General Information
Job Title: Video Editing Team
Project: PH3D
Contract Duration: March 1 – November 15, 2022
Type of Contract: Project-Based
Languages Required: English and Filipino


Action for Economic Reforms (AER) is a civil society policy research, advocacy, and action group by publicly-engaged political economists that works on key issues around fiscal policy, food and agriculture, industrial policy, governance, interface, data-driven development, and Freedom of Information. Together with the European Union (co-funder), it is currently implementing a project called Data-Driven Development in the Philippines or PH3D.

PH3D is designed to help Partner Sites deliver their priority projects using data and technology, and community alliances. Using the PH3D framework, Partner Sites will have access to actionable evidence that will empower them to view key macro and micro data, prioritize programs, manage resources, enhance capacity for data-driven decisions, and get support from CSOs. It is a two-year project that focuses on four sites: The City of Pasig in Metro Manila, the Municipalities of Arteche and Guiuan in Eastern Samar, and the Province of Sorsogon in Bicol; It covers three sectors: transparency through Freedom of Information (FOI) for Pasig, Disaster Risk Reduction and Management (DRRM) for Eastern Samar, and Universal Health Care (UHC) for Sorsogon.

Scope of Work

As part of PH3D’s strategy under communications and visibility, it requires the technical services of a Video Editing Team to deliver testimonial videos and a final project video. The project needs a team of Video Editing Team that will cover the following:

  • Form a team that would fill the following positions: Director, Editor, and Copywriter;
  • Review existing photos and footages; Recommend re-shots, if necessary;
  • Direct and coordinate local teams (photo and video) to ensure quality inputs for the final project video; Partner Sites: (i) Metro Manila: Pasig; (ii) Eastern Samar: Arteche and Guian; (iii) Bicol: Sorsogon;
  • Present a proposed storyboard;
  • Upon approval of the storyline, a detailed script, and a shot list and shot guide for the local teams;
  • Submit and initial draft subject to three revisions for each material: Four (4) testimonial videos and a (1) final project video;
  • Ensure that all images and music/scoring used in the videos have the necessary permits.
Deliverables/ OutputsDue DatesReview and Approvals RequiredDesignated Person
StoryboardMarch 15 2022PH3DPartnerships Lead
A detailed script, and a shot list and short guideApril 1, 2022PH3DPartnerships Lead
Four (4) testimonial videosApril 30, 2022PH3DPartnerships Lead
Final video for the final event08 September 2022PH3DPartnerships Lead
Final video edit to include the final event22 October 2022PH3DPartnerships Lead

Institutional Arrangement

The Video Editing Team shall coordinate directly with the PH3D Partnerships Lead for guidance, instructions, and final review of the deliverables.

Qualifications of the Video Editor

  • A minimum of 3 years of professional experience in video editing and production;
  • Must be able to submit sample of works or portfolio;
  • In-depth knowledge on video editing and production processes, and activities;
  • Ability to lead and manage a production team to undertake the tasks outlined above and meet the given deadlines;
  • Prior experience working with development-related projects or local governments is an advantage;
  • Must be able to work and deliver outputs remotely and with minimal supervision.

Fee and Schedule of Payment

A professional fee will be provided upon submission of deliverables on a per tranch basis. The honorarium will depend on qualification and is subject to appropriate Government Tax.

Additional Terms

This is a Project Agreement that does not imply any employer-employee relationship between AER and the Video Editing Team.

Upon termination of services, AER has no liability under this Contract for any charges or expenses to Consultant/Contractor other than for approved services already rendered.

Supervision: AER shall furnish assignments/shot list, general direction, and guidance in connection with the work to be performed hereunder.

Confidentiality: The Video Editing Team agrees to treat all information and materials disclosed to the him/her during the course of this Agreement as proprietary and confidential information of AER, as the case may be, and agrees to keep all such information and files confidential, and not to disclose such information and files or make use thereof without AER’s prior written consent.

Assignment: This is an Agreement for the provision of professional services by a Video Editing Team and therefore is not assignable in whole or in part by the Video Editing Team without express written permission of AER.

Termination: This Agreement may be terminated for cause, following the AER Staff Manual, by AER upon written notice to the Video Editing Team. In the event of such termination, AER shall be liable only for payment of services rendered.

The Video Editing Team is expected to separately sign the relevant undertakings, which include the AER Child Protection Policy and the Code of Conduct Policy.

Changes to this Agreement shall be jointly agreed to by AER and the Video Editing Team.

Interested applicants should email their resumé and a cover letter to: jobs@aer.ph with the subject line: [Video Editor]. Deadline for submitting an application: March 1, 2022.