolio? Be part of our team to create really cool community broadcast tools for the Yukon and international markets.

Skills and experience we are looking for include:

  • Open Source Python Gstreamer Framework Coding
  • Multimedia streaming and Digital Asset Management
  • Drupal CMS Module\Theme development

Timeline: Ongoing. July 15, 2018 – January 15, 2019

Project Code

Understand any of this? We want to hear from you.

We welcome people with innovative skills and not afraid to learn. We offer many opportunities including; training, mentoring and industry references.

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Catering Assistant aka Social Media Rock Star

Closing Date: Until Filled

Term: Part Time

Job Summary

As part of the the Catering Team, you will provide quality service of high standards and contribute to the provision of our weekly luncheons promoting these events on social media with supplied community broadcast tools. Assist in preparing and presenting food for our company functions and events. This will include all hot and cold food including drinks for our weekly managers meeting plus any packed lunches, group catering and event catering from time to time. Some travel to Southern Yukon communities may be required.


  • Social Media Rock Star
  • Food Safe Level 1 (or equivalent)


  • Computer literate with ability to use Social Media effectively
  • Good written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills
  • Previous catering, cooking or baking experience and qualifications

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Equal opportunities

OpenBroadcaster Inc. is an equal opportunities employer.

An equal opportunities approach helps ensure there is no unjustified discrimination or less favourable treatment in recruiting, retaining, training and developing workers on the basis of gender, marital status, sexual identity, religious belief, political opinion, race, work pattern, age, disability or HIV/AIDS status, socio-economic background, spent convictions, trade union activity or membership, or on the basis of having or not having dependents. 

This approach helps achieve dignity at work and contributes to providing the best possible services to partners and clients.

We keep selection criteria and procedures under review to ensure that individuals are selected, promoted and treated on the basis of their relative merits and abilities. We provide training and guidance throughout the organisation to promote awareness of people’s responsibilities under the provisions of the law and OpenBroadcaster Inc. policy.