Programming Manager – 1 Post

Job Title: Programming Manager – 1 Post

Company: Econet Media
Division: Kwese Free TV
Location Rwanda

This job is open only to Rwanda Citizens only

MAIN PURPOSE OF THE JOB

Identify and implement programming opportunities that will enhance the content and appeal of the Kwese Sports Channels

KEY RESULT AREAS OF THIS ROLE

  • Representing Kwese Sports to rights holders and leading the company’s acquisition efforts within Kenya.
  • Creating concepts for successful in-house programming
  • Identifying and acquiring rights to Kenyan sports events
  • Where possible and appropriate, creating original events in which Kwese holds the equity. 
  • Overseeing the scheduling of the channels including the integration of promotions, interstitials and advertising.
  • Assisting the GM in presenting sponsorship opportunities to agencies and companies
  • Working closely with Marketing to ensure a unified marketing of the channels across all promotional platforms. 
  • Overseeing the creation and scheduling of channel promos. 
  • Work closely with the legal team for contracts reviews, contracts drafting and content proposals.
  • Approve payments to suppliers in accordance with contracts and relevant payment schedules.



KEY DECISIONS

  1. Programming content for Kenya
  2. Programming schedule for Kenya


KEY CONTACTS

  • Production houses
  • Right’s holders
  • In-country colleagues
  • Regulators


EDUCATION

  • Matric / Grade 12


POST SCHOOL QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s degree in Media Studies preferable



EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS
Must have a comprehensive knowledge of:-

  • Sport, 
  • The sports rights commercial world, 
  • The television industry, 
  • Kenyan consumers, 
  • The development of digital distribution and the exploitation of social media;
  • Have good relationships with key right’s holders
  • Strong, effective communication skills  
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines 
  • Negotiation skills

How To Apply:

Please send your application letter and  CV to – careers@kwese.com

In your email use Job title and country as the subject line of the email.

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Source: Rwanda Jobs