FilmAid International Terms of Reference Content Development Consultancy Jobs in Kenya

FilmAid International Terms of Reference Content Development Consultancy Jobs in Kenya

  • FilmAid Kenya (FilmAid) is a development and humanitarian organization that harnesses the power and influence of film, media, and the arts to respond to displaced communities in need as well as promote social change.

  • FilmAid Kenya is implementing community communication projects in Dadaab, Kakuma, and Kalobeyei refugee camp and the host communities through the use of film shows with guided discussions on health, education, and rights.

  • FilmAid produces media content in conjunction with beneficiary communities in their communities and uses the material to dialogue ad inspire communities to positive behavior adoption.

  • FilmAid’s production process is participatory, taking into account creative contributions and technical advice from various stakeholders, including community leaders, the voice of women, youth, and persons with a disability, a specialist in health, rights, and other thematic fields that the communication will cover.

    Programme Consultancy

  • FilmAid Kenya wishes to engage the Content Development Consultancy to lead the implementation of production of multimedia content (Radio, Film, Brochures, Posters, Comic book) in Dadaab (Garissa) and Kakuma (Turkana) for use by refugee and host community beneficiaries.

  • The Consultant(s) is responsible for the production of films, audio and radio adaptations, language dubbing (ADRs), design of talking posters, comic strips, digital information packages using participatory methods to work with refugees, and host community production companies, partner with technical expertise, etc.

  • The audiovisual media must adhere to universally disability friendly formats for media by applying the Universal Design in Learning by providing media content in different ways to accommodate audiences with a range of impairments.

  • Films will not be less than 2 minutes long and not more than 8 minutes long.

    Expected Deliverables and Output

    The Consultant will Deliver

  • Lead co-creation workshops and media pretesting using stipulated methodology to collect and incorporate feedback in creative briefs, scripts, artwork, and final audiovisual materials

  • Participate in the hiring of refugees and host media production business, cast, and crew for the productions.

  • Supervise the work on refugee and host media production business to deliver high-quality media products as agreed upon when contracting and in stipulated timelines.

  • Keep a detailed account of meetings, training, feedback through reports, email and minutes of initial meetings with technical and advisory committees, co-creation workshops, pretesting workshops, training and production work detailing the outcomes of the activities

  • Provide technical support (planning, production, and post-production services) to production teams where needed.

  • Manage production equipment and resources provided for the project, including making requests for supplies to administration staff.

  • Account for personnel time, equipment, intellectual property, communication, finances, and all other areas governed in this TOR.

  • Build the capacity of refugee and host community production teams to develop professionally.

  • Abide by FilmAid’s Code of Conduct.

    CONTENT - Quantity Designed

  • Produce information pack on STEM, Innovative ICT, Youth skills training mentorship and accelerated education programmes - 4

  • Produce human- interest story video (1 on Disability and Inclusion; 1 on PROSPECTs achievement; and 2 produced with children, 2 on health/protection - 6

  • Production of youth-friendly comic strip and talking posters - 1

  • Production of Child-friendly comic strip and talking posters - 1

  • Fact sheets on various health events and campaigns (A2 adhesive vinyl prints) produced for Kakuma - 2

  • Short videos based on fact sheets on multiple health events and campaigns produced for Kalobeyei (2 min video footage on critical messages) - 2

  • Multimedia short video fact sheets provided on various
    health events and campaigns. (2-min video footage highlighting key messages on the events 1

  • Production of Radio Spot on Cholera (Causes of cholera, transmission, prevention, treatment) - 4

  • Document of human-interest stories (Videos) of CBOs involved in waste management for outreach for Kakuma and Kalobeyei - 2

  • Production of 1 film on Cash-Based Initiative (CB) with a refugee Video and media production company - 1

  • Design of Cash-Based Initiative (CBI) brochure - 1

  • Development of IEC material flier or brochure on business incubation legal frameworks and support for business registrations - 1

  • Video Production of film New Arrival Information Kit (NAIKO) - 1

  • Design of branding materials for New Arrival information Kit (NAIKO): Printing info pack in 10 languages (A4 with 3 folds) - 1

  • 3-min video animation on the importance of latrine coverage and usage produced for Kalobeyei - 1

  • Production of dubs in 10 languages of 3-min video animation on the importance of latrine coverage and usage delivered for Kalobeyei - 10

    Consultant’s Profile

    Candidates who apply for this consultancy should ideally possess the following qualification:

  • Minimum diploma in film production, graphic design, communications or related field

  • Minimum four (4) years of progressively responsible professional work experience in film production.

  • The participant has highly developed communication skills with an excellent command of the English language.

  • Experiences in using participatory approaches in media for development production

  • Demonstrated experience working with refugees and host communities.

  • Willingness to work and live in remote location specifically Dadaab and Kakuma refugee camps


  • Onboarding of Consultant by March 20, 2020, or earlier, if possible.

    Expected Output

  • Completed production activities according to the work plan that will be shared. However, all outputs listed must be complete before November 30, 2020.

  • Monthly status reports prepared by the Consultant

  • At least ten impact statements (anecdotes. Quotes) reported from beneficiaries of the project.

  • Submit in reports action photos of high quality with captions reported with the monthly reports.

  • Record minutes and reports from meetings, workshops, and training shared with the Programme Management team.

  • Provide evidence of a capacity building of refugee and host community business, consultation with communities evidenced in report, and minutes submitted.

    How to apply

  • Expressions of interest to conduct this consultancy are invited from suitably qualified and candidates.

    Interested Candidates should submit their proposal that includes:

  • A short (maximum two pages) expression of interest outlining relevant experience and suitability for the consultancy and the methodology the Consultant (s) would use for the assignment.

  • CV and contact details for three referees.

  • The gross cost of consultancy in Kenya Shillings (Indicate VAT number if you have one).

  • Interested and qualified persons with the required experience are invited to submit their applications with only A short expression of interest, CV, and contact details for three referees.

  • Email Address on or before 16th March, 2020, and indicate on the subject line as ‘Content Development Consultancy’.

  • Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

  • FilmAid is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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