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Vacancies in the Media Industry in Nairobi, Kenya

Administrative Officer

KIRK TV is a faith-based television station established to enrich the viewers holistically by addressing personal,
family, faith, health, environment, youth as well as national issues. The station will be based on Biblical foundations with the close partnership of stakeholders.
The station’s main aim is to impact society by entrenching values as well as advocate for environmental and national issues. The approach will be based on solid Biblical foundation and Christian values where the nature of the programming will be authentic, relevant, interdenominational and will also have international/universal appeal.

Main Purpose Of The Job
The person will be the first point of contact for the channel. Our Administrators duties include offering administrative support across the organization, HR duties and all day to day administration related activities. You will also coordinate front-desk activities, including distributing correspondence and redirecting phone calls
Responsibilities
·         Greet and welcome guests as soon as they arrive at the office
·         Direct visitors to the appropriate person and office
·         Keep a record of all library related materials
·         Answer, screen and forward incoming phone calls
·         Ensure reception area is tidy and presentable, with all necessary stationery and material (e.g. pens, forms and brochures)
·         Provide basic and accurate information in-person and via phone/email
·         Receive, sort and distribute daily mail/deliveries
·         Maintain office security by following safety procedures and controlling access via the reception desk (monitor logbook, issue visitor badges)
·         Order office supplies and keep inventory of stock
·         Update calendars and schedule meetings
·         Arrange travel and accommodations
·         In liason with the HR Manager, recruit, orient and handle all KIRK TV staff related queries
·         Administer all policy related issues and ensure clear understanding of the same by the staff
·         Perform other clerical receptionist duties such as filing, photocopying, transcribing and faxing
Qualifications
·         Degree/Diploma in Adminstration/HR or related studies
Experience And Skills
·         Proven work experience as a Receptionist, Front Office Representative or similar role
·         Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite
·         Hands-on experience with office equipment (e.g. fax machines and printers)
·         Professional attitude and appearance
·         Solid written and verbal communication skills
·         Ability to be resourceful and proactive when issues arise
·         Excellent organizational skills
·         Multitasking and time-management skills, with the ability to prioritize tasks
·         Customer service attitude
·         Knowledge of HR matters

Broadcast Engineer

KIRK TV is a faith-based television station established to enrich the viewers holistically by addressing personal, family, faith, health, environment, youth as well as national issues. The station will be based on Biblical foundations with the close partnership of stakeholders.
The station’s main aim is to impact society by entrenching values as well as advocate for environmental and national issues. The approach will be based on solid Biblical foundation and Christian values where the nature of the programming will be authentic, relevant, interdenominational and will also have international/universal appeal.
Main Purpose Of The Job
Responsible for setting up, maintaining, and operating and IT and Broadcast related systems.
Will also facilitate the production process through the provision and operating of equipment needed for the success of productions.
Responsibilities
·         Maintain logs of production activities
·         Operate control consoles for sound, lighting or video
·         Monitor strength, clarity, and reliability of incoming and outgoing signals and adjust equipment as necessary to maintain quality broadcasts.
·         Monitor broadcasting operations to ensure proper functioning.
·         Report equipment problems, ensure that repairs are made, and make emergency repairs to equipment when necessary and possible.
·         Installing and configuring computer hardware, software, systems, networks, printers and scanners
·         Operate and maintaining specialist equipment for video production, broadcast, satellite transmission and interactive media
·         Operating broadcast equipment
·         Setting up and operating equipment and transmission links during broadcasts
·         Planning and undertaking scheduled maintenance upgrades
·         Setting up accounts for staff, ensuring that they know how to log in i.e. solving password problems
·         IT support for offices, edit suites, gallery and other production areas;
·         Investigating, diagnosing and solving computer software and hardware faults
·         Take note and report on equipment needing replacement or specialist components, fixtures or fittings
·         Maintaining records of software licenses
·         Reporting on stocks of equipment, consumables and other supplies.
Qualifications
·         Diploma in Broadcasting, Electrical, Computer studies or related field
·         Knowledge of production, transmission and broadcasting systems
·         Knowledge of broadcast scheduling techniques
·         Excellent Verbal and written communication skills
·         Skill directing/producing of live and recorded programs
·         5 – 7 years’ experience in Broadcast, production and transmission
·         Any equivalent combination of experience and/or education from which comparable knowledge, skills and abilities have been achieved
·         Excellent computer skills

