Programme Compiler

Location Auckland Park, Auckland Park, South Africa
Date Posted
Category Media, Communications & Writing
Work Hours Day
Salary Units MONTH
Currency ZAR



Main purpose of position


To ensure non-commercial audio content is scheduled, managed and maintained as per station requirements.




Key Accountabilities




Integration of all pre-recorded non-music audio into the playout system.

Daily maintenance of the station’s playout system.

Investigate and report issues related to non-executions of non-commercial, promotional content and system errors.

Scheduling, rotation and monitoring of station promos, liners, thematic audio content and imaging.

Ad-hoc scheduling, rotation and monitoring of music items

Maintain a fully functional Imaging and promotional library.

Monitor all audio output to detect sound quality, deviations and malfunctions.

Manage changes to the radio playout software database specifically with regards to clocks, inclusive of clock creation and compliance in accordance with the Programming Strategy

Ensure the recording and scheduling of ad-hoc campaign imaging (PCS Radio).

Evaluate the quality of promos to determine their effectiveness, optimise the potential of future promotions in consultation with programming and on-air promotions teams

Observe and investigate creative content audio from external parties, that can be relevant to the station in consultation with the Programme Manager

Advise on new content generation trends and techniques for traditional platforms as well as online platforms.

Ensure that non-music related content communication flows freely between programming and on-air broadcast teams.

Liaise with Programme Manager regarding station themed audio content and promo needs.

Liaise with content/technical/imaging producers to workout promo and imaging requirements and schedules.

Liaise with station Marketing Manager for publication of relevant marketing promotions.

Liaise with the Marketing Manager, Programmes Manager and Brand Specialist to assist with event and campaign promo requirements.

Provide detailed weekly and monthly system reconciliation reports.

Report on any anomalies experienced by the playout system or deviations by on-air teams.

Compile and submit general performance reports on a monthly basis.

Create a filling system.

Effective communication and briefing of on-air teams on new station campaign promos and imaging.

Ad-hoc training of on-air teams on new techniques.

Coaching and mentoring of interns and new employees to ensure continuity of the unit and personal growth of staff.







Diploma in Sound engineering, Radio production or relevant field of study. (NQF level 6)

4 years’ experience in broadcast media with at least three years in radio production.

Knowledge of broadcasting industry, industry trends and all applicable technologies.

Proficiency in recording and editing software (i.e pro tools, audacity, adobe etc).

Above average experience and knowledge of broadcasting production technology and digital media application

Knowledge and understanding of popular music culture.

Radio broadcasting playout systems and software.

Knowledge of Radio promotions and best practices and creative on-air concept generation.

Understanding of Radio Programming value chain.

Understanding of Radio Clocks.

Basic understanding of radio industry regulations and SABC policies.

Well organized, detail-oriented professional with excellent project management and administrative skills.

Ability to work under pressure and deliver on tight deadlines.

Excellent communication (verbal and written)

Customer Service orientated/focused.

Innovative, Proactive and action orientated.

Data and trends analyses and interpretation.

Problem solving

Computer literate (All Microsoft Packages)


Interested candidates can send their CV