Posted 2 years ago

Multimedia and Communications Officer

The LV Multimedia Communications Officer will be part of the team implementing the “Literate Village” project. S/he will work under the supervision of the LV Advocacy and Communication Lead in Cairo, in collaboration with the project team, and the Communications Department of Save the Children. The Multimedia Communications Officer will be responsible for creating high-quality communications and media content according to the communications plan in line with the project’s strategic visibility and advocacy objectives. S/he will be responsible for editing and processing the project’s media assets and generating new content for the project as per the direction of the Advocacy & Communications Lead. The role includes producing both print and digital content, participating in shooting and filming visits, and running social media campaigns as necessary.

QUALIFICATIONS 

  • 4 years of experience, including at least two years of experience in a humanitarian/NGO and/or Development context.
  • 2 years of experience in multimedia production (photos, videos, graphic designs).
  • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant subject (Communications, Marketing, Media, PR, or Graphic Design and equivalent field experience).
  • Intermediate to advanced knowledge of design skills and design packages, such as InDesign/Photoshop/Illustrator, or equivalent software
  • Good knowledge of communication material production process and solid experience in producing high-quality content and graphic design output.
  • Evidence of excellent verbal and written communications skills in both English and Arabic.
  • Capacity and willingness to be flexible and agile, carrying out regular field visits to project sites as needed.
  • Motivated and able to work independently; able to meet tight deadlines and prioritise tasks accordingly.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and attention to detail.
  • Passion to empower lives and transform communities through education.
  • Commitment to aims and principles of Save the Children.

In particular, a good understanding of the Save the Children’s mandate and child focus and an ability to ensure this continues to underpin our support.

DESIRABLE

  • Experience in social media marketing an asset.
  • Strong knowledge of video editing skills and software an asset.
  • Experience with photography & videography an asset.
  • Commitment and interest in working within an NGO environment.

The Organisation

We employ approximately 25,000 people across the globe and work on the ground in over 100 countries to help children affected by crises, or those that need better healthcare, education and child protection. We also campaign and advocate at the highest levels to realise the right of children and to ensure their voices are heard.

We are working towards three breakthroughs in how the world treats children by 2030:

  • No child dies from preventable causes before their 5th birthday
  • All children learn from a quality basic education and that,
  • Violence against children is no longer tolerated

We know that great people make a great organization, and that our employees play a crucial role in helping us achieve our ambitions for children.  We value our people and offer a meaningful and rewarding career, along with a collaborative and inclusive environment where ambition, creativity, and integrity are highly valued.

Application Information:

Please attach a copy of your CV and cover letter with your application, and include details of your current remuneration and salary expectations.  A copy of the full role profile can be found at www.savethechildren.net/careers

 

Save the Children

  • Cairo, Egypt
  • Advocacy & Communication
  • Full-time
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