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Breakfast Producer, RNZ Concert

Job details

Radio New Zealand
5 Oct 2022
Work type
Full time employment
Work classification
Marketing & Media


New Zealand's media landscape is about to undergo an exciting transformation. TVNZ and RNZ will become one entity next year, producing top-quality news and entertainment for New Zealanders, by New Zealanders.

This is your chance to join RNZ at a pivotal time in our history. We're thrilled about the new opportunities that are about to be available to our people; and we hope you can join us.

Te Tūranga - The opportunity

RNZ aims to develop a life-long relationship with all the people of Aotearoa by enriching, reflecting and connecting the communities of Aotearoa and the Pacific through informative, challenging and entertaining storytelling.

Te Mahi - About the job

RNZ Concert is looking for an energetic, organised and skilled radio producer to help create a musical oasis, a destination where all are welcome to escape the troubles of the world and enjoy a rich musical landscape. Someone who will champion our audience and their presenter.

The RNZ Concert breakfast show offers listeners an uplifting start to their day, joins them on their journeys and accompanies their activities until morning teatime.

You will work closely with our presenters Sani and Carey, and the wider team, to deliver great live music radio from 6am-10am Monday to Friday, with planning, preparation and other tasks taking place outside of those hours.

This rare opportunity sees you supporting our music playlist with interesting, relevant information, music features, occasional interviews and other activities designed to entertain current and new audiences. This role may include some co-presentation opportunities.

Ōu Pūkenga - About you

A team player, you will be enthusiastic about contributing to the overall success of RNZ Concert as we move into the next exciting chapter of this much-loved radio station.

You will have the following:

  • Radio production experience
  • A love of classical music
  • Good energy and always a 'Plan B'

We welcome applicants with connections to cultures and communities with an interest in classical music who we could better serve.

About RNZ Concert

RNZ Concert is the public radio station dedicated to sharing great classical music (and beyond) with people across Aotearoa. As well as offering lovingly curated and presented art music from the first century AD to today, we are a music arts amplifier, gathering and showcasing work by New Zealand musicians, composers, organisations and communities here and across the world. Our unique music recording team is internationally acclaimed. We are a tight-knit, passionate team keen to welcome people who will help us move the motu (country) with music.

Ngā Hua - What we offer:

  • An opportunity to be creative and join a great team culture
  • We will match an employee's KiwiSaver contribution up to 4%
  • RNZ supports work/life balance for our people including working from home initiatives where possible
  • Comprehensive wellbeing support
  • Great leave provisions

Te Ahurea - Our culture

We are committed to fostering an inclusive and constructive culture. This means creating a place where our people feel like they belong and can do their best work. We do this through our attitudes; Be Bold, Better Every Day and Extend Manaakitanga.

This is a full-time role based in Wellington.

How to apply

Please note: A complete application includes your cover letter and a CV. You may also wish to include links to examples of your work online.

Applications close on Wednesday, 5 October 2022.

RNZ is committed to the principles and practices of Equal Employment Opportunity and welcomes applicants reflecting New Zealand's cultural and ethnic diversity.

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22 Sep 2022

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