Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) Chief of Staff, ABC Mid West WA Full Time in Geraldton WA

Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC)

Branch Geraldton WA AU

Chief of Staff, ABC Mid West WA
Geraldton WA

Strong editorial skills in planning, gathering and producing innovative content. If you have demonstrated editorial leadership experience and a proven track…

Geraldton Location

About the ABC

The ABC is the nation’s most trusted and independent source of Australian conversations, culture, and stories. With over 4,500 employees from diverse backgrounds, located across over 50 locations around Australia and overseas, the ABC is proud to create, curate and deliver high-quality programming that informs, educates and entertains.

About ABC Regional

ABC Regional provides a national voice for the one third of Australians who live outside our capital cities. In an age where the footprint of commercial media is shrinking, the ABC’s regional role is more important than ever. ABC Regional ‘s more than 400 staff prepare and present almost 1,000 hours of live local programs every week from 48 locations across the country, and link the stories, people and conversations of regional communities to local, national and international audiences through broadcast, online and mobile services.

About the Role

ABC Regional is seeking a dynamic leader to oversee content gathering in the Mid West of WA – meeting changing coverage and content requirements across all platforms.

You’ll be based in Geraldton in the State’s Mid West, so you’ll enjoy the incredible beaches and year round fantastic climate. It’s an area rich in stories and you’ll be working with a great team to create agenda setting content.

The successful applicant will oversee and co-ordinate the daily output of the station in a responsive and efficient manner. You will also;

  • Provide effective leadership for a whole-of-team approach to content creation.
  • Identify content relevant to the region to attract, retain and build audiences.
  • Create compelling local broadcast, social media and online content to engage local and national audiences across platforms.
  • Actively engage in community activities on national projects.
  • Develop and build team capability through appropriate training, coaching and mentoring.

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About You

This is a fast-paced role so you will need to be a great communicator with exceptional organisation skills and a genuine commitment to the audience.

To be successful in the role you will have:

  • Proven track record in a Radio, Digital and/or News content making environment.
  • Strong editorial skills in planning, gathering and producing innovative content.
  • Effective leader with superior organisational and communication skills.
  • Experience creating agenda setting live radio in a contemporary manner with an audience focus.

If you have demonstrated editorial leadership experience and a proven track record working in a Radio and/or News content making environment, we want to hear from you.

For an overview of the role, please refer to the position description: Chief of Staff MidWest WA PD.pdf

For more information on working at the ABC visit abc.net.au/careers

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Employment Type: Full Time
Location: Geraldton, WA, AU
Posted on: 2016-11-29
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