Segment Presenter Social Media Explainers

  • Temporary
  • Lusaka, Zambia
  • Applications have closed

BBC Media Action

BBC Media Action is the BBC ‘s international development charity

Objective:

The goal of this role is to engage and educate our social media followers by collaborating with our teams to break down complex topics into fun, easy to understand explanations that are fit for social media platforms.

Location: Lusaka

Requirements

*Strong on camera presence.
*Creativity and ability to synthesize and convey complex information in an entertaining, engaging and simple manner.
*Familiarity with social media trends.

Application Process:

Interested candidates are invited to submit a 60 second demo video tailored for a social media audience. The video should creatively explain the assigned topic, transforming the information into an engaging and entertaining script. Please ensure that the content is original and not a direct reading of this text, but rather supports the video’s objective in a compelling way.

Topic: Engaging with the constituency offices
Objective of the video: Encourage citizens to engage with constituency office s by clarifying the role of the offices
Format: 60 seconds long explainer
Script: the script must be adapted by yourself based on what you think is best to deliver a clear and impactful message that could support the objective of this video. Feel free to change the script to suit your style and improve clarity:
“The Role of Constituency Offices: Parliamentary Constituency Offices were first established in 2003 as part of the Zambian Parliament’s Reform Agenda. These offices were established in order to improve the relationship between the Members of Parliament and their constituents. Once elected into office, MPs are expected to interact with the residents in their constituents. Once elected into office, MPs are expected to interact with the residents in their respective constituencies. The Constituency Offices, therefore, provide a platform for the MPs respective constituencies. The Constituency Offices, therefore, provide a platform for the MPs to engage and interact with people and organizations in to engage and interact with people and organizations in their constituencies. Each their constituencies. Each Constituency Office has a staff establishment of four. The staff of the Constituency Office Constituency Office has a staff establishment of four. Constituency Office has a staff establishment of four. The staff of the Constituency Office work under the instruction of the MP. As an extension of Parliament, the Constituency Office is expected to contribute towards implementation of the above functions of Parliament at constituency level. Specifically, at Constituency Office level, the staff are responsible for the following:

Represent the MP When the MP is attending Parliamentary work in Lusaka, the staff at the Constituency Office represent the MP and act on the MP’s instructions on developmental issues;

Receive issues from constituents and submit to the MP

Assist the MP to monitor the implementation of government projects as part of Parliament’s Oversight role;

Co ordinate meetings between the MP and constituents; and

Coordinate the usage of the Constituency Office libraries;

While the Constituency Office is open to all organizations and constituents, the regulations of the National Assembly DO NOT allow the us e of the Constituency Office for any political activity. Subsequently, individuals and organizations putting on political party attire are not allowed to access the office.
(This text has been sourced from the Partnership Strategies and Guidelines for Constituency Offices and Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) produced by the National Assembly of Zambia.)

Send your demo by WhatsApp to: +260779180389

Selection Criteria:
Candidates will be evaluated based on:
-Engagement and clarity of the demo video.
-Understanding of social media engagement strategies.
-Relevance of past experiences and skills.

We will get in touch with those who have been shortlisted.


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