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Music Producer, Radio Farda

Open until suitable candidate is identified

Please quote vacancy number: BPE1742-1901


Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty is seeking talented candidates for the position of Music Producer for our Iranian Service, Radio Farda. Each week, Radio Farda delivers uncensored news to 9 million people in Iran on radio, television, and the Internet. This position is located in Prague, the Czech Republic. The Music Producer is responsible for the production of Radio Farda’s main Music programs and its content on daily basis. S/he will produce the music program by researching and choosing the appropriate Persian and international music available and develop relative original and creative contents and programs. Working closely with Farda’s Editor in Chief – Music, S/he will participate in generating new ideas for both live and prerecorded music shows, as well as producing and hosting such programs. The MP will also produce listener/user generated contents, conducts interviews and creates monthly music/content. candidates must have native level of Persian language and proficient knowledge of English is strongly desired.

Responsibilities

  • Searching and finding the latest and best Persian and International song/album released on daily basis.
  • Scheduling appropriate daily music program.
  • Writing/Producing/ Updating transitional elements/contents.
  • Producing user/listener generated items on daily basis.
  • Generating innovative ideas for prerecorded and live music shows.
  • Presenting and moderating prerecorded and live Radio music shows.
  • Creating and publishing music contents for various Farda’s Music social media platforms.
  • Producing music related visual elements both still and animated. Visualizing audio content to use in different platforms.
  • Producing and making sound bites, Jingles and Promos.
  • Generating monthly copy-right reports.
  • Responding to audience feedback/questions via different platforms.
  • Using technology such as MusicMaster, Adobe Audition, David Systems, Adobe Premier or Final Cut Pro.
  • Working closely with sound technicians to provide technical solution for possible program change.
  • Ensuring the standard and condition of the program before is aired.

Requirements

  • Higher education in Music, Multimedia or related fields or the equivalent experience.
  • Excellent video editing skills
  • General knowledge of the current Persian and International culture and music scene.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to adapt and work effectively within a variety of situations and work hours.
  • Willingness to respect, follow and execute managerial decisions.
  • Excellent organizational skills and an ability to cope under pressure.
  • Excellent teamwork and the ability to multitask, and prioritize with little supervision.
  • Willingness to embrace new technology and learn technical skills.
  • Previous experience working in a multicultural or a multinational environment; or experience living and working abroad, preferably in relevant RFE/RL target regions
  • Languages:
  • Persian (Native level), mandatory
  • English language (Proficient), strongly desired

Should you be interested in this position please apply by submitting your CV and a cover letter in English.

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Who we are ...

Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty (RFE/RL) is an international news organization based in Washington, D.C. and Prague, Czech Republic. RFE/RL's programs -- via radio, the Internet, and television -- reach influential people in 23 countries, including Afghanistan, Iran, Russia, the Caucasus, and Central Asian nations. RFE/RL's mission is to provide accurate and reliable news and information to domestic audiences in the local language. RFE/RL broadcasts in 26 languages and attracts more than 26 million weekly listeners and online visitors. With more than 400 journalists, 750 freelancers, and 17 local bureaus, RFE/RL is one of the most comprehensive news operations in the world. It is funded by the U.S. Congress through the Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG).

RFE/RL Standards

RFE/RL is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. Positions at RFE/RL are considered Public Trust Positions, with appointment contingent upon the positive outcome of a background investigation.

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