Production Manager - StarTimes

Published by Jobstanzania on 12:49:00 pm

StarTimes, also as a branding name of Star Media (Tanzania) Limited, is a Technology company that was established in 1988 in China. Pioneer and key player in digital television solution in China and Africa, where we have acquired over 7 million subscribers. We are currently operating in 10 African Countries, Nigeria, Tanzania, Kenya, Rwanda, Uganda, Guinea, Central African Republic, Burundi, Mozambique, Senegal, and we are working on providing our network in more than 20 countries sooner than you expect.

Our operation in Tanzania is a Joint Venture with the Tanzania Broadcasting Corporation (TBC) and our products offering digital multiplex service in Tanzania include Digital Television Sets, digital decoders and other value-adding services to serve the masses of Tanzania. We are deploying a unique technology that allows our Digital TV to be offered to subscribers at an affordable price.

Our values are Innovation, Integrity, Diligence and Devotion.

STAR MEDIA Technology partners include Cisco, Conax, ST, Ericsson and Harmonic.

The Production Manager interprets and implements the vision of Head of Production in quest to ensure localizationbx of content and channels.
1. Nurture and Develop positive relations with preferred FTA TV and local producers.
2. Efficiently manage all aspects of content production; schedules, budgets, copyright clearance, reporting etc.
3. Manage all technical and QC aspects of FTA content-building production plan
4. Pioneer the development of low-budget reality TV concept and Event TV (in collaboration with Production Head)
5. Maintain a proper record of raw material/content produced - complete with detailed metadata
6. Assist Content Manager (and AD Sales Dept) in development of product-placement concepts and strategies (aimed at local potential sponsors)

• Minimum, Diploma in the fields of Journalism, Mass Communication
• Creative thinker with an eye and ear for production
• Must have strong practical production knowledge with proven record to that effect
• Previous work experience with advertising agencies would be an advantage
• Must have previous working experience on drama series in the same capacity or equivalent as required position
• Have working experience with DSLR and other types of professional cameras and production gear
• Must have at the minimum 7 years minimum experience
• Have thorough knowledge of international and local content trends
• Able to manage production budgets and schedules effectively.
• Have a strong command of English and the local language
• Having international working experience in the media/production circle will be an added advantage
• Have strong media and content producer relationships.
• Willing to travel

How To Apply:

Interested candidates should send their application letters and curriculum vitae through Email:  hrmanager@startimes.co.tz



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