Graduate Trainee Jobs at NTV Uganda


Job Title:     Programme Scheduler – Trainee (2 Job Placements)

Organisation: NTV Uganda

Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

About US:

Africa Broadcasting (U) Limited owns and operates NTV the number one TV station in Uganda.  We are a subsidiary of the Nation Media Group, which is East & Central Africa’s largest multi-media group.

Job Summary: The Programme Scheduler – Trainee will coordinate transmission and ensure that transmission is as per the program schedule of the day, so as maintain the station standards and meet business objectives.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

  • Ensure that accuracy (program scheduling) is maintained on the channel by preparing a daily transmission schedule
  • The incumbent will deliver the best content experience possible by using audience insights, in-depth analysis, and industry & competitor trends
  • The jobholder will preview programs to ensure accurate duration of segments, editing/censorship according to the standards of the station
  • Provide programme profiles to the commercial departments of all upcoming programs one month in advance
  • Coordinate the schedule by ensuring timely airing of acquired programmes, adverts, live shows, etc

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 

  • The ideal candidates for the NTV Uganda Programme Scheduler – Trainee jobs must hold a University degree
  • Previous exposure and experience in broadcasting is strongly preferred (Product and technical side)
  • Excellent multi-tasking ability and attention to detail is essential
  • High level of personal resilience
  • Broad knowledge and understanding of audience drivers and viewership dynamics
  • Excellent understanding of how the TV industry works including the interfaces between brands, content creators / owners, audiences and advertisers and synergy with digital trends

How to Apply:

If any of these vacancies suits your experience and career obligations, then feel free to send your Capability Statement (2 pages max) together with your updated CV to the undersigned;

Human Resources Manager,

Africa Broadcasting (U) Limited – NTV Uganda,

Kampala Serena Conference Center,

Kampala. Uganda.

E-mail to: [email protected]

Deadline: 16th December 2016