Search jobs

Related jobs

More media jobs...

Programming Manager

Remuneration:negotiable tctc 
Benefits:Medical aid and Provident Fund
Location:Johannesburg, Sandton
Education level:Diploma
Job level:Senior
Job policy:Employment Equity position
Reference:#Programming Manager
Company:Primedia Broadcasting Recruiter

Job description

Purpose of the role

Assisting the station manager with looking after the sound of the station. To help provide a productive environment where on-air talent and those responsible for the sound of the station create excellent programming which attracts suitable prospects that can be delivered to advertisers

Job description 

Assisting the station manager with the programming on the station
  • Providing guidance and regular feedback to presenters and producers
  • Facilitating sharing of information between producers
  • Conduct regular air checks with various programming teams
  • Building and growing the audience within target market
  • Developing new on-air talent
  • Monitoring adherence to programming disciplines and programming management framework
Assisting the station manager in building and growing the audience within target market
  • Works with radio consultant to improve output
  • Use data and other insights to inform programming direction
  • Implement station plans including action plans as well as show plans
  • Ensure the station produces and delivers good quality content
  • Ensure the station connects with the target audience
  • Listen to the station to ensure quality product
Assisting the station manager in implementing the programming strategy
  • Guiding the programming teams on a day-to-day basis
  • Take part in annual strategy sessions and assist in facilitating development of  annual strategy for 702
  • Ensuring editorial integrity of the station
  • Implement 702 strategy across all its platforms
 Assisting station manager with the station’s digital strategy
  • Liaising with digital and EWN
  • Support implementation of station’s digital strategy
  • Collaborate with programming and digital on content innovation
Providing business support to station management
  • Representing the station where necessary
  • Assist the sales team in co-creating solutions for clients
  • Contribute to the business through the relevant forums (Opco)
  • Provide support to HC by identifying training needs of presenters, content producers and technical producers
Provide support for the station’s commercial success
  •  Assist the commercial manager in conjunction with CS in the development client solutions.
  • Support and assist in the execution of commercial campaign to the highest standards, exceeding client expectations.
  • Assist with trade marketing through trade roadshows representation and key engagements with clients.


  • Tertiary qualification (Media studies/Journalism)
  • 5 - 8 Years’ related experience
  • Strong background in radio with first-hand knowledge of the broadcast industry, including the interplay between content and commercial
  • Managing the process of content production between programming, news and digital
  • Managing the execution and implementation of key content sales drives
  • Ensure alignment and integration of programming and digital strategies
  • Ensuring good on-air call screening discipline
  • Execution of client campaigns in line with programming framework
  • Oversight of simulcast shows
  • Good knowledge of talk radio format and 702’s format
  • Knowledge and understanding of commercial environment
  • Programming experience
  • Leading and inspiring People: Leads by example and acts as role model while instilling trust in leadership and the organisation. Inspires and motivates people to exceed expectations and commitments.  
  • Living the organisation's values and behaviours: Acts as brand custodian and makes decisions in line with organisational values. 
  • Empowering and involving people: Accepts responsibility to achieve results through other people. Works collaboratively and allows others to challenge the status quo.  

Managing Performance: Sets challenging goals in line with the organisation's vision. Expects others to perform and mentors them to enable high performance. 
  • Recognising and rewarding high performance: Creates a culture where people feel valued and recognised for their efforts and performance. 
  • Building capacity: Embeds continuous professional development/learning as part of the organisational culture in order to support the organisation's vision 
  • Delivering continuous improvement: Identifies and develops strategic solutions in order to improve organisational efficiency 
  • Creating sustainable success: Encourages and nurtures innovative solutions in order to maintain a competitive edge within the broadcasting industry 
  • Proactive and able to take initiative against sound business risk management principles
  • Accountable and responsible for actions and delivery of projects
  • Comfortable to work independently with limited supervision
  • Deadline driven and punctual to over-exceed delivery timelines
  • Passionate about learning and implementing innovative marketing ideas
  • Mature and able to receive and give constructive feedback
  • Team player: willing to work cooperatively with others, within the team and across departments, towards a common objective
  • Planning, organising and prioritising skills
  • Strong communication skills
  • Problem-solving ability
  • Emotional intelligence
  • Presentation skills/ articulate
  • Ability to multi-task in a high-pressure environment, with a result-driven attitude.
  • Ability to foster working relationships, both within the external and internal environment.

Posted on 23 Sep 09:17, Closing date 21 Nov

Apply by email

Mininki Matela

Or apply with your Biz CV

Create your CV once, and thereafter you can apply to this ad and future job ads easily.

