Radio Broadcast Assistant Job in Nairobi, Kenya

We are looking for a highly motivated Radio Broadcast Assistant Position.

The Candidate will provide support in the development and day-to-day production of local radio station.

He or she will give practical assistance to programme producers and presenters to ensure that shows run as smoothly as possible.

He/she will undertake key administrative activities as well as assisting in planning, researching and producing live and pre-recorded radio programmes.

Location: Nairobi

Job Responsibilities

  • Responsible for the station’s imaging
  • Checking if the equipment is in good condition. Live assist for live sho
  • Download and edit shows
  • Editing TV Voiceovers and dif erent programs
  • Cutting adverts and mentions immediately after shows
  • Responsible for monitoring the signal and ensuring we are on air at all times in all our frequencies.
  • Responsible for all technical aspects of the department


  • Must have strong organisational skills
  • Knowledge of the Radio market, dif erent station and programme styles, and audience demographics.
  • Good knowledge and good ear for sound, music genres, artists and updates.
  • Knowledge and ability to work with dif erent Radio Automation and editing software’s.
  • A high level of IT skills – particularly good word-processing and data handling skills.
  • Ability to learn how to use a variety of recording equipment, and to operate dif erent radio studios.
  • Ability to conduct ef ective internet research, use relevant computer software for audio recording, editing, and, packaging when necessary.
  • Accuracy and attention to detail
  • Creative thinking, idea generation and problem solving skills.
  • Must have confidence and tenacity to pursue information and overcome obstacles.
  • Ability to work independently but also as part of a team.
  • Ability to work ef ectively under pressure, react quickly, and meet tight deadlines.
  • Determination, diplomacy and excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Empathy and patience, the ability to build rapport and draw information from people.
  • A basic understanding of the law, ethics and industry regulation as they af ect Radio production.
  • Self-motivation and adaptability.


  • At least a Diploma in Mass Media, Radio Production, Journalism or a related field.
  • At least one year’s experience in radio production.
  • A good overall knowledge of the radio industry and the specifics.
  • Ability to read and voice scripts will be an added advantage.

Interested and qualified candidates to submit their CV to, job title on the email subject Radio Broadcast Assistant and expected gross salary.

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Updated: November 27, 2020 — 12:15 am