TV Station General Manager

Lusaka, Zambia (Remote), Full Time

Job Description

Managing the development and quality of daily programming content for the  station
Managing the development of an integrated media production House.
Initiating and leading the promotional, marketing, and social media strategy for the network.
Partner with the sales team to develop and implement sales promotional ideas.
Entering production contracts and ensuring contracts are fulfilled.
Scheduling weekly events and the on-air talent to achieve the most program and news-specific,
knowledgeable, and professional broadcast.
Overseeing talent acquisition.
Communicating market issues, including production and budgetary items.
Planning and setting market project goals and milestones.
Following and enforcing the Company’s policies and procedures, including the key media guidelines always.
Ensure team safety
Performing any miscellaneous department duties as needed.

Qualifications

A bachelor’s degree in journalism or a related field of study is preferred, or equivalent experience
Control room experience required
Experience in news production and script review
Live line producing and experience handling breaking news, a proven ability to work well under pressure and deadline
Strong writing and production skills
Outstanding judgment, critical and strategic thinking, organization skills, and an ability to be persistent yet diplomatic
Field producing experience strongly suggested
Must be able to work an extended schedule as the news cycle and deadlines required
Demonstrates strong leadership skills.
Communicates clearly and effectively.
Works well with a team
Exhibits strong problem-solving skills.
Maintains a professional demeanor.
Demonstrates knowledge of current media market trends.
Exhibits familiarity with industry standards.
Demonstrates ability to formulate and manage a realistic budget.
Exhibits the ability to think both creatively and analytically.

TO APPLY
Suitable candidates must send their applications, attaching their current CVs to
jo[email protected]
The closing date for receiving applications is Sunday, 31st July 2022
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted