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  • Posted on: 14 February, 2013 Deadline: 24 February, 2013
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  • Background
    A USAID-funded project in northern Nigeria aimed at strengthening state and local government capacity to deliver basic education services by addressing key issues in the management, sustainability, and oversight of basic education as well as increasing access of orphans and vulnerable children to basic education and services such as health information and counseling is seeking the following short term consultants:

    Writer/Editor
    Copy Editor
    Hausa Translator
    Design/Layout Specialist
    Documentary Video Director

    Writer/Editor

     

    Requirements
    Minimum of a bachelor's degree in English, liberal arts or social sciences. Master's degree is an advantage
    Minimum of 10 years experience working in newspaper publishing, book publishing or magazine publishing.
    At least five samples of creative writing published in non-fiction sections of newspapers and magazines
    Minimum of 5 years experience editing newspapers, magazines, books or technical publications.
    Experience in editing books/publications published by international publishers.
    Proof reading experience and previous editing work that is clearly error-free.
    Attention to detail and outstanding command of writing tor low-literate publics.

    Job Description
    Write short story pieces for publication in news publications
    Edit and proof read project technical documents for public use.
    Ensure that project technical documents meet the highest standards of quality and consistency in English writing.

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    Hausa Translator

     

    Minimum of a master's degree in Hausa, liberal arts or social sciences.
    Minimum of 10 years experience working in the Hausa service section of newspaper, magazine, radio or TV, or the Hausa department of a higher institution.
    At least five samples of documents translated from English to Hausa
    Experience in editing articles, books/publications in Hausa
    Proof reading experience in Hausa that is clearly error-free.
    Attention to detail and outstanding command of writing Hausa tor low-literate publics.

    Job Description
    Translate short story pieces into Hausa for publication in news publications
    Translate and proof read project news bulletins into Hausa for public use.
    Ensure that project news bulletins translated into Hausa meet the highest standards of quality and consistency in Hausa writing.

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    Design/Layout Specialist

     

    Minimum of 15 years experience working in the design and graphics section of advertizing, magazine production or book publishing.
    Minimum of 10 years experience in design and layout of specialized publications such as technical reports, books, manuals, posters, campaign documents and organizational information packs,
    Experience in design and layout ofbooksipublications published by international publishers.
    Attention to detail and outstanding production quality of previous books and manuals produced.

    Job Description
    Cover design of project publications,
    Graphics design and text layout of project publications.
    Graphics designs ofproiect marketing/gift items
    Graphic designs of proiect conference folders, bags, kits and documents
    Typography design of project publications.
    Picture editing of project publications.

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    Documentary Video Director

     

    Minimum of a first degree in Film and TV, dramatic arts or communication arts.
    Minimum of 10 years experience working in the TV or movie industry in screenplay, editing and directing roles.
    Demonstrable screenplay experience.
    At least five years experience directing feature films, TV series or documentaries.
    Experience in post production scripting and digital editing.
    Possess or have access to high definition video crew, on-location equipment and post production studio.
    Attention to detail and outstanding editing and direction.

    Job Description

    Translate project accomplishments and success stories into a short, captivating 30 minute documentary for public audience
    Direct field shooting and field video interviews of project audiences, teachers, pupils, state partners and communities.
    Produce a 30 minute video documentary in HD tha narrates the project story through impacted persons

    Method of Application

    Applicants should send their Curriculum Vitae (CV) with an application letter as a single Word or PDF file addressed to "Chief of Party" by email to info@crea-nei.com. with the Consultant position as subject line, within 10days of this publication. Candidates may be expected to attend an interview in Bauchi at their own expense.

    ONLY SHORTLlSTED CANDlDATES WILL BE CONTACTED.
    FEMALES AS WELL AS INDIGENES OF BAUCHI AND SOKOTO STATES WHO QUALIFY FOR THIS POSITION ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY

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