NAFASI ZA KAZI-School of St Jude, Graphic Design and Photography Assistant

Position: Assistant – Graphic Design and Photography/Videography

Job Summary
To positively impact the marketing and fundraising efforts of The School of St Jude by assisting with the creation of compelling and creative graphic design and photographic collateral. A basic  knowledge of what the school is all about and different ways to support and promote it.
Minimum Qualification: Certificate
Experience Level: Executive level
Experience Length: 2 years

Job Description
Reporting- To Graphic Designer
Location – Sisia Campus, Moshono, Arusha. Tanzania.
Working  relationships – Business and Academic teams.

Key tasks & responsibilities


  • Develop weekly and monthly personal work plans in consultation with the Graphic Designer  and/or Head of Marketing.
  • Assist with the development of the annual work schedules and timelines.


  • Implement the school’s visual brand guidelines and support the refinement of the school’s  visual identity.
  • Implement the school’s editorial policy when creating communications materials,  photographs, videos and multimedia content.

Graphic design

  • Assist with the creation of visual concepts for communications materials to meet the  marketing and communications requirements of all business office and academic departments as directed by the Graphic Designer.
  • Produce communications materials and graphics content for online and social media as  directed by the Graphic Designer.


  • Deliver photography and videography tasks allocated by the Graphic Designer and/or Head of  Marketing including attending academic excursions, school assemblies, school celebration events and Beyond St Jude’s monitoring visits.
  • Identify and recommend opportunities to take photos and videos of interesting classes,  professional development activities, presentations, performances, excursions, school assemblies, sponsors, donors and visitors at the school and in the wider community.
  • Interview students, staff, sponsors, donors and visitors as required for the production of video  and audio recordings.
  • Edit, label, resize, sort and file digital images and video logically and within set timeframes.
  • Maintain, keep secure, track and record all photography and videography-related equipment  in accordance with the IT/photography equipment responsibility agreement.
  • Ensure all allocated tasks for photography, videos and graphic design are completed within  set timeframes.

Monitoring and Review.

  • Track, monitor and record progress of the production of graphic design and  photography/videography tasks.
  • Participate in Procedure Manual review annually in October as directed by the Head of  Marketing.

Continuous Improvement

  • Keep up to date with trends in design, photography and videography, making  recommendations for relevant revenue generating initiatives.
  • Look to develop new and innovative ideas to engage sponsors and improve marketing  materials.
  • Seek ways to improve processes, procedures and marketing practices.
  • In collaboration with immediate supervisor and manager, implement agreed improvements.


  • Periodically suggest improvements to the departments’ procedures and submit to supervisor  for approval.
  • Participate in House Checks as requested by Community Relations team.
  • Participate and support fellow staff in school mission related activities such as all School  Celebration Days throughout the year.
  • Participate in student selection process, in particular working after hours on rest days and  public holidays up to 20 Saturdays per annum.
  • Perform any other duties as assigned by immediate supervisor, Manager and Founder.

Qualifications,  Skills & Key  Attributes 

  • Minimum of Certificate qualification in graphic design or photography/ videography.
  • Experience in design software including InDesign, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator and  MS Office (Word, Excel and Outlook).
  • Basic knowledge of HTML and PremierePro desirable.
  • Demonstrated skills in using visual brand guidelines to create persuasive communications  desirable
  • Experience in digital photography, videography and multimedia production.
  • Attention to detail and ability to spell accurately.
  • Willingness to be supervised or mentored and respond to feedback.
  • Good organisation skills and ability to meet deadlines.
  • Good written and verbal communication skills in English and Kiswahili.

Other Relevant  Information 
Travel between campuses may be required.
From 08:30am to 05:00pm Monday to Friday. (Occasionally on Saturday).

How to Apply
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Applications should be sent by 20th
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted!


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