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Junior Traffic Controller & Sales Support


Job Profile


Junior Traffic Controller & Sales Support

Position reports to

Senior Traffic Executive

Core Requirements

– Matric / Grade 12

– Knowledge of Zetta, GSelector, TBS, RCS, Airwaves required

– 3 years experience in traffic control & general office administration

– Effective communication skills

– Computer literate (MS Office – Word & Excel Advanced).

– Careful attention to detail

Behavioural Attributes

– Analytical

– Time Management

– Numeracy

– Critical thinking

– Financial management

– Information gathering

– Listening

– Organising

– Reading comprehension

– Scheduling own work activities

– Co-ordination

– Information organisation

– Literacy

– Planning

– Report writing

– Telephonic Skills

– Powerpoint Skills

– Excel Skills

Required Skills




– Timeously provide all reports requested by finance by month end (OC, Trade Exchange, Revenue per show, spots sold, internal promos)

– Back-up support to Senior Traffic Controller for all advertisements to be placed on air

– Book spots, shuffle logs and load all audio

– Report any unplayed adverts on the log recon report

– Post campaign reporting

– Generating recon & proof of broadcast reports for AE’s clients

– Ensure Execution completed according to client contract


Support To

Sales Department

– Ensuring that the SMs sales figures at all times are up to date

– Timeously ensure all EXCO reports are prepared for SM before deadline (including reports from national sales house and CPT Office)

– Post-campaign reports sent to all clients at end of each campaign with audio sound clip if material recorded in-house.

– Daily report updated SM by 5pm every day

– Collating sales guest lists for events and ensuring tickets are received from marketing at least 2 days prior to event

– Attending to all resource requirements of the Sales department i.e. stationary orders for department, ordering clients gifts when required etc.

– Collating Agendas, reports and updated figures for all meetings

– Collating Client Database

– Maintaining a current and organised filing system

– Typing and distribution of minutes, reports and documentation



Arrange client presentations and catering if necessary for department

– Assisting with any trade marketing when required

General Office Management

– Liaising with suppliers for sales and marketing material, training

Manage monthly AE access & telephone usage report for timekeeping

– Typing documentation for SM and and ensuring utmost confidentiality of such documentation

– Collating and submitting SMs expense claims – Credit Card/Petty Cash/Travel


Sports Journalist


Job Profile


Sports Journalist

Position reports to

Programmes Manager

Purpose of the Role

To research, compile and present sports bulletins on air.

Core Requirements

National Certificate or equivalent in Journalism, Media Studies or Sports Science

– 2 to 3 year’s journalistic experience

– Valid and legal driver’s licence

– Excellent knowledge of Sport

– Excellent computer knowledge (Internet; MS Word; MS Outlook; Excel)

Language Skills

High level of proficiency in reading, writing and speaking English and isiZulu

Competencies Required

Core/ Critical Key Performance Areas:

Compiling and editing sports news

– Adhere to strict deadlines

– Compilation of special packages

– Plan and execute crossings

– Interviewing sports personalities and stakeholders

– Compile daily and weekend diaries

– Write stories as per Gagasi newsroom standards and applicable style guide

– Proof read and edit all audio before going on-air

– Ensure sporting variety when compiling bulletins when relevant

– Ensure bulletins maintain 50/50 language ratio of English and isiZulu

Source and research relevant information

– Attend games, sporting events, briefings and conferences

– Investigate and follow up leads or related tip offs

– Background research using social media, the internet and the news wires

– Compile and update database of sources

– Develop and maintain relations with other sports news rooms

On-air delivery

– Accurate and eloquent delivery of all bulletins

– Be credible and authoritative on air

– Ensure that ICASA regulations are adhered to at all times (as per style guide)

– Ensure arrival in studio 5 minutes before delivery

Provide relevant departmental support

– Update on-air personalities on breaking Sports stories when required

– Ensure external appearances and related station activities are professionally conducted

Social media and Digital

– Manage and update all social media sports content where required

– Recording of content for digital platforms

– To grow traffic and maximize presence on all digital platforms


– General knowledge

– Assertiveness

– Impartial

– Consistency

– Decisiveness

– Disciplined

– Independent

– People orientation

– Pragmatic

– Risk orientation

– Tolerant

– Attention to detail

– Confidentiality

– Dedication

– Enthusiasm

– Flexible

– Integrity

– Patience

– Positive

– Professional

– Supportive


– isiZulu

– English

– Information gathering

– Listening

– Organising

– Problem solving

– Reading comprehension

– Scheduling own work activities

– Computer

– Co-ordination

– Driving

– Idea generation

– Information organisation

– Timekeeping

– Report writing


Commercial Digital Specialist


Job Profile


Commercial Digital Specialist

Position reports to

Commercial Lead (Regional Sales Manager)

Core Requirements

– Matric / Grade 12

Qualification in Digital Marketing

– (5 years) Experience in Digital Marketing related to business planning & development, corporate strategy and key account management.

– Strong Analytical thinking and Business perspective

– Ability to learn and integrate complex information into key insights through data and communicate in a clear, concise fashion to related stakeholders

– Language: Read and write in; English and isiZulu

– Firm grasp of emerging digital tools

– Creative and attention to detail

– Experience in SEO, Social Media Marketing, Content Marketing, Consumer Insights and Paid Marketing essential

– Ability to use digital reporting metrics such as Google Analytics; Facebook Insights, Hootsuite etc.

– Solid understanding of radio and how it integrates with digital media

– Working knowledge of the best digital practises

– Sales driven

– Deadline and results-driven

Behavioural Attributes


– Critical thinking

– Information gathering

– Scheduling own work activities

– Co-ordination

– Information organisation

– Literacy

– Planning

– Reporting

– Team Player

– Creative

– Resilient

Required Skills

– Respond to clients’ proposals with positive suggestions

– Execute, manage and monitor client campaigns

– Analyse and present post-campaign reports with options to upsell

– Proof read copy

– Interpret client briefs and ensure that objectives are met

– Respond to digital community’s queries

– Attend briefing sessions with clients

– Package proposals and PCAs in a presentable manner

– Seamless management of campaigns within set timelines

– Assist Sales with meeting commercial targets


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