Photography Instructor at Fati Abubakar Arts Foundation [FAAF]

Fati Abubakar Arts Foundation (FAAF) is a registered nonprofit in Nigeria. The Foundation uses arts, photography and film to showcase life of ordinary Nigerians in a positive and uplifting way. The Foundation aimed at education in the area of digital literacy; photography, videography, audio documentaries, and social media.

  • Experience 4 – 10 years
  • Location Borno

The Kanem Creative Workshop

FAAF is starting the training of young people in the area of digital literacy; photography, videography, audio documentaries, social media. Adequate digital literacy is missing in North Eastern Nigeria and in today’s world, technology plays a pivotal role. To navigate and contribute to the society, young people need to be digitally literate. Phase one of this project will be a photography workshop. The focus of this workshop will be to empower women and young people in the area of digital capacity building and create a community well versed in new media and reporting issues affecting survivors of the Boko haram conflict. This will enable young people in the communities to contribute to the transformative information sharing that will help bring succour to victims of conflict. The project seeks to give victims and survivors in Borno state a platform to heal and give testimonies of their lives and experiences through visual arts.



The instructor will be reporting to the FAAF staff who will be monitoring the workshop.


The primary responsibilities will be:

  • Plan, prepare and deliver course, training materials as well as course content.
  • Lead instruction of course material in specified class hours.
  • Preparing and creating materials, coursework and homework for students.
  • Teach students the tools needed to work effectively in photography, how to capture photos and scenes; composition, lighting and more
  • Lecture on the ethics and code of conduct in photography.
  • Teaching or other instructional field experience in photography.
  • Familiarize students with digital media software applications such as Photoshop, Light-box or other systems for digital color management.
  • Mentor students on visual storytelling post workshop.
  • Be available to students via online groups for coaching and mentoring.


  •  University degree in Fine Arts, Mass Communications, or related social sciences field is required.
  •  Five years’ work experience in a related field is required.
  •  Good communication and interpersonal skills are required.
  •  Prior experience with photography training in NGO funded projects.
  •  Problem solving, stress management and time management skills are required.
  •  Proficient at using Microsoft office software: MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, etc.
  •  Ability to work independently and be self-directed.
  •  Excellent record keeping and documentation skills are required.
  •  Experience of working in a conflict environment.


To be considered for the consultancy, one must respond to all the requirements of this Solicitation, including those which must be provided through FAAF’s email:

Applicants are advised to review this document and the information provided on FAAF’s email, particularly the following sections, which are required for successful submission of proposals.

  • Short profile, including CV, diplomas, certificates of photography-related studies;
  • Detailed individual portfolio showcasing range of work (i.e. outdoor, indoor conferences, portraits, group activities etc.) with links to specific sites/media, outlets/publications where the works have been published;
  • A description of production capabilities.

Selection Criteria

FAAF will make an award decision on the basis of the excellence of the technically acceptable (meets or exceeds the stated technical specifications) proposals received. 

Other Conditions

The following conditions should be considered while preparing a competent proposal.

Modification and Withdrawal of RFP

FAAF reserves the right to modify by written notice the terms of this RFP at any time in its sole discretion.  FAAF also reserves the right to withdraw this RFP at any time—with or without statement of cause—prior to actual award.

Multiple Awards and No Obligation to Award

  • FAAF reserves the right to issue more than one award.
  • FAAF may reject any or all proposals or not award a contract under this RFP if such action is in the best interests of FAAF, its Client, or the Host Country.  FAAF may also waive informalities and minor irregularities in proposals received, should such actions be in the best interest of FAAF, its Client, or the Host Country.


Any questions or clarifications must be submitted via email to on or before close of business 22nd August 2022, Responses to questions received shall be shared with all interested parties via the same email trail.

Fraud Reporting 

Should any person demand/request consideration in exchange of this RFP or promises successful selection in exchange for consideration, please contact

Method of Application

Interested and qualified candidates should forward their CV to: using the position as subject of email.

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