Consultant – Audio Visual and Graphics Officer at Save the Children Nigeria



Save the Children is the leading independent organization for children in need, with programs in over 120 countries. We save children’s lives. We fight for their rights. We help them fulfil their potential. Save the Children is working in Nigeria because one in five children in Nigeria dies before their fifth birthday. About 40% of children miss out on school and have to work to survive while nearly 2 million children have lost one or both parents to an AIDS-related disease.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Consultant – Audio Visual and Graphics Officer

Job ID: 2100083Q
Location: Abuja
Grade: 2
Contract Length: 4 months  
Supervisory Role: None
Type: Regular / National
Employee Status: Contingent
Team / Program: Advocacy, Campaign, Communication and Media

Child Safeguarding

  • Level 3:  The role holder will have contact with children and / or young people either frequently (e.g. once a week or more) or intensively (e.g. four days in one month or more or overnight) because they work in country programs; or are visiting country programs; ore because they are responsible for implementing the police checking / vetting process staff.

Role Purpose

  • The Audio Visual and Graphics Officer will provide support specifically to the implementation of Safe Back 2 School Campaign and support the production of quality audio, visual and graphics products for the Advocacy, Campaigns, Communications and Media Department of Save the Children Nigeria.
  • The Audio Visual and Graphics Officer will be responsible for developing high quality and visually appealing communication materials through graphic design, videography and photography.
  • She / He will be responsible for producing all audio, visual and graphic content needed to amplify the advocacy campaigns of Save the Children Nigeria.
  • He / She will be required to travel to other locations to gather videos, photos and content as needed.
  • He / she will take lead in the production of videos, documentaries, photographs, infographics, brochures, flyers and other audio-visual materials desired.

Scope of Role

  • Reports to: Digital Media and Communications Specialist
  • Closely Works with: Advocacy, Campaign and Policy Manager / LEARN Breakthrough, Media and Communication Manager, Digital Media and Internal Communications Officer, Media and Communication Coordinator / Borno FO, Advocacy and Campaigns Officer / Ogoja FO; ACCM Team.

Key Areas of Accountabilities

  • Edit, design and/or layout high quality, culturally suitable, and user friendly communications, publications, visibility and multimedia products, including but not limited to videos, photographs, infographics, brochures, flyers, newsletters, posters, fact sheets, country profile, backdrop banners for internal and external advocacy and campaign engagements
  • Ensure that the layout and design of communications materials and digital media products are in accordance with Save the Children’s brand guidelines;
  • Design product templates, infographics, and data visualization materials;
  • Layout and design presentation materials for workshops, webinars, and external relations needs;
  • Edit photographs and videos that will be used to build the visibility and engagement with Save the Children members, Regional Office/Centre, partners and relevant stakeholders to support programmes, advocacy and campaign objectives;
  • Provide support in the day-to-day implementation of the Safe Back to School (SB2S) Advocacy project activities.
  • Provide guidance on communication strategies in relation to all audio-visual communications within Save the Children Nigeria.
  • Support the Media and Communications team to produce engaging, child-friendly digital media products for social platforms and digital media
  • Ensure all IEC and visibility materials for projects are in line with donor brand and visibility requirements.
  • Liaise with the administrative department for programme needs and raise procurement request for the printing of IEC materials and others.
  • Support in maintaining good relationship with media consultants and partners working on the project.
  • Support consultants writing project designs, case studies or reports, with infographics and layout formatting to SCI brand standards.
  • Liaise with the media and communications team to produce contents for SCI website and other social media channels.
  • Support the implementation of Advocacy, Campaign and Policy Strategy for Learn, Survive & Be protect breakthroughs.
  • Perform other duties and tasks as determined by the Line Manager.

Skills and Behaviours (our Values in Practice)
Accountability:

  • Holds self accountable for making decisions, managing resources efficiently, achieving and role modelling Save the Children values
  • Holds the team accountable to deliver on their responsibilities – giving them the freedom to deliver in the best way they see fit, providing the necessary development to improve performance and applying appropriate consequences when results are not achieved
  • Creates a managerial environment within the communications team to lead, enable and maintain our culture of child safeguarding.

Ambition:

  • Sets ambitious and challenging goals for themselves and their team, takes responsibility for their own personal development and encourages their team to do the same
  • Future orientated, thinks strategically and on a country and global scale.

Collaboration:

  • Approachable, good listener, easy to talk to; builds and maintains effective relationships with colleagues, Members and external partners and supporters
  • Values diversity and different people’s perspectives, able to work cross-culturally.

Creativity:

  • Develops and encourages new and innovative solutions.

Integrity:

  • Honest, encourages openness and transparency, builds trust and confidence
  • Displays consistent excellent judgement.

Experience, Qualification and Skills

  • Experienced Graduate of Visual Arts, Graphic Design, Layout, Document Development and Multimedia Production with at least three years’ relevant experience with NYSC.
  • Commitment to SCI’s mission values and approach.
  • Ability to review documents, briefs, interpret information and synthesize information and present it in a creative manner;
  • Excellent skills in data visualization, animation and experience in infographic designing.
  • Ability to create using Adobe Photoshop, InDesign, Adobe Illustrator, Corel Draw and other design software packages.
  • Proficient photography and video editing skills required using industry standard editing software like Premier Pro, Final Cut and After Effects
  • Working knowledge of international donor brand and visibility policies and guidelines desired.
  • Experience working with international development agencies is an asset
  • Team player, with excellent organizational, training design and delivery, time management, and communication skills in English, both written and oral.
  • Ability to work in partnership with government, development, media and humanitarian partners.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work successfully in team environment.
  • Demonstrated ability to assess priorities and handle multiple tasks simultaneously to meet deadlines with attention to detail and quality;
  • Strong organizational and communication skills
  • Ability to work well with people at all levels and in different locations.
  • Strong initiative and self-motivation required, with a commitment to teamwork and effectiveness within a dynamic integrated project.
  • Ability and willingness to travel to project states.
  • Fluency in English.

Application Closing Date
13th November, 2021.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

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