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Location: Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
Reports to: Senior Producer
Salary: Competitive within Tanzanian NGO market rates
Contract duration: 12 months fixed term, with possibility of extension
Please do not send certificates or other attachments. Applicants with no separate cover letter will not be considered. These are local posts applicable to people who have the legal right to live and work in Tanzania and national terms and conditions will apply. Only shortlisted candidates will be notified.
BBC Media Action’s Niambie (‘Tell Me’) project provides a unique space in the national media for young people to discuss important issues on their own terms and in their own language. It engages and informs young people from across Tanzania, creating a platform for them to talk to their leaders. Evidence shows that Niambie contributes to increased self-efficacy among young people and women and increased ability to engage in discussions and take action on issues that matter to them.
Project outputs include:
A national youth-focused radio show
Social media channels that provide a space for young people to interact with each other and share their thoughts on important issues
Capacity-building with young professionals from five regions across Tanzania
Collaborative partnerships with national media organisations who broadcast the Niambie radio programme
About the role
Reporting to the senior producer, the Videographer / Graphic Designer will be responsible for filming, editing and creating innovative visual content, ensuring that our online output is of the highest creative and editorial standards and serves the needs of our diverse young audiences.
S/he will be expected to come up with visual creative story ideas and treatments for Niambie’s social media platforms. The successful candidate will also be expected to stay up-to-date with new camera and editing technologies, be willing to experiment with new online graphic creation software and propose ideas to ensure Niambie remains at the forefront of online content creation.
The Videographer / Graphic Designer will be directly responsible for managing all the project’s visual productions including regularly filming and editing videos, designing and producing infographics and taking/editing photographs to a high standard for use on our digital platforms. The role requires strong editorial skills and a firm grasp of Tanzania’s new online content regulations.
The successful candidate will be expected to work independently to a high standard and be capable of making decisions about content and formats without supervision. This is a new role within the Niambie team and candidates will be expected to propose ways in which the post can help to strengthen Niambie’s digital output and grow our digital audiences.
Required skills and experience
Candidates should send their CV and a cover letter (PDF or Microsoft Word format) which outlines their experience and suitability for the role in English by email to: [email protected]
Please use the title of the position applied for in the subject line and submit by 5pm (Tanzania time) on Sunday 28 June 2020.