Sound studio

Job: Consultant – Radio Drama Sound Engineer at Breakthrough ACTION

Purpose of the position

At the heart of this body of work will be the provision of technical expertise for the recording, audio editing/sound design of Jide Ka I Ji radio drama. The desired candidate will also work closely with the SBC Officer of BA-N in Ebonyi State, to build the capacity of selected studio engineers from EBBC and EBSU Radio to be able to record, edit and design a radio drama using Jide Ka I Ji as a training tool.

Main duties

Provide technical leadership during the pre-production, production and post-production phases of Jide Ka I Ji Radio drama

  • Lead a team of other sound engineers/designers to set up and remove locations/drama before and after each recording.
  • Oversee the management of recording equipment, including but not limited to computers, microphones, recorders, cables, etc.
  • Supervise the sound design of episodes of Jide Ka I Ji Radio drama and accompanying promotional spots
  • Build the capacity of sound engineers from partner media organizations to be able to record, edit and design the sound of a radio drama

Essential skills, knowledge and experience

  • Previous experience producing and sound designing a location-based, multi-character, multi-strand radio or television drama.
  • Good knowledge of indoor and outdoor sound recording
  • Ability to manage crowd scenes in a dramatic setting
  • Solid knowledge of radio drama sound design
  • Ability to work effectively within a demanding schedule and tight deadlines.
  • Mentoring, training and capacity building.
  • Previous experience working in a development context.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to demonstrate cultural sensitivity and work effectively with a wide range of people
  • The ability to communicate fluently in the Igbo language will be an added advantage.


Abakaliki, Ebonyi State


3 months (June – August 2022)

Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV in PDF copies to: [email protected] using the title and location of the consultation (eg Consultant – Radio Drama Sound Engineer, Ebonyi) as the subject of the email.

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