Al-Ansar Radio & TV Live Program Manager / Head of Programs Jobs in Nigeria

Al-Ansar Radio & TV Live Program Manager / Head of Programs Jobs in Nigeria

Position Description

  • The Head of Programs is responsible for planning and scheduling program materials for
    the Radio Station.

  • She/He will determIne what entertainment, news broadcast, and other program material the station offer to the public.

  • It is an important role for the station because the listenership of the radio station will depend on the competence of the HoP.

  • She / He will be expected to singlehandedly manage all programming duties for the station.

    The Head of Program is expected to

  • Check completed program logs for accuracy and conformance with NBC rules and regulations, and resolve program log inaccuracies.

  • Direct and coordinate activities of personnel engaged in news broadcast, spans, and another programming.

  • Cue announcers, actors, performers, and guests.

  • Evaluate new and existing programming for suitability and assess the need for changes, using information such as audience surveys and feedback

  • Monitor and review programming in order to ensure that schedules are met, guidelines are adhered to, and performances are of adequate quality

  • Monitor network transmission for advisories concerning daily program schedules, program content, special feeds, and / or program changes.

  • Plan and schedule programming and event coverage based on broadcast length, time availability, and other factors such as community needs, data ratings, and viewer demographics.

  • Act as liaison between talent and directors, providing information that performers/guests need to prepare for appearances, and communicating relevant information from guests, performers, or staff to directors.

  • Conduct interviews for broadcasts.

  • Develop budgets for programming and broadcasting activities, and monitor expenditures to ensure that they remain within budgetary limits.

  • Develop ideas for programs and features that the station could produce.

  • Operate and maintain on-air and production audio equipment.

  • Prepare, copy and edit tape so that material is ready for broadcasting.

  • Read news, read and/or record public service and promotional announcements, and otherwise participate as a member of an on-air shift as required.

  • Review information about programs and schedules in order to ensure accuracy and provide such information to other media outlets as necessary.

  • Select, acquire, and maintain programs, music, interviews, and other needed materials, and obtain legal clearances / consent for their use as necessary.

    Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent in Mass Communication, Public Relations, Journalism, Marketing and Advertising, Drama and Theatre etc

  • Advanced Degree (Masters
    or equivalent) is preferable.

  • A minimum of 10 years of working experience in the broadcast industry.

  • Experience in broadcasting and/or online programming and promotion.

  • Relevant experience includes program management, audio production, project development, community relations program automation, and content creation.

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills in English, including writing, editing, and preparing documents/reports.

  • High level of competency In MS Office software (MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook).

  • Knowledge and understanding of radio communications facilities, broadcast equipment, and sound distribution systems.

  • Knowledge of radio organizational structures, workflows, systems and operating procedures

  • Considerable knowledge of media and communication regulatory bodies and the rules and regulations, and laws governing establishment and operations of electronic media organization.

  • Strong commitment towards creative, successful revenue generation and engaged in serving the community

  • Familiarity with the culture and environment of Borno State and North East of Nigeria.

  • Other duties as required by the General Manager

    Application Closing Date

  • 15th May, 2020.

    How to Apply

  • Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV containing evidence of relevant work experience and qualifications along with a Suitability Letter of not more than two pages indicating the position they wish to apply for and why they should be accepted for the position to: using the "Job Title" as the subject of the email.


  • The position being applied for should be specified in the email subject line.

  • Only applicants that meet the minimum qualifications will be contacted for further screening.

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