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IFEX Multimedia Content Creator (1-Year Contractor Position)

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Job Category Communications Type One-year, part-time contractor


Please note: cover letter is required when applying (*see below for more)

The Big Picture: IFEX's vision is one where everyone is free to exercise their right to freedom of expression and information without fear, and is able to access, generate and share ideas and information any way they choose.

We are: A dynamic and diverse network of over 115 non-governmental organisations worldwide that defend and promote the right to freedom of expression and information.

We are seeking: A talented individual to work with the IFEX Communications team to support the design and development of engaging online, offline and internal communications materials.

What we need your expertise on: Creatively resolve designated projects that require a multimedia approach supporting implementation of all strategies led by the Communications team.

Specifically, you will:

● Produce engaging, creative content in various forms: photo, video, gif, infographic, print; online static (e.g. jpg, pdf, etc.), html for our various campaigns and
branding initiatives.
● Create icons, templates (e.g. keynote, power point, word) and social media collateral.
● Produce design components of newsletters (e.g. changing HTML templates) and assisting with the design maintenance of website.
● Create printed and digital collateral for use at events
● Design IFEX-branded donor reports.
● Engage with ad-hoc projects where required.

When carrying out this work it is expected that you will:
● Ensure adherence to the branding guidelines.
● Proactively research and incorporate the latest trends in visual and multimedia production and content delivery.
● Ensure that all visual content clearly communicates our key messages

What you bring to the role:
● Technical or university degree in a related field, with applied experience in:
- Digital and print design experience
- Recording and editing video and audio
- Writing and editing for social media
● Familiarity with most of the following: Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Premiere, Final Cut, InDesign, CMS (WordPress, Drupal), Hootsuite, HTML 5
● Ability to repurpose materials for different platforms
● Ability to manage design in multiple languages
● Passionate about human rights, freedom of expression and democratic development issues
● Ability to exercise sound judgment while working independently and under pressure
● Respectful in all communications with people from various cultures and backgrounds
● Awareness of online safety and security protocols

The work environment: The work is rewarding as well as demanding and dynamic, dealing with diverse and challenging issues. We are committed to maintaining a working environment that is positive, professional and collaborative.

Payment, terms and conditions: Hourly rate is between US$25 and $30 (commensurate with experience). The contractor will work 20 hours a week. This is a one-year, part-time contractor position, with possibility of extension. Start date is as soon as possible.

How to apply: Please send a CV and a cover letter along with your application via email by 22 June 2018 to [email protected] with “Hiring Committee: IFEX Multimedia Content Creator” in the subject line.

* Please share with us your related work experience (or about your Bachelor's/Associate's Degree), but we're really interested in what you've done, what you can do, and what you want to do at IFEX. So make sure you paint us that picture in your cover letter (creativity appreciated, formalities discouraged) and share with us some examples of your work.

We thank all candidates for their interest; however only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

IFEX encourages, promotes and supports diversity in all aspects of its work. To learn more about IFEX and its work, please visit our website at

We are an equal opportunity employer, committed to developing inclusive, barrier free selection processes and work environments. If contacted for an interview, please advise us of accommodation measures which would enable you to be interviewed in a fair and equitable manner. Information related to accommodation measures will be treated in confidence.

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