An opportunity is available for an experienced and inspiring Head of Children’s Production to join the talented, passionate, dedicated ABC Children’s production team. This position is responsible for the day-to-day management and organisation of content development and production across the ABC’s radio, television, and digital services for children, ensuring it operates in accordance with the ABC’s vision and values.
Reporting to the Director of Entertainment & Specialist and leading the Children’s production team to build engagement, drive motivation and achievement, you will:
Work collaboratively to set the vision and strategy for original children’s content production across radio, television and digital services
Develop and commission programs for ABC children’s platforms and other third-party platforms, as deemed part of the strategy
Achieve audience goals in quantitative and qualitative measures; and
Contribute to the overall strategy & positioning of the ABC as Australia’s leading multiplatform & multi-channel broadcaster.
With the ability to develop and implement a strategic vision through effective and inspiring leadership, you will bring:
Extensive knowledge and understanding in program production and/or broadcasting
Strong experience as a programmer, curator, program commissioner, or producer
A track record in identifying innovative and engaging projects, both at script stage and completed, as well as new and emerging talent; and
A demonstrated knowledge of and commitment to the role of public broadcasting.
With a sense of passion and energy, you will embody the ABC principles of straight talking, people focussed, accountable, open and transparent.
Applications Close: Sunday 7 April 2019