Multi-Media Consultant

International Foundation for Electoral System - IFES

Addis Ababa
Posted 2 weeks ago

Job Features

Job CategoryIT(Develop/Designer/Security/System/Hardware/Network), Media(Advertisement/Journalism/PR/Writer/Editor/Movie)
Job LevelMid Level(3+4)
DeadlineOct 31 2020

Job Description

PRIMARY FUNCTION/PURPOSE: 

The Multi-Media Consultant is expected to support the Communications Department at the National Electoral Board of Ethiopia (hereinafter ‘NEBE’) on a range of issues including development and execution of effective digital communications to support the success of the upcoming Ethiopian general elections. 

MAJOR DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Proactively create editorial content (stories, photos, infographics, videos, etc) in cooperation with Communications team;
  • Create digital media contents for NEBE communications team and work closely with NEBE social media expert;
  • Take photos and videos of events;
  • Edit videos and photos in a speedy manner;
  • Design different communications materials for digital media, voter education and other uses;
  • Design different creative materials based on the content direction given by the NEBE communications department;
  • Participate in events and initiatives that the NEBE and its partners organize;
  • Take the lead and follow up on other design and printing works for the NEBE;
  • Knowledge on digital media management and management software, and website administration;
  • Knowledge on Ethiopia’s digital media environment is a plus;
  • Animation and other creative skills are a plus.

TRAVEL:  Travel may be required.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS/WORK ENVIRONMENT: Standard office work environment.  

Job Requirement

SKILLS & SPECIFICATIONS

  • Ability to establish, maintain and foster positive and harmonious working relationships;
  • Ability to work effectively both independently and in a team environment, and utilize initiative to direct own and others’ activities;
  • Ability to remain highly organized while handling multiple tasks under tight deadlines and show initiative, good judgment, and resourcefulness;
  • Not be a member of any political party;
  • Willingness to adhere to all principles of confidentiality;
  • Ability to conduct self with integrity and function ethically;
  • Strong oral and written communication;
  • Strong ability to work independently and under stress;
  • Strong command in more than one NEBE working languages preferred.

EDUCATION & QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s degree in Communications, Computer Science, Digital Media or any related field;  
  • Two years of proven professional experience on the specific skills mentioned above are required;
  • Proficiency in technological tools required. 

LANGUAGE SKILLS:  Fluency in English and Amharic required. Additional local language is a plus

How to Apply

              Interested and qualified applied applicant should apply through the email below

ifesethiopia@ifes.org

 Please state the subject line of your email As “Multi-Media Consultant”

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