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General Manager - First Nations Media - Alice Springs

Employer: Employment Office
Work Type/s: Full Time
Classification/s: Indigenous, Management, Media & Arts, Executive & Senior Management
Sector/s: Business/Private Sector
Location: Regional NT

Job posted on: 12 April, 2019.
Applications close: 13 May, 2019. (Expired)

About First Nations Media

Founded in 2001, First Nations Media Australia (FNMA) is a national peak body representing and supporting the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander broadcasting, media and communications industry. FNMA provides a range of functions- advocacy and representation; policy development and research; member services and support; industry development events, projects and resources; communications and networking.

FNMA's members provide locally relevant information services that support health and wellbeing, provide meaningful employment and skills, strengthen cultural identity and support social and economic development. By embracing all communication mediums and platforms in an industry that continues to diversify they are able to continue to connect and share knowledge with the communities.

Working in different ways and locations across Australia, FNMA understands the importance of creating a positive environment to ensure everyone can work together to create innovative solutions for the challenges and disruption faced by the First Nations media industry.

About the Opportunity

First Nations Media Australia (FNMA) is looking for an energetic and inspiring General Manager (Indigenous Identified) to join their company in Alice Springs, NT on a full-time basis.

Reporting to the board, the General Manager will focus on the execution and development of FNMA's strategic plan and the overall strategic and operational responsibility for staff, stakeholder engagement, member services, industry events and projects, policy and advocacy.

Some of your responsibilities may include (but will not be limited to):

  • Providing regular written and verbal reports to the Board;
  • Updating policies and procedures and ensuring these are up to date and accurate;
  • Working with the Board, membership and staff on strategies for development and growth of the First Nations media industry;
  • Developing and maintaining relationships with key stakeholders including government agencies, industry partners, member organisations and practitioners;
  • Participating in broader policy development and representation of FNMA's interests and goals; and
  • Overseeing and guiding the delivery of all FNMA projects within budgets, timeframes and KPIs;
  • Advocating for new opportunities and projects that increase sustainability, impact, income and capacity of media and communications for members.

About the Benefits

For your hard work and dedication, you will receive an attractive salary circa $105,000 - $120,000 (commensurate with skills and experience) plus super.

Additional benefits include:

  • Relocation assistance
  • Salary packaging opportunities (up to $15,899 per annum)
  • 5 weeks of annual leave
  • Laptop and phone
  • Social dinners and gatherings
How to apply for this job

This job ad has now expired, and applications are no longer being accepted.