Creative Communications

Flying Kites is seeking an experienced videographer and photographer to join our team in Kenya. The ideal candidate is a creative, passionate, and driven storyteller with a demonstrated commitment to social justice.

The Creative Content Producer is responsible for developing the content that help drives our fundraising and inspires our community to support our work. Applicants must be able to commit to a minimum of three months on-site. Travel, room and board is provided along with a monthly living stipend. This is an incredible opportunity for someone looking to expand their portfolio and leave their mark on a new organization with big vision.

Job Location: Njabini, Kenya

Skills: Must be proficient in video production, filming, and editing. Must be able to meet deadlines and generate material on a daily, weekly, and monthly basis.

Who You Are:

  • Creative: Good lighting and great angles are your sixth and seventh senses. You find stories in the every day and love to capture moments, beautifully.
  • You're detail oriented and unafraid of deadlines. You know how to keep projects on track in order to reach targets and deadlines. You know how to cut and shape a narrative from mountains of footage.
  • A People Person: Not everyone appreciates a camera in their face. You know how to make friends and develop relationships.
  • Adaptable: Sometimes, things just don't go as planned. You have the patience and good humor that enables you to go with the flow.
  • Adventurous: You're willing to put yourself out there. Whether it's chatting to an audience on Snapchat or jumping on a motorbike, you're always up for an adventure.
  • Self-Starter: You'll have the full support of the Flying Kites team in both Boston and Njabini, but you have the drive and independence to seek out stories and take initiative.

Responsibilities:

  • Develop compelling material to support fundraising efforts on social media and web-based platforms.
  • Capture photos and videos of our programs
  • Interview and engage with teachers, students and donors to develop and produce captivating stories 
  • Produce timely, bold and cutting edge multimedia material

Submit your resume and samples of your video work to: leila@flyingkites.org