Graphic Designer - Tenders Global

Graphic Designer

United Nations Office at Vienna (UNOV)

Plan International

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The Organisation


Plan International is an independent development and humanitarian organisation that advances children’s rights and equality for girls.


We believe in the power and potential of every child. But this is often suppressed by poverty, violence, exclusion and discrimination. And it’s girls who are most affected.


Working together with children, young people, our supporters and partners, we strive for a just world, tackling the root causes of the challenges facing girls and all vulnerable children.


We support children’s rights from birth until they reach adulthood. And we enable children to prepare for – and respond to – crises and adversity. We drive changes in practice and policy at local, national and global levels using our reach, experience and knowledge.


We have been building powerful partnerships for children for over 85 years, and are now active in more than 80 countries.


The position holder will be responsible to manage and keep up-to-date Plan International Ethiopia’s corporate web site and social media platforms in order to promote the organizaiton’s image and increase public awareness with the aim of attaining Gender Justice for Girls, Adolescent Girls and Young Women.


Plan has a performance management and accountability matrix SOP. Every position holder is expected to adhere to the SOP and review and review her/his responsibility against the accountability matrix.

Managing Social Media

  • Develop a contextualized web and social media strategy for plan international Ethiopia and follow up for proper implementation;
  • Ensure plan’s social media fans have increased in quantity and engaged in the discussion and issues uploaded on the media;
  • Ensure Plan International Ethiopia’s social media accounts are regularly updated with relevant stories, photographs and videos;
  • Administer Plan International Ethiopia’s social media accounts (Facebook, YouTube, LinkedIn and Twitter);

Graphic Design and Branding

  • Establish and promote design guidelines, best practices and standards
  • Design and layout of digital and print materials for all country programs and events; (Flyers, posters, banners, collaterals, invitations, postcards, newsletters, newspaper

ads, etc.) and incorporate changes recommended by customers(Plan and Partner staff) into the final design;

  • Carrying design and web projects from concept to completion while adhering to Plan International policies, brand standards and donor requirements;
  • Liaising with printing companies regularly to ensure materials is printed to the highest quality and as per Plan International identity guideline.

Documentation and Content Management

  • Upload diversified and high quality and hi-res images and videos with captions on the media bank for wider dissemination and use of information;
  • Execute digital photography and video work with ethical manner: take hi-res photographs and short video segments, editing for publication, printing, backup and cataloguing for Internal and external usage;
  • Ensure consent is sought for all images and video footages and adhering to Plan International Child protection guideline for Photography and Videography;
  • Assisting the Head of Influencing and Communications with creative concept and collaterals for the different events.
  • Contribute and collaborate with the program quality team to the establishment of knowledge & information management systems where necessary
  • Country Program Information is well documented and shared internally and externally as necessary;

Technical Support

  • Promote the proper use of Planet and workplace throughout the organization
  • Regularly update and maintain Plan International Ethiopia’s media contact database;
  • Provide training and orientations to staff on the use of social media, photography, videography and brand guidelines
  • Liaising with other function staff to determine their requirement and need;

Safeguarding Children and Young People (Safeguarding) and Gender Equality and Inclusion (GEI)

  • Understand and put into practice the responsibilities under Safeguarding and GEI policies and Plan International’s Code of Conduct (CoC).
  • Ensure that Plan International’s global policies for Safeguarding Children and Young People and Gender Equality and Inclusion are fully embedded in day to day work.
  • Ensure that Plan Ethiopia contributes to Plan International’s global efforts to ensure safeguarding and GEI, including making sure that relevant reporting and data are submitted.



Qualifications/ Experience Essential:

  • BA / MA degree in computer science, information management or related field from recognized educational institutions
  • At least 5+ Years of relevant experience out of which 3 years on a senior level experience (not necessarily gained in an NGO or INGO) or demonstrated equivalent combination.

Qualifications/ Experience Desirable:

  • Experience in using social media and website or managing online communication;
  • Experience or interest in the charity or development sector desirable;
  • Experience in photos, still and video editing preferred;
  • Hands-on experience in social media platforms e.g. Twitter, Facebook, YouTube, preferably also of blogging;
  • Understanding of the principle behind social media, and their potential to deliver interactive communications;
  • Ability to work under pressure, prioritizing to meet tight deadlines.
  • Proven graphic designing experience with a strong portfolio of illustrations or other graphics
  • Familiarity with design software and technologies (such as InDesign, Illustrator, and Photoshop)
  • A keen eye for aesthetics and details

Skills Required:

  • Image and video editing skills
  • Computer Proficiency in MS Word, EXCEL, publisher, Adobe InDesign, Adobe Photoshop and Adobe Premiere-pro.
  • Adaptable and able to pick up new techniques;
  • Excellent skill in layout and design;
  • Excellent level of integrity, flexibility, innovation and team work.

Languages Required:

  • Fluency in English language is essential
  • Knowledge of Local Languages is desirable

Location: Addis Ababa

Type of Role: Graphics

Reports to: Head of Influencing and Communications

Grade: D1

Closing Date: May 28, 2023


Equality, diversity and inclusion is at the very heart of everything that Plan International stands for.


We want Plan International to reflect the diversity of the communities we work with, offering equal opportunities to everyone regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex or sexual orientation.


Plan International is based on a culture of inclusivity and we strive to create a workplace environment that ensures every team, in every office, in every country, is rich in diverse people, thoughts, and ideas.


We foster an organisational culture that embraces our commitment to racial justice, gender equality, girls’ rights and inclusion.


Plan International believes that in a world where children face so many threats of harm, it is our duty to ensure that we, as an organisation, do everything we can to keep children safe. This means that we have particular responsibilities to children that we come into contact with and we must not contribute in any way to harming or placing children at risk.


A range of pre-employment checks will be undertaken in conformity with Plan International’s Safeguarding Children and Young People policy. Plan International also participates in the Inter Agency Misconduct Disclosure Scheme. In line with this scheme we will request information from applicants previous employers about any findings of sexual exploitation, sexual abuse and/or sexual harassment during employment, or incidents under investigation when the applicant left employment. By submitting an application, the job applicant confirms their understanding of these recruitment procedures.

Please note that Plan International will never send unsolicited emails requesting payment from candidates.

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