وظائف شاغرة

Planning Producer

GENERAL DESCRIPTION

The Planning Producer is responsible for generating, researching, and developing story ideas. He is a key member of the production team responsible for implementing coverage plans.


JOB DESCRIPTION

 To plan editorial story development, set time schedules, define coverage and treatment needed

 To deploy teams and handle logistics (authorizations, accreditations, tickets, visas, equipment, paper, and administrative work)

 To gather news and information from various sources (acquisition department, news agencies, reporters, internet etc.)

 To attend editorial and production meetings throughout the day and originate ideas on what stories should be covered and which stories need more elaboration and content development

 To keep abreast with all developing stories through continuous research and monitoring the news wires and other news sources

 To plan ahead news and programs coverage on monthly, weekly, and daily basis

 To gather proposals from departments & correspondents and decides upon 

To purvey daily prospects of major events to news and programs departments

 To coordinate with the interview desk regarding potential guests

 To work on assignment desk when required

Travel and carry out coverage abroad.

 May be asked to perform additional duties and take on other responsibilities as dictated by events and circumstances


WORK EXPERIENCE

 Minimum 3 years of experience as journalist or assistant producer in broadcast channel 

 Experience in social media and digital platforms management is an advantage


EDUCATION

Minimum bachelor’s degree in journalism or in a related field


SKILLS

 Creative vision and plan for content

 Strong editorial judgment

 Proven leadership skills

 Hard working and constantly chasing stories and contacts

 Demonstrated communication and organization

 Computer and media asset management systems

 Attention to detail and hard working


KNOWLEDGE

 Excellent English

 Fluency in Arabic an advantage

 In-depth knowledge of local and international current affairs, history, and newsmakers


JOB DEMANDS

 To react swiftly and effectively to breaking news

 To take advice and editorial instruction

 To work independently and prioritize tasks appropriately under deadline pressure

 To accommodate flexible work schedule to support 24/7 TV