Job British Council May 9 2024

Company: British Council

The transformation has resulted in changes in skills requirements, roles, and several roles required in the new operating model. The roles in the new operating model will be restricted to employees in the selection pool in the first instance. Selection for any jobs that remain unfilled following the agreed selection process will be conducted in line with the Global Recruitment policy.

1. Photographer – Specialist Consultant (Part-Time) – Ethiopia

Role Purpose

To support local photography needs, working closely with the Hub Design Manager and Regional marketing and communication teams. The Part-Time photographer will be responsible for attending key British Council events and managing projects which involve taking pictures and editing them for social media and press, ensuring all pictures taken align with our brand guidelines. They will focus on the standardization of the images while still ensuring pictures taken meet the objectives of our events.

Main Accountabilities

Project Support:

This role will be limited to the country in which the photographer will be based. The main role of the photographer will be to capture relevant images at events and at British Council offices which are in line with our brand guidelines. They will:

  • Work closely with external partners and colleagues to produce high-quality photographic images.
  • Use different techniques to enhance the photographs as required.
  • 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.

Managing self and others

  • Maintains brand standards/creative quality in the region, supported by the Design Manager.
  • Keeps abreast of production software and technology to ensure industry standards.
  • Supports the implementation of the equality, diversity, and inclusion (EDI) framework for photography by demonstrating the inclusion of diversity in creatives across both print and digital and implementing EDI recommendations.

Relationship and Stakeholder Management

  • Proactively builds and maintains collaborative relationships with internal peers and stakeholders to ensure integrated, joined-up, and future-proofed working.
  • Acts as a Brand Ambassador, helping deliver a strong British Council brand.

Minimum/Essential Qualifications:

Relevant degree or demonstrable equivalent level of experience

Role-specific knowledge and experience:

  • Proven experience as a photographer (please submit portfolio).
  • Detailed knowledge of photography art and lighting.
  • Strong creative presence and artistic flair.
  • Able to follow instructions clearly to achieve desired results.
  • Able to stand and move around for long periods at a time and willing to work post 5.00 pm.

Desirable

  • Stakeholder management and influencing.
  • Ability to assess creative projects and assets.

Additional information

Payment Terms

Freelancers and non-permanent workers will be paid either:

  • A fixed fee for the entire project, based on their submitted rate card.
  • An hourly rate for the time dedicated to the project, based on their submitted rate card.
  • The rate card will be agreed upon at the time of contracting and will not be negotiable for the duration of the contract (maximum 2 years).
  • Final payments will be made within one month of project completion, following the submission and approval of all deliverables.

Project Completion

  • Project completion is defined as the successful delivery of all agreed-upon deliverables, which may involve up to three rounds of feedback and revisions.

Location: Addis Ababa, Ethiopia -The role holder must have existing rights to live and work in the country applied for.

Language requirements: Fluency in written and spoken English and Amharic .

Additional Considerations

  • Intellectual Property: The ownership of all intellectual property rights created during the project will be clearly defined in the contract.
  • Confidentiality: Freelancers and non-permanent workers will be required to sign a Non-Disclosure Agreement (NDA) to protect sensitive British Council information.
  • Insurance: Freelancers and non-permanent workers may be required to hold their professional liability insurance.
  • Taxes and Social Security: Freelancers and non-permanent workers are responsible for paying their own taxes and social security contributions. The British Council will not withhold taxes.

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2.Content Manager – Specialist Consultant in Ethiopia

Role Purpose

To support regional social media and website scheduling and management needs, working closely with the Regional Content Managers and Regional marketing and communication teams. The Part-Time content manager will be responsible for updating SOLAS pages, creating and scheduling posts on our social channels, and working on reports under the guidance of the Marketing Hub and the regional communication team. The content manager will ensure that all posts are aligned with our brand guidelines, properly tagged, and scheduled in a timely fashion.

Main Accountabilities

Project Support

This role will be regional or cluster-based depending on the requirements of the business. The main role of the content manager will be to create and manage our social media and website updates. They will:

  • Work closely with regional content managers and marketing & communication teams
  • Manage website and social media updates for specific projects.
  • Write, edit, and update imagery, captions, and tags under the guidance of the regional marketing team and the Hub for social media channels and our SOLAS website pages.
  • Monitor the social media accounts and offer constructive interaction with users.
  • Will participate in SEO activities and updates.

Managing self and others

  • Maintains brand standards/creative quality in the region, supported by the Regional Content managers and regional marketing teams.
  • Keeps abreast of new social trends in the markets.
  • Supports the implementation of the equality, diversity, and inclusion (EDI) framework for social media and websites by demonstrating the inclusion of diversity in creatives across both print and digital and implementing EDI recommendations.

Relationship and Stakeholder Management

Proactively builds and maintains collaborative relationships with internal peers and stakeholders to ensure integrated, joined-up, and future-proofed working.

Acts as a Brand Ambassador, helping deliver a strong British Council brand.

Minimum/Essential Qualifications:

  • Relevant degree or demonstrable equivalent level of experience

Role-specific knowledge and experience:

  • Proven experience in social media management and tools
  • SOLAS certified.
  • Creative with some knowledge of design/editing tools
  • Content writing and proofreading skills
  • Able to follow instructions clearly to achieve desired results.

Desirable

  • Stakeholder management and influencing
  • Ability to assess creative projects and assets.

Additional information

Payment Terms

Freelancers and non-permanent workers will be paid either:

  • A fixed fee for the entire project, based on their submitted rate card.
  • An hourly rate for the time dedicated to the project, based on their submitted rate card.
  • The rate card will be agreed upon at the time of contracting and will not be negotiable for the duration of the contract (maximum 2 years).
  • Final payments will be made within one month of project completion, following the submission and approval of all deliverables.

