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Standard Group Jobs in Kenya

The Standard Group comprises, The Standard Newspapers, The Nairobian, KTN, Radio Maisha, PDS, Standard Digital and Think Outdoor Services. 

The Group is looking for highly motivated, qualified, experienced and reputable team player to fill the following position:


Librarian

To organize, store, update and retrieve video and other print and non-print material in order to make the library an anchor information resource centre for the Presentation, KTN Editorial and other authorized library users.

Key Responsibilities: -
  • To establish an organized cataloguing and storage system for easy and speedy access to information required for TV presentation and for research by editorial staff.
  • To control library stock, to maintain an up to date borrower’s register and to send out overdue notices to borrowers.
  • To arrange library material according to category and usage levels; such as foreign, local, new tapes, raw footages.
  • To cut and file topical articles from newspapers.
  • To provide reference/retrieval assistance service to Library users including identification of the best CDs, CASCOM effects for use in commercial, local productions and features.
  • To line up programs for daily transmission and to liaise with the programmes acquisition manager and Presentation Editors on availability, preview and editing.
  • To evaluate the relevance of news clips/raw footage, to catalogue and classify them and to do daily backup of catalogued items.
  • To cut and file topical articles from newspapers
Knowledge and Skills
  • University degree
  • Diploma in Librarianship.
  • Minimum of 5 years’ work experience in Library
  • Ability work under pressure
  • Good Communicator
Studio Technical Operator

Ensuring that all day to day programs and live bulletins are running in line with the pre-defined DTS and CTS in a smooth and professional manner

Key Responsibilities: -
  • Report any anomalies/malfunctions any technical equipment may exhibit to Snr STO & maintain high standard of equipment cleanliness at all times
  • Ensuring all cameras and Lighting within the studios is correct and at all times before and during live and pre-recorded programs and to carry out general camera work.
  • Act as a sound technician within the gallery and studio ensuring that all sound microphones are in place and working, installation of mobile microphones on guests.
  • Liaising with T.V. Producers and Reporters on live broadcasts ensuring correct flow as per ME Broadcast specifications.
  • Handling of broadcast equipment outside the premises ¡n times of live or pre-recorded events.
  • Database maintenance of information into the VT Servers of the Appella Systems
  • To compile all commercials, programs and announcements for transmission and run as per DTS and ensure that the selected shots are well balanced on screen and relevant to the message
  • To receive and maintain up to date daily record of relevant video tapes and to ensure their safe custody at the end of each day
Knowledge and Skills
  • Diploma in Media Technology, or Diploma in Studio Technical Operations, or Diploma in Broadcast Technology. A Higher National Diploma in Electrical & Electronic Engineering will be an added advantage.
  • 3 years’ experience in Technical Operations
  • Good Communicator
  • Ability to work long and odd hours
  • Trustworthy
  • Well Groomed and Energetic
If you possess the above qualifications and the drive to meet the challenges, visit our websitewww.standardmedia.co.ke/recruitment to browse through the current openings/vacancies and apply not later than 3rd December 2014.

The Standard Group is an equal opportunity employer and as such, canvassing of any form will lead to automatic disqualification


Please note that ONLY shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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