Programme Controller ETOP Radio Employment Opportunity – Vision Group

Organisation: Vision Group
Duty Station: Uganda
Reports to: Station Manager
ETOP Radio
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 ETOP Radio 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
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
  • Conducting daily on air review of the
  • 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
  • Holding weekly programming review
  • Submitting weekly programming reports to
    the station manager.
  • Holding monthly one on one meetings with

Qualifications, Skills and
  • The ideal candidate for the Vision Group
    Programme Controller ETOP Radio job placement must hold a Diploma in Mass
  • 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
  • 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: 16th August
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