Commercial Manager

KIRK TV is a faith-based television station established to enrich the viewers holistically by addressing personal, family, faith, health, environment, youth as well as national issues. The station will be based on Biblical foundations with the close partnership of stakeholders.
The station’s main aim is to impact society by entrenching values as well as advocate for environmental and national issues. The approach will be based on solid Biblical foundation and Christian values where the nature of the programming will be authentic, relevant, inter-denominational and will also have international/universal appeal.
Main Purpose Of The Job
Responsible for driving revenues and sales related activities, development and implementation of longterm integrated marketing and customer satisfaction strategies for the channel. The individual will also in close coordination with sales and marketing personnel seek areas of new business and deliver on agreed sales targets
Responsibilities
·         Implement annual and quarterly sales and marketing objectives (forecasting and developing annual sales targets for the channel, projecting expected sales volumes for existing and new products and services).
·         Develop, manage, coordinate and implement marketing strategies, plans and campaigns to be aligned with brand objectives
·         Direct Coordination of major client accounts.
·         Identify and search for new prospects and sales opportunities
·         Understanding customers’ perception of product value, placement and availability with each customer segment.
·         Monitor consumer and market trends and identify gaps in the market that provide opportunities for acquisition of clients and audiences
·         Responsible for all events and launches – to ensure that the campaigns and on ground activations are relevant for the market.
Key Decisions
·         Decides along with the Station Manager, Content Manager, the plan/strategy for Revenue Target Achievement.
·         Decides along with the Station Manager and the Content Manager, the best strategy for Sales teams to achieve their objectives
·         Decides along with the Station Manager and the Content Manager, the best strategy for creating visibility for the channel and monetising the marketing related activities
Qualifications
·         Degree in Business Administration, Marketing or a related field
·         7-10 years’ experience in a Sales and Marketing role preferably in the media industry
·         Worldwide knowledge of the TV industry/developments is an advantage.
·         Ability to prove closed sales pipeline is mandatory
·         Good knowledge of the Sales and Marketing channels in Kenya.
·         Knowledge of the Broadcast Sponsorship and Advertising market in Kenya

Content Manager

KIRK TV is a faith-based television station established to enrich the viewers holistically by addressing personal, family, faith, health, environment, youth as well as national issues. The station will be based on Biblical foundations with the close partnership of stakeholders.
The station’s main aim is to impact society by entrenching values as well as advocate for environmental and national issues. The approach will be based on solid Biblical foundation and Christian values where the nature of the programming will be authentic, relevant, interdenominational and will also have international/universal appeal.
Main Purpose Of The Job
Acquires, produces, schedules, coordinates and monitors all channel content. Prepares and updates schedules, screens and acquires programs and participates in program productions.
Responsibilities
·         Previews and evaluates local, unsolicited independent, television programs to determine appropriateness for station usage.
·         Ensures program quality for broadcast by deciding whether program tape or film is technically acceptable.
·         Participates in program acquisition by recommending suitable programs for purchase.
·         Prepares and updates weekly/monthly program schedule by establishing program availability and determining the best time to air.
·         Ensures adherence to all regulatory requirements of a content nature
·         Responds to viewers’ questions, comments and/or complaints regarding television programming/scheduling.
·         Prepares and maintains various departmental reports for submittal to supervisor such as program evaluations and preparation of audience research information; prepares and responds to various surveys such as program rating surveys.
·         Coordinates broadcast traffic and logging activities as it relates to program scheduling.
·         Develops alternatives to planned schedule; authorizes last minute changes and replaces material.
·         Participates in the development of station goals, policies and procedures.
·         Confers with promotional personell to discuss content of programs scheduled to air; determines which programs to promote.
·         Reading, researching and assessing ideas and coming up with finished scripts
·         Liaising and discussing projects with financial backers – projects can range from individual, corporate productions. Adverts, documentaries, magazines shows ad from entertainment, sports and human stories
·         Controlling the budget by allocating resources for maximum output
·         Pulling together all the strands of creative and practical / technical talent involved in the project to create teamwork and ensure the final product is a success
·         Organizing shooting schedules and running orders as well as advice the production administrator on call sheets
·         Holding regular meetings with the director and crew to discuss on production elements both the live and the non-live ones
·         Acting as a sounding board for the director and the secondary eye while in production
·         Bringing the finished production in on budget while meeting expectations including the external clients
Qualifications
·         Bachelor’s degree in Broadcasting, Communications or related field
·         Knowledge of production and broadcasting rules and regulations
·         Knowledge of broadcast scheduling techniques.
·         Skill directing/producing of live and recorded programs
·         Bachelor’s degree in Broadcasting, Communications or related field
·         7-10 years’ experience in program evaluation, production, acquisition and scheduling of television programs
·         Any equivalent combination of experience and/or education from which comparable knowledge, skills and abilities have been achieved.

