Open Vacancies

Title: Cameraman
Location: Istanbul, Turkey
Closing Date: January 31, 2023
Reference #: AMU0003

Amu Television is looking for an experienced and lively cameraman to join our team in Istanbul, Turkey. The ideal candidate should have stupendous skills to operate the camera during all filming programs and must have the capacity to control the camera, and any related equipment to find the right lighting, exposure and focus.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Shooting TV/video interviews
  • Shooting photos for website and social media platforms.
  • Know and apply the technical aspect of lenses, light and camera settings
  • Display excellent technical and creative skill
  • Assembling and setting up the camera equipment for film, video, or photo shoot
  • Strong communication and organization skills, including different shooting modes, lenses and types of gear
  • Having knowledge of current trends of shooting news & commercial videos        
  • Liaising with lighting and technical staff to ensure there are not irregularities or technical issues during a shoot
  • Following the camera scripts to ensure everything is in perfect order

 

Requirements:

  • At least five years of related experience
  • Excellent knowledge of video shooting
  • Proven experience in developing quality mass—media outputs
  • Have commitment to the deadlines and be open to flexible working hours
  • Must work well under pressure
  • Ability to work well alongside team members
  • Mobility and willingness to accept assignments at a short notice                    

 

If you think you have the talent and meet requirements for this position, please submit your CV along with your cover letter using the below form.

Title: Executive Producer
Location: Istanbul, Turkey
Closing Date: January 31, 2023
Reference #: AMU0004

Amu Television is looking for a skilled Executive Producer to join our team in Istanbul, Turkey. The ideal candidates should have at least three years of experience at an interactive production company, television or similar.

Responsibilities:

  • Understanding the production goals and objectives.
  • Working smoothly with the Producer and Director.
  • Preparing strategies for the programs.
  • Handling day to day operations of the production crew.
  • Solving any problem that arises during the production.
  • Setting schedules and props.
  • Collaborating with the marketing team for promotions.
  • Reviewing the final edition of program for approval.
  • Adhering to all the rules and regulations of the television.
  • Developing budget for the programs.
  • Hiring new members for the team as per the requirements.

 

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in any Specialist, or a similar role.
  • Proven work experience as an Executive Producer, Producer, or a similar role in the Media Department.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in Farsi, Pashto and English preferably.
  • Ability to work for long working hours.
  • Ability to work under stressful conditions.
  • Exceptional organizational and time management skills.
  • Good decision making and people skills.
  • Working experience in management of budgets.
  • Excellent ability to manage multiple projects.
  • Strong interpersonal skills.
  • Good project management abilities.
  • Legally allowed to work in Turkey

If you think you have the talent and drive required for this position, please submit your CV along with your cover letter using the below form.

Title: Finance Officer
Location: Istanbul, Turkey
Closing Date: January 31, 2023
Reference #: AMU0005

Amu Television is looking for a talented and experienced finance officer to join our team in Istanbul, Turkey. The ideal candidate should have at least four years of relevant experience.

Responsibilities:

  • Post and process journal entries to ensure all business transactions are recorded on time
  • Reconcile accounts receivables and payables
  • Cash and Bank Reconciliations on daily and monthly basis
  • Chase overdue invoices by telephone, email and letter within agreed timescales
  • Preparation of annual tax return in Turkey
  • Summarize financial status by collecting information and preparing balance sheet, profit and loss, cash flow and other statements
  • Monitoring petty cash and prepare monthly and weekly statement
  • Prepare tax invoices, purchase orders, receipt vouchers, payment vouchers, drafting letters, bank applications and other documents.
  • Maintaining financial records and controlling company database and documents
  • Handle monthly, quarterly and annual closings
  • Prepare and process electronic transfers and payments
  • Resolving errors in financial reports and correcting faulty reporting methods
  • Accurately chasing on cash collection from the staff on uncollected payments

 

Requirements

  • Bachelor degree in accounting or finance or business management, or other relevant field
  • A minimum of four years of work experience in public sector financial management
  • Good understanding of government accounting system
  • Additional work experience with national and or international non-government organization will be an added advantage.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Excellent attention to detail, accuracy, and problem-solving skills
  • Legally allowed to work in Turkey

 

If you think you are the right person for this position, please submit your CV along with cover letter using the below form.

Title: Marketing Manager
Location: Istanbul, Turkey
Closing Date: January 31, 2023
Reference #: AMU0007

Amu Television is looking for an experienced and dynamic marketing manager to join our team in Istanbul, Turkey. The ideal candidate should have excellent skills in developing and executing effective marketing strategies that target both audiences inside and outside of Afghanistan.

