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Expert 2: Photographer / Videographer / Photo Editor (Category II)
Expected start
3 January 2022
60 working days
12 November 2021
Aylin Alpagot (

Detailed description Back

The global objective is to ensure visibility, raise awareness and promote a shared understanding of EU funded actions implemented under the EU Support to Recovery from Conflict and Resilience Building in Yobe State.

The specific objectives of this assignment are:

  • Communicate the projects to potential end-beneficiaries and encourage their participation in the process;
  • Help the target audience understand the EU’s role in building resilience in conflict-affected areas in Nigeria;
  • Demonstrate the EU’s partnership with Nigeria’s development processes at the grassroots level;
  • Inform the media on the EU’s contribution as Nigeria’s largest development cooperation partner;
  • To influence federal and state level policy-making for better targeting of social safety net programmes through highlighting end-beneficiaries success stories;
  • Create visibility for the EU Delegation and its activities in Nigeria.

In addition to these specific objectives, all activities to be funded under this Terms of Reference will adequately integrate and promote the cross-cutting objectives of the European Commission: environment and climate change, rights based approach, persons with disability, indigenous peoples and gender equality.


Education, and duration of equivalent experience:

  • Possession of a Master’s degree in Photography or Photojournalism, Graphic Design, Motion Graphics Communications, Journalism or other relevant Arts or Social Science disciplines or equivalent. In lieu of a Master’s degree, equivalent qualifying professional experience of at least 8 years may be accepted. In lieu of a tertiary level degree i.e. a Bachelor’s degree, equivalent qualifying professional experience of at least 10 years be accepted.


  • Minimum 6 years commercial video making and photography experience with extensive knowledge of cameras, lighting, composition and photo styling demonstrated by portfolio. The CV will mention the cameras the videographer is familiar with and whether he would bring his relevant working tools/equipment. Experience in similar video and photo-reportage projects in the setting of international development cooperation demonstrated by having at least 2 similar projects in the portfolio will be an advantage;
  • Ability to work independently as part of a cross-functional team;
  • Proficient in a large range of editing software experience will be an advantage (e.g. Photoshop);
  • Knowledge of EU communication and visibility rules and of EU development cooperation activities will be an advantage.

Language skills:

  • The expert is required to have proficiency of English both written and oral. Knowledge of local languages (Hausa, Kanuri/Fulfulde, Pidgin English) will be an advantage.