Regional Visual Content Producer US Non-profit Jobs – International Rescue Committee (IRC)

 

Job Title:    Regional Visual Content
Producer

Organization: International Rescue Committee (IRC)

Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

 

About US:

The International Rescue Committee helps people whose lives and livelihoods
are shattered by conflict and disaster to survive, recover, and gain control of
their future. It was created by Albert Einstein more than 80 years and has been
working in Uganda since 1998. It has particularly working in the conflict zones
where tens of thousands of people have been kills and over 1.6 million
displaced. Following a peace agreement in 2006, Ugandans are returning home and
looking to rebuild their lives. The IRC is there to protect women and children
from violence and exploitation by fostering a safe environment and encouraging
education, and is supporting farmers and small businesses, and helping
communities promote peace and long-term development.

 

Job Summary:  The Regional
Visual Content Producer will be a member of the PlayMatters regional project
team based in Kampala, Uganda and work closely with the global communications
teams based in New York. The position will lead on graphic design and content
creation (including photography and videography) for the regional project. The  Regional Visual Content Producer will work
closely with the Regional Curriculum Specialist and Regional Communications
Specialist to lead the graphic design for both education and communications
materials being produced for the project. They will also be responsible for
content creation, including traveling to project sites to capture creative and
high-quality photography and videography, and editing these into high-quality
end products for the project. This individual will also technically manage
other graphic design and content collection consultants, as necessary.

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

Graphic Design

·       
Ensure
that all print, online, electronic products and promotional items are produced
in adherence to the PlayMatters brand guidelines

·       
Design key
documents and promotional items like reports, PowerPoints, promotional items,
advocacy materials, leaflets, brochure, factsheets, and other displays as
needed

·       
Design
layout of art and copy regarding arrangement, size, type size & style, and
related aesthetic concepts for key educational materials for teachers,
community members, caregivers, and potentially children.  These can include guides, posters, booklets,
manuals and other content

·       
Participate
in iterative human-centered design processes to produce flexible variations of
products

·       
Translate
relevant project documents into visual products for online use

·       
Create
motion graphics for different displays and purposes like infographics, video
opens and transitions

·       
Support
the Regional Communications Specialist to develop creative concepts which
improve overall branding and visibility of the project

·       
Understand
the illustrative process and provide technical input and oversight to
illustrators who are responsible for creating image ideas and products of
various activities to promote learning through play

·       
Recruit/supervise
graphic design consultants (as needed)

Audio-Visual Production

·       
Support
the Regional Communications Specialist to collect and develop communications
materials (e.g. media stories, photographs, video footage for external news
outlets and social media) to raising project visibility via earned media and
across IRC digital channels.

·       
Generate
audio visual content (photo and video stories) for web and social media
platforms through the pre-production, production and post-production process
(shooting and editing).

·       
Create
tutorial and other videos aimed at promoting learning through play which will
be shared on community of practice platforms. These will be adapted in terms of
length, format, and size based on mediums of distribution.

·       
Generate
footage to be curated into in various communication products like campaigns,
promotional videos, policy dialogues among others in consultation with the
Regional Communications Specialist.

·       
Provide
technical advice to multimedia and communications teams in the development of
audio-visual products.

·       
Responsible
for indexing and archiving all audio-visual assets.

Technical Management

·       
Act as
the technical link between PlayMatters and external multimedia partners in the
course of the program delivery.

·       
Ensure
technical equipment is well maintained managed and in line with IRC procedures.

·       
Stay
informed with latest technology developments and advise the team on how to
adapt communication/content strategies to always remain on top of the curve.

·       
Manage
complex deliverables across three countries and multiple technical development
teams.

 


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·       
A
minimum of five years of relevant graphic design, illustration and audio-visual
production  experience

·       
High
proficiency using creative graphic design and video production software,
including but not limited to: Adobe Indesign, Illustrator, Premier Pro, Final
Cut pro and/or related software for graphic design and video production to
produce aesthetically pleasing and engaging materials for a wide audience.

·       
High
proficiency in using DSLR cameras and other video production equipment.

·       
Ability
to design unique and individual elements to integrate into design.

·       
Experience
in collecting and developing content from the field, producing compelling
communications materials.

·       
Excellent
verbal and non-verbal communication skills, including the ability to
communicate. effectively in a multi-cultural environment with international and
national colleagues and partners.

·       
Fluency
in English is required.

·       
Solid
organizational skills: the ability to be flexible and work well under pressure,
dealing with competing priorities, in a fast-paced team environment.

·       
Detail-oriented
and good multi-tasking abilities to meet multiple deadlines.

·       
Strong
understanding of humanitarian crises and contexts in eastern Africa is a plus.

·       
Strong
team player.

·       
Ability
to navigate and creatively engage with diverse artistic traditions of East
Africa.

·       
Flexible
and willing to integrate diverse feedback from a variety of technical partners.

·       
Participation
and flexibility throughout in an iterative design process with a number of
stakeholders across a large consortium and multiple content development teams.

·       
Proven
experience of graphic production from start to published/printed product with
knowledge of printing processes and color management.

 

How to Apply:

All suitably qualified and interested candidates are encouraged to apply
online at the link below.

 

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The IRC and IRC workers must adhere to the values and principles outlined
in IRC Way – Standards for Professional Conduct.  These are Integrity,
Service, and Accountability.  In accordance with these values, the IRC
operates and enforces policies on Beneficiary Protection from Exploitation and
Abuse, Child Safeguarding, Anti Workplace Harassment, Fiscal Integrity, and
Anti-Retaliation.

 

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