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Date Posted

Jun 13, 2015


Africa Magic

Job Title

Latest Career Opportunity With Africa Magic

Job Type



Africa Magic seeks to appoint suitably qualified & dedicated individuals to assume responsibility as Head of Production: Africa Magic. This position will be based at our facilities in Lagos, Nigeria and the successful candidate will report to the Regional Director, M-Net (West)

Head of Production: Africa Magic

Desired Skills and Experience


  • To lead in the planning, managing and coordinating of all production
  • Play a key role in developing and/or commissioning local content for Africa Magic Channels
  • Implement strategic production of content for the channels and increase audience figures
    • Lead and supervise commissioned producers by consistently monitoring, guiding, and enhancing the achievement of highest professional and ethical standards in their work
  • Implement agreed TV entertainment production plans as informed by use of market audience research, competitive analysis and trends;
  • Play a key role in the conceptualization, formulation, development and execution of local production oriented content and content adaptability;
  • Develop and establish effective systems, procedures and standards of performance for commissioned producers;
  • Participate, advise on and consult in the preparation of annual Production budget formulation process
  • Creative conceptualization & ensuring adherence to standards in all productions
  • Effective Planning & organization of all TV production schedules and processes
  • Assessing project and resources requirements, sourcing, negotiating and drawing up of accurate budgets and timelines with clients and external suppliers
  • Effective production budgeting and budget control


Personal capabilities that are critical to the production of quality outputs are:

  • Operational thinking and business acumen.
  • Excellent presentation skills.
  • Passionate about content and the broadcasting industry.
  • Financial Management
  • Managerial Skills
  • Advanced analytical skills
  • Excellent organizational abilities
  • Ability to conceptualize ideas
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Relationship Building


  • ∑A University degree in Media Production and/or Communication, or any relevant media studies
  • ∑Proven practical knowledge and experience in a TV broadcast environment
  • ∑Minimum of 3 years working experience at supervisory level in a structured broadcast production environment

Year of Experience

5-10 year


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