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Presenters (x2), RNZ Concert - Breakfast/Drive

Presenters (x2), RNZ Concert - Breakfast/Drive

Job details

RNZ Concert
12 May 2022
Auckland, Wellington
Work type
Full time employment
Work classification
Marketing & Media, Music


About these roles

RNZ Concert is looking for vibrant, engaging and skilled Radio Presenters to create a musical oasis, a destination where all are welcome to escape the troubles of the world and enjoy a rich musical landscape. Looking for authentic people who will champion our music and radio station.

The RNZ Concert Breakfast Host offers listeners good company and an uplifting start to their day, communes over coffee, joins them on their journeys, and soundtracks their activities until morning teatime.

The RNZ Concert Drive Host accompanies listeners wrapping up the day's tasks and heading indoors following the school run, the day's work or other adventures. Your bright and breezy show is ideal for the young and young at heart as an antidote to road rage and a delightful soundtrack for meal prep and other household tasks, as we wind down towards the day's end.

You will work closely with a Producer to deliver great live music radio from 6 -10am for Breakfast or 3-7pm for Drive, Monday to Friday, with planning, preparation and other tasks taking place outside of those hours.

These rare opportunities see you supporting our music playlist with interesting, relevant voice breaks, music features, interviews and other activities designed to entertain current and new audiences.

As 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.

Skills and experience

As 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.

We're looking for people with the following skills:

  • Broadcast, performance or other one-to-one speaking or presentation experience
  • Radio presentation or similar one-to-one conversational communication expertise
  • Accurate pronunciation
  • Good research skills, interviewing and/or reporting experience
  • A broadcasting or music qualification an advantage

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 respected. We are a tight-knit, passionate team keen to welcome people who will help us move the motu (country) with music.

These roles can be based in Auckland or Wellington.

How to apply

Please note - A complete application includes your covering letter and a CV. Please include links to examples of you speaking: showreel, public speaking, interviewing or similar.

Applications close on Thursday, 12 May 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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29 Apr 2022

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