Head of Entertainment - Auckland

  • Auckland

In this role you’ll help set NZME’s entertainment content strategy, drive audience growth and develop new entertainment products that win audiences and create commercial opportunities.

WHAT YOU’LL DO:

You’ll oversee entertainment and lifestyle content through our TimeOut and BeWell magazines, New Zealand Herald and NZH.co.nz, ensuring the content is successfully integrated with radio and digital.

HOW YOU’LL DO IT:

- Show excellent news judgement and help your team generate unique content ideas that lead the market.
- Find and develop innovative ways of delivering entertainment content, to new and existing audiences across multiple platforms, with a particular focus on innovative commercial and premium content offerings.
- Maintain strong networks and public profile to represent NZME in the entertainment sector and wider community.
- Lead from the front by appearing in radio and video presentations for NZME and others, and by writing strong and insightful pieces.
- Think audience-first, using analytics and research data to understand and respond to what audiences want, and share this data with the team to increase their understanding.

ABOUT YOU:

You’ll have significant experience in leadership roles at major media organisations. You’ll be comfortable in print, digital, broadcasting environments and will have a strong track record in people-leadership. You’ll foster a culture of excellence and inclusion and will think strategically and with a forward-focused vision.

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