Sound Engineer, Marketing Executive at Kenyatta University Television and Radio Services (KUTV & RS)

On Wednesday, September 23rd, 2015
Career Opportunities in a Fast Growing Institution
Kenyatta University seeks to recruit competent and dedicated applicants to fill up the following positions.
 
Kenyatta University Television and Radio Services (KUTV & RS)
 
1. Marketing Executive
Purpose:
  • To sell TV and Radio advertising space to brands, agencies and other clients
  • The incumbent will bring in, existing relationships with advertisers and agencies, while cultivating new relationships, managing sales, forecasting revenue and helping the sales and marketing team gain market insights
 
Qualifications:
  • Bachelor Degree in Marketing or related field from a recognized university
  • Professional qualification in Marketing or related field
  • At least two (2) years advertisement sales experience in a similar role, advertising, media selling or TV service
  • Bachelor Degree in Media or Journalism or Mass Communication with two (2) years marketing experience in a reputable media firm will also be considered
Other Requirements:
  • A good understanding of media: Radio and TV industry
  • Ability to work independently and under pressure
  • Excellent client service, communication and interpersonal skills
  • Hands on experience in market sales and penetration
  • Proven leadership capability
  • Good decision making and communication skills
  • Established conceptual, market modeling and analytical skills
2. Sound Engineer
Purpose: The Sound Engineer will perform all duties related to sound engineering for performances, shows, presentations and productions in the Studio/Open Broadcast (OB) including operating, managing, monitoring and maintaining of all sound equipment in the studio/Open Broadcast (OB).
 
Qualifications:
  • Bachelor Degree in any of the following fields from a recognized university:
  1. Film and TV production
  2. Performing arts
  3. Audio and recording technology
  4. Sound engineering
  5. Music technology
  • At least two (2) years’ experience in audio electronics specifically for sound playback and live mixing including knowledge of digital and analogue audio equipment including sound consoles, speakers, microphones and wireless systems
  • OR Diploma in Technology for Creative Presentations and Sound Technology and three (3) years equivalent experience in audio electronics
  • Certification in basic computer skills for MAC/PC
  • Knowledge of MIDI (Musical Instrument Digital Interface) production equipment and digital audio workstations, microphone and signal techniques
  • Basic knowledge and skills in electrical wiring and rigging
  • Experience in music and theatrical sound and audio engineering will be an added advantage
Other Requirements:
  • Must be available for on the job training and available to work long and unpredictable hours
  • Must have good sense of hearing, physical fitness and agility (including ability to carry heavy loads and to work at heights of up to 5 meters) is essential
  • Ability to communicate clearly and concisely with the technical production team and other departments
  • Ability to work within a team structure as well as independently
  • Punctuality and time management skill to ensure efficiency for set ups, show calls, meetings and work calls
Duties & Responsibilities:
  • Sound design and management like recording, mixing and synchronizing different sounds
  • Maintenance of quality sound throughout performances/presentations including amplification, mixing, recording, synching and reproducing sounds and effects for productions
  • Maintaining and looking over sound equipment including repairing of equipment and troubleshooting
  • Work within a team environment that includes Lighting Technician, Stage Manager as well as Stage and Production Staff in planning and carrying out structure of sound for every performance
How to Apply
The application letter should give full details of education and professional qualification, work experience, present post and salary, applicant’s telephone number and e-mail address.

Copies of certificates and testimonials should also be enclosed giving the names and addresses of three (3) referees who are conversant with the applicant’s competence in area of specialization.

Applicants and Referees should write directly to:

Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Administration)
Kenyatta University
P. O. Box 43844 – 00100
Nairobi

Applications and letters from the referees should be received not later than, Friday 9th October 2015.
Kenyatta University is an equal opportunity employer and canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.
Women and people with disability are encouraged to apply.
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