Friday, July 20, 2012

Consultant for Photography at UNICEF Nigeria

CONSULTANCY ANNOUNCEMENT

Title : Consultant for Photography
Level : NOD
Assignment Type : Consultancy
Duration : 30 days spread over 11 months
Duty Station : Abuja / national (roaming)
Application closing date : 1 August 2012

BACKGROUND UNICEF

Nigeria has a constant need to produce quality photographic material of women and children for a variety of outlets, including websites, calendars, posters, reports and publications. To comply with the constant demand for photographic material in flexible and timely manner, UNICEF wishes to engage two photographers on 11 months contract.

PURPOSE OF THE CONSULTANCY

Under the technical guidance and supervision of the Chief, Media and External Relations and the Communication Specialist, the consultant will

• Prepare shot lists, in accordance with UNICEF standards

• Use and deliver subject release forms when required, in accordance with UNICEF standards

• Edit and clear photo stock with Communication Specialist and Chief, External Relations, in accordance with UNICEF standards

• Supply edited photo stock per individual assignment, in accordance with UNICEF standards

 MAJOR TASKS TO BE ACCOMPLISHED

• Prepare shot lists, in accordance with UNICEF standards

• Use and deliver subject release forms when required, in accordance with UNICEF standards

• Edit and clear photo stock with Communication Specialist and Chief, External Relations, in accordance with UNICEF standards

• Supply edited photo stock per individual assignment, in accordance with UNICEF standards

MAJOR OUTPUTS / DELIVERABLES

• Edited photo stock of UNICEF-supported interventions as per individual assignment, including captions and subject release forms, in accordance with UNICEF standards

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS, SPECIALISED EXPERIENCE AND COMPETENCIES

The photographer should have at least eight years of documented professional portfolio experience in development photography.

Preference will be given to candidates with a proven track record of producing content for a discerning international audience; content with a creative, aspirational tenor; inspired and professional story-telling in images, and focused on development issues of relevance to women and children. A degree in visual arts or related discipline would be an asset.

If you are interested in the position and meet the requirements, please forward your application with updated curriculum vitae and UN Personal History Form (which can be downloaded here), quoting “the title of the position as the subject’’, via email to abujamedia@unicef.org” cc’ lhvass@unicef.org”

Applications close 1 August 2012 .

UNICEF, a smoke-free environment, is committed to gender equality in its mandate and its staff. Well qualified candidates particularly women are strongly encouraged to apply.

 
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