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Station Manager



4ZZZ is run by a small but dedicated crew of staff and volunteers, and it’s been this way since we hit the airwaves in 1975. We are a non-profit organisation, driven to connect and amplify the voices of our local communities and powered by our subscribers and sponsorship revenue. We are committed to providing opportunities for volunteers to gain skills and experience in all facets of community radio with ongoing training and support.

The Station Manager is responsible for the everyday operations of 4ZZZ. This role works with the Board of Directors to set the strategic direction of the station.

The Station Manager reports to the Board of Directors monthly, and manages a team of paid staff, volunteer coordinators and broadcasters to deliver the strategic vision.

The role is fast-paced and varied. It requires critical thinking, problem solving and strong communication skills.

Prior experience in fundraising, volunteer engagement, broadcasting, organisational strategy & culture are preferred.

Please read the full Position Description attached before applying.

Selection Criteria

  • Ability to lead an organisation, and experience in the strategic management of organisational resources including financial, technological, information, communication and human resources.
  • Ability to build and sustain a motivated and skilled workforce, which includes volunteers, and to create a high degree of morale, team cohesion and effectiveness.
  • Commitment to community broadcasting and its objectives; and ability to understand and work with 4ZZZ’s station culture and program format.
  • Integrity and commitment to ethical practice, equity and diversity; and the ability to apply Equal Opportunity and Occupational Health and Safety principles and practices.
  • Outstanding written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to recognise opportunities, devise innovative proposals and undertake research and development projects which may involve risk taking.
  • Success in establishing rapport and maintaining productive relations and effective networks within the work place and with organisations, business and government.

Any questions regarding the role, please contact the recruitment panel at [email protected], using the subject line: Station Manager enquiry via EthicalJobs.

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