Head of Programmes (Features / Documentary)

Job Information

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    Category Arts & Media Jobs
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    Posted On Feb 4 ,2021
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    Qualifications Bachelor's Degree
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    Employer Name Career TV Station
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    Contact Email teamnigeria@careerinsights.tv

Job Description

Job Summary;

  • We are looking for a strong leader and team player who can help develop ideas and supervise the production of strong investigative and documentary features for the channel.
  • In return, we can offer an exciting and engaging place to work, with a real focus on making a difference through impactful journalism.

Key Responsibilities

  • Guide team to present fresh ideas and approaches in presenting quality programming to a diverse audience.
  • Oversee planning calendar and teamwork schedules
  • Manage deployment of staff
  • Assessing training needs and making recommendations to management.
  • Work collaboratively with other teams such as assignment editors, operations, creatives, reporters, digital producers.
  • Lead and manage a team responsible for the productions of features and documentary. Develop a well-rounded and creative production team
  • Establish an effective workflow for this team
  • Display creativity and enterprise in responsibility for the overall vision, content, editorial planning, and day to day operations


  • With significant experience in with a News channel producing documentary and features.
  • You will have extensive knowledge of current affairs, events, business, economy, politics and development journalism.

You will also:

  • Be a trained journalist and/or have an as strong journalistic background
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Journalism, Communications or related field
  • Have management skills, and capable of inspiring teams
  • Thrive under pressure
  • Excel at work within a culturally and ethnically diverse staff.