Thursday, February 5, 2015

The School of St Jude ,Photographer and Video Assistant Volunteer Opportunity in Tanzania



Volunteer Opportunity description

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY
Position: Photographer and Video Assistant
REF: SOSJ/HR/004/8/15
Duty Station: Moshono, Arusha
The School of St Jude is a charity funded school that provides a FREE, high-quality education to over 1,850 primary and secondary
children from the poorest communities in Arusha.
We are seeking a creative energetic individual to fill the position above based in Arusha, Tanzania at the School of St Jude.
Reporting To: Supporter Relations Manager
Job Purpose:
  • To take and edit photos and videos as needed for donation/supporter relations teams
  • To photograph academic excursions, school assemblies, events as requested
  • To liaise with various Business Teams to coordinate and create video and short movies for various purposes.
  • Organize the logical storage/filing of all photographic material and video storage
Key Responsibilities:
  • To ensure all tasks in photography and video are completed within set times frames.
  • To perform tasked from a set schedule organised and coordinated by the Supporter Relations Manager
  • Will be trained by Photography team leader
  • To coordinate with Supporter Relations Manager to organise videos of students and staff as briefed.
  • To interview students, teachers, other staff depending on video script requirements.
  • To seek photographic opportunities of interesting classes, professional development activities, presentations, performances, visitors and activities occurring on all three campus'
  • To edit, label, resize, sort and file digital images and video logically and within set timeframes.
  • To record, track all photography-related equipment.
Skills and Competence:
  • An eye and a passion for photography and video
  • Excellent organisation skills
  • Exceptional communication skills (written and oral) in English & Kiswahili. Must be able to spell accurately.
  • Strong inter-personal skills to work in collaboration with all other departments
  • Confident in dealing with a range of people of all ages and backgrounds
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office, Photoshop.
  • Willingness to learn photo editing & video making software, prior knowledge an advantage (training for video editing software will be provided)
  • Ability to work as part of a close team of Tanzanian staff and International Volunteers.
  • Exceptional attention to detail particularly with regards to data-entry and digital image labelling
  • Prior experience working in an office environment highly desirable

How to apply

A minimum commitment of 24 months is expected.
Living allowance:
International volunteers receive a comfortable monthly living allowance, which is enough to live on but not enough to fund travel around Africa. For further information regarding volunteering at The School of St Jude please visit our website http://www.schoolofstjude.org/join-us/volunteer.html
There is a monthly stipend given of $ 450 USD plus basic accommodation onsite.
Interested Candidates for this job are kindly requested to send their CV accompanied by a cover letter to recruitment@schoolofstjude.co.tz.by 27th february, 2015 THE SUBJECT LINE MUST BE THE JOB REFERENCE NUMBER.
ONLY SHORTLISTED CANDIDATES WILL BE CONTACTED!.

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