Creative Producer

KIRK TV is a faith-based television station established to enrich the viewers holistically by addressing personal, family, faith, health, environment, youth as well as national issues. The station will be based on Biblical foundations with the close partnership of stakeholders.
The station’s main aim is to impact society by entrenching values as well as advocate for environmental and national issues. The approach will be based on solid Biblical foundation and Christian values where the nature of the programming will be authentic, relevant, interdenominational and will also have international/universal appeal.
Main Purpose Of The Job
Create, design and implement concepts for print, video and online platforms for internal and external clients. The role requires the incumbent to take charge of design, video editing and compilation tasks.
Responsibilities
·         Reading and interpreting internal & external clients briefs and coming up with creative solutions to their needs
·         Creatively script and do storyboards for productions
·         Edit both sound and video immaculately
·         Creating 3D and 2D design concepts
·         The role requires the incumbent to take charge of video editing and compilation tasks
·         Produce program promos
Qualifications
·         Diploma in graphics design, media studies or related field
·         Knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite software with ability to create print and motion graphics. Well Conversant with Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, Premiere, After Effects, InDesign and Audition.
·         Knowledge of Macintosh platform-based software specifically Final Cut Pro
·         Knowledge of 3ds max or Cinema4d
·         Eye for detail and ability to translate brand guidelines into final works
·         Ability to work with any 2d and 3d software to create motion graphics and animations

·         Ability to work under pressure and report on progress and challenges
·         A solution-oriented approach
·         Show constant improvement in both volume of work and skill level
·         Knowledge of copy writing and creative design processes

Current Affairs Producer

KIRK TV is a faith-based television station established to enrich the viewers holistically by addressing personal, family, faith, health, environment, youth as well as national issues. The station will be based on Biblical foundations with the close partnership of stakeholders.
The station’s main aim is to impact society by entrenching values as well as advocate for environmental and national issues. The approach will be based on solid Biblical foundation and Christian values where the nature of the programming will be authentic, relevant, interdenominational and will also have international/universal appeal.
Main Purpose Of The Job
Ideation, directing, editing and Supervision of all in-house TV Productions
Qualifications
·         Supervise the production of TV Programmes both live and pre-recorded
·         Generate programme concepts
·         Liaise with resource people to conduct research and resource presenters
·         Recommend new out-sourced programme pilots /concepts
·         Recommend programme budgets
·         Supervise programmes production
·         Prepares and maintains various departmental reports for submittal to supervisor such as program evaluations and preparation of audience research information; prepares and responds to various surveys such as program rating surveys.
·         Reading, researching and assessing ideas and coming up with program ideas and scripts
·         Recommending and working with reporters/Presenters and camera operators to shoot programs, films or video productions.
·         Pulling together all the strands of creative and practical / technical talent involved in the project to create teamwork and ensure the final product is a success
·         Organizing shooting schedules and running orders as well as advice the production administrator on call sheets
·         Supervising the progress of the project from production to post production and ensuring quality control checks before approval for transmission
·         Holding regular meetings with the crew to discuss on production elements both the live and the non-live ones
·         Bringing the finished production in on budget while meeting expectations including the external clients
Qualifications
·         Bachelor’s degree/Diploma in Production, Broadcasting, Communications or related field
·         Diploma/Degree in TV production
·         At least 2-4 years’ experience in program directing, production and editing. Editing and directing skills are mandatory
·         Any equivalent combination of experience and/or education from which comparable knowledge, skills and abilities have been achieved.
·         Organized, keen and able to work without supervision

