Media (Documentary) Consultant – Restless

By | September 8, 2019


CLOSING DATE: 30th August (midnight)
LOCATION: Tanzania
VISA REQUIREMENTS: Must have the right to work in the UK
START DATE: As soon as possible

We know young people have the power to solve the challenges we face in our world, but they are being sidelined. We are the agency that works with young people so they can lead in solving those challenges. Whether that means supporting communities to end child marriage or prevent HIV, we work with young people to change their lives and the lives of people in their communities. Our programmes are genuinely life-changing, but can’t do any of this without talented, creative individuals at every level of our organisation.
The Consultant will be responsible for the following deliverables:

Presenting a script and a story-board to the management before starting filming the stories
The consultant will be needed to submit a story layout to the management team for getting approval from the
leadership team.
Capturing and documenting successful stories from youth-led groups
It is expected that the consultant will be responsible for making rapid field visits to collect inspiring stories
from some selected and pre-listed groups of young people who have been working in various projects
focused on livelihood improvement.
Producing promotional video content.
A consultant will have to produce an eye-catching short video that does not exceed 60 seconds to spark
viewers’ interests to watch a longer version of the story.
Recording stories and producing short documentaries in high definition formats.
Stories of young leaders/change makers will be kept in audio and video formats detailing the impact they
have brought to their families and communities at large.
Produced a detailed report
A consultant will be required to formulate a well-written report showing the challenges encountered in the field,
the success of the activity and the key recommendations for future improvement of the livelihood projects and
for capturing learnings.

Restless Development invites applications from Consultants able to demonstrate the following skills,
knowledge , and experience:
● A consultant is expected to have at least 2 years of experience in producing short format films, news
and mini-documentaries watching stories which are impactful and inspiring from a trusted youth-led
● Credible technical capacity. A consultant is supposed to own high-quality tools and equipments for
better production of the video content. (IT IS A MUST)
● A consultant should be proficient in Swahili and English language
● Experience in working for a well trusted, transparent and accountable news agency.
● Experience in graphic design

Interested candidates are to submit CV and Cover Letter, outlining their suitability for the role and motivation
for applying. Shortlisted applicants will be invited to interview and asked to submit 2–3 examples of similar
pieces of work.
Please send applications to by 30th August midnight