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Job Title: Videographer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Basra, Iraq
REF: 1542
Contact Name: Ghusoon Nader
Job Published: about 1 year ago

Job Description

MSELECT is looking to hire a Videographer for an international oil and gas operator in Basra, 3 years of experience in the same position with oil field is requested, Fluency in English and Arabic is a must.

Job summary

  • Reporting to the Communications Manager, the videographer’s responsibilities include but are not limited to:
  • Operates various video creation equipment including cameras, audio recorders, lighting equipment, props, and microphones
  • Edit videos to C&EA’s specifications
  • Work with and manipulate raw camera footage, dialogue, sound effects, graphics and special effects
  • Use nonlinear digital editing systems to edit clips
  • Re-order and tweak the content to ensure the logical sequencing and smooth running of the video
  • Insert subtitles in English or Arabic as required
  • Design publications based on the organisation brand guidelines


  • Commitment to the organisation Values
  • Ability to demonstrate a high level of creativity
  • Good command of English and Arabic
  • A relevant qualification in video editing/videography is desirable

Skills Required:

  • High proficiency using Apple Mac & PC computers
  • High proficiency using MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, MS Outlook, photoshop, InDesign or any other equivalent designing software. 
  • Demonstrable experience in Videography/Video Editing  
  • High proficiency using video editing software such as Avid Symphony, Montage Extreme, Adobe After Effects, Adobe Premiere Pro, Final Cut Pro X (Mac)
  • The ability to create infographics and/or other visually creative ways of conveying information good understanding of social media

*Only applicants meeting the strict criteria outlined above will be contacted as part of the shortlisting process.