Presentation Editor

KIRK TV is a faith-based television station established to enrich the viewers holistically by addressing personal, family, faith, health, environment, youth as well as national issues. The station will be based on Biblical foundations with the close partnership of stakeholders.
The station’s main aim is to impact society by entrenching values as well as advocate for environmental and national issues. The approach will be based on solid Biblical foundation and Christian values where the nature of the programming will be authentic, relevant, interdenominational and will also have international/universal appeal.
Main Purpose Of The Job
Previews, promotes, schedules, coordinates and monitors all channel content. Prepares and updates schedules, ensures proper promotion of programs and monitors the incoming and outgoing signals for both program and technical quality
Responsibilities
·         Co-ordinates Traffic, Transmission Control and logging activities as it relates to the daily routine sheets.
·         Prepare daily operations reports on actual routine sheet implementation.
·         Co-ordinates with advertisement and sales to maximize effective use of unsold ad inventory.
·         Preview programmes to determine appropriateness for the station.
·         Preparation of daily programmes highlights and synopsis.
·         Prepare and update weekly (monthly/quarterly programme schedules by establishing availability of programmes and proposing suitable airtime).
·         Liaises with Marketing and clients to ensure smooth passage and transmission of programmes and commercials.
·         Co-ordinate transmission control activities.
·         Communicate with local and foreign programmes suppliers by e-mail, fax and telephone.
·         Maintain an up-to-date database of all programmes acquired by the station.
·         Maintain a library with up to date information on all local and international programs
Qualifications
·         Diploma/Degree in Communication/Media studies or related field
·         Knowledge and skill of programming and broadcasting systems, rules and regulations
·         Knowledge of broadcast scheduling techniques.
·         Broadcast program evaluation.
·         Diploma/Bachelor’s degree in Broadcasting, Communications or related field
·         3 years’ experience in program evaluation, production, acquisition and scheduling of television programs with a TV station
·         Any equivalent combination of experience and/or education from which comparable knowledge, skills and abilities have been achieved.

Reporter

KIRK TV is a faith-based television station established to enrich the viewers holistically by addressing personal, family, faith, health, environment, youth as well as national issues. The station will be based on Biblical foundations with the close partnership of stakeholders.
The station’s main aim is to impact society by entrenching values as well as advocate for environmental and national issues. The approach will be based on solid Biblical foundation and Christian values where the nature of the programming will be authentic, relevant, interdenominational and will also have international/universal appeal.
Main Purpose Of The Job
To collect and analyze information of interest to the public. Presenter/Reporter will also gather information, write coverage, conduct interviews, edit and report during live and pre-recorded programs
Responsibilities
·         Research, edit and present topics and background information for items to be featured on programmes both live and pre-recorded
·         Plan and rehearse shows
·         Liaise with other members of the production and technical teams
·         Introduce and host programmes and also Interview guests in the studio, or on location
·         Provide links for live programs
·         Read from a script or autocue, or improvise
·         Keep the programme running to schedule, responding positively and quickly to problems or changes and improvising where necessary
·         Generate news ideas, conceptualize and liaise with the producers to actualize them
·         Keep in contact with the director and production team in the studio gallery, via ear-piece link
·         Meet with the production crew to assess or review a broadcast, and to plan the next one.
Qualifications
·         Bachelor’s degree/Diploma in Production, Broadcasting, Communications or related field
·         Diploma/Degree in TV production or a related field
·         At least 2-4 years’ experience in broadcast presentation, production and editing. Editing and presentation skills are mandatory
·         Any equivalent combination of experience and/or education from which comparable knowledge, skills and abilities have been achieved.
·         Organized, keen and able to work without supervision

