The Community Broadcasting Association of Australia (CBAA) champions community broadcasting by building stations’ capability and by creating a healthy environment for the sector to thrive.
Community broadcasting is a vital part of the Australian media landscape. The 450+ radio services broadcasting across Australia to over 5.3 million people per week play an important role in providing a voice for communities that aren’t adequately serviced by other broadcasting sectors. These include:
- Indigenous Australians
- Ethnic communities
- Educational services
- Religious communities
- Print disabled communities
- Music, arts and cultural services
- Youth and seniors’ communities
These community broadcasting services:
- Provide a diverse range of viewpoints that enrich the social and cultural fabric of Australian society and contribute to public interest outcomes
- Promote the identities of local communities and contribute to social inclusion
- Provide opportunities for participation in free-to-air public broadcasting and content production
- Contribute to media diversity
- Generate a high level of local content
- Provide a unique range of services and programs
The CBAA has a casual vacancy on its Board and is seeking a new Director to complement the skills and experience of current Directors. Interested applicants with a sound understanding of governance would be encouraged to apply, but skills/ attributes in the following are also being sought:
- critical thinking and governance practices
- community and stakeholder engagement
- Culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds
- Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander backgrounds
- From a regional or rural location
Applicants with the following core skills will also be favoured:
- corporate governance qualifications
- leadership and strategic thinking
- risk management
- experience in the not-for-profit sector
CBAA is a company limited by guarantee.
Further information about the role can be obtained by emailing Rainbow Yuen at email@example.com
Applications are due by COB 3rd August 2018.
How to Apply
For full details of the role and to download the Board Kit, or please visit our website www.cbaa.org.au . Candidates should provide a CV and cover letter with relevant responses to the key skills/ attributes provided above. Responses to the criteria assist us in shortlisting candidates.
All applications should be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org
Any questions on CBAA Board Membership can be directed to Jon Bisset, CBAA Chief Executive Officer on 02 9310 2999 or email@example.com.