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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, and indicate the position you're applying for.

Current Openings

1. Account Manager

BFM Sales is looking for a master persuader, who can help advance our sales and help promote the BFM brand amongst potential advertisers.

  1. Develop and execute sales strategies to achieve sales and profitability targets.
  2. Develop sales packages and collaterals including rate card, sponsorship and airtime packages, volume purchase incentives and loyalty incentives.
  3. Responding to and following up with sales enquiries and customer issues.
  4. Maintain accurate records of all pricings, sales, and activity reports.
  5. Develop sales proposals tailored to needs of customers, including accurate and timely pricing, and initiate and conduct presentations of the proposals.
  6. Ensure payment of accounts receivables by clients.
  7. Communicate the client's goals and represent the client's interests to the team, whilst setting proper client expectations.
  8. Understand company capabilities and service, and effectively communicate BFM’s positioning, aspirations and all its product offerings to the client.
  9. Provide high-level of professional account management to the client.
Requisite Competencies and Experience
  1. Sales or media background, preferably both including experience with agencies.
  2. Curiosity, adaptability, creativity, character, independence, a sense of humour and warmth.
  3. At least 2 year(s) of working experience in the related field is required for this position.
  4. Full-Time position(s) available.
  5. Malaysian citizens only please.

Interested candidates should send their CVs and a cover letter outlining what you have to contribute and your demonstrated results in your previous positions to Please put 'Sales Account Manager Candidate' in the subject line.

2. Technical Support Engineer

The role supports the Senior Technical Head  to ensure that the station has uninterrupted transmission 24/7, and helps to maintain all the equipment and software in optimal working condition.

  1. Monitoring and maintaining RCS, with minimal fault reports.
  2. Updates and maintains the RCS Master Schedule, e.g.
    • Daily / Weekly Programme scheduling
    • Daily / Weekly Clock adjustments
    • Click post-ad integration
    • Schedule sales tag ons / other standalone scheduling requirements
  3. Responding to RCS emergencies quickly, with minimum downtime.
  4. Providing timely response to off-air situations, equipment and transmitter issues.
  5. Maintenaning of all RCS equipment in a timely and proactive fashion.
  6. Maintain and manage broadcast studios, master control equipment, digital products, automation and IT infrastructure.
  7. Setting up all Operating Systems and links between units in different locations.
  8. Installing and testing new facilities, equipment and systems in and between different locations.
  9. Maintaining, updating and repairing equipment and systems regularly and when required.
  10. Maintenaning equipment related to the KLOTZ console, phone software, etc.
  11. Maintaining and managing transmitter sites and liaising with service providers.
  12. Operating and maintaining audio streaming, digital platform & internet connections, equipment service and maintenance agreements.
  13. Maintaining a comprehensive inventory of equipment and servicing.
Requisite Competencies and Experience
  1. Candidate must possess at least Diploma/Advanced/Higher/Graduate Diploma in Engineering Computer/Telecommunication) or equivalent.
  2. At least 2 Year(s) of working experience in the related field is required for this position.
  3. Customer focused with a sense of urgency, attention to detail.

Interested candidates should send their CVs and a cover letter outlining what you have to contribute and your demonstrated results in your previous positions to Please put 'Sales Account Manager Candidate' in the subject line.

3. Business/Morning Run Presenter

We currently do not have an opening for the role, however if you have a passion for business and management issues, and at least ten years experience in finance or financial journalism, please do submit your CV for us to keep in touch.

  1. You would not only interview, but prepare research and dive deep into the business and market news of the day.
  2. We start early: our day starts at 5 am with an editorial meeting in the studio. You are off the air at 10am and how you structure your research and interview times is extremely flexible.
  1. Our listeners, business managers and professionals, must find you credible and authoritative regarding Malaysian business and markets. This means you need to know your CAGRs, EBITDAs and NTAs - familiarity with standard business language and reporting is a must.
  2. You should exude the values of BFM: professionalism, integrity and intellectual honesty.
  3. You must be a team player, willing to take on any and all tasks that need doing to produce a quality programme.
  4. A degree in business, finance, accounting or related disciplines is beneficial.

Please make the case in a cover letter why you would make an outstanding business presenter, and how you would help us ‘Build First-World Mindsets’ as a valued team member. Interested and qualified candidates can send their CV to with the words 'Trainee Producer, Morning Run' in the Subject line.

4. Internships

Watch this video for an inside scoop on what internships are about

If you're looking not only for solid work experience, but the opportunity to help make Malaysia a better place, then BFM 89.9 might be for you!

BFM interns don't make coffee or disappear into a copy room somewhere. They are fully integrated into Malaysia's only independent talk radio station from day one.

Internships are available in these programming belts – Morning Run, Enterprise, Bigger Picture, Evening Edition and Destination Programmes (Music, Movies, Special Interest), in addition to internships with the News Team, Video Team, Digital/SCM Marketing Team and BFM Events Team.

All applicants are encouraged to listen or watch a range of BFM programmes, podcasts and videos. Although the team is fun and work atmosphere casual, interns are expected to pull their weight. Desired intern attributes include, but aren't limited to: street smarts, a nose for good stories, persuasion skills, unbridled curiosity, a team spirit, a strong academic record, an analytical mind, punctuality and deadline orientation. Perks include frequent mamak visits with the team, opportunity to meet some of Malaysia's movers and shakers, non-stop snacks and a potential to make a difference.

To apply, send your CV to with the Subject line 'Internship Candidate'. In your cover letter, please specify the exact dates you would be available and indicate your areas of interest e.g. News, Bigger Picture, etc. Lastly, don’t forget to tell us what you can contribute to BFM during your stint here.

5. Morning Run Business Interns

The Morning Run, our flagship business show, is looking for a few good men and women with a head for business and an appetite for fun. Whether you are a fresh grad, or a young professional thinking of a career change, we offer the opportunity to be trained in business journalism.

  1. You will assist the producers and presenters in providing the up-to-the-minute analysis and research required for a business news programme.
  1. A minimum three month commitment.
  2. Ability to work early.
  3. All economics, accounting, business, Law, Human Sciences, Politics, Actuarial Science or Maths students and recent grads welcome to apply.
  4. Research and analytical skills a must.
  5. Three references required.
  6. Teamwork orientation is key.
  7. An understanding of business terminology is helpful when reading analyst and market reports.

Interested and qualified candidates can send their CV and a cover letter to with the words 'Morning Run Intern Candidate' in the Subject line.

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