Radio Manager

Radio Manager
BBC Media Action is the BBC’s international development charity. We believe in the power of media and communication to help reduce poverty and support people in understanding their rights. Our aim is to
inform, connect and empower people around the world.
Overall Purpose of Job: To lead the radio team members consists of Producers, Assistants and Presenters to develop and implement an innovative new entertainment phone-in radio show that links clearly and effectively with TV and online outputs.
Main Duties

  1. Develop a full understanding of the background, purpose and outputs of the projects;

  3. Reach and document a clear understanding with TV, event and Online production teams, and any print partners, as to the types of radio outputs most relevant and valuable for the projects (phone-in will be a major component of this, but will not be the only format considered);

  5. Work with Country Director, Project Managers, Research Team and the TV, event and Online teams to plan long-term strategy for the radio presence, including identifying new opportunities as well as risks.

  7. Working closely with the rest of the radio team, and in close coordination with Country Director, develop this strategy into a workplan and budget for at least the first one year of radio output, ensuring that the radio component supports – and is supported by – all the other elements of the projects, and makes a noticeable and meaningful contribution to the project goals.

  9. Represent the radio team to the rest of the BBC Media Action in Cambodia;

  11. Report regularly on the radio team’s progress to Country Director, through at least weekly meetings, and short written reports on every episode

  13. Ensure all radio programmes adhere to BBC editorial guidelines.

  15. Manage and oversee the production of the radio programmes in cooperation with the Radio Producers and Radio Production Assistant(s);

  17. Liaise with partner radio station on day-to-day technical repairs and maintenance;

Essential skills and experience
• Demonstrable experience of working in the development sector
• Good general knowledge of the challenges and opportunities of using media for development
• Strong decision-making and organisational skills - able to schedule and prioritise people, resources and activities to meet operational deadlines.
• Excellent communication skills with fluency in written and spoken Khmer and English
• Computer skills including with MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint
Interested applicants should submit a CV with an introduction letter detailing skills and outlining what they can bring to the job. Please do not include certificates. Send to: BBC Media Action, #296 (4th - 7th floor), St. 271, Sangkat Toul Tompung II, Khan Chamkarmorn, P.O. Box 155, Phnom Penh, Cambodia. Or email [email protected].
Tel: 023 997 435.
Only short-listed candidates will be called to attend an interview. Closing Date: 18thJuly 2014. The BBC is an equal opportunities employer.