OPEN CALL for engagement of a person / agency for production of videos and social media campaign

The Association for action against violence and trafficking in human beings Open Gate – La Strada as part of the project “IRIS Networking – CSO’s for protection sensitive migration management” is announcing an open call for production of videos and social media.

Aim of the campaign

The aim of the campaign is to raise public awareness for the contribution of civil society organizations to the community and the need of their professional services, especially for the vulnerable categories of citizens.

Video production and social media campaign

The videos will be compiled from sequences of events that will be a part of the activities of IRIS network in North Macedonia and direct interviews with the member organizations. The filming will include several locations, indoors and outdoors. The Videos must be subtitled in English.

The selected applicant will have the task of preparing 4 short videos with a maximum duration of 2 minutes per video in full HD resolution, suitable for posting on social media.

Additionally the applicant will need to provide designed statements from IRIS Network members which will be a part of the 1st and 2nd part of the campaign. Example versions of the statements will be provided by Open Gate. (example from previous campaigns on this link)

Furthermore, the supplier will need to submit a detailed plan for a one-month promotion period and a price for sponsorships and advertising. The promotion will have to be done through the Open Gate’s social media profiles (Facebook and Instagram) with a minimum of 3 posts per week and on at least 2 popular (mainstream) web portals. The contractor will have to submit a report on the results of the viewing and promotion (accompanied by evidence).

The engagement will include close cooperation with the project team.


Scope of work and key tasks

  • Development of a creative concept that will present the findings and communication messages in an accessible way;
  • Video recording.
  • Editing and production of recorded material, subtitling in English.
  • Creation of designed statement
  • Creation of promotion (media) plan for statements and videos
  • Promotion through the social platforms of Open Gate (Facebook and Instagram) and popular web portals.
  • Direct communication with the Open Gate project team.
  • Results report.


Estimated costs

The maximum budget for the application should not exceed 3000 euros in denar counter value.

The candidate will be selected based on previous experience and the “best value for money” approach. He / she will be paid upon successful completion of the assignments and prompt delivery of the tasks.

Open Gate reserves the right to retain all or part of the payment, if the work is unsatisfactory, if the work / results are incomplete, or the deadlines are not met.


Time frame of the concluded agreement

The duration of the contract starts from the day of concluding the contract until February 28, 2021.


The campaign will be divided in 2 parts:

  1. Creation and promotion of the first 3 videos and statements
  2. Creation and promotion of the video for the Social Academy (the date is yet to be confirmed)


The product (video) that will produced from the engagement will remain in the ownership of Open Gate. The Supplier agrees not to use the product outside of this engagement without the prior written consent from Open Gate.

How to apply

All interested candidates should submit a CV – if the application is by an individual, a record of past experiences – if an agency is applying,  an expected budget for video preparation and their one-month promotion plan. It is desirable that the budget be separated by individual items.

The applications should be submitted to:; no later than 23.06.2020 under the title – “Application for video preparation and social media campaign – IRIS Network”

For any questions regarding the call please contact us thru email or on 071 324 692

Open Gate provides equal opportunities, fair and equitable treatment in the event of employment / engagement of all people regardless of race, religion, gender, nationality, age, political affiliation, marital status or sexual orientation.