SENIOR COMMUNICATIONS TECHNICIAN (GRAPHICS DESIGN AND VIDEOGRAPHY) COMMUNICATIONS UNIT

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Closing Date: June 4, 2022

Type of Vacancy: /

Details of the Post

Applications are invited from suitably qualified members of staff to fill the abovementioned position in the Secretariat with assigned duty station in Guyana.

2.         FUNCTIONS OF THE POST

The incumbent is responsible for the production design for online and print applications, including infographics, logos, e-flyers, web-banners, video graphics, and brochures for the Secretariat.

3.         QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE

A Diploma or Certificate in Graphic Design, video production or a related field, plus at least three (3) years relevant and equivalent level experience in graphic design/ visual communication, working with an agency, company or as a freelance producer.

The incumbent will be required to submit electronic samples of his/her productions. The samples must demonstrate ability to conceptualize and to move from concept to product.

The candidate should possess specialized training and good working knowledge in:

  • Photography, Videography, Adobe Creative Suite including Illustrator, Photoshop, After Effects, InDesign, Premiere; and
  • Design techniques.

Additionally, the Incumbent should also possess creative flair, conceptual ability, a keen eye for detail, problem solving aptitude, and excellent communication, time management and multitasking skills.

4.         DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

            Key result 1: Assists with promoting the work of the Secretariat through visual productions

            Activities

1.1 CREATES graphic designs using Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop, Corel Draw or any other professional graphic design software;

1.2 PLANS visual concepts after studying information and material;

1.3       DESIGNS rough layout drafts for presentation;

1.4       DETERMINES suitable dimensions for use on various social media and other online platforms;

1.5       CREATES vector files for print applications;

1.6       CREATES photography and videography for multi-media productions;

1.7       PREPARES motion or video graphics;

1.8       ASSISTS with posting content online; and

1.9       MAINTAINS a multi-media Library.

In addition to the activities outlined above, the incumbent is expected to perform other related duties as assigned.

5.         EMOLUMENTS AND BENEFITS

An attractive remuneration package will be offered.

6.         RECRUITMENT AND APPOINTMENT

Appointment will be on the permanent establishment or on secondment from a Public Service or a statutory body of a Member State or approved regional organisation. It will be subject to such regulations, rules, orders and instructions as exist and as may be introduced from time to time in respect of service with the Secretariat. This position does not enjoy transfer to or repatriation from Guyana.

7.         LEAVE

The officer will be eligible for the grant of vacation leave at the rate of fifteen (15) working days a year and a leave grant after every twelve (12) months of service in respect of the officer, spouse and up to two (2) dependent children.

8.         GROUP HEALTH AND LIFE AND ACCIDENT INSURANCE

Subject to your acceptance by the Secretariat’s insurance carrier, Sagicor Life Inc., the officer will be required to participate in the Secretariat’s group health and group life and accident insurance schemes. With respect to the health scheme, the officer will contribute twenty-five per cent (25%) of the premium. The life and accident insurance scheme is non-contributory.

9.         SUPERANNUATION

An Officer appointed to this post will be required to participate in the Secretariat’s Defined Contribution Pension Plan and contribute 7 per cent of basic salary per month, while the Secretariat will contribute 13 percent of the Officer’s basic salary to the pension plan. Where the appointment is on secondment, the Secretariat will pay to the Officer’s substantive employer, over the period of secondment, a contribution not exceeding twenty-five per cent (25%) of the pensionable salary normally payable to the Officer by that employer so as to maintain the pensionable status of the Officer in the substantive employment.

10.       APPLICATIONS

Interested candidates must create a job profile and apply for the position via the CARICOM Secretariat’s Employment Portal. The link can be accessed at – https://caricom.org/opportunities_category/caricom-secretariat-vacancies/.
11.       The deadline for the submission of applications is 4 June 2022

Notice expires at 11:59pm on Saturday June 4th, 2022

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