Rural and Sport Content Director – Auckland

  • Company:
    New Zealand Herald
  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
  • Job type:
    Full-Time
  • Posted:
    10 hours ago
  • Category:

NZME has an opportunity to join New Zealand’s most successful talk radio team to lead, innovate and drive the rural and sport strategy.

You need to have a great understanding of local and international rural and sport issues and know what makes great radio content. You’ll also help develop our rural and sport strategy and lead our programme teams to deliver it.

Reporting to the Head of Talk, the Rural and Sport Content Director will:

  • Develop and implement the rural and sport radio strategy across Newstalk ZB, Gold AM and Hokonui.
  • Work with our daily rural and sport shows such as The Country Sport Breakfast, The Country, and The Muster on editorial content as well as entertaining execution
  • Through the development of excellent contacts, source exclusive content and partnerships
  • Plan our major sporting events coverage and commentary, e.g. Rugby, Olympics, etc.
  • Develop new opportunities for rural and sport content on iHeartRadio and other NZME platforms.
  •  If you have a passion for radio programming and have the temperament required to work with some of New Zealand’s most successful radio talent, this could be the job for you.

    Applications close Friday 26th February 2021

    Applicants for this position must have NZ residency or a valid NZ work permit.