News Business Manager


Permanent Full Time

We’re looking for a business manager to help drive effective financial and operational management at RNZ News.

We have a unique commitment to public interest stories and telling them in a way that engages people intelligently.  It’s important we deliver a service that meets the needs of New Zealanders, our funders, prudently and efficiently.

And that’s where this role fits in. You’ll work closely with the Head of News and the Head of Digital to provide financial/accounting and administrative expertise across our newsroom.  You’ll also be analysing our business processes and performance and find ways we can improve our systems.  

And you’ll be giving administrative support to our news staff to make sure they can do their jobs as well as possible.

Ideal experience and personal skills

  • Successful track record in planning, budgeting and expenditure control.
  • Willingness and ability to take a hands on ‘doer’ approach.
  • Expertise in assessing strengths and weaknesses of administration and business systems.
  • A passion for news and public broadcasting

This role will be located in Wellington initially and may be reviewed after a year.

Please note: A complete application includes your covering letter and a CV.

Applications close: Sunday 23 July 2017

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

Location: Wellington, Auckland

Closing Date: Sunday, July 23, 2017

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Job no: FZFM73546