Media Producer

Posted over 1 year ago by MSELECT
Location Baghdad, Iraq Job Type
Salary Sector Media
We are looking for a Media Producer for one of our international clients in the Media sector in Baghdad, the successful candidate will deliver a number of short form styles for a range of platforms (digital and non digital); from short-form factual films, mini archive documentaries and studio shoots to promo videos, as well as interviews. Fluency in Arabic and a good level of English Language is required along with the mentioned in the requirement section.

  • The position holder work collaboratively across teams to really understand project objectives and deliver films that will have the maximum impact.  
  • You will need to deliver high volume at pace across multiple digital platforms, while maintaining the highest production standards possible. You will be involved in projects from inception to completion, from the development of ideas through to their expert execution.
  • To be a source of expertise and be expected to provide  advice and share knowledge with colleagues, particularly supporting the development of more junior members of the team.
  • Working closely with the Senior Producer and Campaign Director to understand client requirements and project objectives.
  • Developing ideas for short, online film content in support of project requirements, thinking innovatively about how maximum impact can be achieved.
  • Communicating ideas effectively in formatted treatments and proposals. • Delivering film content reacting to relevant new stories on a fast turnaround to engage with large online audiences.
  • Working across multiple digital projects, you will be responsible for producing engaging social content around client campaigns.
  • Producing short films, mini documentaries and promo videos, from inception to completion, tailoring approaches to suit multiple digital platforms.
  • Proactively engaging with new technologies and methods of communication across multiple platforms, sharing new and innovative ways to improve internal processes and approaches.
  • Taking a balanced journalistic approach to production. Support more junior colleagues, supporting their development and ensuring the highest standards are met.   
  • A fast-paced agency background is desirable, and you’ll be passionate about social change and the power of great storytelling.
  • Knowledge of the Iraqi context and previous experience of contributing to campaigns that aim to increase voters’ participation and increase trust in civic institutions are desirable but not essential.
  • Writing and idea development skills.
  • Superb story-telling skills and a practical knowledge of and a keen interest in cameras.
  • A demonstrable understanding of producing content for different digital platforms.
  • The successful candidate will be experienced in filming sensitive stories, managing vulnerable people or groups and working to tight turnaround schedule.
  • Interest/knowledge of Social Media film channels such as AJ+ & NowThis.
  • Experience of creating engaging films using archive footage & creating short form promos.
  • Great communicator with a strong attention to detail.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in Arabic. A good level of English is desirable.

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