Kenya Red Cross Society – Chief Producer – Switch Media Ltd.

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Switch Media Ltd is a young, energetic, & dynamic media organization that serves Africa’s youth. Switch Media Ltd is a digital media and production company, having transitioned from the FTA TV model in 2022. Switch TV airs on all our social media platforms including Facebook, Instagram, YouTube and on the website. Our digital services include digital advertising and also website development.

Switch Media Ltd. is fully owned by the Kenya Red Cross Society (KRCS). 

Switch Media Ltd is seeking a passionate and enthusiastic individual for the following position in the Production and Technology Department:

Position Title :              Chief Producer

Reporting to:                 Head of Production & Technology

Job Location:                Nairobi

Duties and Responsibilities

Management and coordination of production operations including efficient use of production equipment, planning, budgeting and development of production schedules. The role also seeks to support Digital and Commercial in pursuing business opportunities.

  • To lead and supervise the production staff by consistently monitoring, guiding, and enhancing the achievement of highest professional and ethical standards in their work.
  • Develop and monitor production schedules to ensure proper and efficient utilization of available resources, maintaining production costs within budgets 
  • Ensure that the agreed filming and editing schedules are followed accordingly by members of all sections
  • Oversee production of all audio/visual content for digital platforms and external clients; ensuring that individual productions are properly catered for 
  • Engage content teams to discuss execution of programme ideas and offer advice on proper and creative executions. 
  • Draw up work schedules and leave plans, assigning daily EFP and editing tasks, and monitoring audience/client’s feedback on matters video and audio quality for action. 
  • Ensure effective utilization of budgets and encourage saving
  • Manage staff performance and ensure there is best practice at all times.
  • Develop budgets and quotations for commercial projects 
  • Attend client meetings in collaboration with commercial, and offer solutions in bid to win business
  • Develop business proposals for business development  
  • Developing concepts for commercial related projects
  • Any other departmental roles as may be delegated by your supervisor.

Qualifications, Work experience and skills required

  • University Degree or Diploma in TV production/Communication (media studies)
  • Minimum of 5 years working experience in a busy audio/visual production environment. 
  • Proven practical knowledge and experience in an audio/visual content production environment. 
  • Creativity and originality
  • Knowledge of TV/ Digital advertising
  • Leadership skills 
  • Proper planning and organisation

Application Procedure

Interested candidates who meet the above qualifications should apply strictly through http://www.switchmedia.ke/careers to reach us not later than 4th October 2022; Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. 


Job disclaimer and notification:

Switch Media Ltd. is an equal opportunity employer and does not charge / accept any amount or security deposit from job seekers during the selection process or while inviting candidates for an interview.