Recruitment of a Scriptwriter Consultant / Storyteller to produce videos on CORAF activities



Recruitment of a Scriptwriter Consultant / Storyteller to produce videos on CORAF activities


Opening of the call: March 6, 2020

Closure of the call: March 20, 2020


CEI N° 04-2020

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CORAF is an international non-profit organization that works to improve the prosperity, food and nutrition security of 430 million people in West and Central Africa. CORAF works in partnership with national agricultural research systems in 23 countries. These are Benin, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Cape Verde, the Central African Republic, Chad, Congo, Côte d’Ivoire, the Democratic Republic of Congo, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Liberia, Mali, Mauritania, Niger, Nigeria, Sao Tome and Principe, Senegal, Sierra Leone and Togo. In 2018, the CORAF General Assembly approved a Long-Term Strategic Plan focusing on three interdependent priority areas for intervention:

  • Agriculture, food and nutrition security.
  • Policy, institutions, markets and trade,
  • Gender, Youth, and Social Equity.

The CORAF Executive Secretariat is composed of three departments (Research and Innovation, Institutional Services, and Communications and Marketing).

The Communications and Marketing Department is primarily responsible for making CORAF an exceptional regional research institution. The actions of this Department should help CORAF to: (a) raise more funds to finance the 2018-2022 Operational Plan, (b) establish relevant science partnerships, (c) gain the trust of partners to lead agricultural research activities, and (d) demonstrate accountability to key constituents.

The main objective of this recruitment is to identify a screenwriter/storyteller in order to help the Communications and Marketing Department produce high-quality videos and documentaries on the results of CORAF. The selected consultant will not be hired on a full-time basis. The consultant will provide the requested services on a fee basis. The videos will be used on the CORAF website, its Youtube channel and social media platforms. The tasks to be performed and other job information are detailed in the attached terms of reference.

The Executive Director of CORAF invites candidates meeting the qualification criteria indicated in the TORs to express their interest in this recruitment.

Applicants interested in this announcement must provide information indicating that they are qualified to perform such services (CV, references relating to the execution of similar contracts, publications, experience in a similar field, etc.).

Interested applicants can obtain additional information from the CORAF Executive Secretariat by sending a letter to the CORAF Communications and Marketing Department via email at or

Expressions of interest should be sent to the Executive Director of CORAF and submitted by email to on March 20, at 17h00 GMT at the latest.


Executive Director