SDSN Youth

Project Officer (Multimedia Design), Youth Solutions Program - Volunteer

Other in Worldwide - Remote OK

ROLE DESCRIPTION

Project Officer (Multimedia Design), Youth Solutions Program

January 2023

Start Date: At the earliest

SDSN Youth (SDSN Association)

Worldwide, Remote

At SDSN Youth, we empower young people to take meaningful action on the Sustainable Development Goals. By joining our global team, you will be working with a diverse and exceptional group of individuals with a variety of cultural, religious and political backgrounds, committed to sustainable development.

The Youth Solutions Program is SDSN Youth’s largest flagship program, and supports innovative youth-led solutions that are contributing to the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). It is an initiative that helps accelerate the growth of youth solutions and entrepreneurs through a digital ecosystem of experts and resources.

The Program consists of three components: an annual report which showcases outstanding youth-led innovations from across the world, a 16-week Investment Readiness Program, and the Youth Solutions Hub, which is an online community for young SDG entrepreneurs.

Role

The Youth Solutions Program team is looking for a volunteer and partner - someone who can work independently and enjoys designing and managing website content. If you are someone who is confident in your knowledge, creative, and is passionate about accelerating sustainable development objectives, join us!

Responsibilities

You will be involved in:

  1. Designing and producing attractive multimedia content for the Youth Solutions Program's social media platforms
  2. Creating digital images, video animation, and textual animations
  3. Recording, editing, and encoding video and audio files
  4. Performing media edits based on program requirements

Job Qualifications

Minimum qualifications

  • Experience in graphic designing, digital design or film
  • Experience in content creation
  • Experience in using the at least one main applications of Adobe Creative Suite ( Illustrator, InDesign, Premiere Pro, Photoshop)
  • Experience using Illustrator
  • Basic knowledge about social innovation and acceleration/incubation is desirable
  • Knowledgeable about the SDGs
  • Must be responsive and able to manage regular communication with the team - including after-hours conference calls, as the network spans 10 different time zones

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Excellent command of the English language, including writing, speaking, and listening.
  • Able to demonstrate that they have the time and resources to commit to this role – candidates with too many overlapping commitments will be exempt from running for this position.
  • Is organized, driven, and can work autonomously.
  • Detailed-oriented individual.

Commitment

Total Weekly Hours

  • 10 hours per week (minimum)

Please note: As a virtual network, it is IMPORTANT for Project Officers to communicate effectively with their Project Leader and report back consistently. In a network, which operates across several time zones, reporting and communicating proactively is crucial

Conditions

  • Duration of Position: The first term is 12 months in total, with a 2 months trial period in the beginning. However, subject to a review of work performance, this position may be extended on a 12-month basis.
  • Reporting: This position reports to the Project Lead/Deputy Project Lead of the Youth Solutions Program.
  • Payment: Voluntary
  • Training: All Project Officers are required to complete all SDSN Youth online induction courses, including team training.