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Call for Storyteller: Framing Science in Albania’s Historical Context

PERFORM is seeking to contract an experienced local storyteller to engage in the design and preparation of short stories and audio-visual pieces on the role of science in society’s development during the early years of establishment of the communist regime in Albania (1945-1954), so as to contribute to a wider inclusion of different segments of the society in the public reflection process on historical memory.


The collaboration aims to provide language friendly and easily accessible written stories and audio-visual materials on the role of science in society’s development in the early years of establishment of the communist regime in Albania (1945-1954), to support an all-inclusive, evidence-informed public reflection process on national historical memory. 



  • Graduate Degree in the field of multimedia, communication and/or journalism.


Experience and Competencies:

  • Previous relevant experience in video–editing (preferably short videos); 
  • Fluent user of digital technologies (multimedia);
  • Previous experience with camera and shootings, and a good command of Adobe Premiere Programme;
  • Previous experience in script writing; 
  • Previous experience on topics that deal with the past, particularly with the communist regime, is considered an asset; 
  • Experience in oral history projects is considered an asset; 
  • Experience with internationally funded projects and ‘translation’ of research work in widely accessible language;
  • Excellent analytical and writing skills; 
  • Proven team player.


Language skills:

  • Full professional fluency in English.


Timeframe of the assignment:

  • 1 September 2018 – 30 November 2018. 

See full Terms of Reference here




Required documents

  • Cover letter/Expression of interest outlining clearly how you meet the requirements of the position; 
  • Full professional curriculum vitae;
  • Sample of previous work that clearly demonstrate the candidate’s skills for the assignment.

Please submit your application in English to 

The deadline for submission is 26 June 2018.