JOB RESPONSIBILITIES programmes and pitching for commissions;
*Developing content, writing material for scripts, bulletins and links;
*Sourcing potential contributors and interviewees;
*Selecting music appropriate to the programme, the audience and the station;
*Producing pre-production briefings for presenters, reporters, technical staff and other contributors;
*Managing the logistics of getting people, resources and equipment together to the right place at the right time;
*Undertaking editing, interviewing and reporting duties as necessary;
*Presenting programmes or managing presenters for both pre-recorded and recorded output;
*Checking that copyrights are cleared and understanding media law;
*Converting text, graphics, video and audio files into other formats;
*Contributing to, and making use of, an archive of audio resources which can be re-used;
*Responding to audience feedback, referring on to other departments as necessary;
*Producing and making use of user-generated content;
*Using technology, such as Cool Edit Pro, Pro Tools and Adobe Audition, for editing and production purposes;
*Ensuring that health and safety standards and trade union requirements are met.
This area of work is open to all graduates but a degree in radio or media production may increase your chances. Degrees in broadcast journalism or media studies may also be useful.
*Excellent written and oral communication skills;
*An ability to work as a part of a team and also independently;
*Good organisational skills and an ability to cope under pressure;
*An awareness of current affairs and good general knowledge;
*A real interest in, and curiosity about, all sorts of people;
*A lively mind, able to make connections between different ideas and subjects;
*The ability to get to grips with new subject matter quickly;
*A willingness to embrace new technology and learn technical skills;
*Self-confidence, persistence and determination to overcome rejection and break into this competitive industry.
*The most important quality is a passion for radio, so:be clear about why you want to work in broadcast rather than print or television;
*Take an interest in the changing face of the radio industry, key developments and their impact on radio output;
*Listen to a range of radio programmes in your area of interest;
*Email producers with comments on their programmes;
*Take and make opportunities to meet people working in radio - most love talking about programmes they have made.
HOW TO APPLY
Interested applicants should forward their ,CVs name, qualifications, post applying for to the HR : cv. Donchest @gmail.com OR their mobile number in the message box or mobile number stated on this advert. Not abiding to this advice will lead to total disqualification. Only short-listed applicants will be contacted