CBM Photojournalist & Storyteller / Field Communication Coordinator (m/f/d) – Ethiopia Jobs

CBM Photojournalist & Storyteller / Field Communication Coordinator (m/f/d) – Ethiopia Jobs


Main objective of the role:

  • The CBM Content Team is looking forward to engaging a Field Photojournalist & Storyteller to ensure accountable collection of high-quality client and partner stories, photographs, film footage and content for new media in Ethiopia (and occasionally neighboring countries).

    We are looking for someone who will

  • Write compelling, comprehensive and truthful reports in English (human interest stories) and take high quality and compelling pictures – according to agreed deliverables/timelines

  • Liaise with CBM Field Communication Manager regarding resource collection, give regular reports about status, planned activities, and roadblocks of work to the line manager

  • Engage and oversee local videography support and organize all related logistics

  • Organize field visits and other duty travels well ahead of time, liaise with CBM partners regarding the pre-identification of clients, re transport, availability of field staff - and organize own travel logistics

  • To provide material for social media (short stories/pictures/video clips)

  • To sort pictures made with relevant description (correct IPTC) and upload them together with stories to CBM Online Media Archive.

  • To accompany resource trips of CBM staff as writer or photographer

  • Support full and proper accountability of all expenses

    We are looking for someone who has

  • A related photojournalism degree or equivalent diploma/education level and/or proven know-how in photojournalism theory with at least 2 years’ experience

  • Profound skills in photography, journalism, and storytelling

  • Developed his own portfolio would be advantageous

  • Ability to
    write compelling human interest stories in English

  • Exposure to topics such as news reporting, picture story, visual editing, magazine design, visual communication and practical experience with electronic photojournalism

  • Knowledge about video production and ability to take high quality videos is a plus

  • Good understanding of development work

  • Demonstrated ability to meet the required extensive travel and logistic demands

  • Experience with working and/or traveling in occasionally insecure areas and following strict safety & security protocols

  • Passion and commitment to the cause of helping people who are struggling to survive poverty and disability

  • Result-driven approach in a remote working environment

  • Profound cross-cultural communication and strong relationship building skills

  • Proficiency in English and in at least one local language

  • Microsoft Office, Adobe Photoshop/Lightroom, Adobe Premiere; Adobe Bridge

  • Driving license

  • The future job holder will adhere to CBM’s values and commits to CBM’s Code of Conduct and Safeguarding Policy.

    How to apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; CBM Photojournalist & Storyteller / Field Communication Coordinator (m/f/d) – Ethiopia Jobs


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