The Centre for Democracy and Development (CDD) was established in the United Kingdom in 1997 and subsequently registered in Lagos, Nigeria in 1999 as an independent, not-
for-profit, research, training, advocacy and capacity building organisation. The Centre was founded to mobilise global opinion and resources for democratic development and provide an independent space to reflect critically on the challenges posed to the democratization and development processes in the West Africa sub region.
As the foremost think tank on democratization and development in West Africa, CDD provides alternatives and best practices in support of democracy and good governance in the region.
The Centre has space for talented videographers with the passion and skill set to support our innovative project of Countering Fake News, Misinformation and Disinformation.
Applications are invited from qualified candidates to fill the role :
The videographer will report to the CDD Communications Lead; he or she will accomplish technical tasks related to production and post-
production.He or she will transport, set up, and operate equipment; and assist with staging, set preparation and dressing.
The videographer will work closely with the Communications Lead to execute visual concepts, and complete video production.
Plan and execute video shoots on project prioritiesMake video outputs into user friendly formats to be shared on web, and on social mediaOperate and maintain, audio and video recorders, and other production equipmentCritically select and analyse audio-
makes technical decisions regarding such elements as appropriate lighting, shooting angle and placement and type of microphone.
Edits and assembles final visual / audio program material; ensures consistency and relevancy to production; monitors technical quality of end product.
Oversees the security, operation and maintenance of equipment utilized in the video production process.
Educational Qualification & Skills
Bachelor's Degree in Communications or related field3+ years' experience in videography and cinematographyExcellent oral and written communication skillsIn-
depth working knowledge of video production processes, including pre-production, production and post-productionExperience with Video editing softwares and applications, including Adobe Premiere Pro, Final CutBasic knowledge of high end animation with After-
EffectsThe ideal candidate will possess strong knowledge of videography, cinematography and latest technologies, relevant for work in the Not for Profit Sector.
Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should send their Cover Letter, Resume or CV's to :
Only applications submitted via email will be evaluated. Scanned applications will be disregarded. Subject line of emails must state clearly the Name of Applicant and Job Title of position applied for.
For example, Subject : Ayobami Fatimah Chukwuemeka, Project Videographer.Only candidates selected for interview will be contacted.
No phone calls, please. CDD is an Equal Opportunity Employer.Those looking to gain valuable online media experience with an established organization are encouraged to apply.
Female candidates are also encouraged to apply for this job.This is an employment opportunity but not consultancy. on
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