Wednesday, June 23, 2010

DSTV Jobs: Content Buyer – Africa Magic Plus – Nairobi, Kenya

MSSL seeks to appoint a dynamic and energetic individual to assume responsibility as Content Buyer for the
Africa Magic Plus Channel. This position will be based at our offices in Nairobi, Kenya.
The successful applicant will have a thorough understanding of the target market and a proven track in identifying and
acquiring compelling television content across Africa.
Critical Personal capabilities include:
  • A dynamic person with excellent interpersonal , communication skills, Accuracy and attention to detail
  • Ability to liaise with a diversity of people at all levels and to use judgement and make decisions
  • Ability to use initiative and effective control of financial resources
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Passion for programming, entertainment television and an understanding of local film industries and global media trends

Requirements for this position include
  • Relevant Business Degree (or equivalent)
  • Financial and legal experience an advantage
  • At least 3 years of television experience
  • Extensive Movie and TV knowledge
  • Content acquisition knowledge is a must
  • Computer literacy (i.e. MS Word, PowerPoint, Excel) compulsory
  • Mindpack an advantage
  • Travel flexibility
  • Strong negotiation skills
Do you want to be part of the magic?
Please send your CV to: Fiona.Achieng’
Closing date: 2 July 2010.
Should you not have received feedback by 16 July 2010, your application has been unsuccessful.
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