Tuesday, 04 June 2019

Chief Executive Officer, MediaCom Education

The Presbytery & Synod of South Australia is seeking applications from enthusiastic, gifted and highly motivated leaders to this executive management position.

Reporting to the MediaCom Education Board, the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) will provide strategic leadership and management oversight of the production, procurement and distribution of resources to individuals and churches in Australia and New Zealand.

MediaCom Education is an organisation which is separately incorporated from, but very closely associated with, the Uniting Church Synod of South Australia.

It is a publisher of resources and other materials for the Uniting Church in Australia Assembly, and is a publisher and distributor (local and international) of books and materials for use in worship, Christian education and discipleship.

MediaCom Education also has extensive subscriptions lists covering all mainstream Christian denominations.

The successful applicant will be required to have hands-on management experience in a multi-disciplinary organisation, and will need to demonstrate the ability to develop a high quality operational team.

Excellent interpersonal and communication skills with the Board, staff, volunteers and outside the organisation are vital to the success of this position.

The successful applicant will also be able to demonstrate strong networking skills and business acumen.

A tertiary qualification at a minimum level of a Bachelor’s Degree in theology, ministry, education or an equivalent related discipline is essential.

A commitment to the ethos and polity of the mainline Christian Church is a fundamental requirement, as is an active membership of a Christian denomination.

The position involves international and national travel.

Enquiries in the first instance can be made to the Chairperson of the Board, Mr Barry Atwell on 0401 123 444.

Further details about MediaCom Education and the position are outlined in the Position Description & Person Specification which can be obtained by emailing This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or clicking the link below.

Classification: Part Time Fixed Term
Strategic leadership and operational focus
Full time (1.0 FTE) position (negotiable up from 0.8 FTE minimum)
2 year fixed term contract

See full job description attached: MediaCom Education CEO (202 kb PDF)

Application close date: 24 June 2019 at 4.00PM