Channels Television Job Vacancies(7positions)

Channels Television is seeking to recruit professionals for the following positions:
1. CORPORATE AFFAIRS MANAGER

The successful candidate shall be responsible for the following functions:
• Media relations
• Marketing Communication
• Advertising
• Reputation management
• Image making/brand building
• Corporate promotions
• Public relations
• Events management
• Corporate social responsibility/social investment
• Protocol management
GENERAL REQUIREMENTS
Candidate shall be pre-qualified with any of the three sets of general requirements:
1. First degree, second class upper division in MANAGEMENT SCIENCES with preference for FINANCE. In addition, a minimum of 5 years experience in journalism in a reputable media organisation is necessary;
2. A first degree, second class upper division in Mass Communication or Social Sciences or Humanities with added advantage of a post graduate degree preferably an MBA or M.Sc in Economics or Finance. In addition, a minimum of 5 years experience in journalism in a reputable organisation is necessary;
3. A first degree, second class upper in Mass Communication or Social Sciences or Humanities. In addition, a minimum of 8 years experience in journalism in a reputable media organisation is necessary.
OTHER REQUIREMENTS
1. Public relations skills
2. Creative communication skills
3. Excellent inter-personal relationship skills
4. Excellent writing skills
5. Good knowledge of Nigeria and international media environment
2.  SYSTEMS APPLICATIONS ENGINEER
The Systems Applications Engineer will perform the following duties
• Perform analysis, build up system designs and tests precise along Company’s business applications, set up system specifications, procedure and network requirements to meet Company requirements.
• Lead and synchronize teams of information systems professionals in the maturity of software and integrated information systems, process control software and additional embedded software control systems.
• Evaluate, troubleshoot, document, upgrade and build up maintenance procedures for operating systems, communications environments and software.
• Frequently work together with customer and functional colleagues in addition to management.
• Examine and select methods and procedures used for obtaining solutions.
• Research, appraise and create technical information to design.
• Develop and test automated systems.
• Develop data, procedure and network models to optimize structural design and to assess the performance and consistency of designs.
• Plan, design and organize the progress, installation, integration and function of computer-based systems.
• Following the Company’s regulations for application implementation.
•Meets financial requirements by submitting information for budgets; monitoring expenses.
• Updates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities; training, re-training, reading professional publications; participating in professional organizations.
• Protects organization’s value by keeping information confidential.
• Accomplishes organization goals by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and different requests; exploring opportunities to add value to job accomplishments.
• Customer support.
• Any additional duties as assigned or required by the Company
QUALIFICATIONS
BSc Upper Credit or Lower Credit in any of:
Electronics Electrical Engineering,
Electronics and Computer Engineering,
Computer Engineering,
Computer Science,
Chemistry
Minimum of 4-6 years core IT experience
Head of organizational Unit (a plus)
NYSC (a plus).
Advanced CISCO Certification and Training (a plus).
Microsoft Certification (added).
Adobe Certification (added).
3.  NETWORK ADMINISTRATOR
The Network Administrator will perform the following duties:
•Oversee computer networks to ensure that they function smoothly.
• Configure and manage new and/or existing network: LAN and WAN, wired and wireless connections.
Responsible for customizing the network to company’s needs: connecting the necessary hardware and software to the network, adding computer programs, such as e-mail, that the company’s employees use on a daily basis.
• Control user access to, monitoring of and security to the network.
• Provide internet and emails solutions.
• Monitor and manage the card key accessing accounts,
• Setting up passwords for individual users and determining which files, programs, or features each person is allowed to use. Changing passwords as required or periodically and updating security measures and procedures.
• Install the necessary hardware and software to set up a computer network, and customizes it to meet company needs.
• Establishes network specifications by conferring with users; analyzing workflow, access, information, and security requirements; designing router administration, including interface configuration and routing protocols.
• Establishes network by evaluating network performance issues including availability, utilization, and latency; planning and executing the selection, installation, configuration, and testing of equipment; defining network policies and procedures; establishing connections and firewalls.
• Maintains network performance by performing network monitoring and analysis, and performance tuning; troubleshooting network problems; escalating problems to vendor.
• Secures network by developing network access, monitoring, control, and evaluation; maintaining documentation.
• Maintaining and managing the Company’s servers to optimal functionality (exchange server, streaming servers).
• Upgrades network by conferring with vendors; developing, testing, evaluating, and installing enhancements.
• Meets financial requirements by submitting information for budgets; monitoring expenses.
• Updates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities; training, re-training, reading professional publications; maintaining personal networks; participating in professional organizations.
• Protects organization’s value by keeping information confidential.
• Accomplishes organization goals by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and different requests; exploring opportunities to add value to job accomplishments.
• Supporting, designing, maintaining, and evaluating computer networking along with telecommunication systems.
• Install, configure, and maintain physical servers and virtual computer servers.
• Oversee the daily operations of computer networks. This would include the hardware/software support, special projects, and training where necessary.
• Network mapping, start-up, installation, maintenance, and improvement. Responsible for ensuring that the LAN/WAN network connectivity of the company is adequate. Ensure the security and deployment of the LAN/WAN network is also in good standing.
• Customer support.
• Hardware and the software are working to produce the highest level of local and Internet networking conditions.
• Any additional duties as assigned or required by the Company.
QUALIFICATION
BSc Upper Credit or Lower Credit in any of:
Electronics Electrical Engineering,
Electronics and Computer Engineering,
Computer Engineering,
Computer Science,
Chemistry
Minimum of 4-6 years core IT experience.
Head of organizational Unit (a plus)
NYSC (a plus).
Advanced CISCO Certification and Training (a plus).
Microsoft Certification (added).
Adobe Certification (added).
Further Skills/Qualifications: Network Performance Tuning, LAN Knowledge, Network Design and Implementation, Problem Solving, Strategic Planning, Multi-tasking, Quality Focus, Coordination, Technical Understanding, Quick Study, Technical Zeal
4.  OPERATOR, MASTER CONTROL
Area of Interest: MCR
Engineering/Operations
Operations/ General
Television/Programming
Network Television Production
POSITION TYPE: FULL TIME
POSTING JOB DESCRIPTION:

