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Recruitment by Royal Media Services, Nairobi, Kenya

Radio Presenter & Continuity Announcer

EGESA Fm is seeking to fill the position of a radio presenter. If you believe you have what it takes to fill the above position, take time and read through and apply.

Responsibilities

The successful candidate will among others be able to do the following;

·         Research, plan and develop on air content, ideas and concepts in line with the station strategy and values.
·         On air presentation/continuity and acting on feedback from listeners.
·         Write broadcasting reports and execute commercial logs
·         Music research, identify and propose music that should be incorporated into the station sound.
·         Carry out outside broadcasting/Road shows and attend functions on behalf of the station.
·         Receiving briefs from clients/ marketers/ supervisor and executing accordingly.
·         Scripting, recording, packaging and producing station features
·         Creatively create and execute on air gaming elements
·         Cross-promote the company’s online & traditional product lines
·         Conceptualize and execute online campaigns for various projects
·         Ensure all social media platforms are updated regularly
·         Advise supervisor on new trends in online tools, applications, channels, design & strategy
·         Liaise with digital sales officers to create campaigns that can be commercialized

Qualifications

·         Less than 35 years of age
·         A bachelor’s degree preferably in the arts or mass communication training.
·         3 years on- the- job experience.
·         Fluent in spoken and written Ekegusii, English and Swahili with a rich voice with an ear for music.
·         Able to work long hours/odd hours without supervision.
·         Must be social media savvy, innovative and creative
·         Demonstrate professional approach and appearance including enthusiasm, drive, commitment, honesty, trust and loyalty
·         Keep abreast of evolving trends through continuing professional education in the area of digital platforms
·         Understand Media Law and Ethics


Radio Correspondent Job – Budalangi
Royal Media Services Limited wishes to recruit a suitably qualified individual to the position of a Radio correspondent. He/she will be required to source, generate, package and present the news. He/she will report to the Head of desk

Key roles & responsibilities

Generating ideas for news stories and news features
·         Following leads from news agencies, the police, the public, press conferences and other sources;
·         Generating ideas to head of desks , editors and producers;
·         Researching and compiling relevant information to support a story using credible information sources such as the internet, archives, databases, etc.;
·         Writing scripts for bulletins, headlines and special reports;
·         Exercising judgment on the best story angle;
·         Using portable digital audio recorders and other equipment to record material and appropriate editing software to produce complete packages for broadcast;
·         Preparing material for both pre-recorded and live pieces;
·         Filling stories from the respective county
·         Developing and maintaining useful contacts and relations with news sources;
·         Understanding and complying with media law and industry codes of conduct.

Qualifications

·         Degree in journalism, mass communications or any other related field
·         At least one year relevant experience as a reporter / correspondent in a busy media house.
·         Excellent written and spoken Luhya – Banyala dialect ,English and Swahili (Attach – Banyala dialect, English and Swahili demo in mp3 format)
·         An edge for news or features, ability for quick thinking, persistence, personal initiative and a good memory
·         Sound knowledge of the local and international social, political and economic news-shaping environment
·         A clear communicating voice
·         Ability to report accurately and impartially.


Radio Correspondent Job – Kajiado
Royal Media Services Limited wishes to recruit a suitably qualified individual to the position of a Radio correspondent. He/she will be required to source, generate, package and present the news. He/she will report to the Head of desk

Key roles & responsibilities

·         Generating ideas for news stories and news features
·         Following leads from news agencies, the police, the public, press conferences and other sources;
·         Generating ideas to head of desks , editors and producers;

·         Researching and compiling relevant information to support a story using credible information sources such as the internet, archives, databases, etc.;
·         Writing scripts for bulletins, headlines and special reports;
·         Exercising judgment on the best story angle;
·         Using portable digital audio recorders and other equipment to record material and appropriate editing software to produce complete packages for broadcast;
·         Preparing material for both pre-recorded and live pieces;
·         Filling stories from the respective county
·         Developing and maintaining useful contacts and relations with news sources;
·         Understanding and complying with media law and industry codes of conduct.

Qualifications

·         Degree in journalism, mass communications or any other related field
·         At least one year relevant experience as a reporter / correspondent in a busy media house.

Essential Competences
·         Excellent written and spoken English and Swahili (Attach English and Swahili demo in mp3 format)
·         An edge for news or features, ability for quick thinking, persistence, personal initiative and a good memory
·         Sound knowledge of the local and international social, political and economic news-shaping environment
·         A clear communicating voice
·         Ability to report accurately and impartially.


Radio Correspondent Job – Molo
Royal Media Services Limited wishes to recruit a suitably qualified individual to the position of a Radio correspondent. He/she will be required to source, generate, package and present the news. He/she will report to the Head of desk

Key roles & responsibilities

·         Generating ideas for news stories and news features
·         Following leads from news agencies, the police, the public, press conferences and other sources;
·         Generating ideas to head of desks , editors and producers;
·         Researching and compiling relevant information to support a story using credible information sources such as the internet, archives, databases, etc.;
·         Writing scripts for bulletins, headlines and special reports;
·         Exercising judgment on the best story angle;
·         Using portable digital audio recorders and other equipment to record material and appropriate editing software to produce complete packages for broadcast;
·         Preparing material for both pre-recorded and live pieces;
·         Filling stories from the respective county
·         Developing and maintaining useful contacts and relations with news sources;
·         Understanding and complying with media law and industry codes of conduct.

Qualifications

·         Degree in journalism, mass communications or any other related field
·         At least one year relevant experience as a reporter / correspondent in a busy media house.
Essential Competences
·         Excellent written and spoken Kikuyu, English and Swahili (Attach – Kikuyu, English and Swahili demo in mp3 format)
·         An edge for news or features, ability for quick thinking, persistence, personal initiative and a good memory
·         Sound knowledge of the local and international social, political and economic news-shaping environment
·         A clear communicating voice
·         Ability to report accurately and impartially.

Radio Correspondent Job – Ngong
Royal Media Services Limited wishes to recruit a suitably qualified individual to the position of a Radio correspondent. He/she will be required to source, generate, package and present the news. He/she will report to the Head of desk

Key roles & responsibilities

·         Generating ideas for news stories and news features
·         Following leads from news agencies, the police, the public, press conferences and other sources;
·         Generating ideas to head of desks , editors and producers;
·         Researching and compiling relevant information to support a story using credible information sources such as the internet, archives, databases, etc.;
·         Writing scripts for bulletins, headlines and special reports;
·         Exercising judgment on the best story angle;
·         Using portable digital audio recorders and other equipment to record material and appropriate editing software to produce complete packages for broadcast;
·         Preparing material for both pre-recorded and live pieces;
·         Filling stories from the respective county
·         Developing and maintaining useful contacts and relations with news sources;
·         Understanding and complying with media law and industry codes of conduct.

Qualifications

·         Degree in journalism, mass communications or any other related field
·         At least one year relevant experience as a reporter / correspondent in a busy media house.
Essential Competences
·         Excellent written and spoken Kikuyu, English and Swahili (Attach – Kikuyu, English and Swahili demo in mp3 format)
·         An edge for news or features, ability for quick thinking, persistence, personal initiative and a good memory
·         Sound knowledge of the local and international social, political and economic news-shaping environment
·         A clear communicating voice
·         Ability to report accurately and impartially.
How to Apply
If you are interested and qualified, please email your CV, voice demo and an application to recruitment@royalmedia.co.ke by Wednesday 13th June 2018.
Clearly cite Job Ref No. Ngong06/18.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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