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Chief Executive Officer

JOY Media

JOY is seeking its next Chief Executive Officer to continue the work of building the sustainability and diversity of our organisation, whilst focusing on fostering the extensive talent of our team. Responsible for the delivery of our Strategic Plan, you will bring your inclusive leadership style to Australia's LGBTIQA+ Community media organisation, with the purpose of building a more inclusive Australia

JOY is Australia’s LGBTIQA+ community media organisation, listed on the Australian Charities and Not for Profit Commission Register, with the purpose of building a more inclusive society. We do this by providing the opportunity for freedom of expression, the breaking down of isolation and the celebration of the culture, achievements, and pride of the diverse rainbow community.

An exciting opportunity exists to lead JOY as the new CEO. The Chief Executive Officer will lead the delivery of JOY’s strategic plan and the operations of the organisation, reporting directly to the Board of Directors, via the Chair. Working with JOY’s leadership team and extensive volunteer team members, the CEO is responsible for the management of day-to-day functions including HR, finance, service provision, and compliance with a focus on effective, inclusive, and empowering leadership, as well as delivering excellent outcomes for JOY and our listeners.

Key Selection Criteria

Required skills, knowledge, and experience:

  • 3-5 years’ experience small to medium not-for-profit organisation management skills, knowledge, and experience.
  • Knowledge of and experience in Community Media or a similar sector, including a strong understanding of community broadcasting regulatory requirements (desirable)
  • Living within the LGBTIQA+ community, or as an ally, continuously integrating the knowledge of their needs, issues, and challenges into your practice, with the empathy and skills to drive success.
  • Demonstrated ability to successfully lead, empower, and inspire LGBTIQA+ people, bringing a high level of emotional intelligence to our JOYster community.
  • Demonstrated ability to inspire, encourage, foster, and evaluate creative ideas and possibilities with a focus on continuous improvement and respect.
  • Demonstrated ability to plan, budget, deliver, monitor, and evaluate strategies/projects.
  • Demonstrated ability to engage internal and external stakeholders to create success.
  • Excellent written, verbal, and presentation communication skills.

Academic qualifications / technical skills:

  • Relevant tertiary qualification or higher in organisational management.

How to apply

Apply by clicking Apply Now and sending your CV and a cover-letter.

Your cover letter should outline your vision for the role and address the selection criteria.

Applications will be taken on a rolling basis.

A position description is attached.

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