Channels TV currently seek a Master Control Operator for its Headquarters in Lagos. Below please find a brief description of the essential duties and responsibilities required to function successfully in this position.
SUMMARY OF ROLE: The Master Control Operator will be responsible for performing all on-air operations to include recording, downloading, uploading and editing of all on-air programming and commercial material in a live news programme.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
– Operate all control room equipment associated with a typical live news programme and sports master control room.
– Monitor and maintain the quality, continuity and availability of multiple networks and distribution channels in a live and nonlife environment.
– Work with broadcast systems incorporating logs/playlists to manage content playout.
– Ensure continuity of on-air schedules in a dynamic environment.
RESPONSIBILITIES:
– Monitors video/audio quality and signal availability using waveform monitors, meters and other test and monitoring equipment
– Prepare and maintain sports, news programmes and associated databases for air.
– Capture and encoding of content related to on-air schedules.
– Assists media operations group in the recording and storage of content feeds
– Manages deployment and retrieval of playlists and as-run files, and monitors commercial insertion system.
– Integrates live and previously recorded program content with commercials and promotional spots.
– Maintains program and break continuity.
– Operate on-air branding and news.
POSITION REQUIREMENTS: Knowledge & Experience in IT
– Ability to work under pressure.
– Proficient with computers and MS office software.
– Ability to work any scheduled time, including nights, weekends and holidays to support the 24×7 on-air broadcasts.
FORMAL EDUCATION & CERTIFICATION:
– College diploma or university degree in an associated field or equivalent work experience.
– Experience in broadcast television, cable programmer or network desirable.
5.   WEB TEAM LEADER
SUCCESSFUL CANDIDATE:

• Will be a team leader within the web unit.
• Will have experience of leading a small team of up to 10 people
• Will have at least 5 years experience in web design and development
• Will be able to write and debug programmes that will enhance Channels Television website
• Will have strong programming background, using a variety of programme language (Java, html, etc) and more
• Will have knowledge and experience of carrying out all the duties of the Web Programmer as listed below.
6.   WEB PROGRAMMER
• The web programmer will be someone with more than three years work experience in programme scripting that will either create add-ons or enhancement to Channels Television website
• He/She will have knowledge of more than one programming language and able to work on design, development, deployment and end-to-end implementation • He/She must be a team player that is able to convert ideas into technical specifications which can and will inform development for add-ons or enhancements.
7.   WEB EDITOR/ BLOGGER
• The web editor/blogger will have strong experience in writing feature stories and converting interviews in question and answer format into feature stories.
• He/She must have a good reportorial background, with ability to research, conduct interviews and develop a good report from materials sourced
• He/She will be able to carry out editing of stories and have eyes for details to the extent of being able to identify errors, typos, and other finite mistakes as well as have the ability to make changes required.
• He/She will have the ability and basic knowledge of updating at least one web theme/system, e.g wordPress, Jumla etc
• He/She must have a strong eye/nose for identifying news story and have a keen interest in pursuing and developing such stories for the website and in some cases for television.
• He/She must have a good knowledge and experience in blogging
HOW TO APPLY
Interested applicants should forward application letter and CV to [email protected] with the position applied for as the subject of the email on or before 30 June, 2012. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interview.

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  1. Tanx for the ad. Iam a graduate of linguistics frm unzik.(BA2nd class upper) n i wil like to know if this ad includes PH branch.tanx

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