Tuesday, 29 May 2012

Radio Africa Group Jobs in Kenya

Radio Africa Group is a fast growing and dynamic media company consisting of 6 radio stations, one TV station and a leading newspaper. 

We are looking for talented, energetic, ambitious and self motivated individuals keen on career enhancing opportunities as follows:-

TV and Radio Anchors / Reporters / Editors
Ref HR 1:05.12

Reporting to the News Editor, the incumbent will gather news daily, prepare the script,
edit it and present the news live on Kiss TV and our radio stations.

Key Responsibilities

  • Receive assigned briefs from the News Editor and complete all assignments within the assigned deadlines.
  • Cover all newsworthy stories and breaking news as they unfold.
  • Keep a comprehensive contact database of news sources.
  • Provide direction to the cameramen to ensure that video coverage enhances the story
  • Work with Video Editors to ensure that they get a feel of the news and the desired message to the viewers


  • Degree in journalism
  • Diploma in business would be an added advantage 
  • Minimum one year's experience in a similar position in a busy, renowned media house

The Person

  • Excellent knowledge of politics and current affairs,
  • sports and business
  • A good commanding voice
  • A flawless command of the English language
  • Determined individual who is courageous and pursues a story fearlessly
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Impeccable personal integrity

Applications for TV Anchor should include a recording of your best anchoring show while the applicants for Radio News Readers should attach a 15 minute clip recording.

Graduate Trainees
Ref HR 2:05.12

Radio Africa Graduate Trainee Programme
Radio Africa Group, home of great Radio and TV talent, is a fast growing media company running 6 radio stations, one TV channel and a leading newspaper. 

We are offering a great opportunity for fresh graduates with drive, ambition and talent to join our Graduate Trainee Program. 

The successful graduate will undergo training and experience, learning under the best talent in the country.

Marketing Executives (25 places)
Are you often told that you can sell snow to an Eskimo? 

We will train you to be a solution provider in the fast and complex world of marketing. 

You must be a well rounded individual with a great personality, a great planner and a people's person with an analytical mind. 

You will learn how to sell advertising and how to market well known brands as well as emerging brands. 

You will build your confidence and learn the art of presenting to Kenya's top decision makers and get them to sign the dotted line. 

Why negotiate a salary in an interview when you can decide which numbers to put on your pay cheque every month? Are you our next marketing executive?

Radio Presenters (5 places)
Have you got what it takes to communicate, engage and entertain? 

Have you the personality to keep and increase listenership? 

Have you a great presence for radio? 

Learn how to do professional preparation for a radio show and get experience with cutting edge playout systems.

To apply: 
Put together a mock radio show. 

Demonstrate the best you can do in no more than 15 minutes. 

Email your application letter, CV and MP3 recording of a mock radio show to the address below.

Creatives (5 places)
Can you help our clients to sell their products and services? 

Can you balance analytical thought with creative solutions? 

Can you write well and present your ideas clearly? 

You will learn how to write compelling radio advertising, spots, classifieds and station promotions. 

We are looking for both English and Swahili creatives.

To apply: Write a 45 second creative promotion to sell yourself to us! 

Email your application letter, CV and script to the address below.

Producers (2 places)
Have you got an ear for what sounds good on air? 

Can you create great station imaging, promotions and adverts? 

We will teach you techniques and the profession of production. 

Wow us with sound! 

Send us a sound demo no longer than 15 minutes.

Email it as an MP3 along with your CV and covering letter telling why we should employ your ears.

Send your application, CV and a 100 word script selling yourself to us.

Radio Africa Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer and will offer a competitive package to the successful candidate. 

Applications clearly indicating position reference and current remuneration should be addressed to the Group Human Resource Manager via email: hr@radioafricagroup.co.ke so as to reach us by 31st May, 2012. 

Please include your current remuneration, daytime telephone number and names and contact addresses of 3 professional referees. 

Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

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