Digital Production Trainee (GRADUATE) ● Harare, Zimbabwe ● Full-time
Company Description Consultus Service Pvt Ltd t/a Consultus Publishing Services (CPS) is a premier publisher of educational textbooks for ECD through to High School. The company began operations in 2013 as the exclusive distributor of Pearson/Longman products in Zimbabwe. In 2016 CPS published its first imprint CPS| Rava ChiShona and quickly established itself as a leader in ChiShona and IsiNdebele languages. Now, 8 years later, CPS has expanded and publishes in other areas including new practical learning areas of the updated Zimbabwe curriculum, with leading titles in Primary Visual and Performing Arts (VPA), Information and Communication Technology (ICT), Physical Education and Mass Displays (PESMD) and Secondary Agriculture. CPS teaching and learning materials are present in classrooms, libraries and homes throughout Zimbabwe.
CPS Graduate TraineeProgramme CPS is offering a unique opportunity for a graduate to be part of a forward-thinking and innovative educational publisher . The Graduate Trainee Programme is an 18-month programme, provide the opportunity to gain practical work experience and exposure to the type of career options available in educational media, publishing and technology . It is designed to provide the trainee with the foundation for a successful and rewarding career. It will focus on delivering on-the-job learning experience and development to provide invaluable insights, as well as build professional networks, in a high-performance culture and fast-paced working environment.
Job Summary Consultus Publishing Services (CPS) seeks a recent graduate to join the company as a Digital Production Trainee. The Digital Production Trainee will be involved in the creation, editing and optimization of digitally-deliverable content for electronic distribution.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities (Training of software, processes, workflows and best practices, will be provided) ● Multimedia production: photo and video editing, motion graphics
post-production editing of video, photographic and audio content
pre-production quality control of print material
eBook Production Processes including:
Converting eBooks for tablet and web-based delivery and distribution.
Activity Data Construction and Revision
Perform conversion duties in a timely manner, including proofing.
Explore new technologies and processes to streamline process.
Create marketing and sales tools to promote and educate about the eBooks.
Digital asset management and metadata entry
Web-design (no coding/language experience required)
Perform quality assurance and release review processes by using and testing company products and documenting where improvements are needed.
Individuals in this role will demonstrate a willingness to promote change for the betterment of the company and our customers.
Performs other duties as requested and within areas of expertise.
Education and Experience ● Bachelor’s degree in Media/ Visual Communications / Multimedia Design/Publishing
Qualifications, Knowledge, Abilities and Skills To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skill, and ability required.
Basic/Essential Skills ● Tech savvy and demonstrates general interest in technology ● Excellent knowledge of and ability to use computers and software.
Excellent verbal, written, and listening skills; ability to communicate effectively,
Excellent awareness and attention to detail.
Ability to apply situational analysis to troubleshoot problems.
Ability to respond to changes in technology and adapt workflows as necessary.
Experience in working with Adobe Photoshop, InDesign, After Effects, Premiere
Demonstrated ability to take initiative to learn about various products and how they work.
Advantageous Skills ● Experience working with HTML and CSS
Experienced and proficient in alternating between various tasks on an ongoing basis, in a fast-paced environment.
● Working knowledge of website builders like Wix, Weebly, Wordpress, Squarespace, GoDaddy etc
To be considered for this position, fill the form below. Consultus Service Pvt Ltd t/a Consultus Publishing Services (CPS) is committed to providing equal opportunity to all qualified applicants regardless of gender, religion, races, physical disability.