Multimedia Specialist, P3, Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire (Generic Vacancy Announcement)
Job Number: 522511 | Vacancy Link
Locations: Africa: Cote d’Ivoire
Work Type : Temporary Appointment
UNICEF works in some of the world’s toughest places, to reach the world’s most disadvantaged children. To save their lives. To defend their rights. To help them fulfill their potential. Across 190 countries and territories, we work for every child, everywhere, every day, to build a better world for everyone. And we never give up.
For every child, a communication champion
UNICEF Cote d’Ivoire needs to continuously and strategically place the issues facing the most marginalized and excluded children in Cote d’Ivoire in the international scene, the national dialogue and at the heart of the public and political agenda; to bring issues to the forefront to accelerate the realization of child rights for Cote d’Ivoire’s most vulnerable children.
Regarding the evolving upstream role of UNICEF in the Country Programme (policy advocacy and dialogue, resources leveraging, etc.) and the enhanced role that public awareness and advocacy will have to play to support this, the programme would ensure that the organization is positioned as a credible and trusted voice for children and is perceived as relevant to guide and influence the policy dialogue.
UNICEF needs to continue to deliver persuasive messages through different channels, exploring key opportunities for activating our audiences around advocacy priorities, defining and implementing public advocacy tactics targeted at decision makers.
How can you make a difference?
Plan and conduct photo and video documentation missions respecting UNICEF ethical and creative guidelines.
Draft descriptive captions according to UNICEF guidelines.
Draft human-interest stories.
Maintain photo archive including We Share.
Ensure photos are shared with DOC and regional office accordingly.
Strengthen local photo and video capacity through practical training.
Conduct basic field staff photo training.
Build Local Capacity
Support other country offices and programs as needed.
Support youth engagement programs though photography training to young reporters.
Transmit broad edit of photographs with specifications including photo format, captioning, etc., following terms as described in UNICEF Digital Format & Transmission Terms
To qualify as an advocate for every child you will have…
Seven years of practical professional work experience in photography and videography.
Working knowledge of English and French required
Strong photo and video capture technical skills according to international standards.
Communication practice, methodology and practical application.
Fundamentals of working in various media formats – print, audio, video, etc.
Photo and video editing software such as Photoshop, photo mechanic and We Share.
Computer systems, including internet navigation, office applications.
For every Child, you demonstrate…
UNICEF’s core values of Commitment, Diversity and Integrity and core competencies in Communication, Working with People and Drive for Results.
The functional competencies required for this post are:
Formulating Strategies and Concepts [level 1]
Relating and Networking [level 1]
Persuading and Influencing [level 1]
Applying Technical Expertise [level 1]
Learning and Researching [level 2]
Planning and Organizing [level 2]
Common Technical Knowledge Required
General knowledge of:
Communication practice, methodology and practical application
Photography and videography
Fundamentals of working in various media formats – print, audio, video, web etc.
Computer systems, including internet navigation, office applications, and specifically, interactive digital media.
United Nations or other international organizations; good understanding of world affairs, current events and international development issues
Global human rights issues, specifically relating to children and women, and current UNCEF position and approaches
UNICEF communication goals, visions, positions, policies, guidelines and strategies.
UNICEF policies and strategy to address national and international issues, including emergencies
Gender equality and diversity awareness
View our competency framework at: http://www.unicef.org/about/employ/files/UNICEF_Competencies.pdf
UNICEF is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages all candidates, irrespective of gender, nationality, religious and ethnic backgrounds, including persons living with disabilities, to apply to become a part of the organization.
UNICEF has a zero-tolerance policy on sexual exploitation and abuse, and on any kind of harassment, including sexual harassment, and discrimination. All selected candidates will, therefore, undergo rigorous reference and background checks.
* Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and advance to the next stage of the selection process.
Closing Date Fri Jun 07 2019 00:55:00 GMT+0100 (Afr. centrale Ouest)