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$150K PA to:

  • Lead and manage our popular Local Radio Breakfast and Mornings programs

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  • Lead and manage our popular Local Radio Breakfast and Mornings programs
  • Full Time, Permanent Role
  • Location: Southbank Melbourne 
  • Build strong engagement with our local audience
  • $117K to $129 K plus 15.4% ABC Nominated Super Fund

The ABC strives for diversity and inclusion in the workplace, and to promote a culture of opportunity. Through its services the ABC seeks to represent, connect and engage with all of the Australian community. In line with our focus on diversity, applications are strongly encouraged from Indigenous Australians, people from a range of cultural and linguistic backgrounds, people with disability and LGBTIQA+ individuals. The ABC also aims to achieve a gender-balanced workforce.

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ABC Local Radio, home of Australian stories, conversations and events that shape our nation, is seeking an Executive Producer to lead and manage our popular Local Radio Breakfast and Mornings programs across multiple platforms. This position will see you manage the output of the programs to achieve the highest level of editorial and creative standards, meeting program and network briefs. Early starts will be required for this shift.

You will:

  • Lead dynamic and engaging Breakfast and Mornings programs with the best content for our target audience.
  • Oversee the flow of stories across both Breakfast and Mornings programs, ensuring strong communication and story management between the teams and across the station.
  • Provide high level editorial leadership and effective communication between the teams and station management.
  • Manage and review staff output and performance, developing team skills. 
  • Oversee logistical, budgetary and rostering aspects of the program, in consultation with station management.
  • Develop and implement digital strategies on social media, online and through audio segmentation to build our audience. 
  • Drive program planning and strategic content initiatives to build audience reach.
  • Develop and foster a wide network of contacts and sources, liaising and managing key relationships, both internally and externally to the ABC. 

About You

You are an inspiring leader with experience in radio, great editorial skills and excellent editorial judgment. You have an understanding of radio audience trends and social media strategies with the ability to source and analyse particularly complex information.

Your skills and experience will include:

  • Outstanding leadership skills with demonstrated experience in managing the editorial, creative, planning and production functions of program teams.
  • Ability to develop staff to achieve consistently high levels of performance and output.
  • Experience in driving a digital strategy to attract, retain and build audience.
  • Proven success as an editorial team leader with the ability to work under pressure to tight deadlines and to make immediate and reliable decisions as required.

For further details on the role and requirements, please refer to the full position description: Download File 50067505 EXECUTIVE PRODUCER.pdf

We would love to see your work. Please submit material with your application online (include examples, links to websites or attach audio/video files up to 5MB).

For further information on this position please contact Mary-Jane Fenech, A/Manager ABC Local Melbourne at [email protected]

We are unable to accept email applications, please ensure that you submit your application via the online portal.

We respectfully request that Recruitment Agencies do not submit applications for this position.