Chief Executive Officer (CEO) – Kalang Advertising (KAL)


Kalang Advertising (KAL) wants to hire an experienced and passionate CEO to lead FM100, Papua New Guinea’s premier commercial radio station.

Kalang Advertising (KAL) is Papua New Guinea’s oldest commercial radio operating since 1982 and currently trades as FM100 and Hot 97FM. The organisation is currently faced with a challenge to respond to both continued growth and demand for sophisticated media communication in an increasingly competitive environment while also transitioning from analogue to digital. This role will also require working with Telikom and other KTHL subsidiary entities to leverage existing resources and infrastructure to expand network and audience.

KAL is looking for an experienced and passionate Chief Executive Officer (CEO) to lead FM100, Papua New Guinea’s premier commercial radio station. The CEO will be responsible for providing strategic, financial and operational leadership for the company and will closely coordinate and work with the Board of Directors and senior leadership team. The CEO will leverage on Telikom and other KTHL entities infrastructure, network and create partnerships with government and other stakeholders to increase radio network to all urban and rural population and transform the company into profitability by growing listenership by providing trusted journalism products, innovative and appealing media content delivered over the radio and new media platforms to increase and grow multi revenue streams. The CEO role will be based in Port Moresby, PNG and reports directly to the Kalang Advertising Limited Board.

The successful candidates’ key responsibilities will include (but are not limited to):
• Develop high quality business strategies and execution plans to provide strategic direction to the Board and Executive Management team
• Ensure strategy alignment with existing objectives, including but not limited to digital transition, annual operating plan, the capital budget plan and ensuring effective delivery of the long-term strategic plan
• Build and managed trusted relationships with stakeholders (including Government, Board, communities) and strategic business partners and alliances

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Job requirements

To meet the challenge and be effective in the above role, you must possess and be able to demonstrate:

• A minimum of a Graduate/ Bachelors Degree from a recognised tertiary institution/ university
• A Masters from a reputable national/international institute is highly desirable
• Previous working experience as a CEO or C-suite role for a minimum of 5 years or similar
• Background in media, journalism, advertising and emerging markets exposure will be highly regarded

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