We are looking for a motivated professional who has a keen understanding of the Afghan market and can effectively promote Amu Television content in this region.

Responsibilities:

  • Develop innovative marketing plans and campaigns to increase viewership within Afghanistan and its surrounding regions
  • Work closely with internal team members to ensure all marketing activities are in line with Amu’s mission and objectives
  • Monitor industry trends and competitors’ activities to stay ahead of the curve
  • Manage relationships with media agencies, vendors, sponsors, influencers, etc.
  • Analyze data from campaigns to identify areas of improvement in future campaigns
  • Assist in budget management related to marketing activities
  • Ensure all promotional materials adhere to the brand guidelines of Amu Television
  • Remain up to date on legal requirements related to advertising.  

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Marketing or equivalent field  
  • Experience in a similar role within the entertainment industry
  • Proven success record with launching successful campaigns targeting an Afghan audience 
  • Excellent written/oral communication skills in English & Dari/Pashto; proficiency in other languages is a plus
  • Ability to work independently as well as part of a team   
  • Adaptability & flexibility when working under tight deadlines     
  • Legally allowed to work in Turkey

If you think you have the talent and drive required for this position, please submit your CV along with your cover letter using the below form.

Title: Graphic Designer
Location: Istanbul, Turkey
Closing Date: January 31, 2023
Reference #: AMU0006

Amu TV is looking for an experienced Graphic Designer based in Istanbul, Turkey. The superlative candidate should have a strong theoretical and practical background in graphic design, including the use of different latest design software.

Responsibilities

  • Working closely with the News Team to support the development of engaging and effective infographics, poster and banners
  • Supporting the Creative Team with graphics requirements – working with Video Editor
  • Supporting with video editing – all the template will be provided
  • Managing social media pages, create creative stories and posters
  • Designing the print materials, business cards, letterhead, banners, covers
  • Experience with social media marketing and digital marketing
  • Proficient in Illustrator and Photoshop software and familiar with Premier and After Effect
  • Having creativity and idea in designs
  • At least 2-3 years of professional work experience in a similar field/ position.

Requirements

  • Proven graphic designing experience
  • A strong portfolio of social media posters or other graphics
  • Experience with using Adobe Suite CC (Photoshop, Illustrator, and premier and after effect all versions including the latest version)
  • To be able to read and write emails and other text in English, Dari and Pashto languages
  • A keen eye for aesthetics and details
  • Excellent communication skills

 

If you think you’re the best person for the job and you have skills that make you a strong candidate for this position, please submit your CV along with your cover letter using the below form.

Title: Reporter
Location: Istanbul, Turkey
Closing Date: January 31, 2023
Reference#: AMU0008

Amu Television is looking for an experienced, self-motivated and energetic news reporter to join our team in Istanbul, Turkey. As a reporter, you must be a self-starter, able to work independently, have outstanding time management skills and complete required assignments on deadline.


Responsibilities:

  • Fulfill daily news story assignments as received from management and supervisors
  • Arrange and conduct interviews; take photos and write up various features
  • Gather, write and present accurate and engaging news stories for broadcast and digital
  • Develop and execute ideas for feature stories
  • Conceive, pitch, and write timely short-feature stories that include original photography
  • Take quality photographs and adjust for publication
  • Generate fresh and interesting story ideas
  • Conduct news interviews, write and edit stories/scripts and publish the finished product

 

Requirements:

  • Bachelor degree in journalism/communications or related field
  • A minimum of two years’ experience working as a reporter
  • Strong writing skills and thorough knowledge of current events
  • Excellent people and communication skill
  • Full proficiency and understanding of job function
  • Excellent written/oral communication skills in Dari, Pashto and English
  • Understanding the basic tenet of journalism and must be passionate about news.
  • Legally allowed to work in Turkey

 

If you’re excited about this role, we highly encourage you to apply for this position and submit your CV along with your cover letter using the below form.

Title: Studio operator
Location: Istanbul, Turkey
Closing Date: January 31, 2023
Reference #: AMU0009

Amu Television is looking for an experienced Studio Operator to join our team in Istanbul, Turkey. The interested candidate should have previous experience as a studio technician and must be skilled in basic camera techniques, lighting and teleprompter. Applicants must have the ability to work well under pressure, especially during live broadcasting.

Responsibilities:

  • Operating studio cameras for live and taped productions
  • Operating and maintaining studio equipment
  • Adequately handle all live and pre-recorded output
  • Ensuring to record of daily programs
  • Control and adjust incoming and outgoing broadcast signals to regulate sound volume, quality and clarity
  • Able to operate transmitter equipment to broadcast television programs

Requirements:

  • High School degree or equivalent
  • At least three years experience in professional TV studio operation
  • Experienced in presenting live programs
  • Communication skills in Dari, Pashto and English will be an asset
  • Ability to use adobe audition latest version
  • Legally allowed to work in Turkey

 

If you think your competent for this position, please submit your CV along with your cover letter using the below form.

