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Programme Manager

Website Stellenbosch University

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Stellenbosch University

MFM 92.6

Communication and Liason

Programme Manager

(Ref. MFM/043/0219)

MFM 92.6, an independent community radio station and the hub of the Stellenbosch youth.


  • Developing and maintaining the station’s programming strategy to build audience numbers through the effective management of on-air talent, music, news, and promotions;
  • Managing the overall on-air experience of the station, including talent, music, content, production, imaging and promotions;
  • Monitoring the station’s programming in conformance with ICASA licence requirements, and the BCCSA rules and regulations;
  • Evaluating and developing on-air talent and programming through regular feedback and listening sessions;
  • Creating and maintaining show schedules for on-air, broadcasts and station promotions;
  • Assisting and appearing at all outside broadcasts and station promotions;
  • Working with the Operations Manager and sales team to ensure optimal delivery of integrated media solutions for advertisers, clients and the station;
  • Developing, implementing and monitoring promotions on the station;
  • Briefing on-air talent on sponsored promotions and features;
  • Preparing and managing the annual programming budget;
  • Maintaining the station’s music policy through regular playlisting, and monitoring the music selection;
  • Liaising with record labels on a weekly basis to assist with playlist and chart feedback, updates and adjustments;
  • Overseeing the scheduling of daily music and programming logs;
  • Creating and maintaining on-air interview schedule.


  • Matric;
  • Minimum three years’ radio experience;
  • Good MS Office skills (especially Excel).


  • Knowledge of MFM 92.6;
  • Innovative;
  • Experience working/dealing with young adults.

Commencement of duties: 01 April 2019

Closing date: 25 February 2019

Enquiries regarding this post: Radio Station Manager on 021 883 3671, or at

Enquiries regarding remuneration/benefits as well as technical assistance with the electronic application process: Human Resources Client Services Centre on 021 808 2753

The University will consider all applications in terms of its Employment Equity Plan, which acknowledges the need to diversify the demographic composition of the staff corps, especially with regard to the appointment of suitable candidates from the designated groups.

The University reserves the right not to make an appointment.

Your application, comprising a comprehensive curriculum vitae (including the names and e-mail address of at least three referees), must reach the University before or on the closing date of the advertised post.

Apply online at

The University reserves the right to investigate qualifications and conduct background checks on all candidates.

Should no feedback be received from the University within four weeks of the closing date, kindly accept that your application did not succeed.