Deadline: 28 April, 2021

Location: Juba, South Sudan

Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) is seeking to fill the role of Radio Programming Specialist.

FAO is a specialised agency of the United Nations that leads international efforts to defeat hunger.


  • Liaise with local radio stations and partners to implement FAO radio programming campaigns
  • Monitor local partner radio stations to ensure programmes run according to schedules
  • Train and assist local journalists to implement FAO programming
  • Develop social media communication products, i.e., tweets, web stories (in line with FAO’s storytelling guidelines, FAO style guide and relevant templates) and photo stories as specified under the communication plan for various donors
  • Ensure all communication activities are in line with corporate policies and guidelines of FAO
  • Organise and facilitate monitoring and evaluation sessions with beneficiaries
  • Participate in radio distribution plans


  • Diploma, minimum, in Journalism, Mass Communication, Public Relations, Social Sciences, or a related field
  • Bachelor’s degree will be a plus
  • Four years of proven knowledge and experience in radio programming, particularly related to agriculture, fisheries, livestock and/or general food and nutrition security
  • Experience in radio production, including programme planning, finding guests, booking interviews, and writing scripts
  • Demonstrate creativity and innovation in radio programming
  • Excellent writing and presentation skills
  • Proven experience and ability to work with rural communities and community mobilisation
  • Proficiency in using audio editing software, such as Adobe Audition, DaletPlus, CoolEdit or Hindenburg
  • Leadership, managerial, supervisory and interpersonal skills
  • Experience in production in other areas (television/video, photography) will be a plus
  • Fluency in written and spoken English
  • Nationality of South Sudan

To apply and for more information, click here.

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