Call for Applications – Terms of Reference for visual story telling Trainer 



Deutsche Welle Akademie in the framework of the project ‘’Digital innovation for peace’’, funded by the European Union, is looking to recruit a qualified trainer to conduct a 5-day training program on visual story telling. This initiative is aligned with our commitment to empowering media professionals and journalists, particularly those operating in conflict-affected areas, to enhance their skills in navigating the evolving landscape of media and information. The training is expected to be implemented in April 2024. 

“Digital innovation for peace” is a project aiming to make societies in the MENA region, specifically Libya, Tunisia, Algeria, Palestine, Jordan and Lebanon, more resilient to disinformation and supportive to the promotion of peace in the digital space. 



  1. Equip participants with essential techniques and principles of visual storytelling. 
  2. Enhance participants’ ability to craft compelling narratives through visual mediums such as Canva and graphic design. 
  3. Foster critical thinking and analytical skills in selecting and presenting visual elements to convey a story effectively. 
  4. Provide participants with hands-on experience and practical exercises to apply visual storytelling concepts in real-world scenarios. 



  1. Designing and delivering a comprehensive 3-day training program online via Zoom. 
  2. Developing training materials, including presentations and interactive activities. 
  3. Facilitating discussions and practical exercises to reinforce key concepts. 
  4. Providing individual and group feedback to participants. 
  5. Provide technical advice and support the participants during the training modules and follow to produce stories. 
  6. Submitting a detailed training report, including participant assessments and recommendations for future programs. 
  7. Provide an article on the training highlights. 


Required skills: 

  1. The trainer should be a native Arabic speaker. 
  2. The trainer should be specialized in visual storytelling, with at least 2 years of professional experience. 
  3. The trainer should be familiar with the Libyan culture and dialect. 
  4. The trainer should have leadership skills in order to lead the trainer team (2 in total) 
  5. The trainer should have strong knowledge and a proven experience in conducting online trainings with 
  6. DWA standards. 


Remuneration and payment: 

Interested candidates are invited to submit their applications in PDF, including a detailed CV, indicating their relevant experience, and a proposed daily rate for the training program.  

Payment will be processed in Euro via bank transfer upon successful completion of the training program and submission of an invoice. 


All applicants are obligated to adhere to DW_Declaration-of-Values_EN 


Deadline of application submission:  

Please submit your application documents mentioning in the email subject: “Application: Expert in visual story telling ” before the 07.04.2024 to