Radio Africa Group Music Scheduler Jobs in Kenya

Radio Africa Group Music Scheduler Jobs in Kenya


Summary

  • Radio Africa Limited is one of Kenya’s leading media houses with both top national and top niche radio stations in Kenya and we are looking for a candidate with diverse taste of music and passionate about music, well organized and trainable Music Scheduler.

    Music Scheduler

  • Reporting to The Program Controller, the job holder is mandated to coordinate music research process, schedule music as per the music policies and guidelines.

    Key Responsibilities

  • Edit and schedule daily music log for the designated station.

  • Ensure that each hour of music scheduled adheres to the agreed rules for music.

  • Ensure that the production elements like sweepers, promos and jingles fit best to the mood and tempo of the music flow.

  • Conduct regular audits of the database and scheduling software parameters.

  • Maintain the database of the stations music in good order archiving no essential and non-active songs.

  • Always have a backup copy of the stations music library archived.

  • Liaise with the research and production teams in the preparation of the music lists for weekly face-to-face music research.

  • Attend music meeting ensuring that most recent play-list and research results are available for consideration and that all songs to be considered for addition be available. At the end of the meeting distribute the new play-list to station PC and GPC.

  • Source new music for adding to station library, play-list or music universe through researching of music charts, station play-lists, trade publications and internet sites, TV shows and monitoring the competition.

  • Pre-listen and rate all new releases

  • Regular monthly audit of the music research tests including visiting the field to check on research assistants conducting studies. Weekly review of research
    sampling and reporting anomalies and suspicious results.

  • Institute and maintain the posting of research results on to the individual record entries so that all records carry their most recent audience research numbers in their information.

  • Source new local music through liaising with record companies, producers, promoters and artists.

  • Load vetted new music to Library before the weekly music meeting.

  • Answer all listener enquiries on music played.

    Education

  • Bachelor’s degree in Mass Communication/ Journalism

  • Diploma in journalism where there is no degree in journalism

    More Details on Experience

  • 1 years’ experience in a similar position in a busy media house.

  • An excellent writer

    More Details on Skills

  • Excellent time and deadline orientation.

  • A diverse sense and passion for music.

  • Capable of juggling multiple assignment and related complexities at the same time.

  • A high degree of flexibility with seasoned coordinating skills.

  • Excellent communication skills.

  • Ability to work under pressure.

  • An excellent eye for detail.

  • Great attitude with excellent team spirit.

  • A passion for constant improvement in journalism and unquenched drive to be the industry leader.

  • A Self-starter who is also able to collaborate actively with others in a cross-functional team.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; Radio Africa Group Music Scheduler Jobs in Kenya


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