Volunteer for Audiovisual Production and Social Media Management

  • CDI
  • Dakar, Sénégal
  • Les candidatures sont actuellement fermées.

Amnesty International

Country: Senegal
Organization: Amnesty International
Closing date: 21 Feb 2023


Amnesty International is looking for a (paid) volunteer to help produce compelling videos that speak to the trending human rights issues in the West and Central Africa region as well as help manage its social media platforms in the region. Ideally, the volunteer would work five days a week for a maximum of 6 months.

The selected candidate will acquire an array of benefits including an introduction to human rights dynamics in the West and Central Africa Region, as well as familiarity with regional and local organizations. The volunteer will work with a wide range of people, getting involved in varied research and campaign work, and innovative communication projects to make a difference in the fight for and awareness of human rights in the region and globally.

Amnesty International – Dakar West and Central Africa Regional Office will provide a monthly stipend of 150,000 FCFA to cover expenses.


You will be a graduate or postgraduate student with knowledge and skills in video producing, graphic design and social media. You will possess a background, either through study, work or other experience, in a relevant area such as law, international relations, and social sciences, with an interest in campaigning and the work of Amnesty International, as well as human rights issues in the West and Central Africa region. You will have good inter-personal skills and be able to communicate confidently and effectively, with fluency in both French and English.


  • Write and edit twice a week compelling and informative human rights video content for our social media channels.
  • Identify trending topics through social listening, media monitoring or consulting with colleagues both in the Regional offices and in sections covered) to craft short form videos twice a week.
  • Attend stand up meetings, attend morning global news meeting, identify stories to develop and monitor social media / news.
  • Fact-check to ensure all content is on point and on brand, and that assets used are either properly approved and credited in accordance with Amnesty International video guidelines and our Law and Policy department.
  • Re-edit existing video content in a variety of dimensions or languages with the help of our translation department or interpreters.
  • Schedule the production of video content including source material research, copyright, localize content,update it, and distribute to the movement.


  • Excellent video editing skills using Adobe Premiere and/or Final Cut Pro
  • Good command of Photoshop, InDesign and Illustrator will be appreciated
  • Fluent level of written and spoken English and French
  • Deep and demonstrated knowledge of current social media trends and how to optimize video content and engagement online.
  • Ability to convey complex information in a concise, interesting and motivating way.
  • Ability to apply templates and source photos / b-roll.

Relevant Adobe Creative Suites licenses will be provided for the intern in order to fulfill tasks related to his/her role.


Amnesty International is a global movement of more than 10 million people who campaign for a world where human rights are enjoyed by all. We reach almost every country in the world.

Our aim is simple: an end to human rights abuses. Independent, international and influential, we campaign for justice, fairness, freedom and truth wherever they’re denied. And whether we’re applying pressure through powerful research or direct lobbying, mass demonstrations or online campaigning, we’re all inspired by hope for a better world. One where human rights are respected and protected by everyone, everywhere.

At Amnesty International, we are passionate about what we do and we are proud of our achievements as a movement. To compensate our employees for the critical work they do, we reward them through a combination of an attractive and sector competitive salary and benefits package, high levels of engagement and involvement, and a commitment to employee development.

Benefits include 37 days annual leave (inclusive of public holidays and grace days), pension scheme, employee assistance programme, life assurance and many more benefits designed to suit your own personal lifestyle. All of this, in a professional, engaging environment.

For further information on our benefits, please visit https://www.amnesty.org/en/careers/benefits/


If you are talented, passionate about human rights and want to use your skills, knowledge and experience to change the world then we would encourage you to click ‘Apply for this Role’ below.

Freedom, Justice, Equality. Let’s get to work.

N.B. We reserve the right to close a vacancy before the closing date in the event of an overwhelming response or a change in business priorities.**

Amnesty International is committed to creating and sustaining a working environment in which everyone has an equal opportunity to fulfill their potential and we welcome applications from suitably qualified people from all sections of the community.

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