Television Station
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2 months ago

General Manager

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Job Description

  • Managing the development and quality of daily programming content for the station
  • Managing the development of an integrated media production House.
  • Initiating and leading the promotional, marketing, and social media strategy for the network.
  • Partnering with the sales team to develop and implement sales promotional ideas.
  • Entering production contracts and ensuring contracts are fulfilled.
  • Scheduling weekly events and the on-air talent to achieve the most programme and news-specific, knowledgeable, and professional broadcast.
  • Overseeing talent acquisition.
  • Communicating market issues, including production and budgetary items.
  • Planning and setting market project goals and milestones.
  • Following and enforcing the Company’s policies and procedures, including the key media guidelines always.
  • Ensure team safety
  • Performing any miscellaneous department duties as needed.

Qualifications:

  • 15+ years of news production or related experience
  • A bachelor’s degree in journalism or related field of study is preferred, or equivalent experience
  • Control room experience required
  • Experience in news production and script review
  • Live line producing and experience handling breaking news, a proven ability to work well under pressure and deadline
  • Strong writing and production skills
  • Outstanding judgment, critical and strategic thinking, organization skills, and an ability to be persistent yet diplomatic
  • Field producing experience strongly suggested
  • Must be able to work an extended schedule as the news cycle and deadlines required
  • Demonstrates strong leadership skills.
  • Communicates clearly and effectively.
  • Works well with a team
  • Exhibits strong problem-solving skills.
  • Maintains professional demeanour.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of current media market trends.
  • Exhibits familiarity with industry standards.
  • Demonstrates ability to formulate and manage a realistic budget.
  • Exhibits ability to think both creatively and analytically.
  • Possesses excellent time management and multi-tasking skills.

Method of Application

Suitable candidates must send their applications, attaching their current CVs, to this email:

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Application deadline
10 Jun 15:26