Communications Diploma Jobs at KFM – Programs Controller

Job Title: Programs Controller (K FM)
Location: Uganda
Monitor Publications Limited, a Nation Media Group Company is Uganda’s most influential media house, operating The Daily Monitor and Sunday Monitor news­papers, 93.3KFM, 90.4 Dembe FM, Nation Couriers and the Monitor Business Directory.
We wish to recruit qualified and experienced profession­als to fill the vacancy above
Programs Controller
Reports to: Head of Programing
Job Purpose: To plan and co-ordinate a programming strategy for KFM Radio Station so as to achieve high audience ratings to maximize profit from advertising revenue.
Specific Duties & Responsibilities include:-
  • Creates programme clocks and inserts all elements of programming every hour of the day
  • Executes programming strategy to achieve planned audience targets in terms of gender distribution, age and social class
  • Supervises and meets presenters to plan for the day’s programmes
  • Schedules and distributes play lists to presenters and briefs them on any promotions to run on air
  • Liaises with the Sales Manager to come up with sales promotions and supervises their successful execution
  • Co-ordinates with the Marketing department to develop a winning radio brands Is responsible for the general administration of the station
  • Analyses research data from internal and external sources to improve programming ratings
  • Plan and implement information driven programs like sports and talk shows.
Academic Qualifications and Experience:
  • Bachelor of degree from an accredited University
  • Diploma in Mass Communication
  • At least 3-5 years working experience with 2 years at middle management level
  • Experience in a media related industry will be required.
Core Competencies
  • Very strong drive for results
  • Strong understanding of Media market dynamics
  • Very strong communications skills
  • Very strong interpersonal skills
  • Think on feet with a lot of initiative and innovation
  • Analytical skills
  • Ability to follow through and close issues
  • High emotional intelligence
  • High level of integrity
  • Ability to motivate and inspire his team
  • Conflict management.
How to Apply:
If you believe that you are our ideal candidate, please submit your application, detailed CV and academic documents with a daytime telephone number by 17th September 2012 to: The Resourcing & Talent Manage­ment Specialist, Monitor Publications Ltd. P. 0. Box 12141, Kampala, Uganda. Or you can send an email to Please Note that only short listed candidates will be contacted
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