SAT-7 PARS was launched on December 18, 2006, but the ministry initially began Farsi (Persian) broadcasts September 12, 2002 on SAT-7 ARABIC. SAT-7 PARS is a 24/7 channel which provides a vital platform for Farsi speaking Christians who live in Iran and the wider Persian world (including Afghanistan and Tajikistan). “PARS” is a Farsi word which indicates the Persian culture, and the channel is operated by Persian Christians who feel it is vitally important to support the work and witness of Iranian churches. SAT-7 PARS reaches viewers who seek basic knowledge about Christianity and those who need encouragement in their Christian faith. Each day the channel airs specific blocks of original programming for children, youth, and women, as well as teaching programs for a general audience. Click on the links below to find out more about SAT-7 PARS.
SAT-7 PARS broadcasts from Eutelsat Hot Bird 6 at 13º East, (Frequency 11.462 GHz, Vertical Polarity, 27.5 MSym/sec, FEC ¾).
SAT-7 PARS can be watched 20 hours a day. Four hours of Turkish programming, provided by the independent Christian ministry TURK-7, also air each day on PARS frequency.
Opportunities at SAT-7 PARS
Audience Relations Manager: SAT-7 PARS
Working for the Executive Director, ensure
co-ordination of SAT-7 responses to our audience including contacts made through letter, email, website, chat rooms, SMS, phone and to our counselling centres (operated by partners)
co-ordination with producers over audience participation in programs (competitions, request shows and phone in)
development of new technologies, social networking, VOIP and other means of interacting with audiences.
Should have fluent Farsi / English with skills in customer service and marketing, and some theological training with a real desire to see people discipled and developed as Christians. Able to work with a team of people based in Cyprus and Europe.