FilmAid Content Development Coordinator Jobs in Kenya

FilmAid Content Development Coordinator Jobs in Kenya

Job Purpose:

  • FilmAid Kenya is seeking a Content Development Coordinator to supervise audio content production to meet the information needs of refugees and host communities in Kakuma and Kalobeyei, Turkana County.

  • DW Akademie and FilmAid Kenya collaborated, providing journalism training in the Kakuma refugee camp in 2016 and 2017.

  • As a result of the successes and lessons learned previously and after a survey on the information needs in Kakuma and Turkana County in June 2019, a new project is that will improve access to information for refugees and host communities in northwestern Kenya, and foster dialogue between the two groups was designed.

  • The conversations will be achieved in Radio Listener Groups using relevant audio content produced by highly skilled and motivated audio content producers from the refugee and host community.

  • Communities served will dictator the issue important to them that, in turn, will inform the Content Generators thematic focus.

    Primary Duties and Responsibilities

    Include but are not limited to:

  • Ensure work plans, schemes of work, and reporting are accurate and promptly recorded and communicated.

  • Develop Content Generators recruitment standards that are competitive, objective, and inclusive.

  • In collaboration with Deutsche Welle Akademie, FilmAid and Visiting Teaching Consultants, develop training standards in audio production (i.e., scheme of work, curriculum, standardized assessments, course work, student records, attendance sheets, etc.).

  • Facilitate the implementation of capacity building workshops for Content Generators delivered by Visiting Teaching Consultants.

  • Maintain the high quality of the training program using evaluation tools that are industry standard.

  • Ensure compliance with audio production standards and formats and high-quality, engaging content that responds to consumers/community's information needs.

  • Complying with participatory and collaborative approaches when implementing the project takes into consideration the needs of listeners, gender, child and adult safeguarding, and sound journalism ethics.

    Qualifications and Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Broadcast Journalism

  • Minimum four (4) years of progressively responsible professional work experience working for humanitarian media or in humanitarian settings OR Experience in managing media development projects.

  • Ability to oversee creative productions in multiple languages and formats.

  • Thorough understanding of the principles of Creative Copyright issues.

  • Highly developed communication skills. Excellent command of written and spoken English and Swahili language.

  • Experience working within an international, multi-lingual environment. Ability to work well under pressure in demanding environments.

    Skills and Competencies:

  • Well organized, adaptable, with excellent planning, multi-tasking, and time management skills.

  • Imaginative, creative, and artistic.

  • Leadership, management, and supervision skills are desirable.

  • The successful candidate has financial planning and management skills.

  • The successful candidate should be committed to the code of conduct, child, adult safeguarding, and humanitarian principles.

    How to Apply]

  • Interested and qualified persons with the required experience are invited to submit their applications with only Cover Letter, CV, and three references to Email address:

  •, and indicate on the subject line as ‘Content Development Coordinator_Kakuma' and stating your expected remuneration for this role. The deadline for submission is June 30, 2020.

  • Note that applicants who send letters of references, testimonials, or any other documents apart from those requested will be automatically disqualified.

  • Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

  • FilmAid Kenya is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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