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Online Content Producer (24-month contract)

BBC Media Action is the international development charity of the BBC. We are currently looking to recruit for multiple positions for two projects, one funded by SIDA focusing on media development, elections and local media partners’ news/current affairs, and one funded by the EU which is focused on media development, improved election coverage and sector support to media monitoring . Please note that all positions are based in Lusaka with extensive travel within Zambia. Appointment is dependent on confirmation of funding.

Qualifications

  • A minimum of 3 years of professional work experience managing online platforms and producing content for social media platforms.
  • Demonstrated experience of producing creative, innovative and engaging content for online users. Good thematic understanding of either governance issues, SGBV or sexual and reproductive health rights would be an advantage.
  • Online track record of producing or commissioning online content particularly for Facebook using a variety of formats and approaches essential.
  • Strong understanding of audiences and online trends a must.
  • A degree in journalism or related field would be an advantage but not a requirement. Candidates must be self-driven, proactive and able to work with minimal supervision.

Applicants should send a motivational letter and CV in one document which clearly states the applicant’s name and the position which is being applied for in the subject line. Do not send certificates at this stage.

Only email applications will be accepted. Interviews scheduled shortly thereafter. Ideal start date 1st of July.

Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Confirmation of positions will be done when funding has been fully secured.

Method of Application

Please submit applications to this email:

Application deadline
12 Jun 07:15
Email applications to
recruitment@zm.bbcmediaaction.org
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