Title: Video Editor
Location: Istanbul, Turkey
Closing Date: January 31, 2023
Reference #: AMU0010

Amu TV is looking for an experienced and creative Video Editor based in Istanbul, Turkey. We are looking for an energetic candidate to support us in video editing/production of a series of our work, including capturing, editing, and producing videos for internal and external purposes.

Responsibilities:

  • Mandatory: Adobe Premiere Pro
  • Nice to know: Adobe After Effects
  • Adheres to file management structure predetermined by Velvet Iris Productions
  • Highly collaborative throughout the edit and open to feedback from Creative Director and Client teams
  • Strong sense of rhythm, timing, and pacing when editing to track
  • Ability to clean up the audio
  • Understanding of lower thirds, intro, outro, and other animated sequences
  • An eye for color correction directly in Premiere
  • Delivers final project files with optimization for final output while maintaining the visual integrity

Requirements:

  • Proven video editing experience
  • A strong portfolio of video editing preferably with news outlets
  • To be able to read and write text in English, Dari and Pashto languages
  • A keen eye for aesthetics and details
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Legally allowed to work in Turkey

 

If you think you have the aptitude and meet the requirement for the position, please submit your CV along with your cover letter using the below form.

Title: Social media officer – Farsi
Location: Istanbul, Turkey
Closing Date: January 31, 2023
Reference #: AMU0011

Amu TV is looking for an experienced and creative Video Editor based in Istanbul, Turkey. We are looking for an energetic candidate to support us in video editing/production of a series of our work, including capturing, editing, and producing videos for internal and external purposes.

Responsibilities:

  • Run social media platforms such as Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Instagram and others.
  • Monitor social media platforms, especially Twitter, for finding relevant stories and news
  • Editing stories in Farsi
  • Editing news stories for website and for TV
  • Writing social media posts for Twitter and Facebook
  • Writing stories for website
  • Writing TV reports

Requirements:

  • Editorial judgment in the selection of photos for social media posts, and website.
  • Having a journalistic sense of matters
  • Excellent command of written Farsi
  • Editorial judgment
  • Ability to translate stories from English into Farsi
  • The ability to translate stories into English will be preferred.

 

If you think you have the aptitude and meet the requirement for the position, please submit your CV along with your cover letter using the below form.

Title: Social media officer – Pashto
Location: Istanbul, Turkey
Closing Date: January 31, 2023
Reference #: AMU0012

Amu TV is looking for an experienced and creative Video Editor based in Istanbul, Turkey. We are looking for an energetic candidate to support us in video editing/production of a series of our work, including capturing, editing, and producing videos for internal and external purposes.

Responsibilities:

  • Run social media platforms such as Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Instagram and others.
  • Monitor social media platforms, especially Twitter, for finding relevant stories and news
  • Editing stories in Pashto
  • Editing news stories for website and for TV
  • Writing social media posts for Twitter and Facebook
  • Writing stories for website
  • Writing TV reports

Requirements:

  • Editorial judgment in the selection of photos for social media posts, and website.
  • Having a journalistic sense of matters
  • Excellent command of written Pashto
  • Editorial judgment
  • Ability to translate stories from English into Pashto
  • The ability to translate stories into English will be preferred.

 

If you think you have the aptitude and meet the requirement for the position, please submit your CV along with your cover letter using the below form.

Title: TV Presenter – Pashto
Location: Istanbul, Turkey
Closing Date: January 31, 2023
Reference #: AMU0013

Amu TV is looking for an experienced and creative TV Presenter and Host based in Istanbul, Turkey. We are looking for an energetic candidate to support us in conducting Pashto interviews and/or host Pashto show.

Responsibilities:

  • You’ll be a full-time presenter presenting/anchoring TV interviews in Pashto
  • Writing scripts/questionnaire for Pashto interviews
  • Create engaging content for media/ presentations
  • Reach out to potential interviewees as and when required
  • Researching for the interviews to be content rich
  • Promote Programs and engaged with the audience
  • You’ll be a natural on social and able to shoot and produce compelling content

Requirements:

  • A minimum of 4 years of experience in presenting Pashto interviews.
  • Having a journalistic sense of matters
  • Excellent command of written Pashto
  • Editorial judgment
  • Ability to understand English will be an asset.

 

If you think you have the aptitude and meet the requirement for the position, please submit your CV along with your cover letter using the below form.

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