Head of Programming and Production Employment Opportunity – Brand New TV Uganda

Organisation: Brand
New TV Uganda
Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda
Reports to: Country
General Manager
About US:
We are a brand new TV in
Uganda with primary objective of providing affordable premium content to
audiences across Africa. Our mission is to create world class channels that
enable Ugandans to access top-notch programming, easily and freely.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
·        
Ensures
program quality for broadcast by deciding whether program tape or film is
technically acceptable.
·        
Takes
part 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.
·        
Responds
to viewers’ questions, comments and/ or complaints regarding television
programming/ scheduling
·        
The
incumbent coordinates broadcast traffic and logging activities as it relates to
program scheduling.
·        
Develops
alternatives to planned schedule: authorizes last minute changes and replaces
material.
·        
The
incumbent confers with promotional department to discuss content of programs
scheduled to air: determines which programs to promote.
·        
Operates
computer in order to maintain and update the program schedule
·        
Ensures
compliance with local and Uganda regulatory agencies in broadcasting; i.e., UCC
rules governing broadcasting.
·        
Previews
and evaluates local, unsolicited independent, regional and television programs
to determine appropriateness for station usage.
·        
Create
new programmes and new ideas to make the existing ones better
·        
Organize
filming assignments for different programmes with the producers.
·        
Assist
with the week’s scripts of different programmes
·        
Actively
participate in the editing of all shows that are aired on TV
·        
Champion
any direct filming in the field on different occasions for new programmes and
Demos.
·        
Plan
for the whole departments’ assignments.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
·        
The
ideal candidate must hold a Master’s Degree in Mass Communication with a bias
in Television Productions or a Master’s Degree in Film productions.
·        
A
minimum eight years’ experience in related in film production or industry
·        
Knowledge
in sports broadcasting will be an added advantage
·        
Knowledge
of broadcasting rules and regulations (UCC).
·        
Broad
knowledge of broadcast scheduling techniques.
·        
Skills
and experience in broadcast program evaluation.
·        
Excellent
verbal and written communication skills
·        
Prior
experience in film/TV production
·        
Broad
knowledge and understanding of the production processes
How to Apply:
All applicants are strongly
encouraged to send their applications and updated CVs to Country General
Manager, Kampala via E-mail to: brandnewtvug@gmail.com.
Deadline: Monday, 19th December 2016
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