Content Manager, ABC Classic & ABC Jazz

  • Great opportunity to join an iconic Australian brand
  • Lead a national creative team passionate about bringing fine music to Australian audiences
  • Executive level - Salary to commensurate with experience
  • Permanent, full-time position
  • Location flexible: Melbourne, Sydney or Brisbane

The ABC strives for equity and diversity 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 LGBTIQ+ individuals. The ABC also aims to achieve a gender-balanced workforce.

For more information on inclusive employee networks within the ABC please refer to ABC LinkedIn and Life Page

About ABC Classic & ABC Jazz

ABC Classic is Australia’s home for classical music, wherever you listen, read or watch. ABC Jazz is at the centre of jazz music in Australia. As part of the Australian Broadcasting Corporation, both networks enjoy a long history celebrating Australia’s finest musical performers and enriching the lives of millions of music lovers every week across radio, digital, video, streaming services and social media.

About the Role

This rewarding leadership role will manage the ABC Classic and ABC Jazz networks, content and staff across platforms. You will be charged with leading and motivating a highly creative team of people all over Australia. You will work with the best classical and jazz music minds in the country, as the peak broadcaster for classical and jazz music in Australia.

The role with involve:

  • Leading ABC Classic & ABC Jazz program teams including program planning, airchecks and editorial guidance to ensure a shared understanding and commitment to ABC objectives.
  • Providing a high level of leadership in editorial decision making and build ABC Classic & ABC Jazz audience across all platforms
  • Leading and managing ABC Classic & ABC Jazz radio, digital and specialist teams to deliver outstanding and original content for Australian audiences.
  • Leading the team to deliver events such as the Classic 100, various music history campaigns and live music recordings of some of Australia’s finest orchestras and artists

About You

  • Classical and Jazz music knowledge and industry experience, including an understanding of key Australian musical organisations
  • Strong creative leadership to influence and inspire a creative team in making diverse programs for a classical music audience.
  • Proven editorial skills and judgement, including a high level understanding of the Australian classical music community and modern copyright and intellectual property issues
  • Proven ability to plan and effectively manage projects and stakeholders utilising a variety of project management approaches

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.

Applications Close: 11:55 pm, Wednesday 12th May


26/04/2021 $0 CBD, Inner West & Eastern Suburbs 1 Advertising, Arts & Media
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