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[Closed] Consultancy Call - Video Producer: short term, part-time position with “Exposing the Invisible”

Our Exposing the Invisible (ETI) project team is looking for a short-term video producer (for May-August 2022) who will help us with producing and editing audiovisual material on a range of investigation methods and topics, in accessible and consumable formats for websites and social media, directed to a wide audience.

The video producer will work with us on developing a series of resources including webinars, short tutorials / skill-based videos, interviews with journalists and investigators, project relevant promotional material, etc. Produced content will focus on investigation methods, tools and best practices relevant for journalists, media organizations and other civil society members using investigation as a means to expose issues in their communities or across borders.

Apply by: 18 May 2022, 24:00 CEST

Job description

You would be responsible for:

  • working with the ETI team to oversee all aspects of video production of audiovisual content (webinars, video tutorials, interviews) including recording, editing and publication;
  • contributing to concept and overall vision, story-line and format of audiovisual materials;
  • contributing to scripts and outlines of audiovisual content;
  • producing and editing relevant b-roll to complement content on featured topics;
  • editing recorded material from online events (webinars, video-tutorials) and interviews to deliver videos for our websites and social media;
  • possibly setting up and filming interviews with selected journalists on location in Berlin (June/July);
  • collaborating with project designer and communications team to ensure that the products follow the organization brand guidelines;
  • indexing and delivering all creative assets (i.e. videos, banners, music, photos, etc.) including raw materials in a organized folder or content management tool.

Skills and demonstrated experience in:

  • audiovisual production;
  • preparing and conducting interviews;
  • recording in studio and in the field;
  • audio and video editing;
  • background-researching topics and enriching audio-visual materials with additional resources / creative approaches;
  • audio-visual storytelling;
  • content writing and editing relevant for scripts and outlines of audiovisual content;
  • awareness and knowledge on topics related to researching issues in the public interest, investigation, knowledge-sharing for public engagement;
  • proficient in English.

Additional details and how to apply

  • this will be a short-term collaboration during May - August 2022 (audiovisual materials to be produced and launched on a rolling basis);
  • with a part-time contract for approximately 2.5 days a week, some flexibility is welcome;
  • the ideal candidate should be preferably based in a timezone close to CET (Central European Time) but also able to work across multiple timezones, for reasons of communication and coordination with interviewees.

To apply, please send us an email at: / with the subject line “Video Producer – application” including the following:

  • your CV;
  • a brief letter of interest;
  • links to samples of relevant work or portfolio.

Apply by: 18 May 2022, 24:00 CEST

Contact for questions:

About us an our values

Tactical Tech is an international non-profit organisation that engages with citizens and civil-society organisations to explore and mitigate the impacts of technology on society.

Exposing the Invisible is a Tactical Tech project that has been actively experimenting with ways to promote investigation as one of the most important forms of public engagement. Through a series of films, interviews, guides and resources like the ETI Kit, our team looks at different techniques, tools and methods along with the individual practices of those working at the new frontiers of investigation.

This call and position is part of a one-year long EU-funded pilot project called the “Collaborative and Investigative Journalism Initiative” (CIJI), which will equip independent media outlets and individual journalists with resources, innovative networking infrastructure and standards-based methods that enable them to practice high-quality, ethical and accountable collaborative and investigative journalism. CIJI is carried out in partnership by Free Press Unlimited, jointly with Reporters Without Borders and Tactical Tech.

For more information on how we process applications, take a look at our full Data Use Policy.

This call and position is part of a one-year project co-funded by the European Commission under the Pilot Project: "Supporting investigative journalism and media freedom in the EU" (DG CONNECT).

This text reflects the author’s view and the Commission is not responsible for any use that may be made of the information it contains.