Vacancy: Managing Director

08:40 (GMT+2) Thu, 10 Jan 2019

Candidates who apply for this position must have the following qualifications and experience.


Relevant tertiary qualifications                                     


A minimum of 5 years experience as a senior manager in a media environment


Provide strategic input to develop and execute the company’s business strategy with the cooperation of the board and the holding company;

Maintain good relationships with the management team, the board, the shareholders, the regulatory environment and other authorities;

Ensure compliance with regulatory requirements;

Delegate responsibilities and supervise the work of the management team while providing guidance and motivation to drive maximum performance;

Work closely with the financial director and the management team to ensure the targets for the operating budgets are met;

Work with the sales and marketing managers to grow market share across revenue and audience targets;

Support the programming and digital content managers in the development of great on-air and online content;

Represent the company at public and business engagements in order to strengthen the brand profile and oversee all media communications;


Excellent leadership and managerial skills;

A thorough understanding of financial and corporate governance;

A proven track record in problem analysis and challenge resolution skills at both a strategic and operational level;

Excellent interpersonal and communications skills;

A proven track record in creative solutions with strategic thinking ability and strong presentation skills;

Skilled at negotiation and conflict resolution;

Extensive knowledge of the media and broadcast sectors;

Firm grasp of the regulatory environment and the Electronic Communications Act;

Well networked in the South African radio and advertising sectors;



23 January 2019


All interested applicants are requested to apply with a comprehensive CV to Celeste Thomas by e-mail:


Applicants not contacted within two weeks after the closing date should consider their applications unsuccessful.

Preference consideration will be given to applications from the designated groups in line with the provisions of the Employment Equity Act 55 of 1998 (and any amendments thereto).