Terms of Reference
Digital Content Editing and Curation Consultant
Project “Youth Network Portal Content Pool”
USAID YouthPower empowers youth to act as engaged citizens, and productive members of society with the agency to advocate for themselves and shape services designed to better prepare them to enter higher education, vocational training, and the workforce. This is accomplished by working with youth to define and explore their agency, and by facilitating youth engagement with their local communities in order to enhance and improve local services. The resulting increase in youth-centered dialogue and activities will empower youth to achieve their goals and better shape their futures.
USAID YouthPower is currently developing the Youth Network Portal (YNP) to act as an impetus for Jordanian youth, this large-scale website will address youth in Jordan, and provide them with access to youth related national information, educational materials, resources, and various funding and capacity building opportunities. In addition, the portal will act as virtual centre that enables youth to communicate, interact and engage with their communities, empowering them to act as productive members of the society with the agency to advocate for themselves and to shape services designed to better prepare them to enter higher education, vocational training and the workforce.
The Youth Network Portal services offered to youth will be aggregated into three major components, Learning, Engagement; and Networking. This consultancy falls under with the Learning component and more specifically under the content pool section dubbed the YouthPower Library. This section will comprise of an accessible database containing all of the listed capacity building content and materials used by USAID YouthPower in its various capacity building activities, in addition to other materials submitted by the trainers and/or the web admins of the portal. The materials in this section will be accessed by all website visitors, and will be arranged by theme, such as education and training, creativity and culture, health and sport, entrepreneurship and business, technology and digital innovation, marketing, filmmaking and multimedia, environment and green solutions, gender and social inclusion, tourism and local heritage and etc. Each topic will also have a number of sub-themes.
USAID YouthPower is seeking an experienced content editing and curating consultant to streamline, consistently format and standardize the language across the program’s learning and capacity building materials, including all content used under the Learning and Further Education; Innovation Fund; and Community Mapping activities.
To be considered for this role, you will be comfortable in planning, writing and editing content for a broad range of topics. Additionally, during the 45 days of this consultancy, you will be also required to open lines of communication with suggested local and regional training service providers as means to compile learning materials for the other categories of the portal’s library. The consultant considered for this role will work closely with the Communications and Digital Engagement Tools Department of USAID YouthPower.
The consultant will be responsible for conducting the following tasks:
The following are the expected deliverables of the consultant:
The consultant should have the following qualifications:
The consultancy is expected to start around the end of March 2021. The deadline for submitting all deliverables under this mandate is April 27, 2021.
In case of any questions regarding this consultancy or to apply for consideration, kindly use the following e-mail address: firstname.lastname@example.org
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