Programme Manager

Remuneration:Market related 
Location:Johannesburg, Sandton
Education level:Degree
Job level:Mid/Senior
Own transport required:Yes
Travel requirement:Occasional
Job policy:Employment Equity position
Company:Primedia Broadcasting

Job description

Sound of the station
  • Responsible for programming on the station
  • Building and growing the audience within target market
  • Formulating and implementing programming strategy
  • Conceptualising, creating new shows as well as settling these to achieve audience growth
  • Monitoring adherence to programming discipline
  • Providing guidance and regular feedback to presenters and producers
  • Facilitating sharing of information between producers
  • Representing the station where necessary
  • Works with external radio consultant to improve output
  • Conduct regular air checks with programming teams
  • Liaising with digital and EWN
  • Developing new on-air talent


  • Strong background in radio with first-hand knowledge of the broadcast industry, including the interplay between content and commercial
  • Analysis of programming needs and the creation of programmes to serve appropriate needs ?
  • Managing the process of content production between programming, news and digital
  • Experience in goal setting for the radio station as part of a leadership team
  • Managing the execution and implementation of key content sales drives
  • Handling of BCCSA (Broadcasting Complaints Commission of South Africa) complaints
  • Ensure alignment and integration of programming and digital strategies
  • Ensuring good on-air call screening discipline
  • Conceptualisation and execution of client campaigns in line with programming framework
  • Quality control of spots, promos, and commercial promotions
  • Oversight of simulcast shows
  • Good knowledge of talk radio format and 702’s format
  • Knowledge of Gauteng radio market
  • Managerial experience in talk radio format
  • Knowledge and understanding of commercial environment
  • Programming experience
  • Creative flair
  • Strategic experience
  • Communication skills
  • Business skills
  • Trouble shooter
  • People management skills
  • Ability and track record of managing talent
  • Ability to operate in a demanding creative and analytical environment
  • Ability to set and manage deadlines
  • Client service skills
  • Ability to use data and other insights to inform programming direction

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