• Career Opportunities at Kenya Broadcasting Corporation (KBC)

  • Posted on: 30 November, 2016 Deadline: 9 December, 2016
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  • Kenya Broadcasting Corporation is a State Corporation committed to excellence in broadcast services to our audience, customers and the public. Its aim is to inform, educate and entertain the public through Radio and Television services. The Corporation wishes to fill the following vacant positions with dynamic, self-driven and results-oriented professionals to achieve its corporate objectives.
     

     

    Digital Graphics Designer

     

    The Role

    Reporting to the Chief Digital Media Administrator, the Digital Graphic Designer will be responsible for generating and managing all the still and motion images for online distribution. He/she will develop graphics for online content as per the standards of the Corporation.

    Responsibilities for the Digital Graphics Designer Job

    • Generate inspiring and innovative still graphics that are for all products;
    • Interpreting and translating situations and ideas and text into graphics
    • Developing alternative story forms such as charts, galleries, tables, timelines, infographics, process charts for online and the social media
    • Develop fascinating graphics and branding for all KBC products
    • Ensure the Corporation’s standard image watermarking is applied.

    Minimum Educational and Professional Requirements for the Job

    • Bachelor’s degree in Mass Communication/Design/Journalism
    • Three (3) years relevant working experience
    • Proficiency in IT skills with good working knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite
    • Relevant experience working in a creative agency environment or other design-related field
    • High quality work with attention to detail
    • Self-confidence and strong ideas
    • Ability to manage workflow and time
    • Team player and open to feedback
    • Ability to multi-task, juggle through multiple tasks and work under tight deadlines.
    • Interested candidates who meet the above criteria must submit a detailed updated CV; copies of relevant certificates/testimonials; application/cover letter demonstrating how they qualify for the relevant position and names/contact information for three (3) referees.

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    Digital Photojournalist

     

    The Role

    Reporting to the Chief Digital Media Administrator, the Digital Photojournalist will be responsible for capture, processing and storage of digital images and videos. He/she will be responsible for generating media formats for online compatibility.

    Key Responsibilities for the Photojournalist Job

    • Take creative and eye-catching photos or video segments
    • Write narration/metadata to accompany images
    • Post approved photos online and on social media platforms
    • Identify photos and archive according to the Corporation’s standards
    • Use image-editing software such as Photoshop or Print Shop Pro to edit images
    • Ensure the Corporation’s standard image watermarking is applied.

    Minimum Educational and Professional Requirements

    • Bachelor’s degree in Mass Communication/Journalism
    • Three (3) years relevant working experience
    • Proficiency in IT skills and capturing of HDR images
    • Must have a working knowledge of online technology and online news best practices and an appreciation of the business processes, protocols and controls
    • Proven professional shooting experience and ability to manipulate lighting
    • Must be self driven, assertive, punctual & organized
    • Must be social media savvy, innovative & creative
    • Demonstrable professional approach, enthusiasm, drive, commitment, honesty, trust and loyalty
    • Solid knowledge of Photoshop
    • Must be a team player, dynamic and open to feedback
    • Ability to multi-task, juggle through multiple tasks and work under tight deadlines.

    Method of Application

    Applications addressed to the undersigned must be received on or before 9th December, 2016. Only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

    MANAGING DIRECTOR
    KENYA BROADCASTING CORPORATION
    P.O. BOX 30456-00100
    NAIROBI.

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