Gagasi FM is looking for a Music Assistant

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Gagasi FM

Key responsibilities:
Assist with the music and other audio output of the station
– Scheduling the music playlist of the station on a daily basis.
– Ensuring music playlist is in line with the strategic music policy
– Attending to music listening sessions and running music committee meetings.
– Assist on preparation for charts and special feature shows and ensuring that they are in line with current music policy.
– Making sure that the daily log is reflective of the needs of the station in terms of specific campaign requirements.
– Assist the music manager with the implementation of auditorium research results and bi monthly call out research.
– Assisting with the preparation i.e. hooks and questionnaire for research and liaising with research company leading up for research.
– Amending music categories based on research results.
Ensuring the smooth operation of the music programming department
– Implementing the SAMRO South African percentage monthly requirements and ensuring the quota system is maintained according to our license agreement.
– Continuously improving your skills on selector and linker.
– Ensuring presenters adhere to scheduled playlist to clocks, not dropping music, adhering to playlist.
– Attending music listening sessions
– Submitting necessary info to SAMRO and SAMPRA on a monthly basis
– Keeping abreast of new music developments and up to date in terms of new releases
– Analysis of competitor music charts and music rotations and keeping abreast with new releases on TV music channels
– Analyzing weekly rotations and implementing improvements and suggesting changes
– Attending to DJ queries and requirement


– Matric; Grade 12
– One year related experience or training as music programmer
– RCS music scheduling experience (advantageous)


– Proficiency in Excel, Word
– RCS Selector software competency
– Broad based knowledge of music
– Programming for a specific format
– Understanding of formatted radio
– Interpretation and analysis of data
– Extensive knowledge of all urban music genres

Personal Skills/Attributes

– Flexible
– Dedication
– Team player
– Systems thinking
– Assertive
– Attention to detail
– Creativity
How to apply
Please send your CV to Carina Moothusamy at
If you are not contacted within two weeks of this advertisement please consider yourself unsuccessful


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