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Country: Kenya
Organization: FilmAid International
Closing date: 15 Oct 2021

Job Function:

Coordinate the development and distribution of audio content for ongoing projects in Dadaab, in collaboration with the Production and Programmes team and the Field Manager.

Essential Functions:

● Coordinate production of all radio dramas, radio spots and other audio content in the Dadaab field office.

● Ensure production of work plans, schemes of work, and support reporting on productions and training outcomes effectively and promptly.

● Ensure compliance with audio production standards and formats and high-quality, engaging content that responds to the communities' information needs.

● Develop Content Generators recruitment standards that are competitive, objective, and inclusive.

● Participate in the development of funding proposals, strategic and annual planning by providing evidence of strategies, research, SOP’s and relevant experience about information campaign projects using audio as a dissemination tool.

● Comply with participatory and collaborative approaches when implementing projects, taking into consideration the needs of listeners, gender, child and adult safeguarding, and sound journalism ethics.

● To be familiar with and report any violation of FilmAid Kenya’s Code of Conduct including any acts of fraud and corruption to the Field Manager or the Country Director

● Perform any other duty that may be assigned by the supervisor

Qualifications and Requirements:

● Minimum Bachelor’s degree in broadcast journalism or related media production field.

● Minimum four (4) years of progressively responsible professional work experience in commercial and/or community radio.

● Highly developed communication skills and excellent command of the English language, both written and spoken.

● Ability to oversee creative audio productions in multiple languages and formats.

● Thorough understanding of the principles of Creative Copyright issues.

● Experience in conflict-sensitive reporting.

● Experience working with refugees and host communities

● Spoken and written Kiswahili is desirable

● Experience working within a multi-lingual environment and ability to work well under pressure in challenging situations.

Skills and Competencies:

● Well organized, adaptable, with excellent planning, multi-tasking, and time management skills.

● Imaginative, creative, and artistic.

● Effective leadership, management, and supervision of implementing teams.

● The successful candidate is committed to child & adult safeguarding principles and humanitarian principles and action.

Desired qualities:

● Possess the ability to effectively assess situational awareness; what has happened, what is happening, and what is going to happen.

● The ability to thrive in a fast-paced, dynamic environment and approach projects with a flexible and adaptable mindset.

● Hands-on, detail-oriented.

● Proactive.

● Solutions-Oriented

● Ability to change challenges into opportunities.

How to apply:

How to Apply:

Interested and qualified persons with the required experience are invited to submit their applications with only Cover Letter, CV, and 3 references to the following email address: jobskenya@filmaid.org on or before 15th October 2021 5.00 pm EAT and clearly indicate on the subject line as ‘Audio Producer’.

Note that applicants who send letters of references, testimonials, or any other documents apart from those requested will be automatically disqualified.

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

FilmAid Kenya is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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