14 Jan 2022

Voice Actors at Education Development Center (EDC)

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Job Description

Company Description


EDC is one of the world’s leading nonprofit research and development firms.  Established in 1958, EDC designs, delivers and evaluates innovative programs to address some of the world’s most urgent challenges in education, health, and economic opportunity.  Our services include research, training, educational materials, and strategy, with activities ranging from seed projects to large-scale national and international initiatives.

EDC is committed to equity, diversity and inclusion in the workplace.

Project Description

The USAID Let’s Read Zambia project is a 5-year project funded by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and implemented by the Education Development Center (EDC).  USAID Let’s Read Zambia works to improve reading outcomes for children attending pre-primary (kindergarten) through to Grades 3 and provide professional development for teachers to support reading interventions in Zambian public and community schools.

Job Description

The USAID Let’s Read project seeks to hire Short term Consultancy voice actors for Interactive Audio Instruction (IAI) Early Childhood Education (ECE) Audio programs as follows;

Five (5) voice actors for Kikaonde, Lunda, Luvale and Silozi 

  • 2 adult female actors
  • 1 adult male actor
  • 1 girl child actor
  • 1 boy child actor

Three (3) actors for Icibemba and Cinyanja.

  • 1 adult female actor for Icibemba and
  • 1 girl child actor and 1 boy child actor for Cinyanja.

Must be able to speak the respective local language; as this is an instructional program, proper pronunciation and vocalization will be a key requirement

Must be able to adhere to times set for recording materials as per provided schedule.

Prior experience as an actor working on similar educational programs is an advantage.


  • Child Actors must be between the ages of 7 to 12. Child actors must have written consent from parents/guardians to participate in recordings.
  • Adult Actors must be between the ages of 25 to 45.

Additional Information

Job closing date: January 18, 2022

Applications submitted without a resume or CV will not be reviewed.

EDC is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to enhancing the diversity of its workforce and ensuring an equitable and highly inclusive work environment. EDC is a smoke-free workplace, and offers a supportive work environment, competitive salary, and excellent benefits. Women, minorities, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

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Closing Date : 18th January , 2022.


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