Vaga Servisu - Photographer and Videographer on Retainer - UN Women Timor-Leste

Photographer and Videographer on Retainer

1. Objective of the assignment
Reporting to the Head of Office and Communications Officer, the Photographer and Videographer will be responsible for assisting the visual communications and visibility strategies to increase awareness of UN Women mission, with partners, the media and the public. The selected candidate is required to capture and document UN Women events in the field, work closely with the Communication Unit to create a storyboard focusing on advocating specific messages from programmes in the CO. During the field missions, the selected candidate is expected to capture footage from events to develop video advocacies.
The Photographer and Videographer works in close collaboration with the Communication unit, consisting of the Communication Officer, Communication Assistant and Social Media Consultant in the Country Office, HQ/Regional communications teams, staff of other UN Agencies, Government officials, media, multilateral and bilateral donors and civil society.
2. Scope of work
Following UN Women’s communication guidelines and under the direct guidance and supervision of Country Head of Office and Communication Officer, Photographer and Videographer will undertake the following key tasks and other responsibilities as may be assigned:
3. Photography:
  • Document UN Women events and activities in the fields in high quality photos
  • Capture high quality photos that can later be used in other advocacy efforts
  • Ensure photos are organized and stored in UN Women cloud/files in accordance with each program and quarter
  • Undertake photos for UN Women advocacy and research use
  • Draft content outline and storyboard, integrating feedback and comments from UN Women on the drafts and rough cuts to produce final products.
  • 1 highlight of 3-minute video showcasing progress of Timorese women’s leadership/15 Timorese women and girls of the year (IWD celebration in March video)
  • Including plans/storyboard for producing 2-3 minutes advocacy video at every international celebration event (16 Days Campaign, National Women’s Day, Rural Women’s Day, Pride Month, International of People with Disability, and etc)
  • Deliverables meet technical standards of HD broadcasting
  • Include English and Tetun translations in videos whenever necessary
  • Ensuring the design of the materials is consistent with UN Women communication guidelines
  • Ensuring the deliverables meet technical standards
  • English and Tetum subtitles are added in the video
  • Gestural translation to be included in every UN Women video
  • All footage should be shot HD (16:9) 1080p50 or 1080p60
  • Compression H.264/MPEG4 or better video at 12000kbps (minimum) or high-definition broadcast quality
5. Core Values / Guiding Principles:
  • Integrity: Demonstrate consistency in upholding and promoting the values of UN Women in actions and decisions, in line with the UN Code of Conduct.
  • Professionalism: Demonstrate professional competence and expert knowledge of the pertinent substantive areas of work.   
  • Cultural sensitivity and valuing diversity: Demonstrate an appreciation of the multicultural nature of the organization and the diversity of its staff. Demonstrate an international outlook, appreciating difference in values and learning from cultural diversity.
7. Core Competencies:
  • Ethics and Values: Demonstrate and safeguard ethics and integrity.
  • Organizational Awareness: Demonstrate corporate knowledge and sound judgment.
  • Work in teams: Demonstrate ability to work in a multicultural, multi-ethnic environment and to maintain effective working relations with people of different national and cultural backgrounds.
  • Communicating and Information Sharing: Facilitate and encourage open communication and strive for effective communication.
  • Self-management and Emotional Intelligence: Stay composed and positive even in difficult moments, handle tense situations with diplomacy and tact, and have a consistent behaviour towards others.
  • Conflict Management: Surface conflicts and address them proactively acknowledging different feelings and views and directing energy towards a mutually acceptable solution.
  • Continuous Learning and Knowledge Sharing: Encourage learning and sharing of knowledge.
8. Functional Competencies:
  • Consistently approaches work with energy and a positive, constructive attitude;
  • Ability to advocate and provide policy advice;
  • Demonstrates good oral and written communication skills;
  • Focuses on impact and result for the partners and responds positively to feedback.
9. Duration of the assignment
The duration of the contract assignment will be from 3 June 2024 to 2 June 2025. The consultant will be engaged under a retainer contract, which facilitates direct engagement of the consultant depending on need and availability within the contract period for a pre-agreed fee.
Apply before: May 24, 2024

Post a Comment