ABC Head of Music

  • Senior Executive Level position
  • Full-time, ongoing role
  • Location Negotiable, Australia Wide

This role will see you lead the development, performance, and music strategy for triple j, Double J, triple j Unearthed, ABC Country, ABC Classic and ABC Jazz.

The ABC is the nation’s most trusted, valued and awarded independent source of Australian conversations, culture, and stories. With over 4,000 employees from diverse backgrounds across over 60 locations around Australia and more locations overseas, we are proud to create, curate and deliver high-quality content that informs, educates, entertains and reflects Australian communities.

Reporting to the Head of Audio Content, this role will see you lead and manage music strategy across triple j, Double J, triple j Unearthed, ABC Country, ABC Classic and ABC Jazz to ensure teams are meeting audience needs on the platforms where they live as well as on ABC platforms.

You’ll lead initiatives to identify and develop best practice production methodologies across Music, and champion a mindset of continuous improvement and audience impact and ensure strategies are aligned to relevant ABC strategies.

You’ll provide leadership and direction to Music teams to ensure an inclusive, creative, capable and motivated team share an understanding and commitment to ABC Content objectives.

You’re an outstanding leader with the ability to communicate effectively with all levels of staff and management, including extensive experience developing, managing, and maintaining key stakeholder relationships.

You love music!  You have an in-depth knowledge of the audio, entertainment and media industry coupled with a strong music background, including a high-level understanding of the Australian music scene and modern copyright and intellectual property issues.

You possess high-level analytical and problem-solving skills, exemplifying professionalism, energy, and drive to deliver innovative solutions that make a difference.

The ABC strives for diversity and inclusion in the workplace, aiming to represent, connect, and engage with all members of the Australian community. We strongly encourage applications from Indigenous Australians, individuals from diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds, people with disabilities, and LGBTIQA+ individuals.

For further details on the role and requirements, please refer to the full position description:  Download File 50049222 HEAD MUSIC.pdf

For further information on this position please contact Ben Latimer, Head of Audio Content at [email protected] 

Applications close 5 pm Sunday 14 January 2024

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