Family Media Broadcast Assistant Job in Kenya

Family Media is a leader in Christian Media and one of the largest independent Christian media companies in Africa.

Our mission is to create and publish compelling media on all possible channels that inspires and encourages the audience to have a meaningful relationship with Christ and to build up a daily relationship with Jesus.

To achieve our mandate, we wish to hire the following:

Broadcast Assistant

Duties and responsibilities

  • Responsible for the station’s imaging
  • Checking if the equipment is in good condition. Live assist for live shows
  • Download and edit shows
  • Editing TV Voiceovers and different 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

Essential Knowledge and Skills:

  • Must have strong organisational skills.
  • Knowledge of the Radio market, different 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 different 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 different radio studios.
  • Ability to conduct effective internet research, use relevant computer software for audio recording, editing, and, packaging when necessary.
  • 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 effectively under pressure, react quickly, and meet tight deadlines.

Qualifications

  • At least a Diploma in Mass Media, Radio Production, Journalism or a related field.
  • At least two years’ 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.

How to Apply

Qualified and interested candidates for the different vacancies should email a cover letter and a copy of your CV to hr@familymedia.tv by COB 30th June 2021 with the respective job title as the email subject.

Kindly note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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Updated: June 11, 2021 — 6:38 pm