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Head of Audio Production and Operations

Sydney, Melbourne - Salaried

Southern Cross Austereo (SCA) strives to deliver the best entertainment solutions across an unrivalled portfolio of multimedia brands with the biggest shows, the best talent and the most exciting events across Australia.

At SCA, our people are extremely talented, creative, and committed to producing leading national and fiercely local content of the highest standard. We pride ourselves on being a values-driven organisation with an inclusive, collaborative, and high energy culture which enable our employees to perform at their very best.

Reporting into the Chief Content Officer, the newly created role of Head of Audio Production & Operations will be responsible for leading the migration of SCA’s total audio production workforce across our linear broadcasting and digital audio channels. Through this you will ensure efficient integration of SCA’s back-of-house Audio Production and Operations hubs to enable a seamless execution of all external SCA media.

As the successful applicant you will have:

  • Extensive content operations and audio production experience at an executive level
  • A market leading understanding of multi-platform media facets
  • Specialised content technical ability with understanding of key macro industry trends
  • Experience leading large and diverse teams across various locations and within complex organisational structures
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills and the ability to motivate and inspire teams and individuals to consistently perform at high levels
  • Strong commercial skills and the ability to use financial data and business information to make effective decisions and to drive change when necessary
  • An unquenchable desire to drive a culture of success and continuous improvements through innovation

We aim to deliver the highest quality and most engaging content, underpinned by creative excellence, strong group collaboration and knowledge sharing, technical expertise and innovative thought leadership.

The culmination of these activities will support the company's key strategic objectives, improve the value and monetisation of our brands while building long term relationships and new connections with our audiences.

Interested? Apply now by submitting your resume and cover letter, including salary expectations.


As one of Australia's most innovative and exciting entertainment-based media companies, working for Southern Cross Austereo is far more than a job – it’s an opportunity to be associated with one of the world’s leaders in media entertainment.  Our radio networks are committed to delivering the country’s best entertainment, music, sport, comedy and big events to Australians whilst our digital division is leading the way in thought leadership and innovation. We also have affiliation arrangements with all of the metropolitan commercial television networks which means SCA’s television services cover most of regional Australia. The combination of our TV, Radio and digital assets can reach 95% of Australians, engaging over 10 million people per week, making us a truly integrated media company.

Employing approximately 2,500 staff nationally, SCA is an exciting, vibrant, energetic and progressive company. Our values are the standards which our people share that guide our day-to-day decisions, shape or individual and collective behaviour and make us who we are today.

The opportunities to grow your career is endless when you’re working for one of Australia’s leading media companies. We provide all staff with ongoing support and guidance to develop your skills, grow your media career and reach your full potential.


We are committed to advancing equal employment opportunities for our staff and to diversify and develop our workforce. Furthermore, we aim to recognise the value of attracting and retaining employees with different backgrounds, experience, knowledge and abilities. We also aim to ensure diversity contributes to our business success and benefits individuals, teams, clients and the community.