3 Positions at Rwanda Broadcasting Agency (RBA): (Deadline 5 March 2021)

3 Positions at Rwanda Broadcasting Agency (RBA): (Deadline 5 March 2021)


Marketing Manager at Rwanda Broadcasting Agency (RBA): (Deadline 5 March 2021)

JOB DESCRIPTIONS:

  • Under direct supervision of the Division Manager of Sales and Marketing, the Marketing Manager will require direct interaction with various departments; RTV, Radio and Technical for compliance. Will also supervise the Brand and Creative Officers;
  • Develop and manage long- and short-term marketing strategies of RBA;
  • Promote RBA’s image, programs and activities;
  • Work closely with the Program Managers (RTV, KC2 and Radios) in creating on – air promotions and also with the Sales and Advertising manager in securing new clients and maintaining current advertisers;
  • Supervise Creative Officers to deliver based on performance contracts signed;
  • Implement national marketing programs by developing field marketing and promotional action plans;
  • Maintain RBA’s product mix, by keeping current supply with demand, monitoring changing trends and competitors in media industry and updates the Director of Marketing and Business development of current situations;
  • In close collaboration with Sales and Advertising Manager, establishes and adjusts selling prices by monitoring other key competitors;
  • Manage the marketing, PR and Communications with the approval of the Division Manager of sales and Marketing;
  • Work in close collaboration with Sales and Advertising Manager and receive market feedbacks;
  • Observe the current state of the market and competitors;
  • Evaluate plans and strategies on the basis of ROI;
  • Assist in content planning in accordance with market needs and work as liaison between Radio and RTV departments;
  • Manage and communicate brand standards and creative feedback to TV and Radio Stations;
  • Develop creative solutions in partnership with RTV, KC2 and Radio Program Managers that are attractive to clients for advertisement;
  • Prepare proposals for conducting market studies and research for different RBA channels to determine the audience per channel and programs.

SPECIFIC KNOWLEDGE REQUIRED

  • Extensive understanding of the media industry,
  • Excellent leadership, planning and management skills,
  • Must have experience of sales, marketing, or branding
  • Ability to effectively liaise and build relationships with various stakeholders,
  • Ability to work under tight deadlines and pressure,
  • Excellent communication, reporting and presentation skills,
  • Fluency in written and spoken English and French is essential. Knowledge of Kiswahili & Kinyarwanda would be advantageous.

JOB PROFILES:

Degree in any field with 3yrs working experience in Sales and Marketing at a Managerial/supervisory level in a corporate company or Fast Moving Consumer Goods.

HOW TO APPLY:

Interested applicants should submit in one folder their application letter; a detailed CV duly dated and signed, copies of academic testimonials, a copy of National ID/passport, and proof of experience.

NB:                                                                                                                                             

  • Application without all the above requirements will not be considered,
  • Candidates with Degree/Diploma from abroad are requested to show the Equivalence from High Education Council (HEC),
  • Please note that only short-listed candidates meeting the required qualifications will be contacted,
  • Female candidates are encouraged to apply,

Applications shall be addressed to: The Director General of RBA, through our career page: https://rba.co.rw/career, not later than Friday 5th March, 2021 at 4:30 pm

 

SALES AND ADVERTISING MANAGER at Rwanda Broadcasting Agency (RBA): (Deadline 5 March 2021)

JOB DESCRIPTIONS:

  • The Sales and advertising manager will be reporting to the Division manager of Sales and Marketing and will study different clients and assess the effectiveness of their communication plans and channels and make counter effective communication offers to stimulate demand,
  • To be decisive in all aspects of delivery, while providing an intelligent and strategic

approach to planning new business,

  • Build close relationships that are beneficial for RBA with key clients to leverage

greater income from long-term and strategic sales deals;

  • Have attention to detail, and also a successful track record in Sales and Marketing              continually achieve monthly sales targets;
  • Responsible for driving sales across RBA network;
  • Developing and mentoring an energetic and dynamic sales team;
  • Organizing relevant sales activity reports;
  • Conducting regular training sessions with sales staff and where necessary organizing relevant external courses;
  • Back checking the activities of all sales personnel.

