Media Producer

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Media Producer

  • Post Date:March 15, 2021
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  • Qualification Diploma
Job Description

Location: Zimbabwe
Duration: 12 Months (with possibility of extension)

Summary

A start-up media house is looking to fill this production position. The candidate must have completed a degree or higher national diploma in journalism and media studies or/as well as experience in graphic designing, videography and production. They should have worked or have been attached to a media house and also possess the following:

  • Strong social media competences with a strong footprint on ability to work with Facebook, Instagram, WhatsApp, Tik Tok and Twitter broadcasts;
  • Have skills and experience in video editing and graphic designing;
  • They should always be a step ahead in knowing the social media trends;
  • Competence in current affairs, features, community, development news and lifestyle writing;
  • Good communication skills at personal and professional level is a basic requirement;
  • They should have a learning outlook and be willing to go above and beyond expected standards;
  • They should be self-driven and ready to create a strong foundation for this start-up;
  • The candidate should possess the ability to work under pressure;
  • The candidate should also be able to work with minimum supervision and produce agreed deliverables within set timelines;
  • The candidate should be highly professional.

Qualifications and Competencies

  • Diploma or degree qualification in visual arts, media production or journalism;
  • Proficiency in using Adobe Suite and/ Corel, iMovie and other relevant graphic and visual programs;
  • Proven experience (portfolio) in content creation;
  • Consistent record in generating innovative ideas – and of original approaches and treatment for existing materials;
  • Experience of adapting material for various purposes to maximize impact, experience using a variety of platforms and formats, including online, social media native formats and newsletters;
  • Outstanding storytelling abilities;
  • Creating engaging content;
  • Attention to detail and commitment to producing high quality pieces;
  • Creative approach to problem solving;
  • A self-starter with the ability to work effectively as a member of a team;
  • Ability to build and maintain effective working relationships with a range of people; inside and outside of the organization;
  • High level of planning and organisation skills;
  • Capable of dealing with several projects at a time;
  • Prioritizing effectively;
  • Flexibility and adaptability; particularly in the face of changing priorities and circumstances.

To apply

Email a one-page expression of interest and attach your portfolio, executive profile and CV with the job title in the subject line to [email protected]

Please note that only successful candidates to the final selection round will be contacted for interviews.

Deadline: 25 March 2021