SOS International LLC Production Creation Manager in Afghanistan

Company Overview

For 28 years, clients in the private and public sectors have relied upon SOS International LLC (SOSi) for critical operations in the world’s most challenging environments. SOSi is privately held, was founded by its current ownership in 1989, maintains corporate headquarters in New York City, and specializes in providing logistics, construction, training, intelligence, and information technology solutions to the defense, diplomatic, intelligence and law enforcement communities.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, or protected veteran status. SOSi takes affirmative action in support of its policy to advance employment of individuals who are minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities.

1-180205-6587: Production Creation Manager

Location Overseas - Afghanistan

Open Date 2/5/2018


SOS International LLC (SOSi) is seeking a Production Creation Manager (PCM) for a full-time position supporting our United States Government (USG) customer. The PCM shall oversee the production of all products required by the customer. This position will report to the Section Lead.


• Lead a creative design team which has the capability to generate a variety of graphic, multimedia products

•Designs,creates, develops and produces a wide variety of media products focusing on radio and television

• Determines the medium best suited to producing desired audio / visual effect and most appropriate vehicle for communicating media message

• Supervises the preparation of sketches, layouts and graphic elements using traditional tools, multimedia softwareandimage processing, layout and design software for the production and dissemination ofaudio visualproducts

• Use existingaudio / videoarchives, including Combat Camera (COMCAM) and public affairs medium, in addition to directing and tasking the capture of B-roll footage and tasks

• Coordinates and supervises all aspects of the development, productionandediting of allaudio / videomaterials (infomercials, advertisements, docudramas, etc…)

• Develops, oversees and manages all storyboarding for all radio and audiovisual productions

• Fulfills reporting requirements as required by the customer

• Executes multiple priorities and manages complex tasks running in parallel


• US citizenship with a current DOD SECRET security clearance

• Bachelor’s degree highly desired

• Five (5) experience in the production of products and messages across diverse communications media

• Must have working proficiency in Final Cut Pro, Illustrator, Adobe PageMaker, Premier, Freehand, Dreamweaver, Photoshop CS3, InDesign and Streamline; Macromedia Director, and other multi-media and graphics software in Windows or Macintosh

• Working proficiency in Microsoft OfficePower Point, Excel, and Word required

• Work cooperatively with the U.S. military, other U.S. governmental agencies, and their counterparts from the international community represented in Afghanistan

• Function effectively during heightened threat levels and extended periods of high stress and physical danger and discomfort

• Organize and properly prioritize work assignments and function well in an environment that requires constant multi-tasking - and often long hours

• Excellent written, oral, briefing, interpersonal and technical skills



• Dari and/or Pashto language skills are desired


• Live and work daily with military customer in austere conditions across Afghanistan

• Function effectively and efficiently in conflict zone, during extended periods of high pressure and stress