Listed 9 Sep 2021

Head of Marketing

ARN, Ryde & Macquarie Park, Sydney NSW
Application close: 7 Oct 2021

Head of Marketing

Share your voice. Make quality ​connections. Shape the future ​of audio.

As part of ARN, the recognised leader in audio in Australia, you have an opportunity to share your voice on the future of audio. Audio is booming and we are defining it. We are entertainers. We create moments that move people, and that people move to. We are investing in audio’s smartest advertising, experts, and innovations. This gives us unparalleled understanding of our audience and the content that moves them and helps us form quality connections with our customers. It’s our commitment to creating moments that move people that makes us memorable. ​

We’re shaping the future of audio – our success as the leader in the Australian radio landscape means we can complement our great radio people with others whose skills will help us dominate the digital audio landscape of the future, just as we have the radio landscape of today. ​

We have the best people and the best future. Why not come along and be part of our story?

We currently have an exciting role available for Head of Marketing for The Edge! This is a new role & business unit within ARN, and so the position is envisaged to evolve and change with the business. Responsible for developing the national marketing strategy, growing 18-29 audiences for The Edge across FM, DAB+, iHeart Radio, and social media platforms.

Key role outputs include:

Grow audiences & ratings for The Edge on FM, DAB+, iHeart and social media platforms
Develop, lead, and execute a national consumer marketing plan for The Edge in line with business and brand priorities
This role will ensure we leverage relationships with labels, promoters, artists, talent, and cultural organisations to drive marketing outcomes
Collaborate with the ARN Marketing team on budget tracking, Media Plans, PR/Comms and Trade Marketing initiatives. Identify innovative initiatives that can be monetised and assist with positioning The Edge brand and product offering to engage an 18-30 national audience
Build & manage key relationships for The Edge within the music & entertainment industries
Oversee & manage the marketing calendar and work collaboratively with relevant internal teams to execute campaigns – aligning with commercial and content strategies and objectives.
Collaborate with ARN marketing teams on the effective implementation of media planning and buying
Own and manage the marketing budget, including day to day financial management and ROI tracking (in collaboration with ARN Marketing)
Identify partnership opportunities which provide The Edge with audience growth and assist in positioning The Edge brand
Create a great place to work by behaving in alignment The Edge brand and with ARN’s Culture in Action
Create a safe working environment for yourself and others by actively understanding and implementing our workplace health and safety system

The successful candidate will have:

Passionate about music and marketing
Strategic thinking with an analytical mindset
Ability to put a creative spin on the traditional, to drive ideas which seize the moment and reflect current trends relevant to our audience
Strong ability to lead and influence key internal and external stakeholders
Project planning and management skills
Ability to work under pressure and within timeframes
Good networking and relationship building skills
Strong Communication skills
A strong understanding of the lifestyle and interests of The Edge 18-30 National audience
Expert in the Australian music and media landscapes
Understand how to create and execute great brand strategies and marketing plans
Extensive marketing, campaign development and implementation experience with experience working across traditional and digital channels
Experience in managing commercial partnerships and sponsorships
A strong understanding of, and connections within, the Australian music industry – particularly around Hip Hop and R&B
Knowledge of broadcasting laws and codes.
Formal qualification in marketing or related discipline
Minimum of 8years in marketing management, with experience working on brands with a youth audience or consumer
Solid understanding of all digital and social platforms
Proven project management experience
Our Culture:
We have four behaviours that make up our “Culture in Action” which describe how we act every day to create a great place to work:
Aim High​ – We set big goals and work together ​to achieve them.
Own It​ – We take personal responsibility for our ​actions and have a solutions mindset.
Be Your Best Self​ – We create the environment we need ​to thrive.
Make a Difference​ – We look for every opportunity to improve and we seek out diverse perspectives ​to help us achieve that.

Bring your skills, genius, and energy along on our journey, please press the APPLY button and upload your cover letter and resume by close of business 7 October 2021.

ARN is a HT&E company. For more details, head to and connect with us via Twitter (@ausradionetwork) and LinkedIn (LinkedIn /australianradionetwork)

EEO Statement
ARN is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other basis protected by federal, state, or local law.

Disability Accommodation
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