Located at the Grant Cameron Community Centre, Weston ACT, CMS host over 30 different ethnic language programs each serving their communities here in Canberra. With support from the Community Broadcasting Foundation (CBF), CMS is fortunate to have the opportunity to increase its staff, member services and member support in 2019. The New Year marks an important milestone for CMS with the launch of a new logo, website, member portal, training & fundraising programs, digital radio and much, much more.

As such, we welcome two new position openings at CMS Radio!


Operations and Administration Manager

Position type: 1-year, Fixed Term part-time (likelihood of extension, flexible attendance hours 15-20 hours per week), Award Clerks Level 5 rate $26 per hour plus superannuation.

Canberra Multicultural Service Community Radio (CMS) seeks an enthusiastic and motivated, self-starter to oversee station operations and administration.

CMS seeks an Operations & Administration Manager who is passionate about community radio, exhibits tenacity & resourcefulness plus an ability to work toward deadlines under minimal supervision. The Operations and Administration Manager’s duty is to oversee day-to-day station operations, program development and scheduling as well as to oversee and maintain general administration.

The Operations and Administration Manager is supported by the Development Manager, Production Assistant, Finance Officer and an Administration Assistant of Member Services & Communication (also advertised). This role will work closely with the Development Manager to identify station needs and support fundraising and development projects where applicable.

The Operations & Administration Manager will oversee work by the Production Assistant on sponsor announcement scheduling and broadcaster production needs and projects. Moreover, work with our Technical Consultants on station technology needs and contractor scheduling.

Download: JDF Operations and Administration Manager


Administration Assistant, Member Services & Communication

Position type: Casual (7-10 hours per week) Clerks Award L2, year 1, $27.54 per hour plus superannuation; currently funded until June 2019.

Canberra Multicultural Service Community Radio (CMS) seeks an enthusiastic and culturally passionate, self-starting communicator to assist the Development Manager and Operations & Administration Manager in achieving results in 2019 funded projects.

CMS seeks a Member Services & Communication Administrator with a proactive ‘can-do’ attitude and passion for people and multicultural Australia. Ideally this person will be adaptable, demonstrate an ability to work within a small team and toward deadlines under minimal supervision.

The Member Services & Communication Administration Assistant will assist the Development Manager and Operations & Administration Manager in achieving results in funded projects in 2019. These include:

  • Delivering improved member services to CMS’ volunteer broadcasters;
  • Primary point of communication with volunteer broadcasters;
  • Assisting with the training schedule, shared resources bookings (voice recorders, headsets and studio bookings);
  • First point of contact for new member applications, plus general volunteer administration and communications;
  • Assist in developing new communication strategy; and
  • Collect listener data through the development of a new listener survey.

The Member Services & Communication Administration Assistant will be an integral staff member in building and launching CMS’ new brand, website, member portal, training program and fundraising events calendar.

Download: JDF Administration Assistant of Member Services and Communication


Application Information

To submit your application please send a CV, including two current or previous work referees. Please also demonstrate why you are best suited for the position on a separate 2-3 page document, highlighting previous work examples in relation to the attached Job Description’s duties and selection criteria.

Please email your application to info@cmsradio.org.au

Applications close Monday 14 January 2019. Late applications will not be accepted. Only successful applicants will be contacted for interview (week starting Mon 21 Jan) with a view to commence work on or after, Tuesday 5 February.

For more information please see the attached Job Description. If you have any questions please contact, Kerri Marie – Development Manager, on (02) 6287 7058 or info@cmsradio.org.au. The office is currently staffed 10am to 4pm Tuesday and Friday; you can leave a phone message or email at any time including your query, name and contact information.

Please note, the office will be closed Monday 24 December to Monday 7 January, returning Tuesday 8 January.

We look forward to hearing from you – happy holidays!