• Visual Information Communications Specialist

    Job Locations US-DC
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    GHSI-III - Global Health Support Initiative III
    Type
    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview

    CAMRIS International is an international development and research firm that realizes innovative solutions to health and development challenges through high-quality, cost-effective program and research management services. With experience working in more than 80 countries, we combine our proven systems with today’s most effective, evidence-based best practices to improve the lives of people around the world.

     

    The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) has contracted through Social Solutions International partnered with CAMRIS International, to recruit and hire qualified individuals for the following position:

     

     United States Agency for International Development/Bureau for Legislative and Public Affairs

     

    Title: Visual Information Communications Specialist 

     

    GS12

     

    Application Deadline:   Open until Filled

     

    Introduction

     The Internal Communications (IC) Team within the Bureau for Legislative and Public Affairs is responsible for the overall strategic implementation of effective information flow across the Agency including on behalf of the Administrator and between Missions and Washington. This office strengthens and unifies the USAID internal community, enables employee engagement, and increases conversations across Washington and the Missions.

     

    The Internal Communications Visual Information Communications Specialist serves as a key member of the IC Team, reporting to the Director of Internal Communications.  He/she works closely with other members of the IC team to lead and contribute to key products, events, and services.

     

    Objectives:

    1. Ensure IC visual information products are of high, professional quality that inform, engage and inspire Agency staff.
    2. Effectively communicate USAID's development agenda to promote support for the Agency’s mission and core values.

     

    Core Duties:

    IC requires operational and functional support to provide visual information communications Agency-wide as well as for sub-sections of the Agency.

    Responsibilities

    Serves as the IC lead on photo, audio and video projects, working closely with other members of the team and groups across the Agency with a particular emphasis on support to the Administrator’s office.

    • Independently coordinates the IC team’s audio and video projects portfolio including management of these projects and planning to meet the high demand of Agency customers
    • Collaborates with technical experts
    • Writes scripts and designs storyboards
    • Shoots, records, edits, captions and posts live audio and video
    • Utilizes and edits stock video for relevant projects
    • Creates animations for video projects
    • Creates music soundtracks for audio and video projects
    • Creates Podcasts and other audio-only projects
    • Utilizes Adobe Creative Suite or similar for all audio and video projects
    • Tracks the acquisition and storage of IC hardware and software
    • Coordinates audio and video projects plus finished content within the Agency’s digital asset management systems
    • Independently coordinates the IC team’s photo projects
    • Coordinates digitization and archiving initiatives
    • Tracks the acquisition and storage of IC hardware and software
    • Collaborates with other teams and bureaus on photo projects
    • Shoots, edits, captions and posts photos on behalf of the IC team using Adobe Creative Suite or similar
    • Develops photo campaigns and shares content on the Agency’s social media platforms
    • Coordinates photo projects and ensures accurate photo information is recorded within the Agency’s digital asset management systems
    • Independently coordinates the entire internal portfolio of IC audio, video, and photo projects, including project planning (as assigned)
    • Collects, analyzes and reports relevant data on A/V use and A/V effectiveness from Agency consumers
    • Coordinates the development and distribution of audio/video metrics analysis for each project and overall

    Qualifications

    • Photo-Taking, Video-Shooting and Audio Recording to tell Foreign Development-Oriented and Staff Stories
    • Full-Cycle Audio and Video Development, Production and Post-Production Ability
    • Verbal Communications
    • Listening Ability
    • Design Ability
    • Writing Ability
    • Editing Ability
    • Project Management
    • Metrics Identification and Analysis
    • Digital Engagement and Communications
    • Organization and Planning
    • Development as an Area of Practice Exposure

     

    Key Personnel:

    The resource request is for one person that contain the strong skill-sets mentioned above and also:

    • Masters degree and 5+ years relevant experience or equivalent combination of education and experience.
    • Audio/video communications experience
    • Foreign development exposure,
    • Adobe Creative Suite or similar experience,
    • Mac and Windows experience,
    • Coursework in photography and audio/video production

     

    USAID Assumptions and Constraints:

    Support may be required outside of core hours.  The contractor will be notified in advance if after-hours support is required.

     

    Staff working on this effort must possess the ability to obtain a current “Secret” clearance.

     

    Requires compliance with Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act (29 U.S.C. 794d); USAID Graphic Standards (available at www.usaid.gov/branding), USAID Mission & Core Values (available at http://www.usaid.gov/who-we-are/mission-vision-values) or any successor branding/mission/core values policies.

     

    Requires collaboration with USAID Front Office and other operating units.

     

    Place of Performance:

    Ronald Reagan Building (RRB).  On-site support with limited telework.

     

    This is an opportunity for employment or a contract, but we reserve the right to make no selection or award.

     

    Social Solutions International and CAMRIS International offer competitive salaries and comprehensive benefits. Please submit your resume online at www.camris.com

     

    Social Solutions and CAMRIS are Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, protected veteran status, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

     

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