Radio Traffic Operator: Closing 7th December 2018

The Radio Traffic Operator is responsible for the seamless, faultless, consistent and continuous broadcasting of on-air radio content, to ensure that programming and especially advertisements air according to schedules and contracts. You will be responsible for the scheduling, logging and reporting of advertisements and promotions to Sales and Customer Relation Managers to convey to clients. The ideal candidate will have 2-5 years experience working with an automated broadcast traffic system (familiarity with RCS system will be an advantage), the ability to learn new systems quickly, the ability to interpret and apply operating procedure manuals. You will need excellent time management skills, strong attention to detail, and high work standards and the ability to work independently and with a team.


  • Manage logs for station. Create logs daily after playlist has been done. Monday and Weekend logs to be done on Friday

  • Schedule Ads on our radio traffic-billing system (Natural Log) and playout system (Zetta)

  • Generate and review daily program logs

  • Reconcile logs daily. Create, Print and File Recons

  • Accurately process production orders daily

  • Load all Ads, Programmes and Links as scheduled

  • Assist Account Executives and their clients to achieve 100% accuracy in their ad

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  • Work with Production Department to ensure all audio is available and loaded

  • Prepare daily reports for sales, traffic and accounting

  • Basic clerical functions (filing, copying and document preparation)

  • Research and problem solve items related to Continuity and Production

  • Other tasks as assigned

  • Interfaces with Sales Management regarding inventory issues.

  • Collaborates with management, Account Executives and Sales Support to ensure commercial spots are executed in accordance with contract provisions

  • Plans and schedules to meet all require deadlines, (daily, weekly and monthly)

  • Resolves problems among Sales, Continuity, Programming, Traffic, and Accounting.

  • May require flexibility in work schedules

  • Ensure ongoing Playlist production in collaboration with Music Director

  • Compile Music Logs and send to Nascam on a monthly basis

  • Compile Programme Logs and send to providers on a monthly basis (eg.Ted Radio Hour)

  • Create hourly Clocks with Ad breaks, Specific Links and Music.

  • Ensure Programme editing is done and loaded as per deadline

  • Download, Load, Trim and schedule subscribed Programmes

  • Load and schedule all Promo Material at relevant times

  • Ensure efficiency of all hourly clocks. Weekdays, Evenings and Weekends specifically

  • Renew RCS License every 3 months or as needed

  • Housekeeping to be done in G-Selector once per week to ensure all operations in Zetta and G-Selector are active in RCS

  • Removing ads and links from system

  • Categorize Links

  • Playlist Scheduling

  • RCS Back-up on weekly basis

  • Ensure that 24 hour recording works at all times

  • Extracting recordings for Clients as requested by Sales department

  • Ensure efficient running of all computers needed to broadcast and stream at all times

  • Install and manage back-up broadcast recordings

  • Continued streaming (managing streaming hardware + applications)

  • Ensure in studio & broadcast sound quality at all times and report to Production Manager

Send your cv to by close of business on 7th December 2018

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