Video maker- Tunisia

Position: Video maker
Location: Tunisia
Application Deadline: 19th August 2019
Duration: From September to December – Schedule to be agreed with the video maker
Start Date: TBC


The Local Employment in Africa for Development (LEAD) Programme is being implemented by SPARK and funded by The Dutch Ministry of Foreign in order to create jobs in Libya, Tunisia, and Somalia and thereby to tackle irregular migration and radicalisation. The programme aims to create jobs for youth (18-35) by supporting them to launch their own businesses or by assisting existing business structures to grow and expand. The focus of the programme is to provide young entrepreneurs and existing SMEs with the technical skills and capacity to grow by facilitating access to markets, technical skills, and finance.

As part of its intervention, Spark will promote entrepreneurship through the production of 3 videos showcasing successful young entrepreneurs and to representatives of SMEs who benefitted from the LEAD Programme, in order to encourage young Tunisians to start their own business and create jobs for youth.

Main Tasks and Responsibilities

Under the supervision of the LEAD Tunisia Programme Manager, the video maker is expected to produce 3 videos each styled in a story-telling manner, set to inform and promote Entrepreneurship among youth as well as Spark’s activities and projects.

The video maker will perform video filming and shoot interviews of 2-3 minutes in length of young, successful Tunisian entrepreneurs and representatives of SMEs who benefitted from the LEAD Programme , each video to be styled in a story-telling manner, set to inform and inspire others. The videos will be used as a tool to encourage and motivate young Tunisians to start their own business.

The language that will be used in the Videos is the Tunisian dialect/French and the videos will be subtitled in English.

The responsibilities and tasks of the video/photos maker include, but are not limited to:

  • Assembling recorded raw material into a finished product that’s suitable for broadcasting
  • Overseeing the quality and progress of audio and video engineering and editing;
  • Experimenting with styles and techniques including the design of graphic elements;
  • Writing voiceover/commentary;
  • Suggesting or selecting music
  • Etc…

Expected results/Outputs/ Deliverables

It is expected that the video maker will produce:

  • A first edited version of film upon which SPARK will provide substantive inputs
  • A second edited version of film upon which SPARK will provide final inputs
  • Final high Resolution videos on adequate support ensuring highest quality

Requirements and Skills

  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in video making
  • Show interest in Entrepreneurship
  • Master video editing tools
  • Demonstrate creativity and a passionate interest in film and video editing
  • A  high level of attention to detail
  • Have the ability to listen to others and to work well as part of a team
  • Communication skills, both written and oral
  • Demonstrate the ability to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines
  • Experience in producing storytelling videos is highly appreciated
  • Applicants must be resident in Tunisia

Intellectual Property

All information pertaining to this project (videos, audio, digital, project documents, etc) belong to the client, which the Consultant may come into contact with in the performance of his duties under this consultancy. All content and material produced shall remain the property of the Client who shall have exclusive rights over their use. Except for purposes of this assignment, the information shall not be disclosed to the public nor used in any circumstance without written permission of the Client in line with the national and International Copyright Laws applicable.

How to apply?

If you are interested, please send your resume and a motivation letter (in English) including a financial offer for the production of 3 videos, meeting ToRs requirements, via this link  submission deadline: 19th August 2019. For questions please contact Nesrine Ben Miled,

All applications will be assessed on rolling basis; interviews can therefore take place before the application deadline. However, due to the large volume of applications we receive, we cannot respond to every applicant individually. There may be a delay between the deadline and the moment we contact selected applicants.

If you have not received a reply we regret to inform you that we have continued with other candidates.


SPARK develops higher education and entrepreneurship to empower young, ambitious people to lead their fragile and conflict-affected societies into prosperity. SPARK is a dynamic and growing, international not-for-profit development organisation with 80+ staff members, in more than 14 offices around the world. SPARK supports refugees in the Middle-East by providing them with scholarships in universities and higher education institutions in the region. SPARK also supports young entrepreneurs in fragile states, to start or grow their own businesses.


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