Radio Jobs - Programme Controller Bukedde FM at Vision Group

Organisation: Vision Group
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Station Manager Bukedde FM

About Us:
The Vision Group incorporated as the New Vision Printing & Publishing Company Limited (NVPPCL), started business in March 1986. It is a multimedia business housing newspaper, magazines, internet publishing, television, radio broadcasting, commercial printing, advertising and distribution services. NVPPCL is listed on the Uganda Stock Exchange, with an expected turnover of over UGX 60 billion (FY 2010/2011).

Job Summary: The Programme Controller Bukedde FM will ensure that presenters deliver shows that are appealing to the target audience by effectively producing radio shows that grow audiences and generate revenue.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
  • Produce daily radio shows in order to grow audiences and generate revenue by;
  • Tasked with researching on current events/affairs relevant to the target audience.
  • Creating saleable segments for the respective shows.
  • Preparing and writing scripts that will guide the presenters.
  • Prepping the presenters before going on air.
  • Conducting daily on air review of the shows.
  • Conducting on air interviews with clients.
  • Produce and host shows as assigned in order to keep the audiences engaged and informed by;
  • Tasked with researching on relevant educative topics.
  • Drawing the show script.
  • Rehearsing for on air delivery.
  • Where applicable gather content e.g. vox pox, interviews.
  • Identify, prep and host guest on the show where applicable.
  • Participate in managing the day to day operations of the programming section to ensure compliance and smooth work processes by;
  • Supervising performance of presenters on a daily.
  • Holding weekly programming review meetings.
  • Submitting weekly programming reports to the station manager.
  • Holding monthly one on one meetings with presenters.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate for the Vision Group Programme Controller Bukedde FM job placement must hold a Diploma in Mass Communication/Journalism.
  • Three years’ experience in a competitive Radio content development environment
  • Previous experience in other broadcast content development environment is an added advantage
  • Have a good eye for saleable content.
  • Broadcast software; cool edit, adobe audition, imediatouch, jazzier, RCS, news boss.
  • Computer literacy skills i.e. proficient in the use of Microsoft packages.
  • Proficient in written and spoken Luganda and English.
  • Basic knowledge of broadcast equipment.
  • Hosting/on air delivery - added advantage.
  • Excellent Leadership/people management skills.
  • High degree of integrity.
  • Excellent communicational, organizational, analytical and planning skills.
  • Results oriented.
  • Creative and innovative thinking.
  • Quick decision making and judgment.
  • Work under minimal supervision.
  • Ability to deliver under tight deadlines.

How to Apply:
All those reeling to work in Uganda’s leading media house, Vision Group, should send applications and updated CVs to: Chief Human Resources Officer, The New Vision Printing and Publishing Company Ltd. P.O. Box 9815, Kampala, Uganda

Deadline: 30th June 2017

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