 

SPECIFIC KNOWLEDGE REQUIRED:

 

  • Extensive understanding of the media industry,
  • Excellent leadership, planning and management skills,
  • Must have experience of sales, marketing, or branding in corporate company or from Fast Moving Consumer Goods,
  • Ability to effectively liaise and build relationships with various stakeholders,
  • Ability to work under tight deadlines and pressure,
  • Excellent communication, reporting and presentation skills,
  • Fluency in written and spoken English and French is essential. Knowledge of Kiswahili & Kinyarwanda would be advantageous.

 

JOB PROFILES:

Degree in any field with 3yrs working experience in Sales and marketing at a managerial/supervisory level in a corporate company or Fast Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG).

HOW TO APPLY:

Interested applicants should submit in one folder their application letter; a detailed CV duly dated and signed, copies of academic testimonials, a copy of National ID/passport, and proof of experience.

NB:                                                                                                                                            

  • Application without all the above requirements will not be considered,
  • Candidates with Degree/Diploma from abroad are requested to show the Equivalence from High Education Council (HEC),
  • Please note that only short-listed candidates meeting the required qualifications will be contacted,
  • Female candidates are encouraged to apply,

Applications shall be addressed to: The Director General of RBA, through our career page: https://rba.co.rw/career, not later than Friday 5th March, 2021 at 4:30 pm.

 

Call for Candidates to the RBA Board of directors at Rwanda Broadcasting Agency (RBA): (Deadline 5 March 2021)

Background:

Rwanda Broadcasting Agency (RBA) is the independent public broadcaster established under law No. 42/2013 of 16/06/2013 and operating 8 Radio Stations and 2 TV channels, (Rwanda Television and KC2).

RBA is a fast-evolving public broadcaster and seeks to continuously be Rwanda’s leading source of news and information by providing high quality programming that entertains educates and informs our increasingly diverse audiences.

To achieve this strategic vision and as specified under article 8 of the RBA law, the Public Broadcaster is governed by team of Board of Directors selected through an open and transparent manner.  The law states, that the Board of Directors shall be the supreme governing organ of RBA selected from the Civil Society and Private Sector only. They shall demonstrate independence and shall neither seek nor accept instructions from any authority unless otherwise provided by law.

In summary, the board members oversee the implementation of RBA’s Strategic Plan by carrying out the following responsibilities;

  1. To uphold the independence of RBA
  2. To establish the strategic vision and action of RBA
  3. To ensure that RBA works in general interest of the public
  4. To promote the editorial line of RBA, the code of professional ethics and press law
  5. To approve RBA activity plan and annual budget
  6. To approve internal rules and regulations of RBA
  7. To monitor the management of RBA property
  8. To approve the statutes governing RBA staff, their salaries and the organization and functioning of RBA departments
  9. To review the performance of RBA and ensure conformity with the action plan and the budget
  10. To monitor the performance of the Directorate of RBA

Therefore, in light of the above and mindful of article 8 paragraph II of the RBA law on the selection process of a new Board of Directors and considering Ministerial Order that emphasizes the need for this process to be conducted “after a transparent and public selection process”, RBA hereby calls on competent candidates to apply to serve on its Board.

Qualifications:

a) To be a Rwandan or foreign national residing both in Rwanda or out.

b) To be an individual of high integrity and commanding respect in society

c) To be either from Civil Society or Private Sector and NOT a civil a servant

d) To demonstrate significant work experience in areas of media, electronics and telecommunications, finance/accounting, marketing and law with preference of having served at senior managerial levels.

e) To have the necessary skills and ability of helping RBA attain its vision in the areas of proper financial management, human resource management, increased Sales, adoption of new innovations through ICTs and enhance its visibility with the audience it serves.

f) To have a clear grasp of RBA’s mandate and its vision and demonstrate the will to drive forward its future aspirations.

g) To be a team player and specifically demonstrate a clear understanding of the mandate of RBA as public service broadcaster, the law and statutes governing RBA and how they will be upheld.

h) To possess at least a minimum university degree in any field with 5 years’ work experience

III. How to apply:

Applications must be addressed to the Chairperson of the Pre-Selection Committee, through our career page: https://rba.co.rw/career, or [email protected] with;

  1. Copies of Academic testimonials
  2. A copy of National ID
  3. Latest CV

Deadline for applications: 5th March 2021

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.

Done at Kigali, on 16th February, 2021

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