Photographer for Education Program


Save the Children’s vision is a world in which every child attains the right to survival, protection, development and participation. Our mission is to inspire breakthroughs in the way the world treats children, and to achieve immediate and lasting change in their lives.

Save the Children started our work in Vietnam in 1990, and implements programs in the key thematic areas: Education, Health and Nutrition, Child Protection, Child Rights and Governance, Child Poverty, Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) and Emergency Response. At present, Vietnam Country Office has programs in 20 out of 63 provinces in Vietnam.

Save the Children in Vietnam continues to develop innovative programming that reflects the overall strategic goal of measurably improving the survival, health, protection and development of Vietnam’s poorest children by strengthening the capacity of women and children, caring adults, communities and partner organizations.

Save the Children is committed to ensuring that all our personnel and programmes are absolutely safe for children.

Child Safeguarding positioning statement:

We need to keep children safe so our selection process, which includes rigorous background checks, reflects our commitment to the protection of children from abuse.

All employees are expected to carry out their duties in accordance with our global anti-harassment policy.

We are looking for a Vietnamese national for:

Consultant’s responsibilities:

  • The key objective of this assignment is to conduct a photo documentary of the project activities at 13 schools in 2 locations (Dien Bien and Dong Nai) and Closing workshop in Do Son, Hai Phong with highlights of the day.

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Project activity in Dien Bien:

– District DoET

– Parents’ club; ELM application sessions; Preschool teachers and children

– Parents’ club; LB application sessions; Primary school teachers and children

20 – 24 April 5 8 schools


Project activity in Dong Nai:

– District DoET

– Parents’ club; ELM application sessions; Preschool teachers and children

12 – 14 May 3 5 schools


Workshop in Do Son, Hai Phong: Speech, Musical performance, Sharing Forum, Gala night, Team building activities. 02 – 03 July 2 1 location
Total of working days 10

Final deliverables

The selected consultant is expected to deliver:

  1. A set of photos (minimum of 25 final products/activity – totally 20 activities) which is a combination of portrait, landscape, and action photos shot close-up, long shot, medium shot, establishing shot, and/or point of view shot. The photos should at least show the process of the project activity, teachers, students, key stakeholders, partners and staff of all genders and ability, and their interaction in the activity, etc.

  2. One summary video (4-5 minutes’ length) about workshop, the video should combine photos and short footages of the workshop bringing out the quality and content that fits assignment objectives with Vietnamese audio and English subtitles.

The selected consultant team is required to work with the project to define detail expectations and messages. The team is required to work with the project team to select the photos for retouching as final products to be delivered within 5 days after the activity finishes. All photographs (including raw photos) will remain the property and copy right of SC.

Technical specifications for photos and video:

  1. JPEG Format. Size at least 5MB. DPI = 300. At least width x height 4488 x 2953 pixel.

  2. MP4 Format, full HD (1080p, 16:9, 30fps, stereo)

  3. Other products expected to be delivered:

  • Raw photos

  • Detailed work plan agreed by the project for final payment

  • Agreed details on messages, quality, content, etc. of the photos for final payment.

Main competencies required

  • Demonstrated professional experience in photography (Consultants are requested to submit their portfolio).

  • Demonstrated professional experience in designing photography concepts.

  • Preferably having experience in working with international non-profit organizations (INGO) in similar tasks or assignments.

Application package:

  • Updated creative portfolio including relevant creative development work and qualifications with at least 03 examples of past photo packages

  • Financial proposal including all cost involved. Please note that Save the Children will cover travel cost, accommodation and per diem according to our policy

Please send your CV, application package and SC’s Application Form to to apply.

The closing date for application is 5pm on 5th April 2020. Applications will be treated in confidence. Due to the volume of applications we receive, only short-listed candidates will be contacted and CVs cannot be returned.

Save the Children is an equal opportunities employer. Our selection processes reflect our commitment to the protection of children from abuse, and our people are as diverse as the challenge we face. We welcome applications from all qualified candidates, regardless of age, disability, HIV/AIDS status, race, national origin, religion, or sexual orientation.

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