8 Mar 2017

Content Director Job in Kenya

Our Client is in Digital TV industry currently is seeking a highly motivated and skilled professional who is suitably qualified to fill in the position of a Content Director.

To ensure proper research of audience ratings, prepare detailed reports assemble the right content, obtain approvals and improve the viewership ratings.


  • Building good communications with content providers (Local Producers and 3rd party international channels), acquire their forward schedule, highlights, promotional materials and identify the potential content marketing opportunities.
  • Research, identify and source original local content for channels.
  • Manage all aspects of the local TV stations content-building partnership
  • Source and secure sponsorship for all content produced based on agreed upon target in close collaboration with the Advertising Sales Department
  • Based on AR Research outcomes, suggest specific content marketing measures to Marketing Department in order to improve AR
  • Results and monitor implementation thereafter.
  • Ensure the speedy execution of quality control processes of validation of material sourced/produced and speedy approvals of the same by HQ and local inspection agencies.
  • Responsible for sourcing, collecting and creating the promo use marketing materials
  • Planning and overseeing execution of promotional activities for the developed content in close collaboration with Marketing Department
  • Generally manage the country-branch Content Department Team to achieve all desired results.
  • Engage producers on a monthly basis to gauge trends and consideration of the same in productions.
  • Manage budget
  • Provide monthly reports based on an agreed upon format.

Professional competencies

  • Time management
  • Goal oriented and self-driven
  • Good problem analysis and problem solving skills
  • Honest and open minded
  • Ability to adjust priorities and manage time wisely in a fast-paced environment.
  • A high sense of responsibility

Work related capability:

  • Excellent oral and writing skills
  • Good inter-personal skills and a team player
  • Work effectively to support various levels of management
  • A keen eye for detail and a critical mind
  • Creative and Innovative
  • Patience and concentration
  • A high level of self-motivation, commitment and dedication
  • Ability to work under pressure and to deadlines;

Job Requirements

  • Degree in the fields of Journalism, Mass Communication or other relevant social sciences
  • Strong management and leadership skills with a minimum four years
  • Must have at the minimum 6 years minimum experience in the media industry
  • Have thorough knowledge of international and local content trends
  • Must be an independent thinker with great analytical skills.
  • Have a strong command of English and the local language
  • Having international working experience in the media/production circle will be an added advantage
  • Have strong media and content producer relationships.
  • Willing to travel

How to Apply
If you feel you fit the above role CLICK HERE to apply

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