Consultant

Established in 1998, BBC Media Action is the BBC’s international development charity. BBC Media Action uses media and communications to help reduce poverty and support people in claiming their rights, our aim is to inform, connect and empower people around the world.  We do this through our focus on health, governance and rights, resilience, and humanitarian response, partnering with civil society, local media and governments to:   

  • produce creative programmes in multi-media formats which inform and engage audiences 
  • strengthen the media sector through building professional capacity and infrastructure.  

BBC Media Action has been implementing communication for development projects in Nepal since 2007, giving us a well-developed understanding of Nepali audiences and significant experience of producing and evaluating media content on a range of issues to diverse target audiences. Our work in Nepal focuses on health, governance, resilience, humanitarian preparedness and response with strong gender commitments and focus.  

Established in 1998, BBC Media Action is the BBC’s international development charity. BBC Media Action uses media and communications to help reduce poverty and support people in claiming their rights, our aim is to inform, connect and empower people around the world.  We do this through our focus on health, governance and rights, resilience, and humanitarian response, partnering with civil society, local media and …

Consultant

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Job Overview:

BBC Media Action Nepal is seeking applications from qualified candidates in the following specialisations for  consultancy service. Applications will be kept in the roster for two (2) years. Based on expertise, only  suitable consultants will be contacted and only if the relevant consultancy opportunity arises. 

All consultancy services will be procured and remunerated as per BBC Media Action’s polices and  procedures.  

Female and applicants from marginalised communities are encouraged to apply. 

The consultant will ideally have specialisation/expertise in at least one of the following areas. 

1. Communications - Translation/Transcribing 

2. Research and Outreach 

3. Thematic Expertise  

  • Gender Equality and Social Inclusion 
  • Disaster Risk Reduction and Management 
  • Good Governance 
  • Education 
  • Climate Resilience 

4. Programme Production (Radio, Television including Digital and Social Media) 

  • Sound Design and Technician 
  • Drama/PSA Scriptwriters 
  • Drama/PSA Actors 
  • Drama/PSA Producer 
  • Graphics Design and Animation 
  • Video Editing 
  • Music Composer

Essential skills and experience 

Qualification: 

  • Bachelor’s/Master’s degree in the relevant field is preferred. 

Experience: 

  • Minimum 2-3 years of experience in the relevant field is required if you are looking for a support  role. 
  • Minimum 5-7 years of experience in the relevant field is required if you are looking for an expert  role.  
  • Demonstrated experience of working in development sector will be an added advantage. 

Language: 

  • Proficiency in written and spoken English and Nepali 

Applying Procedure

Interested applicants are requested to fill out and submit the online form available here: Application Form. The deadline to submit the online form is 10th January 2021. 

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