Producer (Radio Drama) in Abuja, Nigeria

at BBC Media Action

Industry
Online Media
Specialization
Online Media
Minimum Qualification
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
3 - 5 years
Employment Type
Contract
Gender
Male or Female

Job Description

The position is Abuja based. The Contract duration is for one year with possibility of renewal subject to availability of funds and satisfactory performance. The start date is February/March 2014 with a probation period of 3 months for each of the position.

Job Purpose

The Producer will create, design, plan and produce programmes on agreed themes. Facilitate script writing, editing and production using and developing appropriate mechanisms and systems while ensuring compliance with established procedures.

Responsibilities

    Identify, organise and oversee the activities of writers, actors, directors, sound engineers, assistant producers and other personnel throughout the production process for a radio drama, including contracting, logistics, scheduling, research, writing, recording, and editing.

    Ensure that all scripts and recordings meet project objectives and are in line with BEG Editorial values and standards, by working with script writers in developing story outlines and editing final drafts and working with directors in rehearsals and recordings.

    Coordinate with other departments as appr4riate to ensure that production outputs are meeting project objectives, drawing on research findings, informing training, and being distributed on time.

    Monitor and ensure that expenses are in compliance with production budget.

    Prepare operational reports;

    Perform army other duties that may be assigned.

Requirements

    Production background and experience, preferably in the area of radio drama, developing scripts and coordinating scriptwriting processes

    Possess ability to analyse and critically evaluate editorial content, identifying strengths and weaknesses in programme content and ways to improve it

    Experience managing a team and coordinating multiple roles to deliver project outputs on time and in budget.

    Proven organisational, communication and interpersonal skills and be well versed in the use of the computer;

    Evidence of imagination and an enthusiasm for generating new ideas, particularly those with the widest possible audience appeal

    Knowledge of latest production -related technology and techniques, particularly for radio recording.

    Strong understanding of the role of communications in development.

 

Academic/Professional Qualification 

    A good first degree in Theatre Arts, Mass Communication, Communication Arts, English or the Social Sciences or arty other relevant field.

    An additional certificate/Training in scriptwriting/editing programme production, directing will be an added advantage;

 

Competencies

Editorial Judgment; Know ledge Sharing Planning and Organization; Managing relationships and team working; Resilience; Influencing and Persuading

    Production background and experience, preferably in the area of radio drama, developing scripts and coordinating scriptwriting processes

    Possess ability to analyse and critically evaluate editorial content, identifying strengths and weaknesses in programme content and ways to improve it

    Experience managing a team and coordinating multiple roles to deliver project outputs on time and in budget.

    Proven organisational, communication and interpersonal skills and be well versed in the use of the computer;

    Evidence of imagination and an enthusiasm for generating new ideas, particularly those with the widest possible audience appeal

    Knowledge of latest production -related technology and techniques, particularly for radio recording.

    Strong understanding of the role of communications in development.

 

Academic/Professional Qualification 

    A good first degree in Theatre Arts, Mass Communication, Communication Arts, English or the Social Sciences or arty other relevant field.

    An additional certificate/Training in scriptwriting/editing programme production, directing will be an added advantage;

 

Competencies

Editorial Judgment; Know ledge Sharing Planning and Organization; Managing relationships and team working; Resilience; Influencing and Persuading

Remuneration

Salary - N250,000.00 gross per month

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