Creative Videographer jobs in Ghana

Creative Videographer jobs in Ghana


  • In close coordination with the US Embassy and USAID, the goal of the USAID/OTI-funded Littorals Regional Initiative (LRI) is to support US foreign policy priorities to shore up stability and prevent violent extremism in the Littoral region, including Ghana.


  • Primary responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

  • Take professional photographs and videos as directed by the Creative's Communications team and LRI staff. Photos must meet Creative's and USAID's standards.

  • Travel with the LRI team to locations throughout Ghana's northern regions as required.

  • Maintain a library of all photos and footage, organized by date and location.

  • Record individual video and audio interviews based on formats established by Creative and LRI.

  • Obtain signed consent forms from interviewees.

  • Record b-roll of locations, individuals and related matters.

  • Daily review of photos and video footage with Creative and LRI staff.

  • At the conclusion of each assignment, copy all photos and footage to an external hard drive (provided by LRI).

  • Log video in a Microsoft Word document based on criteria established by Creative and LRI.

  • Tag photos based on criteria established by Creative.

  • Provide original SD cards (or similar recording devices) to LRI for safe storage.


  • Participate in pre-trip logistics calls, including security briefings.

  • Able to travel during extended periods of time in LRI vehicles to activity locations.

  • Coordinate with Creative and LRI staff on trip logistics and equipment and adhere to schedule and itinerary provided.

  • Comply with all guidance and policies of Creative's security team.

  • Complete any other task at the request of the senior management team.

  • All work for this program, including (but not limited to) photography, videography and edited videos, will be the property of Creative.

  • With the prior permission of the Chief of Party
    and the MEL Manager, the Videographer may use a selection of material for her/his professional portfolio.

  • The Chief of Party and/or MEL Manager may rescind this permission without prior notice.

  • Creative will provide all needed equipment, including camera, lens, tripod and microphone.

  • Provide a portfolio of professional work that demonstrates consistent, high-quality photography, videography and audio recording abilities.

  • Demonstrate completion of one or more professional-level classes, training and/or workshops related to photography and/or videography is strongly desired.

  • University degree in journalism, or related field is preferred but not required.

  • Four (4) years of general work experience, and two (2) years of work experience in photography and videography required.

  • Ability to edit video in Adobe Premiere Pro strongly preferred.

  • Strong written and oral communication skills in English.

  • Proficiency at using Microsoft Office software, particularly Word is required.

  • Ability to work autonomously and take initiative to generate valuable findings and communicate them in a timely manner.

  • Attention to detail and ability to follow up on tasks until completion is required.

  • Experience working in a conflict and highly volatile environment is necessary.

  • Fluency in one or more of the languages spoken in northern Ghana preferred.

  • Must have existing work authorization for Ghana.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; Creative Videographer jobs in Ghana

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