Listed 17 May 2018

Production Manager

JOY 94.9, Melbourne
Application close: 14 Jun 2018

JOY 94.9
Level 9, 225 Bourke Street,
Melbourne VIC 3000
T 03 9267 6000
Social @joy949

Position Production Manger
Team Programming
Reports to: Program Director
Status Full Time – 37.5 hrs per week
Term: 12 months
Location Level 9, 225 Bourke St, Melbourne, VIC
Organisational overview

JOY 94.9 is a volunteer-powered community radio station, committed to providing a voice for the diverse gay, lesbian, bisexual, trans*, intersex and queer communities, enabling freedom of expression, the breaking down of isolation and the celebration of our culture, achievements and pride. Due to the dedication of it’s many volunteers, JOY 94.9 stands as a beacon in the community; bright, visible and unmistakably proud.

JOY is an intimate, available and immediate way for people to link instantly to the diverse LGBTI communities. Australia’s largest LGBTI community organisation, JOY is a pre-eminent player in Australia’s media landscape.

Position overview

The Production Manager has overall responsibility for these key areas:

1. Providing creative and effective production services that fits the station formats and complies with the Broadcasting Act and the CBAA Code of Practice
2. Directing and mentoring the production team
3. Assisting to achieve and maintain the JOY Melbourne purpose, values and mission
4. Head JOY’s corporate podcasting services and future production ventures

Key responsibilities

 Providing creative and effective production services to ensure a seamless on-air sound that fits station formats and complies with the Broadcasting Act and the CBAA Code of Practice under the direction of the Program Director
 Ability to multitask and coordinate the production of various services, from station promotion, sponsorships, CSA’s and podcast production
 Maintaining a close working relationship with Sponsorship Account Managers, Operations Manager, Volunteer Coordinator and other functional managers to achieve creative and effective production outcomes
 Manage, coordinate, and monitor all audio production activities
 Manage, coordinate, and monitor all traffic management activities
 Maintenance and record keeping of all forms of production media and sound library
 Monitor all produced and live-read on-air scripts to ensure fit to station formats
 Act as mentor to production (and when required presentation) team, including – training, consultation, advice, provision of feedback, effective flow of communication, and performance management
 Briefing the Volunteer Coordinator to source volunteers with specialist skills (as required)
 All position holders at JOY are required to perform their duties in accordance with JOY
Melbourne current policies and procedures

Key selection criteria

 Experience and or qualifications in broadcast production services in a fast paced work environment.
 The ability to multi task.
 Finger on the pulse of current trends in audio production sound and podcast trends.
 Ability to work independently or as part of a team.
 Understanding of the CBAA code of practice.
 Sensitivity and understanding of the LGBTI Community
 Sound people management and coaching skills and experience working with volunteers.
 Excellent written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills
 Sound administration, organisational and time management skills
 Proficient in audio production programs, including Adobe Audition.


 Knowledge of Wide Orbit and/or similar digital play out systems would be a distinct advantage.
 Experience working in the community sector or a community radio environment.
 Podcast production skills and experience as well as a knowledge of what is trending in the podcast field.

Application process

To apply for this position, email a cover letter outlining your suitability and interest in the position and
your resume to the JOY 94.9 Program Director at

Apply here