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Music Scheduler

Remuneration:R20000 - R25000 per month negotiable depending on experience 
Location:Johannesburg, Rosebank
Remote work:Not Applicable
Education level:Diploma
Job level:Mid
Own transport required:Yes
Travel requirement:Occasional
Company:Adsat In-Store Media Solutions

Job description

An exciting position has opened up at Adsat In-store Media Solutions for a talented music scheduler. Adsat specialises in providing radio stations and audio solutions for corporate and retail clients.

Main purpose of the position: 

To select and schedule music for multiple Adsat in-store radio stations on a daily basis, in line with the strategy and sound of each station. Passion for music and excellent music knowledge is essential for this role, as is high attention to detail.


(Include but not limited to)
  • Be responsible for the music database and coordinating the staff, and the workflow in the music department
  • Schedule daily music playlists in line with the station's programming strategy
  • Pro-actively source music
  • Coordinate all music properties, audio levels and content across station platforms
  • Schedule all daily music related on-air features and ensure alignment to rotation policies
  • Schedule imaging elements, promos and content features
  • Presentations to client
  • Liaise with record companies and musicians
  • Generate reports for the music licencing and royalties bodies
  • Design music clocks
  • Compile music features
  • Research genres and collate research data
  • Keep abreast of new music releases
  • Filter through all music submissions
  • Manage music categories
  • Maintain music library, code and cart all new audio at the required levels


  • Tertiary education preferable but not essential
  • Radio experience in the programming department or experience in the music industry essential.
  • Experience and knowledge of professional music scheduling software and play-out systems
  • Passion for music – excellent and varied music knowledge and grasp of music genres
  • Computer literate
  • Experience of audio editing software is advantageous
  • Analytical aptitude – ability to work with complex music data with high attention to detail
  • Systematic and organised
  • Motivated and persistent
  • Ability to work independently and as a team player
  • Positive, honest and reliable with integrity
  • Enjoys working with technology and has up to date knowledge of music trends and social media
  • Ability to deliver a high standard of client service
  • Show initiative and adaptability
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Drivers licence
Please note: This is an in-office position. Candidates must meet the criteria outlined in the job post. Only candidates selected to proceed to the interview process will be contacted. If you have not heard from us within 10 days of submission, your application is unsuccessful.

In your cover letter explain why you are the best candidate for this specific role with reference to your experience in music scheduling / compiling.

Posted on 05 Oct 11:45, Closing date 4 Dec

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