Fresh Recruitments at Standard Media in Kenya

Fresh Recruitments at Standard Media in Kenya

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Fresh Recruitments at Standard Media

The Standard Group Plc is a multi-media organization with investments in media platforms spanning newspaper print operations, television, radio broadcasting, digital and online services, as well as outdoor advertising. The Standard Group is recognized as a leading multi-media house in Kenya with a key influence in matters of national and international interest.

Our various media platforms include: The Standard Newspaper, KTN, KTN News, Radio Maisha, The Nairobian weekly newspaper, Think Outdoor (billboard advertising) and Standard Digital. As part of strengthening our operations, we are looking for smart, creative and ambitious individuals to join the digital team as a Web Developer.

Web Developer

Qualifications

  • At least 2 years’ experience in web development
  • Proficient in PHP, JQuery, HTML5, CSS and Web Service
  • Experience with large-scale distributed storage and database systems (SQL or NoSQL, e.g. MySQL, MongoDB)
  • Robust knowledge of mobile apps development in native Android.
  • Experience working in Unix/Linux environments
  • Able to solve complex problems.
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment
  • High degree of independent judgment.
  • Dedicated team player.
  • Robust knowledge of digital analytics and tools

Copy Writer

To write, re-purpose and package compelling news stories from various sources for KTN/KTN News audiences on television.

Job Responsibilities

  • Research and write high-impact news stories for television.
  • Re-purpose stories from wire services such as Reuters and AFP for television audiences.
  • Conduct phone interviews with reporters on location and news sources and develop news content from the same.
  • Generate news content from television interviews and LIVE events
  • Gather facts on breaking news/developing stories and fact check.
  • Create appropriate headlines and captions for TV stories, ensuring they reflect the overriding message of the story.
  • To edit scripts under the supervision of Shift Editors and other news editors.

Business & Features Reporter

The incumbents will be responsible for relaying the news gathered and produced by the entire newsroom to the public.

Job Responsibilities

  • Presenting allocated TV bulletins, live events and breaking news·
  • Ensuring appearance is as per house rules conducting interviews ·
  • Producing elements of the bulletin, book guests, prepping them and doing research for the interview ·
  • Packaging and delivering stories for the bulletin.
  • Flair for features for Features Reporter·
  • Flair for business and business news for Business Reporter

Business Executives

The incumbents will be responsible for generating revenue for the Group through servicing existing and recruiting new clients.

Job Responsibilities

  • Achieving set annual and monthly targets for different platforms across Standard Group PLC
  • To follow systems and standards desired to deliver highest customer service to clients.
  • Liaise with Credit control and clients regarding payment terms and debt collection
  • while maintaining collection timelines.
  • Work with creativity and under minimum supervision.
  • Maintain close and effective contact with clients and ensure customer satisfaction.
  • Attend regular sales review meetings for updates and feedback.
  • To support, maintain and grow business contacts with both the existing and potential advertising clients and agencies
  • Develop strategy to increase sales volumes and market share.

Investigative Editor

The incumbents will be responsible for generating revenue for the Group through servicing existing and recruiting new clients.

Job Responsibilities

  • Achieving set annual and monthly targets for different platforms across Standard Group PLC
  • To follow systems and standards desired to deliver highest customer service to clients.
  • Liaise with Credit control and clients regarding payment terms and debt collection
  • while maintaining collection timelines.
  • Work with creativity and under minimum supervision.
  • Maintain close and effective contact with clients and ensure customer satisfaction.
  • Attend regular sales review meetings for updates and feedback.
  • To support, maintain and grow business contacts with both the existing and potential advertising clients and agencies
  • Develop strategy to increase sales volumes and market share.

TV & Radio Business Executives

The incumbents will be responsible for generating revenue for the Group through servicing existing and recruiting new clients

Job Responsibilities

  • Achieving set annual and monthly targets for TV & Radio platforms through identifying clients and convincing them of the benefits of advertising through the Group.
  • To follow systems and standards desired to deliver highest customer service to clients.
  • Liaise with Credit control and clients regarding payment terms and debt collection while maintaining collection timelines.
  • Work with creativity and under minimum supervision.
  • Maintain close and effective contact with clients and ensure customer satisfaction.
  • Attend regular sales review meetings for updates and feedback.
  • To support, maintain and grow business contacts with both the existing and
  • potential advertising clients and agencies.
  • Develop strategy to increase sales volumes and market share.

Transmission Technician

This role is responsible for maintaining 100% signal clarity for Radio and TV signals. Maintenance and day to day running of all TV and Radio transmitting stations assigned.

Job Responsibilities

  • Maximizing signal clarity for Radio and TV signals and assuring customer service for a 24 hour turnaround time;
  • Carrying out routine and curative maintenance, servicing and repairing TV and Radio transmitters, Generators, microwave and satellite link systems with associated support accessories in various stations as scheduled or when failures occur;
  • Recommend and carry out routine maintenance of transmission premises in collaboration with Facilities Manager and Supervisor, Transmission.
  • Monitoring the power generators to ensure adequate fuel and oil supplies for flawless transmission 24 hours daily.
  • Providing the studio with satellite feeds by setting up satellite receiving equipment, tracking the desired space satellite and configuring the receiving decoders as and when required;
  • Analyzing meter readings, collecting and compiling data for analysis with the supervisor daily, monthly or as when required
  • Advising on technical matters, installing off-air TV and radio antennae as requested for improved viewership and listenership
  • Compiling station spare parts, identifying and implementing alternative ways of meeting requirements to cover equipment failures with minimum loss of service, in liaison with Manager- Transmission.

Method of Application

Interested and qualified? Go to Standard Group career website on www.standardmedia.co.ke to apply

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