Closing Date : 2017-01-13
Duty Station : Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
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Organization: Institute for Peace and Security Studies
Country: Ethiopia
Closing date: 13 Jan 2017

Vacancy: Graphic Designer (part time)

Location: Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

The Institute for Peace and Security Studies (IPSS) is a premier African institution with the mission to promote peace and security in Ethiopia and Africa through education, research and professional development. The Institute produces skilled professionals in conflict prevention, management and resolution as well as in peace building, and promotes the values of a democratic and peaceful society.

IPSS is seeking a highly organised and motivated individual to fill the position of Graphic Designer.

Core tasks and responsibilities

Under the guidance and supervision of the Communications Manager, the Graphic Designer will:

Create a wide range of traditional and digital visual media for IPSS programme units, including flyers, brochures, books, policy paper layout, banners, infographics, etc.Collaborate with other units to translate expressed creative needs and ideas.Ensure visual identity of IPSS is well communicated through marketing materials.Work with vendors and oversee the production of printed materialsReview existing materials and ensure adherence to IPSS branding standards and guidelines.Archive and maintain digital records of finished products on shared drive.Support the Communications Department with any other tasks.

Qualifications and experience

Diploma/Bachelor s degree in graphic design, visual communications or other related field.Minimum 1 year experience in producing visual content for internal and external communications;Proficiency in Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop and InDesign.Working knowledge of MS Office applications.

Competencies and skills

Good command of written and spoken English;Keen eye for spotting errors, inconsistencies and typos;Good knowledge of African development landscape;Highly organised and capable of operating with minimal supervision;

Contract duration

3 days a week for 3 months, with possibility of extension.
How to apply:

How to Apply

Please send your CV, cover letter and 2 samples of your work (portfolio) to application@ipss-addis.organd copy m.muita@ipss-addis.orgby Friday, 13 January 2016with the subject line: Graphic Designer. A written test may be part of the recruitment process.

Female applicants are encouraged to apply.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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