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Executive Producer - Kinderling, Sydney

Friday, March 23, 2018

Executive Producer – Early Learning Programmes

Location: Sydney
Contract: 12 month fixed term maternity leave contract
Salary: $80-90K

This is an exciting chance to lead the development and delivery of Early Learning Programming at Australia’s most popular national radio station for children and their families – Kinderling Kids Radio.

A thriving, mission-driven organisation, Kinderling is a pioneer in children’s broadcasting.

Launched in 2015, Kinderling is Australia’s first national radio station specifically designed for children aged zero to six, and their grown-ups.

At the forefront of both children’s entertainment and parenting trends, Kinderling is committed to delivering cross-platform programming that is innovative, engaging, entertaining and educational; and that reflects, and communicates to, the broad diversity of Australian families.

About the Role
This role is an exciting opportunity for an experienced audio producer who can lead the development, production and delivery of Kinderling’s ground-breaking  Early Learning Programmes.

A role for a sharp and efficient multitasker, you will:

Deliver Play & Learn (no direct reports)

  • Co-design, and then produce, a new season of Play & Learn with Kinderling’s early learning partner pedagogy team;  
  • Identify and commission relevant new content;
  • Manage, and provide editorial guidance to, third party content providers;
  • Ensure overall programme design meets the Early Years Learning Framework;
  • Manage key stakeholder relationships including Kinderling’s early learning partner and content providers;
  • Deliver the programme into early learning centre environments;
  • Re-package programmes for online, app and podcast platforms;
  • Lead the content promotion and marketing strategy to ensure programme success;
  • Deliver Play & Learn programme within allocated budgets;

    Oversee production of Together Time and Qantas programmes (one direct report);

  • Provide editorial and audio production guidance to producers and on-air talent;
  • Ensure editorial decision making is guided by set programme objectives;
  • Manage key staff to meet production deadlines;
  • Manage key stakeholder relationships;
  • Ensure all relevant reporting is accurately recorded and submitted on time.

Core skills and experience required
You are an experienced audio producer with exceptional editorial judgement and a highly developed audio sensibility. You are an assertive communicator with strong interpersonal skills and can effectively lead teams and projects with confidence.

You also possess:
• 3+ years’ experience in radio production;
• advanced skills in creative script writing, audio recording, and audio editing;
• proficiency in audio editing software such as Pro Tools, or equivalent;
• proven ability to build relationships with internal and external stakeholders to meet key objectives within different projects;
• a keen understanding of children’s programming and how to effectively communicate to the 0-6 target audience;
• an awareness and understanding of the Early Years Learning Framework;
• the ability to handle more than one assignment at a time; ability to prioritise, anticipate and communicate effectively;
• demonstrated ability to work as part of a collegial and high-energy team.

Email your resume, references and a cover letter to Lorna Clarkson.

Apply now
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