POSITION: Content Team Manager

Danny Chifley, 31st May 2022
Are you JOY’s new Content Team Manager?
JOY 94.9, Australia's LGBTIQA+ Community Media Organisation, is seeking a highly skilled and experienced team manager with media knowledge to lead their Content Team. 

Your passion for inclusion and diversity combined with your leadership experience will provide the Content Team with the direction, inspiration and support they need to build a more inclusive Australia.

The Content Team Manager role is responsible for managing the Content Team, currently consisting of 5 paid members and 150 casual and part time volunteers (including Team Leaders), who create and deliver content to a substantial audience via Radio, Podcasts, Videos and Text, covering music, news, current affairs and specialty content.

Guided by JOY’s Content Matrix, the Content Manager ensures we provide a diverse, inclusive, professional content service, designed to inform, entertain, uplift and advocate for the rainbow community and allies, operating within and adhering to Media Law, The Community Radio Broadcasting Codes of Practice and other relevant regulatory requirements.

Working with the CEO, Leadership Team and Content Team Leaders, the successful applicant will manage and continue to develop JOY’s Content offering, ensuring it reflects the needs of, and represents the LGBTIQ+ community and allies.

Your key responsibilities;

  • Actively participating in the JOY leadership team to contribute to the successful achievement of our strategic plan.
  • Actively managing, informing, inspiring, and empowering the Content Team, including our Breakfast and Drive Teams, Content Broker, volunteer Team Leaders and content creators and broadcasters to deliver a best practice Content Service, that achieves our content matrix and reflects the needs of the Australian LGBTIQA+ community and our allies.
  • Ensuring our Community Broadcast Licence (Radio) conditions are met, including achieving Australian and LGBTIQ+ Music benchmarks, and that our Content service operates within Media Law and other industry regulations.
  • Ensuring the Content Team meets budget and fulfils JOY’s strategic plan objectives related to creating, curating and delivering content focusing on inclusivity, diversity and intersectionality to build a more inclusive Australia.
  • Ensuring JOY’s Content team, policies, processes, and service delivery adheres to and fosters a practice of continuous improvement, while identifying and seizing opportunities to grow our audience and industry ranking.
  • Ensuring JOY’s content creators and broadcasters have the knowledge, skills and experience to perform their role to the highest professional standard, collaborating with the Leadership Team experienced Content Team members and external training providers.
  • Collaboratively planning, implementing, monitoring and evaluating the Content creation and delivery service at JOY with the CEO, Broadcasting Compliance Committee, Leadership and Content Teams.

To apply:

View the full position description and selection criteria here: Content Team Manager Position Description 230522

To apply for this role, please forward your CV and covering letter, addressing the Key Selection Criteria in detail to recruitment@joy.org.au by 12 noon, Friday 10th June 2022. Further information is available here

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