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Social Media Content Producer (Re-announcement)

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About BBC Media Action

BBC Media Action

BBC Media Action uses media and communications to reduce poverty and promote human rights in developing countries. To achieve this, we partner with civil society, local media and governments to: strengthen the media sector through building professional capacity, and produce creative media outputs which inform and engage audiences around key development issues.

Job Summary

Overall Purpose of the Job
Reporting to the Head of Social Media you will be part of a small creative team supporting content creation for all online platforms for Open Jirga, a weekly topical debate series. She/he will play a key role in producing and re-versioning Open Jirga content for digital platforms (online, social media, You Tube, Instagram and mobile), as well as creating new creative content for online audience. She/he will collaborate closely with project team, researchers, producers, art directors, editors and the Head of Production throughout the production cycles, to help them reach wider audiences with greater impact through digital activities. She/he will manage the creative production of the Open Jirga Facebook pages and YouTube channels, ensuring that the content is continually updated and meets BBC editorial standards and the needs of audiences across the country.

Job Details

Date Posted: 07 Nov 2018 Reference: VA 42/2018
Closing Date: 14 Nov 2018 Work Type: Full Time
Number of Vacancies: 1 Gender: Any
Functional Area: Media Open Ended: NO
Nationality: Afghan Salary Range: As per company salary scale
Contract Type: Fixed-term Years of Experience: 3 Year(s)
Contract Duration: 1 Year(s) & 0 Month(s) Extension Possibility: Yes
Probation Period: 3 Months

Duties and Responsibilities

Main duties and Responsibilities
• Management of our Open Jirga digital platform outputs
• Manage the production schedule and workflow
• Maintain that the products are delivered on time and within allocated budget
• Produce original content for online, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube and mobile platforms
• Use Photoshop, Final Cut Pro or Premier and Adobe Audition to reversion content for digital audiences
• Share knowledge with other social media and production staff
• Produce original promotional content for digital platforms with the art director
• Oversee the uploading of social media content during the transmission of Open Jirga programmes and engage proactively with visitors to the sites
• Manage the audience feedback on social media platforms
• Ensure that BBC Media Action editorial guidelines are implemented across digital outputs
• Devise interesting and creative ways to engage with audiences via social media and to sign post upcoming programmes to them
• Ensure consistency of branding across digital platforms
• Produce analytics of the various digital platforms and report these on a regular basis to the editor and Head of Production
• Perform other duties as requested by the Art Director or Head of Production

Travels to Provinces

Require Travels to Provinces

Skills

• Experience in managing websites and/or social media platforms and producing content for them including Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and Instagram
• Fluent in written and spoken Dari and Pashto
• Excellent written and spoken English
• Comprehensive knowledge of writing and editing content for publication to high editorial standards, and the ability to make sound editorial judgements
• Excellent technical skills using post production software
• Confident in pitching new idea to the art director and social media manager
• An excellent knowledge of developments in social media and related areas
• Strong planning and problem-solving skills
• Clear understanding of the aims and values of BBC Media Action and an awareness of the development goals of our programming

Qualifications

Essential skills and experience
• Experience in managing creative digital output
• Experience in producing social media content for an organisation
• Experience in managing websites and/or social media platforms and producing content for them including Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and Instagram
• Fluent in written and spoken Dari and Pashto
• Excellent written and spoken English
• Comprehensive knowledge of writing and editing content for publication to high editorial standards, and the ability to make sound editorial judgements
• Excellent technical skills using post production software
• Confident in pitching new idea to the art director and social media manager
• An excellent knowledge of developments in social media and related areas
• Strong planning and problem-solving skills
• Clear understanding of the aims and values of BBC Media Action and an awareness of the development goals of our programming

Job Location

Afghanistan - Kabul: PROVINCIAL CENTER (KABUL)
AF AF 12

Education:

Bachelors Degree, Media

Submission Guideline

Submission Guidelines
• Interested qualified female or male Afghan national’s candidates should submit their CV with cover letter explaining their interest and suitability for the post to:
• Please remember to mention the position title in the subject line of your e-mails.
• Female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply for this role.
• The applications may not be accepted later than 14 November 2018.

Submission Email

kabulhr@af.bbcmediaaction.org

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