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Broadcast Service Director, Moldovan Service

Open until: December 07 2022

Please quote vacancy number: BML1130-2202

We are looking for Broadcast Service Director to lead our Moldovan Service. Under the direction of an assigned Regional Director, the Broadcast Service Director takes full line management responsibility for the operations of a Broadcast Service within the allocated budget. Specifically, together with the Regional Director, sets Service strategy and goals in support of RFE/RL's mission; is responsible for program development and performance management; and has ultimate editorial responsibility for program content and organization.




1. Program content :

  • Programming and production, evaluation of quality of programs, editorial decisions, other Service and bureau interface and coordination (operations management, delegating authority to deputy)
  • Keeps up with the news and speaks knowledgeably about current events as they relate to own broadcast region and specific target country.
  • Plans the daily and weekly program.
  • Makes assignments, both in Prague and in the bureau, both directly and through subordinates.
  • Contributes to broadcast output as required.
  • Follows progress of programs until broadcast
  • Ensures 100% on air, on time broadcast as per schedule.
  • Has ultimate responsibility for editorial content and production standards.
  • Regularly ( at least once per week) listens to and evaluates broadcasts; provides feedback to staff on content and performance.


2. Management :

  • Management of staff including freelancers (making assignments, coaching, motivating, managing performance, scheduling training) supervision of staff including freelancers (scheduling, leave approval)
  • Addressing personnel issues (hiring decisions, merit increases, promotions, reassignments, disciplinary problems) with appropriate involvement of the HR Division and the Regional Director
  • Budget compliance
  • Delegation and oversight of tasks related to bureau administration, payments to stringers, timesheets, vouchers for expenses, and so on,
  • Management and email issues to be dealt with promptly
  • Meetings, seminars and training

Performs other related duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications



  • Combination of education and experience
  • Journalism, international relations or related field MA - Master degree (Mandatory)


Work Experience:

  • Broad, thorough and detailed knowledge of political, economic, and social situations in the broadcast area as well as international affairs acquired through studies, research, writing, travel, or other relevant experience or exposure 10+ years (Mandatory)
  • Previous experience working in a multicultural or a multinational environment; or experience living and working abroad, preferably in relevant RFE/RL target regions. (Mandatory)
  • Team management experience 2-5 years (Desirable)



  • End-user knowledge of MS Office applications. (Mandatory)
  • Expertise in news journalism and demonstrated ability to manage ongoing news stories. (Mandatory)
  • Mentoring & coaching (Desirable)
  • Networking (Desirable)
  • Organization & planning skills at a managerial level (Mandatory)
  • People Management (Mandatory)
  • Presentation skills (Mandatory)
  • Relevant software knowledge (Mandatory)
  • Reporting (Mandatory)
  • Strategic planning (Mandatory)
  • Strong ability to establish contacts, work with and further develop media affiliates network in international environment. Experience in fostering key relationships. (Mandatory)



  • Broadcast region language Proficient (Mandatory)
  • English language Proficient (Mandatory)

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

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