Careers

africapractice welcomes professionals at all stages of their career. Students or recent graduates join as Associate consultants, whilst experienced professionals can join as Consultants, Senior Consultants, Associate Directors or Directors, depending on their skill set and level of experience.

If you are an outstanding individual who wishes to work within an organisation committed to growth and development in Africa, then we are interested to hear from you. Please view our current vacancies.

 

 

Job Title:  Senior Cameraman-Video Editor

Location: Somalia

Type of contract: 1 year, extendable

Line Manager: Team Lead, Newsroom, MIA, Mogadishu

 

The company

 

africapractice is a strategic advisory firm, operating at the nexus of industry and government. We supply insights and advocacy solutions to corporations, investors, governments and foundations in Africa, enabling them to see more clearly and engage with confidence to realise their goals.

 

Guided by our vision - an influential and prosperous Africa, inspiring the world – we equip organisations to deploy capital and execute development programmes at scale.

 

Our solutions are rooted in a deep appreciation of stakeholders and a conviction that sustainable performance depends on building trust, respecting the environment, solving social problems and creating opportunity.

 

Our clients are among the largest institutions and investors on the African continent. We help them to manage complex relationships with demanding and critical audiences including regulators, media, capital markets, customers and suppliers.

 

Duties and responsibilities:

  • Work closely with editorial, digital and production teams to deliver high quality live and recorded material from the field.
  • Ensure Cameraman and Photographers meet editorial and production deadlines for delivery of edited packages from the field.
  • Assist editorial staff with the pre-planning of news and programs events.
  • Assist production team in producing high audio-visual products in line with customer requirements
  • Occasional training of editorial, production and digital staff
  • Assign tasks to photographers and cameraman in close liaison with Team Leads for Production, News and Digital
  • Produce social media content for sharing on AMISOM, UNSOS and UNSOM online platforms.
  • Perform other duties relevant to the job as requested

 

Competencies:

 

  • Knowledgeable in digital technology and digitisation of sound and pictures;
  • Ability to edit rough cut VNR and packaged features using Final Cut software;
  • Ability to correct faulty footage, grading, colouring and adding special effects;
  • Be familiar with Outside Broadcasts or filming live events;
  • Experience working in a fast paced, deadline driven news environment;
  • Ability to work long hours and under pressure;
  • Experience working in conflict zones and/or under tough conditions;
  • Good organizational skills and ability to plan work with minimal supervision;
  • Ability to find solutions to technical and other practical problems encountered on a shoot;
  • Ability to work effectively with a team;
  • Is motivated and shows resilience under difficult situations;
  • Is conscientious and efficient in meeting commitments, observing deadlines and achieving results;

 

 

Qualifications:

  • Should have undergone tertiary education preferably an undergraduate degree.
  • A minimum of 5 years’ experience in camerawork and editing.
  • Experience working with an established media house or news agency.

 

 

 

Do you want to join a dynamic and fast-growing company? Please send us your CV along with a covering letter explaining why you think you are suited to this position. Please specify your availability and send the entire application with the reference ‘Snr Cameraman’  to: hr@africapractice.com & asumbeiywo@africapractice.com

 

Deadline 28/03/2019

 

 

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