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Media Program Development Expert (m/f)

In the framework of an EU financed project in Tunisia MiCT is looking for a

Media Program Development Expert (f/m)
– native Arabic speaker –


The project supports young, independent media houses (radio stations) in Tunisia to secure their financial sustainability through generating advertising money.

We are looking for an Arabic speaking Research Expert to conduct trainings in market and audience research for these media houses.

Main tasks:
– Provide input and feedback to the project curriculum
– Design and implement trainings for media houses on marketing and audience research including the Do-it-yourself audience research method developed by MiCT
– Prepare media houses for the upcoming field phase where participants conduct their own audience research studies in their countries of origin
– Introduce participating media houses to statistical tools
– Help media houses in the analysis of qualitative and quantitative data gathered from the field

Requirements:
– Excellent knowledge of market research techniques and the ability to apply relevant research approaches to different situations
– Past experience in the design and implementation of trainings
– Ability to analyse, investigate and interpret numerical and other information to draw conclusions and make recommendations to the media houses
– Good interpersonal and communication skills
– Native Arabic speaker, excellent written and verbal French language skills
– Ability to work with IT resources such as databases and spreadsheets

Period: Total of 42 working days over a period from September 2017 – February 2018 including two workshops in Tunis. Further employment opportunities might be offered at the end of the project.

If you’re interested, please email Leila Bendra (leila@mict-international.org) with your CV, a covering letter and examples of your work.
Program Development Expert (m/f)

In the framework of an EU financed project in Tunisia MiCT is looking for a

Program Development Expert (f/m)
– native Arabic speaker –


The project supports young, independent media houses (radio stations) in Tunisia to secure their financial sustainability through generating advertising money.

We are looking for an Arabic speaking Program Development Expert.

Main tasks:
-Works closely with the media houses to understand the attitudes and behaviours of the respective target audiences
– Uses audience research study results from the field to either improve existing program/content of the media houses or develop new formats with them
– Helps the media houses to create engaging, relevant, inspiring, educating or entertaining content and how to position it within the existing program schedule
– Collaborates with the Media Planning Expert to ensure that program/format ideas match the advertising strategy of the media outlet
– Analyses program content as part of MiCT’s Monitoring & Evaluation efforts

Requirements:
– Relevant work experience in the field of journalism, ideally across various media platforms including print, online, TV and radio
– Good interpersonal and communication skills
– Ability to think creatively to develop original ideas
– Native Arabic speaker
– Excellent written and verbal communication skills in French

Period: Total of 10 working days over a period from September 2017 – February 2018 including two workshops in Tunis. Further employment opportunities might be offered at the end of the project.

If you’re interested, please email Leila Bendra (leila@mict-international.org) with your CV, a covering letter and examples of your work.
Expert in Program Analysis (m/f)

In the framework of an EU financed project in Tunisia MiCT is looking for an

Expert in Program Analysis
– native Arabic speaker –


The project supports young, independent media houses (radio stations) in Tunisia to secure their financial sustainability through generating advertising money.

We are looking for an Arabic speaking Program Analysis Expert to conduct a thorough program analysis for the participating radio stations.

Main tasks:
– Liaise with project team and other trainers/experts
– Liaise with 14 participating media houses/radio stations
– Program analysis of 14 participating media houses according to an analysis tool provided by MiCT

Requirements:
– Excellent knowledge of research methods and the ability to apply relevant research approaches to different situations
– Past experience in media program analysis
– Native Arabic speaker
– Excellent written and verbal communication skills in French language
– Good interpersonal and communication skills

Period: Total of 14 working days over a period from September 2017 – February 2018 including two workshops in Tunis. Further employment opportunities might be offered at the end of the project.

If you’re interested, please email Leila Bendra (leila@mict-international.org) with your CV, a covering letter and examples of your work.
Media Planning/Marketing Expert (m/f)

In the framework of an EU financed project in Tunisia MiCT is looking for a

Media Planning/Marketing Expert (f/m) for coaching
– native Arabic speaker –


The project supports young, independent media houses (radio stations) in Tunisia to secure their financial sustainability through generating advertising money.

We are looking for an Arabic speaking Media Planning/Marketing Expert to conduct trainings for these media houses.

Main tasks:
– Analyse characteristics, behavior and media habits of target audiences by using existing audience research results (provided by MiCT and media outlets)
– Assist media houses to develop appropriate strategies to ensure that campaigns reach their target audiences as effectively as possible
– Train media houses during two Arabic language workshops held in Tunisia
– Assist media houses in developing media/business strategies
– Liaise with advertising agencies in the region, particularly in Dubai, and supports media houses in making connections to those

Requirements:
– Relevant work experience in the field of marketing / media planning, ideally with a degree in communication, media studies, marketing, advertising or journalism
– Good interpersonal, negotiation and communication skills
– Strong analytical and organizational skills
– Native Arabic speaker, excellent written and verbal skills in French language
– Ability to work with IT resources such as databases and spreadsheets

Period: Total of 10 working days over a period from September 2017 – February 2018 including two workshops in Tunis. Further employment opportunities might be offered at the end of the project.

If you’re interested, please email Leila Bendra (leila@mict-international.org) with your CV, a covering letter and examples of your work.
Designer (m/f)

In the framework of a MiCT EU financed project in Sri Lanka MiCT is looking for a designer, who will be responsible for our project publications.

The MiCT project acts as a network with journalists and media representatives from both Tamil and Sinhalese media outlets at its core. They are trained in workshops and on the job. The publication of a tri-lingual magazine is planned for this 2017.

Tasks include:

– Conduction of a workshop in Sri Lanka for the development of the magazine design concept in collaboration with our Sri Lankan correspondents
– Design of the project’s tri-lingual magazine
– Coordination with the print house in Colombo with possible field visit
– Design of project training material

Required skills:

– Excellent typography skills
– Artistic and illustration ability
– Ability to turn concept into reality
– To work well in a team environment
– To have a good understanding of print and page layouts.
– To be quick thinking and work well under pressure
– Good communication skills

We require:

– Excellent typography skills
– Solid graphic design experience in print and online
– Competent in Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign
– Good understanding of print and page layouts
– An exacting eye for detail
– Experience with print design and production
– Experience with multilingual publications desired
– Good communication skills

Please email the project manager Paola Stablum (stablum@mict-internatonal.org) your CV, a covering letter and examples of your work.

Without examples of your work unfortunately we will not be able to consider you for an interview.
Trainer (m/f)

MiCT is hiring trainers for its EU-financed project in Sri Lanka: a network of journalists and media representatives from both Tamil and Sinhalese media outlets. Trainers will guide participants on how to report objectively on sensitive political issues and societal conflicts. The 3-day workshops will be organized in different regions of Sri Lanka.


Training topics include:


– Constructive journalism
– Digital journalism
– Social media
– Conflict sensitive journalism
– Investigative journalism
– Storytelling
– Cross-cultural editorial teamwork

We require:

– Solid experience as a trainer in one of the required fields
– Strong English knowledge
– Experience as journalist or editor
– Experience in the region is desired
– Experience in working in conflict or post-conflict regions is desired

Please email the project manager Paola Stablum (stablum@mict-internatonal.org) with a CV, cover letter and your daily rate expectations.