Tuesday, 31 January 2012

Video Editor and Administrative Assistant Jobs in Kenya

Our client a Kenyan medium sized organization providing audio and video production services is seeking to recruit in the following positions:

Video Editor

Reporting to the Managing Director the position serves to effectively organize and string together raw footage into a continuous whole according to instructions from directors.

Core responsibilities:
  • Cut shot sequences to different angles at specific points in scenes, making each individual cut as fluid and seamless as possible.
  • Edit films and videotapes to insert music, dialogue, and sound effects, to arrange films into sequences, and to correct errors, using editing equipment.
  • Select and combine the most effective shots of each scene in order to form a logical and smoothly running story.
  • Determine the specific audio and visual effects and music necessary to complete films.
  • Review assembled films or edited videotapes on screens or monitors in order to determine if corrections are necessary.
  • Record needed sounds, or obtains them from sound effects libraries.
  • Any other duty as assigned by the CEO
Suitable candidates MUST have the following minimum qualifications:
  • A diploma in video production/editing, film production, or any other related field from a recognized college.
  • Should be well versed with the following software: Final Cut Pro, Adobe Premiere, Adobe Aftereffects (special effects) and Adobe Illustrator/Photoshop.
  • 3 years relevant experience in editing music videos, documentaries and creative features.
  • Camera operations and graphic design skills would be an added advantage
Competencies and Skills
  • Creative and Innovative
  • A good team player
  • Ability to work with little supervision and within tight deadlines
  • Good interpersonal skills and ability to communicate at all levels
  • Good planning and organizational skills
Administrative Assistant

Reporting to the Managing Director, the incumbent will provide office management and administrative functions, HR, operations, and ensure policy and procudures compliance.

Core responsibilities:
  • Implementing administrative and human resource policies and procedures
  • Responding to customer inquiries in person, email and on telephone
  • Managing the organizations’ work procedures and processes
  • Advising management on administrative and logistical issues, procurement, record keeping, etc.
  • Maintaining the offices in a hygienic and conducive condition for optimum performance of all the Human Capital in compliance with regulatory requirements
  • Scrutinizing all quotations, subsequent invoices and following up on payments.
  • Any other duty as assigned by the CEO
Suitable candidates MUST have the following minimum qualifications:
  • A diploma in Business Administration or related social science from a recognized college.
  • 1 year of relevant experience preferably in an SME.
  • Aged between 20-25 years
Competencies and Skills
  • Good planning and organizational skills
  • Good interpersonal skills and ability to communicate at all levels
  • Ability to work with little supervision
  • Strong customer relations skill
  • A good team player
Interested and suitably qualified candidates should send their detailed cover letter and CV indicating their current remuneration to recruit@chevan.co.ke so as to reach on or before 10th February 2012.

Only short listed candidates will be contacted

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