Technical Manager

KIRK TV is a faith-based television station established to enrich the viewers holistically by addressing personal, family, faith, health, environment, youth as well as national issues. The station will be based on Biblical foundations with the close partnership of stakeholders.
The station’s main aim is to impact society by entrenching values as well as advocate for environmental and national issues. The approach will be based on solid Biblical foundation and Christian values where the nature of the programming will be authentic, relevant, interdenominational and will also have international/universal appeal.
Main Purpose Of The Job
Responsible for the day to day support, maintenance & operations of a broadcasting and IT department including, managing and overseeing the budgetary and work activities of the broadcasting team, providing technical support and implementing broadcasting plans that include studio operations, transmission activities and maintenance functions.
Responsibilities
·         To put in place an effective studio system support and equipment maintenance plan.
·         To manage the TV production crew and all its technical and budgetary requirements on any given television production.
·         Organizes all the Television Production Operators (the TV crew), takes care of ‘day-to-day’ shift roster and staff issues in the television studio productions.
·         Supervises the physical aspects of the production (not the creative aspects), including operations personnel (technical operators), technology, associated budgets and studio as well as crew scheduling.
·         Makes sure that the scheduled production takes place within acceptable technical parameters and standards and that the right crew is assigned for the right productions.
·         Takes responsibility for creating the studio workflow structures, reviewing daily work schedules and performing resource management across both freelance and permanent crews (technical operators).
·         Prepares production plans in accordance with set operational procedures ensuring sufficient time allocation into studio and job fit of crew versus the type of production on hand.
·         Regularly keeps management informed about the status of Television Studio Production and Operational Requirements.
·         Responsible for the management of ‘day-to-day budget’ associated with the above, keeping operating costs, ad-hoc and everyday equipment rentals within check.
·         Evaluates technology proposals and solutions to establish appropriateness of solutions and standards.
·         Reviews all technical services offered to the Free to Air Television and suggests alternative solutions.
·         Supervises the daily studio debriefs, ensuring that appropriate studio reports are generated, on time and that all the technical details are fully completed and distributed to internal stakeholders.
·         Can be assigned to draw up technical plans including block diagrammatic representation of broadcast systems and proposals.
·         Can be assigned to evaluate technical systems and applicable standards, including the development of television broadcast production house formats and SOP’s
·         Supervising staff in the department and training them
·         Overall technical office maintenance e.g.: ACs, projectors, phone lines, IT issues, presentation gadgets, printers, power back up systems, among others.
Qualifications
·         Degree or Diploma in Electrical, Electronic or Computer Engineering OR
·         Broadcast Television Media Qualification in Technical Operations, Computer Systems with strong technical background in TV Studio Operations or Television Broadcast Technology environment.
·         General Management or Leadership qualification will be an added advantage.
·         7-10 Years’ experience in the Broadcast Industry
·         The incumbent needs a solid understanding of the technical processes involved in television production, including all the functional blocks that make up the studio systems, MCR, video switchers, audio production consoles, camera, lighting, graphics, editing, etc.
·         Good interpersonal and communication skills using the correct television studio terminology as it applies in broadcasting.
·         Have a methodical approach in dealing with complex broadcast projects.
·         Have strong IT skills and excellent knowledge of relevant computer packages.
·         Must possess the technical knowhow to access relevant television broadcast technical, operational and production information for dissemination to all parties concerned.
·         Must keep abreast of technology and must constantly be on the lookout for new industry broadcast operations and production techniques.

Technical Operating Officer

KIRK TV is a faith-based television station established to enrich the viewers holistically by addressing personal, family, faith, health, environment, youth as well as national issues. The station will be based on Biblical foundations with the close partnership of stakeholders.
The station’s main aim is to impact society by entrenching values as well as advocate for environmental and national issues. The approach will be based on solid Biblical foundation and Christian values where the nature of the programming will be authentic, relevant, interdenominational and will also have international/universal appeal.
Main Purpose Of The Job
Facilitate the production, transmission and broadcasting process through the provision and operating of equipment needed for the channel output. Monitor all incoming and outgoing signals.
Responsibilities
·         Maintain logs of production activities
·         Operate control consoles for sound, lighting or video
·         Monitor strength, clarity, and reliability of incoming and outgoing signals and adjust equipment as necessary to maintain quality broadcasts.
·         Monitor broadcasting operations to ensure proper functioning.
·         Man the MCR and monitor transmission of outgoing and incoming signals
·         Report equipment problems, ensure that repairs are made, and make emergency repairs to equipment when necessary and possible.
·         Installing and configuring computer hardware, software, systems, networks, printers and scanners
·         Operate and maintaining specialist equipment for video production, broadcast, satellite transmission and interactive media
·         Operating broadcast equipment
·         Setting up and operating equipment and transmission links during broadcasts
·         Frame camera shots for live studio or field productions as directed”
·         Utilize equipment and technology to enhance ENG production”
·         Follow shoot schedules and call sheets”
·         Take initiative and modify procedures and processes as needed to ensure project completion”
·         Help with studio production setup and set preparation”
·         Planning and undertaking scheduled maintenance upgrades
Qualifications
·         Diploma in Broadcasting, Electrical, Computer studies or related field
·         Knowledge of production, transmission and broadcasting systems
·         Knowledge of broadcast scheduling techniques
·         Excellent Verbal and written communication skills
·         Skill directing/producing of live and recorded programs
·         3-5 years’ experience in broadcast, production and transmission related activities
·         Any equivalent combination of experience and/or education from which comparable knowledge, skills and abilities have been achieved
·         Excellent computer skills
How To Apply
Qualified Candidates to apply by forwarding their Curriculum Vitae to info@kirktv.or.ke by 14th October 2019
We do not charge any fee for receiving your CV or interviewing. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

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