Radio Officer


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Position Title:                     Radio Craft Officer

Position Location:             Tanzania

Reports to                             Country Representative (Tanzania); Radio Craft Team (RCT) Lead

Works closely with:          Regional Radio Craft Officer, Country Program Manager/Representative, Project Officers, Digital Innovation Team, Knowledge Management Team, Broadcaster Resources Department, Finance Department and Volunteers


-       Execute Radio Craft (RC) responsibilities for all impact projects in Tanzania 80%

-       Support Broadcaster Resources (BR) activities in Tanzania 15%

-       Other 5%

1)      Execute RC responsibilities for all projects in Tanzania

Under the supervision of the Country Manager/Representative and the Radio Craft Team Lead ensure that all Radio Craft components of FRI impact projects (IP) are delivered effectively and to the highest standards. 

-          Plan, Deliver and Evaluate design workshops for FRI IPs using the latest design method

-          Assess the skills of stations involved in FRI impact projects

-          Plan, Deliver and Evaluate In station training to IP stations following the latest FRI training method

-          Provide distance coaching to stations involved in FRI impact projects

-          Monitor radio programs and offer follow up information to FRI impact project stations

-          Write design workshop and in station training reports

-          Ensure that design documents and in-station training plans are discussed and/or reviewed by the RCT Lead

-          Collaborate with the Digital Innovations (DI) team to ensure that all interactive components (ICTs) of IPs are planned, implemented and monitored

-          Share lessons learned and insights from RC activities in Tanzania for continuous improvements of FRI methods

-          Contribute to establishing, supporting and liaising with listening groups and advisory groups

-          Regularly travel within the country with periodic travel outside of the country

2)      Support BR activities in Tanzania

Under the supervision of the Country Manager/Representative and in collaboration with the Director BR and the RC Team Lead

-          Support the BR department in subscription and distribution activities

-          Plan and facilitate BR orientation sessions

-          Monitor the use of BR

-          Liaise with BR member stations and broadcasters

-          Support impact project stations to adapt and use BR

3)      Other

-          Collaborate with other teams and departments

-          Contribute to annual work plans and budgeting activities

-          Contribute to knowledge sharing activities


-          Degree in Radio Journalism or a related field or the equivalent work experience in a relevant field

-          3+ years experience in interactive and participatory training, facilitating and coaching

-          5+ years experience in Radio and/or Communication programming

-          3+ years experience in project management and reporting

-          Strong capacity for facilitating participatory, multi-stakeholder initiatives

-          Experience in monitoring and evaluation

-          Excellent communication skills

-          Strong willingness to travel

-          Strong writing and presentation skills

-          High level of English both spoken and written 

Application procedure

Interested and qualified Tanzanians are invited to send their applications enclosing cover letter and detailed curriculum vitae with names of three referees, and their contacts to tanza[email protected]

Please note that Farm Radio International has no recruitment agent, therefore all applications should only be sent to the above-mentioned addresses. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.


Deadline: March, 09th 2018

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