Project Completion

Project completion is defined as the successful delivery of all agreed-upon deliverables, which may involve up to three rounds of feedback and revisions.

Location: Addis Ababa- Ethiopia, Role holder must have existing rights to live and work in the country applied for.

Language requirements: Fluency in written and spoken English, Amharic, French, and Arabic (at least 2 languages)

Additional Considerations

  • Intellectual Property: The ownership of all intellectual property rights created during the project will be clearly defined in the contract.
  • Confidentiality: Freelancers and non-permanent workers will be required to sign a Non-Disclosure Agreement (NDA) to protect sensitive British Council information.
  • Insurance: Freelancers and non-permanent workers may be required to hold their own professional liability insurance.
  • Taxes and Social Security: Freelancers and non-permanent workers are responsible for paying their own taxes and social security contributions. The British Council will not withhold taxes.

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3.Marketing Manager – Specialist Consultant – Ethiopia

Role Purpose

To support regional marketing and communication teams with local marketing day-to-day management activities. The Part-Time marketing manager will be responsible for overseeing and implementing marketing strategies to drive business growth, increase brand awareness, and achieve marketing objectives. This role requires a blend of creativity, strategic thinking, leadership, and analytical skills to effectively promote products or services to target audiences.

Main Accountabilities

Project Support:

This role will be regional or cluster-based depending on the requirements of the business. The main role of the marketing manager will be to create and manage our local campaigns for specific projects

  • Develop Marketing Strategies: Collaborate with senior management and regional marketing teams to develop comprehensive marketing strategies aligned with business goals and objectives. This includes identifying target markets, defining positioning, and outlining tactics to reach and engage customers.
  • Campaign Management: Plan, execute, and oversee marketing campaigns across various channels such as digital, print, social media, email, events, and traditional advertising. Ensure campaigns are delivered on time, within budget, and meet performance targets.
  • Brand Management: Maintain and enhance the company’s brand image through consistent messaging, visual identity, and customer experience. Monitor brand perception and competitor activities to identify opportunities for improvement.
  • Market Research and Analysis: Support market research to gather insights on consumer behavior, industry trends, and competitive landscape. Analyze data to identify market opportunities, customer segments, and product positioning strategies.
  • Digital Marketing: Oversee digital marketing initiatives including website optimization, SEO/SEM, content marketing, social media management, and online advertising. Stay updated on digital marketing trends and emerging technologies to maximize online presence and engagement.
  • Budget Management: Develop and manage marketing budgets, ensuring resources are allocated effectively to achieve desired outcomes. Monitor expenses, track ROI, and adjust strategies as needed to optimize marketing spend.
  • Stakeholder Communication: Collaborate cross-functionally with sales, product development, and other departments to align marketing efforts with overall business objectives. Communicate marketing plans, results, and recommendations to key stakeholders.
  • Performance Measurement: Establish key performance indicators (KPIs) and metrics to evaluate the effectiveness of marketing campaigns and initiatives. Track and analyze performance data to identify areas for improvement and inform future strategies.
  • Compliance and Ethics: Ensure all marketing activities comply with relevant laws, regulations, and industry standards. Uphold ethical standards in marketing practices and promote transparency and integrity in all communications.

Managing self and others

  • Maintains brand standards/creative quality in the region, supported by the Regional Content managers and regional marketing teams.
  • Keeps abreast of new social trends in the markets.
  • Supports the implementation of the equality, diversity, and inclusion (EDI) framework for social media and websites by demonstrating the inclusion of diversity in creatives across both print and digital and implementing EDI recommendations.
  • Relationship and Stakeholder Management
  • Proactively builds and maintains collaborative relationships with internal peers, agencies, external partners, and stakeholders to ensure integrated, joined-up, and future-proofed working.
  • Acts as a Brand Ambassador, helping deliver a strong British Council brand.

Minimum/Essential Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree in marketing, Business Administration, or a related field; MBA or advanced degree preferred.

Role-specific knowledge and experience:

  • Proven experience (2+ years) in marketing roles
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to collaborate effectively across teams and influence stakeholders.
  • Proficiency in digital marketing tools and platforms, including Google Analytics, CRM software, email marketing software, and social media management tools.

Additional information

Payment Terms

Freelancers and non-permanent workers will be paid either:

  • A fixed fee for the entire project, based on their submitted rate card.
  • An hourly rate for the time dedicated to the project, based on their submitted rate card.
  • The rate card will be agreed upon at the time of contracting and will not be negotiable for the duration of the contract (maximum 2 years).
  • Final payments will be made within one month of project completion, following the submission and approval of all deliverables.

Project Completion

Project completion is defined as the successful delivery of all agreed-upon deliverables, which may involve up to three rounds of feedback and revisions.

Location: Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, the Role holder must have existing rights to live and work in the country applied for.

Language requirements: Fluency in written and spoken English and Amharic.

Additional Considerations

  • Intellectual Property: The ownership of all intellectual property rights created during the project will be clearly defined in the contract.
  • Confidentiality: Freelancers and non-permanent workers will be required to sign a Non-Disclosure Agreement (NDA) to protect sensitive British Council information.
  • Insurance: Freelancers and non-permanent workers may be required to hold their professional liability insurance.
  • Taxes and Social Security: Freelancers and non-permanent workers are responsible for paying their own taxes and social security contributions. The British Council will not withhold taxes.

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