Radio Presenter and Continuity Announcer Position -SULWE FM at Royal Media Group

  • Full Time
  • Nairobi

Royal Media Group

Key Roles and Responsibilities

The successful candidate will be expected to perform the following tasks:

  1. Research, plan, and develop on-air content, ideas, and concepts in alignment with the station’s strategy and values.
  2. Engage in on-air presentation and continuity, incorporating listener feedback.
  3. Draft broadcasting reports and manage commercial logs.
  4. Conduct music research, identify suitable music for the station’s sound, and make recommendations.
  5. Participate in outside broadcasting and road shows, as well as representing the station at various events.
  6. Receive briefs from clients, marketers, or supervisors and execute tasks accordingly.
  7. Script, record, package, and produce station features.
  8. Creatively develop and implement on-air gaming elements.
  9. Host sports shows and maintain close contact with sports news sources.
  10. Generate ideas for sports stories and cross-promote the company’s online and traditional product lines.
  11. Conceptualize and execute online campaigns for various projects.
  12. Ensure regular updates on all social media platforms.
  13. Provide input to supervisors on emerging trends in online tools, applications, channels, design, and strategy.
  14. Collaborate with digital sales officers to create commercializable campaigns.
  15. Research, prepare, and deliver sports bulletins on Sulwe FM.
  16. Edit audio clips to ensure conformity with the station’s style and ethical standards.
  17. Conduct interviews with news sources and write sports stories for Citizen Digital.
  18. Stay updated on local and international sports events.
  19. Offer guidance to Sulwe Correspondents regarding appropriate sports story angles.
  20. Fulfill any other programming and editorial duties assigned by line supervisors.

Skills and Personal Attributes

The ideal candidate should possess the following qualities:

  • Proficiency in spoken and written Bukusu, English, and Swahili, with a captivating radio voice and personality, as well as a keen ear for music.
  • Flexibility to work irregular hours, including weekends and holidays, with minimal supervision.
  • Social media proficiency, along with innovation and creativity.
  • Understanding of media law and ethics.
  • Display professionalism, enthusiasm, commitment, honesty, trustworthiness, and loyalty.
  • Keep updated on evolving trends through continuous professional education in digital platforms.

Academic and Professional Qualifications

  • A university degree in journalism, mass communication, or a related field from a recognized institution.
  • At least 3 years of experience as a Presenter, Newsreader, Reporter, or Subeditor in a reputable radio station.
  • Proficiency in social media, innovation, and creativity.

Method of Application

If you consider this challenge appealing and meet the qualifications, please submit your application and CV to Include the reference code REF No. HRD/EFM/RP/07/2023.

The closing date for applications is Tuesday, September 12, 2023, at 5 p.m. Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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