Operations Manager - 96three FM Geelong

Operations Manager - 96three FM Geelong

This new position in the organisation leads a team of approximately 20 staff and volunteers in the daily operations of the station.

About the Role:

Reporting to the CEO and a key member of the leadership team the Operations Manager oversees the day-to-day operations of 96three FM and works towards the strategic objectives of Geelong Christian Media/96three with a particular focus on legislative, administrative, creative and community responsibilities.

As a new position in the organisation, the Operations Manager leads a team of approximately 20 staff and volunteers in the daily operations of the station with approximately 4 direct reports.

The role provides supervision and guidance for all 96three FM content and events, representing the station at internal and external events as part of 96three’s commitment to its Community Consultation Strategy & Structured Engagement program.

Working closely with the CEO the Operations Manager is responsible for providing vision and leadership for the operational management of the station and cultivating and maintaining strong working relationships with internal and external stakeholders to the benefit of Geelong Christian Media.

About You:

To be successful in this role you will be passionate about broadcasting the reality of Jesus. You will have high levels of integrity, honesty, and transparency in your dealings with others. You will be team-oriented and committed to representing the radio ministry as part of the leadership team.

You will have demonstrated experience in an Operations Manager role with strong financial and commercial acumen. You will have exceptional communication and stakeholder management skills with a customer focus and a demonstrated ability to deliver results through leadership. Ideally you will have experience within radio broadcasting and a working knowledge of ACMA and other federal, broadcasting regulations.

Relevant tertiary qualifications are desirable but not essential.

About Geelong Christian Media:

Having recently celebrated 25 years of Christian broadcasting Geelong Christian Media Inc (trading as 96three FM) is an incorporated, not for profit, non-denominational Christian community radio station.

96three FM seeks to ‘change lives’ by broadcasting hope and encouragement to our community 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Radio knows no boundaries. It enters prisons, hospitals, cars, homes, and wherever human needs are present. We seek to provide a station that positively reinforces individual worth and builds up the family unit based on sound moral and Biblical guidelines.

96three FM holds a permanent community radio licence in the Geelong region broadcasting from the Surf Coast to Melbourne’s north and west, with streaming services available around the world. 96three FM is a registered charity, governed by an elected board and owned by its members.

At 96three FM you will not only join an Australian leader in Christian Broadcasting but a talented and committed team caring for the community.


If you require any reasonable adjustments to assist you with your application, please contact via email to: peter@96three.com.au subject ‘Operations Manager’

For further information, please request the position description via email: peter@96three.com.au

Applications Close Friday 14 th May 2021

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