Photographer – Consultant (South Africa) needed at British Council

Job title : Photographer – Consultant (South Africa)

Job Location : Gauteng, Johannesburg

Deadline : May 25, 2024

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Main Accountabilities:

Project Support

This role will be limited to the country in which the photographer will be based. The main role of the photographer will be to capture relevant images at events and at British Council offices which are in line with our brand guidelines. They will:

  • Work closely with external partners and colleagues to produce high-quality photographic images.
  • Use different techniques to enhance the photographs as required.
  • Use photo manipulation software such as Adobe Suite to get desired results.
  • Recommend creative ideas to exceed expectations of goals and objectives.
  • Use artistic knowledge to enhance and compose photographs.
  • Review sets of photographs and select the best results.
  • Operate various photographic equipment such as single lens reflex cameras and film or digital cameras and lighting.

Managing self and others

  • Maintains brand standards/creative quality in region, supported by the Design Manager.
  • Keeps abreast of production software and technology to ensure industry standards.
  • Supports the implementation of the equality, diversity, and inclusion (EDI) framework for photography by demonstrating inclusion of diversity in creatives across both print and digital and implementing EDI recommendations.

Relationship and Stakeholder Management

  • Proactively builds and maintains collaborative relationships with internal peers and stakeholders to ensure integrated, joined up and future-proofed working.
  • Acts as a Brand Ambassador, helping deliver a strong British Council brand.

Minimum/Essential Qualifications:

  • Relevant degree or demonstrable equivalent level of experience

Role specific knowledge and experience:

  • Proven experience as a photographer (please submit portfolio).
  • Detailed knowledge of photography art and lighting.
  • Strong creative presence and artistic flair.
  • Able to follow instructions clearly to achieve desired results.
  • Able to stand and move around for long periods at a time and willing to work post 5.00 pm.


  • Stakeholder management and influencing.
  • Ability to assess creative projects and assets.

Additional information

Payment Terms

Freelancers and non-permanent workers will be paid either:

  • A fixed fee for the entire project, based on their submitted rate card.
  • An hourly rate for the time dedicated to the project, based on their submitted rate card.
  • The rate card will be agreed upon at the time of contracting and will not be negotiable for the duration of the contract (maximum 2 years).
  • Final payments will be made within one month of project completion, following the submission and approval of all deliverables.

Project Completion

  • Project completion is defined as the successful delivery of all agreed-upon deliverables, which may involve up to three rounds of feedback and revisions.

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