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POSITION: Station Manager, 1RPH

Alex Crerar, 13th September 2022

POSITION: Station Manager

  • Reporting into1RPH President of Print Handicapped Radio of the ACT 
  • Part-time (20 to 22.5 hours per week) until 30 June 2023 when the position will be reviewed
About the Role:

The Station Manager manages and oversees the day-to-day administrative operations of the station, and works towards the strategic objectives of 1RPH with a particular focus on its legislative, administrative and community responsibilities. The Station Manager is responsible for seeking grant opportunities, grant writing and grants management. The Station Manager provides supervision and guidance to the 1RPH volunteers. The Station Manager is expected to attend/oversee internal and external events as part of 1RPH’s commitment to community engagement. (A Time-in-Lieu system is in place for this).

Key responsibilities:
  • Oversee the day to day administration of the station, including management of financial, accountability and compliance practices;
  • Participate in a change program to improve station management practices including volunteer and member administration, volunteer recruitment and training, external communications ad station promotion;
  • Liaise with external stakeholders and clients including sponsors, donors, members of he public and community radio counterparts;
  • Monitor and report regularly to the Committee on the availability of external grants and recommend action; develop grant applications and acquit external grants received;
  • Provide advice and support as needed to technical, production and programming teams;
  • Work cooperatively with Treasurer and those volunteers appointed to programming, technical and volunteer management roles.

It is expected that the Station Manager will work with others to develop solutions to the efficient management of routine Station administrative and operational functions such as cleaning, simple purchasing, roster preparation, live program preparation, telephone answering, reception duties and other tasks as required.

Selection Criteria
  • A solid background in administrative experience with some knowledge and or experience of community radio broadcasting in a voluntary context
  • A sound understanding of Radio 1RPH’s  objectives and a demonstrated capacity to contribute to the organisation of the Strategic Plan
  • Demonstrated data literacy and ability to use office desktop applications including spreadsheets.  Familiarity with audio editing and production software packages could be an advantage
  • Ability to work effectively with volunteers, including supervision and delegation of tasks as required
  • High level of written, oral and personal communication skills. 
Application process: 

To apply or for more details please e-mail president@radio1rph.org.au by 11 October. 

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