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Career Opportunities

BFM is looking for dynamic, creative team players. If you like the challenge of working in a entrepreneurial environment where you are stimulated and challenged, please check out our open positions below to see if your background and experience would be a fit. Send your resume to careers@bfm.my, and indicate the position you're applying for.

Current Openings

1. Enterprise Producer

The Enterprise team is looking for a star producer, who can be a self-starter and creative thinker. The three programme segments to be produced are Small Biz Bytes, Open for Business and Raise Your Game.

Responsibilities
  1. Conceptualise, research and champion Enterprise programmes for an SME/business//working professional audience
  2. Contact potential interviewees and contributors, continually sourcing new and fresh guests and topics
  3. Research and prepare interview questions
  4. Co-ordinate with presenters on upcoming segments
  5. Research and prepare interview questions
  6. Research and develop content, writing material for on-air material including talksets, scripts, bulletins, links, promos and advertisements
  7. Research and prepare interview questions
  8. Conduct pre-production briefings for presenters, reporters, technical staff and other contributors
  9. Managing the logistics of getting people, resources and equipment together to the right place at the right time - including pre-recorded interviews
  10. Prepare, tag and archive podcasts of programmes
  11. Contribute and respond to BFM digital platforms including Twitter, Facebook, team blogs and the website
  12. Prepare text, video image and audio materials for podcasts for website and digital platforms
  13. Attend client or company events
  14. Gather, analyse and respond to listener feedback on programmes
  15. Continuously learn new skills (e.g. RCS system, studio operations, editing, production and technical side)

Job Requirements

Enterprise encourages the applications of recent university graduates with a strong drive to achieve, an active academic life, a strong academic record and a proven record of teamwork on and off campus.

A more experienced candidate would be one who has either run their own business or has worked with or for someone who has, and understand the issues, challenges and pitfalls facing Malaysian entrepreneurs. They should be an advocate and evangelist for this community, championing resources, trends and ideas which will benefit this core audience.

Regardless of years of experience, the characteristics of a crack producer include: a teamwork mentality, proactive, a problem-solver, creative, details-oriented, punctual, a results orientation and impeccable personal integrity.

A university degree is desirable. A heartfelt interest in entrepreneurship is required. References and transcripts will be checked. The cover letter should summarise the potential contributions of the candidate to Enterprise and to BFM as a whole.

All potential candidates should be thoroughly familiar with the three programme segments listed above and come prepared. All CVs should be sent to careers@bfm.my. The subject line should read 'Enterprise Producer Candidate'.

2. Event Organiser (Temporary 3 - 5 months)

The Event Organiser will be responsible for the timely and professional execution of BFM events.

Responsibilities:
  1. Recruit and liaise with appropriate speakers
  2. Execute marketing campaign to promote events
  3. Write promotional copy for marketing and PR purposes
  4. Manage event budget and costings
  5. Manage event registration, pre-event preparation/logistics and on-site event management
Competencies:
  1. Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel and Powerpoint; internet savvy
  2. An understanding of business trends and a flair for research and analysis
  3. Excellent oral and written communication skills
  4. Good negotiation and presentation skills
  5. Highly organized and deadline-oriented
  6. Ability to manage multiple projects
  7. A team player and creative thinker
  8. Enthusiastic and committed
Experience:

Minimum of a Bachelor's Degree or equivalent.
At least 1 year’s experience in similar or project management capacity

Should you fulfill the requisite minimum criteria, please forward your CV and cover letter to careers@bfm.my with the words 'Conference Producer/Event Organiser' in the subject line.

3. Internships

BFM is looking for a few good interns year-round, for a minimum of three months. Requirements include a familiarity with our programming, curiosity, fresh ideas, enthusiasm, initiative and a track record of follow-through. We are also looking to proactively partner up with local universities to select the best students in journalism and other more non-traditional studies, and to match them with programmes which match their interests and passions.

At any given time we might have internships in news, longer-form programmes, production, events and sales. BFM also has the need for longer-term interns on a part-time basis, two or three days a week for at least four months. Students still at university are especially encouraged to apply.

To apply, send your CV to careers@bfm.my with the Subject line 'Internship Candidate'.

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