About the Station
Wellington Access Radio is the station that’s by, for, and about our community. We’re a non-profit, grassroots charity which celebrates the diversity of Wellington.
We provide a platform of representation for groups not usually heard in mainstream media, alongside arts, music and local culture.
Based on Ghuznee Street in Pōneke Wellington, the station broadcasts to Wellington, Porirua, and the Hutt Valley on 106.1FM and provides a digital live stream and podcasts at www.accessradio.org.nz
Wellington Access Radio is a member of the Community Access Media Alliance – www.cama.nz
Programming features local arts, culture, NZ music, and content that provides for the interests of women, students, youth, LGBTQIA+ communities, people with disabilities, and culturally and linguistically diverse communities. We broadcast in 22 languages with volunteer programme makers from a wide variety of cultures and backgrounds.
The role of Marketing and Communications Co-ordinator offers a rare opportunity to contribute to and promote cultural and social diversity and representation.
About the Role
This new role has been established to assist Wellington Access Radio inform potential listeners, funders and programme-makers about the work we do to support groups not usually heard in mainstream media make radio.
We want to work with someone with marketing, communications and promotion ideas and experience to help us:
Improve our communication with current and potential listeners, funders and programme-makers
Under-take initial and ongoing evaluations of who we are reaching, who we could be reaching and our messaging to these audiences
Write and implement a marketing and communications strategy
Refresh the templates for our Weebly website
Pay greater attention to accessibility for our social media and online communications
Increase the impact of our social media presence
Conduct an inaugural survey of programme-makers and listeners
You will be part of a small talented team of technical, programming, community engagement, and accounts staff along with some 300 volunteer programme-makers.
Who we are Looking For
Experience in a similar role would be an advantage, however interest in the access media sector and a willingness to learn and grow in the role will be taken into consideration while hiring for this position.
Excellent communication and problem-solving skills
An ability to communicate effectively and sensitively with people from diverse backgrounds, ages, and abilities
Proven ability to work cooperatively and constructively as part of a team
A passion for and understanding of public service and community broadcasting
An appreciation for the need for diverse representation in media
Experience working in the charity, non-profit, or community sectors
Experience in marketing and communication including social media, newsletters, media releases and branding
Experience networking at a local community level
A background in media
While the above experience is preferable, we also highly value genuine interest and transferable skills, so if you think you could be a good fit, please apply and let us know why.
What we are offering
Flexible working hours
Ability to split work from home and onsite
Great team environment
Please don’t hesitate to get in touch with any questions. Contact Pip Adam, Station Manager Phone: +64 4 385-7210 | Email: email@example.com
How to Apply
To apply send a CV and Cover Letter to Pip Adam, Station Manager firstname.lastname@example.org
Written, audio or video applications welcome.