Primedia Broadcasting Recruiter
Primedia Broadcasting is the home to premium radio stations in Gauteng and the Western Cape and specialises in omnichannel converged solutions that deliver results.
Franchise Brand Manager
Pretoria, Centurion R 20000 - R 25000 per month
The position is for a motivated, hard-working candidate to be the brand custodian of a national food franchise.
3 days ago
Digital Brand Marketing Manager
Johannesburg, Sandton
Key purpose of the role The DBM will focus on developing, implementing, and managing the marketing strategies for the 947 station brand along with digital adjacency...
3 days ago
Paid Search Account Manager
Johannesburg, Sandton
Agency description TMI Collective is a full-service digital media agency that offers a wide range of solutions to meet client needs.
3 days ago
IT Vendor Manager
Johannesburg, Rivonia
If you are passionate about growing vendor business, then your ambitious nature and strong commercial acumen as an IT vendor manager is sought by an innovative solutions...
3 days ago
Business Development Manager
Johannesburg, Rivonia
Serve as the evangelist for all Microsoft solutions as vendor and customer events, driving growth as the next business development manager sought by a fast-paced systems...
3 days ago
Sales Manager
We are looking for a sales manager with experience in the TV and radio industry. That could assist in increasing Mediasend's TV and radio delivery footprint in South...
Mediasend (PTY) LTD
13 Oct 2021
Digital Campaign Manager - B2B/LinkedIn
Johannesburg, Sandton
The primary objective of the role will be to Analyse and manage new ways for CBR to engage with existing customers and attract new ones by evaluating the current...
CBR Marketing Solutions
13 Oct 2021
Finance Manager
Johannesburg, Randburg
Applications are invited for the above-indicated vacancy within Newzroom Afrika.  The incumbent will report to the CEO (Interim). Job purpose The incumbent...
12 Oct 2021
Mid-Level Copywriter/Project Manager
Pretoria, Centurion R 20000 - R 25000 per month
We are looking for a full-time, mid-level creative copywriter and project manager to become part of a dynamic digital agency, pushing the boundaries of brand, online and...
Squid Art
12 Oct 2021
Business Development Manager
Challenging new business development role within the Label Printing (Beverage) sector.  Able to do client presentations and bring new clients on board.
11 Oct 2021
Senior Client Service Manager
Johannesburg, Sandton
We are looking for an accountable strategic partner for our clients.
7 Oct 2021
Events Account Manager
Johannesburg, Sandton R 15000 - R 20000 per month
Overall planning of events, both corporate and private events including conceptualisation, planning, budgeting, implementation and executionGeneral office...
Urbantonic (Pty) Ltd
7 Oct 2021
Junior Social Media Manager
Johannesburg R 18000 - R 20000 per month
Want to work for a leading, innovative and fun digital agency? We're hiring a skilled junior social...
7 Oct 2021
Project Manager SAP/Retail
Johannesburg, Woodmead
A fast-paced software solutions provider in Joburg seeks the strong negotiation and exceptional delivery skills of a self-driven project manager (SAP/retail) to join its...
5 Oct 2021
Client Account Manager
Johannesburg, Fourways
B2B agency is looking for a client account manager to join our dynamic team.
4 Oct 2021
Digital Advertising Sales Manager
This is an exciting time for a driven and passionate digital media sales manager to join a well-established global company and help set the foundation and shape the...
4 Oct 2021
Social Media Manager
Johannesburg, Bedfordview R 28000 - R 32000 per month
An extremely busy TTL ad agency looking to appoint a digital native to the agency team.
4 Oct 2021
Senior Digital Traffic Manager
Johannesburg, Remote position
We are looking for an experienced, senior Digital Traffic Manager to work remotely in Johannesburg supporting the digital and social media marketing for an exciting new...
4 Oct 2021
Commercial Manager
Johannesburg, Sandton
Purpose for the role  Manage all commercial strategy for 947 including key stakeholder management of sales and creative solutions department Key...
4 Oct 2021
Senior Account Manager
Full-service communications agency, The Sharpest Pencil, is looking to appoint a person with a tertiary qualification and a minimum of six years client service...
The Sharpest Pencil
1 Oct 2021
Commercial Manager
Johannesburg, Rosebank R 40000 - R 45000 per month neg
Overview Our client, a leading global news agency seeks to appoint a tenacious, forward-thinking commercial manager with a minimum of five years B2B sales...
Interviewing Dynamix Recruitment Solutions
30 Sep 2021
Studio Traffic Manager/ Project Manager
Johannesburg, Rosebank
Thwack is an exciting and energetic agency looking for a dynamic traffic/project manager with exceptional attention to detail.
29 Sep 2021
Key Account Manager
Johannesburg, Edenvale R 20000 - R 30000 per month
The key account manager is responsible for handling the most important client accounts in a company.
29 Sep 2021
Digital Campaign Manager
Johannesburg, Bryanston R 25000 - R 30000 per month
A well-established media agency is currently looking for an experience digital media campaign strategist. You will be joining a team of vibrant and qualified...
Soul Providers
28 Sep 2021
Marketing Manager - Commercial Radio Station
Responsible for brand management and corporate identity.Develop a marketing strategy for the organization in line with the brand’s positioning and objectives.Plan...
28 Sep 2021
Business Intelligence Manager
Johannesburg, Constantia Kloof R 1100000 - R 1200000 per year
Come join this dynamic division and enjoy benefits like performance bonuses, 28 days leave, and preferential lending rate.
27 Sep 2021
Account Manager - Commercial
Are you a sales guru with a technical mind & passion for digital? Then keep reading! We’re looking for a dynamic person who ticks these boxes:  A...
23 Sep 2021
Key Accounts Manager
Johannesburg, Industria West
Main Responsibilities Grow the print advertising revenue.Analyse and identify business solutions for The Citizen and sell it to relevant advertisers.Service and...
23 Sep 2021
Senior Project Manager
VMLY&R is on the hunt for the professional expertise of an experienced and driven Senior Project Manager to join the Johannesburg team.The successful candidate will...
23 Sep 2021
Social Media Manager
Want to be a part of a movement that inspires South Africans to turn possibilities into certainties, dreams into determination? VMLY&R SA is looking for a social...
23 Sep 2021
Let's do Biz