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Visualizing Palestine

Visualizing Palestine

Visualizing Palestine

Visualizing Palestine creates visual stories for social justice

Professional

Location:
Beirut, Palestine

Posted:
4 Jul 2013

Deadline:
Opportunity has expired

Director of Operations

Incredible opportunity to lead and advance a visual production process in Beirut. Come and join the team.

Beirut, Palestine

Applicants are required to hold the relevant Visas/Work Permits

Level:
Mid Level
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Visualizing Palestine (VP)is a collective thatemploys research, data, 
social sciences, technology, design and urban studies to produce 
visual stories for social justice.

The multidisciplinary team is based in Ramallah, Amman and Beirut.
While VP’s mandate is creating visuals for social justice on Palestine, 
there will be commercial projects intended to expand the 
possibilities and the challenges in VP’s technical abilities. This will be 
part of an entity branded as Visualizing Impact (VI). All mention of VP 
below includes VI by default. 

Role and Description: 

Managementofoperations (70%)
VP is looking to hire a Director of Operations a full time positionto 
lead and advance a visualproduction process from ideation to 
publication and dissemination. The is role is a management position.

Revenue Role(30%)
Manage grant writing activities andother activities.

Activities
Process-Project lead (70%)–the following is not exhaustive.

Production
a. Support for managingschedule of VPprojects and allocation of 
resources related to implementing VP workplan.
b. Tracking progress of project implementation and 
communicating progress toVP management and relevant
staff.
c. Aggregatingand reporting on VP team feedback relating to
research anddesign. 
d. Overseeing and contributing to archiving anddocumentation 
of VP content andprocess, as well as contributing to 
continuous improvement of VP processes.VP Job Proposal and Agreement Terms –April 2013 2
e. Overseeing additionalproduction tasks such as translation.

Client
f. Client servicing, this involves creating and maintaining a strong 
working rapport withthe client and acting as a liaison between 
the client and other VP staff.
g. Administrative liaison, this involves following up on contractual 
and financial issues.

Communications
h. Contributing to website content related toprocess 
visualization and team and partners thanks and listing.
i. Managingpublishingprocess including content generation
such as emailers, articles and social media.

Financial sustainability
j. Tracking project cost and continuously assessing and 
evaluating VP’s pricing sheet.
k. Continuously evaluating and refiningon financial optimization 
strategy while maintaining quality. 

VP team
l. Managing and nurturing volunteer network of researchers, 
designers and communication people through growing a 
database, establishingcontact, and followingup on 
deliverables.
m.Identifying gaps inVPskillset and recruiting volunteers, 
freelancers or partners to fill those roles,in agreement withVP 
management.
n. Writing job descriptions for missing roles in team.
o. Identifyingpotential team members to join VP. 

Revenue Supportrole (30%)
a. Leadinggrant proposalwriting to guarantee the awarding of at 
least two grants within the period of sixmonths. 
b. Continuously contributingto the development ofVP'score
strategydocument based on developments and evolving 
process and strategies. 
c. Assist with other monetization strategies such as online sales 
and crowd-sourced fundingstrategies.
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