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  • Posted: Jun 17, 2024
    Deadline: Aug 26, 2024
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    Alliance Française de Lagos is a 65-year-old French Language and Cultural Centre, a member of the world largest cultural network with more than 840 centres across the globe.
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    Regional Audiovisual Officer (F/H) - Embassy of France in Nigeria

    Synthetic description of the position

    • Under the authority of the Councilor of cooperation and cultural’action (COCAC), you manage the policy of cooperation in the field of cultural and creative industries (ICC), audiovisual’, cinema, etc, digital cultures, media development, the fight against disinformation and music in order to promote French’ expertise.
    • In your area of competence, in close contact with the COCAC and the relevant officers, you coordinate the regional cooperation programmes and accompany the bilateral activities of the French institutes of Benin, from Cameroon, Ghana, and Togo.

    Main activities

    Your main tasks are as follows :

    • propose, in liaison with the operators concerned, a strategy of cooperation and promotion in your fields of’ expertise: cinema, animation, series, podcast, video game and e-sport, digital creation, etc, regulatory monitoring (rights of’auteur), as well as music in coordination with the regional music mission manager ;
    • design, negotiate and implement bilateral cooperation projects in these areas, within the framework of the policy defined by the ambassador and the cultural cooperation and action adviser ;
    • define and implement annual budgetary programming ;promote the cultural and creative industries by working in a’Equipe France logic with the various operators to strengthen the ICC sectors and propose actions for professionals as close as possible to the needs the ICC sectors ;
    • develop relations with local authorities, French operators (Unifrance, CNC, INA, France Media Monde, etc.) and with the beneficiaries of cooperation actions ;
    • develop professional and social networks in order to promote the visibility of cooperation ;
    • seek funding and raise funds from public and private donors ;
    • to bring out and support innovative initiatives in the highly competitive local landscape ;
    • promote French concepts in the field of audiovisual and cultural and creative industries ;train and support the emergence of new professionals in all disciplines /identify prescriptive structures ; maintain contact with local professionals and facilitate their relations with French, public and private actors ;  follow the programmes within the framework of’a budgetary envelope defined by each item (Abuja, Accra, Lome, Cotonou, Yaounde).

    Diplomas or professional experience recommended to perform the duties

    • Master level, preferably in the fields of cinema /audiovisual /digital /project management /cultural cooperation.
    • Professional experience of’at least 7 years in one of the sectors concerned. 
    • Ability to federate and work as a team on remote sites.
    • Knowledge of the specificities of public administration work, ability to report and write.
    • Experience in leading projects at’international : ICC, Image, media, heritage sector.
    • Experience in seeking funding (donors of funds and/or European Union and/or sector private...).
    • Knowledge or mastery of’a local language would be an asset. Knowledge of the region as well.

    Method of Application

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