National Ethnic and Multicultural
Job Description and Application
Closing date: Tues 30 June 2009.
The NEMBC is the peak organisation representing ethnic community radio broadcasters throughout
Australia. There are over 550 member programs at over 100 metropolitan and regional stations,
broadcasting in some 100 languages and producing over 1700 hours of local programming each
The Administration Officer supports the Executive Officer and the Executive Committee as well as
ensuring the smooth running of the NEMBC office. We are looking for a multi-skilled person with
strong administrative skills and some operational skills, with excellent computer skills and
preferably experience in databases and an aptitude for writing. The NEMBC office has four staff.
Work is in a multicultural environment and cross-cultural communications are required. Self
motivation, initiative and an enthusiasm for the objectives of the NEMBC are important.
People from a non-English speaking background are encouraged to apply.
To apply applicants must follow the guidelines mentioned below in ‘How to Apply to For This
Position’. Applicants that don’t submit applications as stated below may not be considered.
For further information please refer to www.nembc.org.au
1. Salary range
$40,000 per annum, plus 9% superannuation (plus CPI yearly increase).
2. Principal Duties
a) Provide administrative, operational and research support to the NEMBC Executive Officer
and the NEMBC Executive Committee.
b) Organise the NEMBC office including: use of a range of computer software, maintaining
databases, updating websites and using electronic forms of communication.
c) Work on office finances and liaise with the organisation’s part-time book keeper.
d) Organise Committee meetings and keep records of travel, accommodation and
reimbursement of expenses.
e) Assist with the organization of the national conference each year (held in different