Description of Role
The Graphic Designer will assist AMP’s Creative Specialist and Marketing Team with a variety of graphic design tasks focused on promoting the Afghan Naturally brand at trade events, in magzines and online. AMP plans to participate at a large number of trade events during the life of the project, each of which requiring a significant amount of graphic design work.
Scope of Work
The Graphic Designer will specifically undertake the following tasks:
Work closely with AMP’s Creative Specialist, and Marketing Team to design a range of materials for use at trade events, in magazines and online. These materials may include, but not be limited to: Posters Banners Billboards or panels Standees Event directories Brochures Leaflets/flyers Modular shell scheme panels (trade show booths) Magazine advertisements Digital presentations Ensure compliance with technical specifications provided by third parties, when required. Undertaking studio photography, if and when required.
- Miscellaneous Promotional/Marketing materials as required by Marketing team
Roots of Peace is a humanitarian organization whose mission is to rid the world of landmines and other remnants of war by transforming toxic minefields into thriving farmland and communities, through a focus on sustainable, organic farming practices. Roots of Peace is implementing the 3-year, USAID-funded Agriculture Marketing Program.
AMP Project Description:
The Agriculture Marketing Program (AMP) builds on the successes of Roots of Peace’s 10-year Commercial Horticulture & Agriculture Marketing Program (CHAMP), and aims over the 3-year period of implementation to increase export volumes and values, introduce new agricultural products to the market, diversify export markets and increase value-added processing. The increased exports will create additional demand for agricultural products that will drive job growth in rural areas. Key objectives/targets include increases in exports by US$450 million, domestics sales by US$50 million and jobs by 4,500.
Activities will include: researching new market opportunities for Afghan products; operating trade offices in key markets; organizing or participating in international B2B events, trade missions and trade shows; organizing promotional activities in key markets; providing incentives for businesses exporting new products or to new markets; training in new markets, food safety, access to finance, etc.; facilitating access to trade credit; and mitigating trade impediments.
AMP works primarily with private sector agribusinesses, but also engages the Ministry of Agriculture, Irrigation and Livestock (MAIL), the Afghan Chamber of Commerce and Industries (ACCI), the Export Promotion Agency of Afghanistan (EPAA) and other USAID-funded agricultural programs including (AVC-Crops, AVC-Livestock, RADP East and PVC-West). Specific attention is given to support the participation of women and youth in AMP activities.
The Graphic Designed should manifest the following attributes:
Substantial experience with graphics design and video editing software (i.e. Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop, Premier, After Affects, In Design, 3D Max, etc.)Creative ability as demonstrated by examples of workExperience working with a wide range of private sector clients and/or international donor organizationsAbility to manage a large and complex workload, with limited supervisionMotivation, flexibility and capacity to work under pressure and short deadlines, and strong sense of personal initiative.Attention to detail; ability to prepare well-formatted and professionally looking documents.Spoken and written fluency in EnglishExperience in videograhy preferred but not essential. Level of Effort The Level of Effort for this assignment is 30 days (extendable) Location Work will be undertaken from the consultant’s home of record. Reporting
Reporting will be directly to AMP’s Creative Specialist
No. Of Jobs
Years of Experience
Substantial experience with graphics design and video editing software
30 Days extendable subject to availability of project funding
As per Organization Salary Scale
All qualified applicants are required to submit thier application inclusing their Cover Letter, Resume and portfolio for work. Applicants are requested to clearly mention the job title and duty station of the vacancy in the subject line.