Listed 20 May 2024

River 949 Announcer and Music Director

ARN Regional, Ipswich
Application close: 14 Jun 2024
  • Arts & Entertainment
  • TV / Film / Radio
  • Ipswich
  • Permanent / Full Time
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 an 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 and make us memorable. ​
Why not come along and be part of our story?

We have an exciting role as Announcer/Music Director at River 949.

Are you excited about creating entertaining breaks, connecting with listeners in a passionate, diverse and fast-growing community plus executing focused, strategic music schedules? If so read on…

About the Role:
  • River 949 offers the successful applicant an enviable lifestyle in the heart of Southeast Queensland, we are the number one station in one of the fastest-growing areas in Australia. There’s easy access to Brisbane and some of the country’s most picturesque landscapes and coastlines.
  • Based in our Ipswich studios, you will be responsible for creating and programming unique and compelling music content as well as hosting a high-profile daytime shift.
  • You will work closely with the promotions and sales teams for client function/promotional appearances including outside broadcasts and pop-ups.
  • You will work closely with the River 949 Content Director, helping execute the Music Strategy and ensure the continued success of the station.
  • We’re looking for on-air execution that stands out! Someone who can easily connect with our 35- to 54-year-old target demographic, loves our local area and lives and breathes music.
About You:
  • Previous success within a Music Directors role in a metro or large regional market.
  • Significant on-air experience.
  • A distinctive on-air style that complements River 949.
  • Outstanding communication skills and the ability to engage River’s target audience.
  • Great time management, and the ability to work well under pressure.
  • A genuine passion for the industry and a professional approach to the role.
  • Experience with Zetta and G-Selector is preferred
What’s in it for you?
  • ARNSocial Work Perks which include – various giveaways & events, FREE and discounted tickets,
  • Novated Leasing + Super Salary Sacrifice | Paid Birthdays off |Paid Parental Leave | Charity Leave | Bonus Annual Leave Program
  • Discounts on lifestyle and entertainment with big-name brands including Health fund discounts
  • Education Assistance | Career Development with consistent quality training | Long-term career progression

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​– Set big goals and achieve them together.
  • Own It​ – Take ownership and be solutions-focused.
  • Be Your Best Self​ – Create the environment we need to thrive.
  • Make a Difference​ – Seek out ways to have a positive impact.

Bring your skills, genius, and energy along on our journey, please press the APPLY button and upload your cover letter and résumé!

For more details, head to and connect with us via Instagram (@arndefiningaudio) and LinkedIn (LinkedIn /ARN) 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.

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