Media Company Director of Broadcasting Job in Nairobi, Kenya

  • Published date: October 18, 2019
  • Category: Arts - Entertainment - Publishing
    • Location: Nairobi, Nairobi
  • Jop type:
  • Salary: Ksh Not mentioned
  • Company name: Jobs in Kenya

Job Description

Our Client, a leading Media Company seeks to recruit a Director of Broadcasting.

The Director of Broadcasting will be responsible for designing, leading and implementing strategies aimed at growing and building broadcasting to be the market leaders in television & radio in the region.

A key aspect of the role is to ensure that the company’s outstanding levels of service are maintained instilling improvement initiatives where necessary.

Job Location: Nairobi, Kenya

Background and Scope: The jobholder leads the broadcasting team to ensure that television, digital and radio units get the necessary support and resources to meet broadcasting business objectives. Ensures that the organization continuously obtains up to date market intelligence and data based information to facilitate sound business decision making and planning.

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Lead and develop broadcasting strategies (Television, Digital & Radio) to position the organization as the leading broadcasting media house;

  • Ensuring optimum performance in commercial, programming, in-house productions and news content generation;

  • Promoting innovation in programming, content, look and feel of the stations and exploring newer dimensions in order to attract clients and viewership;

  • Building constructive relationships and continuous management of stake-holder relations;

  • Ensuring that the work culture and working environment in broadcasting division is conducive to optimize employee productivity;

  • Identification of business enhancement projects and initiatives to grow revenue streams existing and new;

  • Using and capitalizing on data, research and market trends analysis for business improvement;

  • Reviewing and approving content, supplier contracts while ensuring operational cost effectiveness.

  • Managing, developing and retaining creative talent for business sustainability.

Working Relationships

Internal Contacts

  • Board Directors

  • Board Committees

  • Divisional Directors for liaison and support

External Contacts

  • Advertising Agencies and other direct advertisers

  • Content suppliers and producers

  • Media Partners

  • Communications authority of the region

  • Government Regulators

  • Consumers and other stakeholders

Extent of Authority

Over Staff:

  • Manage Talent and Performance

  • To assign and review work progress

  • To obtain market data and intelligence for decision making


  • Revenue generation vs target

  • Cost Management

  • To prepare and control the broadcasting budgets

Required Qualifications / Experience

Academic: Master’s Degree in Business Management with a focus in strategy, business research and development;

Experience: Minimum 10 years’ experience in business development, preferably in broadcasting media. Experience in digital broadcasting is a key requirement for the role. Demonstrated leadership skills, proven record in strategy development and execution.

Skills: Demonstrate record of passion and energy for results with a strong commercial acumen; strong communication and presentation skills; excellent people management and interpersonal skills.

To Apply:

Applicants who meet the requirements stated above should send their applications and detailed CVs with a day – time Telephone number to the email address: with Director of Broadcasting – Media Company on the Subject line.

Candidates MUST indicate their Current and Expected salaries.

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