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Photo and Videographer

Muslim Hands Somalia

Job Description for

Photo and Videographer


Photo and Videographer


Programs Management


Programs Manager


MH Somalia Mogadishu




12 Months (A 3 month probationary period)


Photo and Videographer is responsible to take, design and deliver professionally series of photos and videos on Muslim Hands Somalia Programs Management, Projects, campaigns, organized events, field trips campaigns and other activities in Somalia Area offices and will require frequent travel to field offices to provide technical support whenever required.


The Camera Operator & Video Postproduction Editor will primary responsible for taking Photo’s, videos and Postproduction editing. As part of this role the candidates will also be required to contribute towards concepting, directing and taking professional Photo’s as well as video’s to produce quality materials.

Photographer officer will be responsible:

·         Capture high resolution Photo and Videos of beneficiaries, individuals, families, and refugees, IDPs, Host communities and events related to the implementation of Muslim Hands Projects.

·         creatively framing and capturing actionresponding quickly to directions

·         The ability to create and edit motion graphics to an excellent standard using a variety of Software listed (but not limited to) below:Adobe Illustrator; InDesign; Adobe Suite
Adobe after Effects; Adobe Premiere Pro, Cinema 4D

·         operate videos cameras, video/audio equipment to produce high quality footage

·         take professional pictures in a studio or on location

·         Work closely with clients and colleagues to produce high-quality photographic images

·         Use different techniques to enhance the photographs as required

·         Provide specific details such as geographical location

·         Use photo manipulation software such as Adobe Suite to get desired results

·         Recommend creative ideas to exceed expectations of goals and objectives

·         Use artistic knowledge to enhance and compose photographs

·         Review sets of photographs and select the best results

·         Operate various photographic equipment such as single lens reflex cameras and film or digital cameras and lighting

Main responsibilities and tasks

The photo/videographer will work under the direct supervision of the Program/project manager and will:

·         Capture high-resolution images, a minimum of 150 of project activities, beneficiaries of Muslim Hands Somalia interventions, and infrastructure as per Muslim Hands procedure.

·         At least 50 should be selected by Muslim Hands as officials’ images

·         Caption each photograph with specific details such as the location taken, name of the people, activity, and any other relevant information including Muslim Hands visibility.

·         Provide raw footage of all video footage and still images captured in during the project/activity implementations period.

·         Interviews with Muslim Hands Somalia beneficiaries and managers

·         Show appropriate sensitivity to the people being filmed.

·         Export the final version of a video in formats optimized for HD web distribution.

·         Produce HD standard videos

·         A 5-8 minutes videos documenting Muslim Hands work in specific areas, including interviews with staff and beneficiaries; the final version is to be discussed with the Program/ project manager/coordinator. Also, provide subtitles to the videos.

·         A short video of 2 minutes with explanation subtitles and music (only images not interviews)

Skills and Qualifications


·         Bachelor’s degree in Media and Communication preferably in a Film/production/or equivalent subject with relevant professional experience

·         Bachelor’s Degree in Film, Photography, Graphic Design, Media Arts, Visual Arts, Journalism, Communication, IT or relevant fields.

·         Relevant certifications such as Multimedia are an added advantage Experience

·         Atleast2-3years of experience in photographer and video producer

·         Understandingof media platforms and their uses.


·         High proficiency in using windows and Apple Mac & PC computers

·         High proficiency in using: Adobe after Effects Adobe

·         Excellent time management and organization skills

·         Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously

·         The ability to plan, schedule and meet deadlines

·         To be able to deliver content to various social media platforms e.g. YouTube, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, etc.

·         Basic level knowledge of using Photoshop or photo editing suits.

·         Experience in editing both long & short form video content

·         Creative thinking, script writing, creative writing and storytelling

·         Business Equipment and Computer Applications

·         Adobe Illustrator; InDesign; Adobe Suite

·         Adobe after Effects; Adobe Premiere Pro, Cinema 4D Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

·         Fast-paced environment; Work under pressure; Attention to detail; tight deadlines.

Key Performance Measure/Indicators

·  Quality Media content (Photos and Video) capturing system in place and operational in Muslim Hands Country Office

How to apply

·         Interested candidates who meet the required qualifications should submit their CV and Motivation letter attached with Three Strong References/Referees two of which must be from previous employment as one to  not later than January 28th 2023. 04:00 PM Mogadishu Local time.

·         Only Short-listed candidates will be contacted for Interview.

·         Please indicate the title of the position in the subject line and any incomplete applications will be disregarded.

·         Muslim Hands Somalia is equal employment opportunity employer and doesn’t discriminate in its selection process  and practice either does it charge any fee for recruitment

·         Qualified female candidates are highly encouraged

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Bakaaro Market
Howl-Wadaag District,
Mogadishu, Somalia