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Audio-visual Consultant at UN Women – United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women

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Audio-visual Consultant

Location: Abuja (with travel to selected states)

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Application Deadline : 30-Aug-22 (Midnight New York, USA)

Type of Contract : Individual Contract

Post Level : National Consultant

Languages Required : Duration of Initial Contract : 45 days (1 September – 30 October 2022)

UNDP is committed to achieving workforce diversity in terms of gender, nationality and culture. Individuals from minority groups, indigenous groups and persons with disabilities are equally encouraged to apply. All applications will be treated with the strictest confidence.

UNDP does not tolerate sexual exploitation and abuse, any kind of harassment, including sexual harassment, and discrimination. All selected candidates will, therefore, undergo rigorous reference and background checks.

Background

UN Women is the global entity dedicated to promoting the achievement of gender equality and the empowerment of women and girls. UN Women supports the Nigerian government at the Federal and State levels to develop and implement laws and policies that promote equal opportunities and the rights of women and girls. We have been operational in Nigeria over the years as a key partner supporting the Ministry of Women Affairs to advance gender equality and the empowerment of women and girls.

UN Women also works to ensure gender equality is mainstreamed across UN agencies in Nigeria to accelerate the country’s development and improve the standard of living for women and girls.

UN Women Communications and Public Advocacy efforts have been an integral part of the organization’s positioning. Proactive and strong expansion of its global reach through both traditional and new communications channels has established brand recognition and ensured visibility of our work. Part of this is the development of compelling success stories that show the impact of UN Women’s work in Nigeria and the lessons learned from project implementation in Nigeria.

Objectives of Consultancy

  •  To capture the impact and success indices of UN Women’s work across three thematic areas
  •  To develop evidence-based communication products that would enhance UN Women’s visibility, nationally and internationally
  •  To build a resourceful collection of engaging and compelling materials for high-level advocacy and outreach

Duties and Responsibilities

The consultant will:

  •  Develop at least six (6) compelling human-interest angle scripts for video documentaries
  •  With the scripts approved, document in video and photography, at least 6 success story video documentaries in selected project areas, in different states (Bauchi, Benue, Plateau, Lagos, Niger, Ebonyi, Sokoto, Maidugri)
  •  Produce final copies of captivating six(6) video documentaries along with media assets and footage collected from the selected project states
  •  Develop twenty-four (24) 1-minute beneficiary features (video bites) cut out of the full-length video documentaries for each project area
  •  Deliver to UN Women, six (6) captivating collections of high-definition photos that tell stories
  •  Produce six (6) photo booklets for each project area covered
  •  Participate in periodic technical meetings with the UN Women team

Key Deliverables

1. Six (6) 15-minute engaging and compelling video documentary clips for each selected project area

  •  Character-driven, short-length documentaries that focus on the stories of real people will be developed to tell the story of UN Women’s interventions and impact in each of the project areas that will be identified. Each of the stories will be told from the perspective of selected beneficiaries of the projects.

2. Twenty-four (24) 1-minute beneficiary features (video bites) will also be cut out of the full-length documentary for the 6 project areas (8 video bites in all)

3. Six (6) Captivating collections of Photos for each project area

  •  Deliver to UN Women in soft copies, a captivating collection of photos that show the impact of UN Women’s work in each area. The plan is to have these captivating inter-connected series of photos tell their own success stories from a human angle.

4. Six (6) Narrative Photo Booklet for each project area

  •  Deliver to UN Women, photo booklets that contain narrative series of photos that showcase UN Women’s impact in the selected project areas.

Competencies

Core Values

  •  Integrity: Demonstrates consistency in upholding and promoting the values of UN Women in actions and decisions, in line with the UN Code of Conduct.
  •  Professionalism: Demonstrates professional competence and expert knowledge of the pertinent substantive areas of work.
  •  Respect for Diversity: Demonstrates an appreciation of the multi-cultural nature of the organization and the diversity of its staff. Demonstrates an international outlook, appreciating difference in values and learning from cultural diversity.

Core Values and Guiding Principles

  •  Demonstrates a commitment to UN Women’s mission and vision.
  •  Able to work effectively within a team and independently.
  •  Able to multi-task and juggle competing demands.
  •  Can assess and prioritize work needs quickly.
  •  Displays cultural and gender sensitivity and adaptability.
  •  Demonstrates leadership examples of promoting knowledge management and a professional learning environment.
  •  Outstanding networking, team building, organizational and communication skills.
  •  Capacity to work with diverse partners including government, donors, and civil society.
  •  Ability to work effectively and harmoniously with people from varied cultures and professional backgrounds.
  •  Able to relate to external partners, including other international organizations and agencies, NGOs, Private Sector stakeholders, grassroots community groups, etc.

Functional Competencies

  •  Demonstrated experience in multi-state video production projects
  •  Excellent hands-on video production and photography skills
  •  Be able to use his or her own equipment for the assignment
  •  Experience in innovative human-interest storytelling.
  •  Demonstrated experience in innovative and professional video editing
  •  Advanced competency in audio-visual production software, including Premiere Pro, After Effect and Photoshop
  •  Sound expertise and knowledge of gender equality and women’s empowerment.
  •  Experience in working in remote communities in Nigeria
  •  Ability to think and work logically and work precisely with attention to detail.
  •  Ability to write clearly and concisely.
  •  Excellent written and spoken English language skills.
  •  Ability to undertake extensive consultation
  •  Demonstrates strong analytical oral and written communication skills.

Reporting / Supervision

  •  The consultant will report to the National Communications Officer
  •  UN Women will lead on identification of beneficiaries and states to cover

Required Skills and Experience

Education:

  •  University degree in Communication, Journalism, Public Relations, or other related field

Experience:

  •  At least 5 years of equivalent professional work experience in audio-visual production
  •  Demonstrated experience in developing and managing dissemination of social media assets, i.e., infographics, animations and short videos
  •  Demonstrated social media messaging and reach result analytics skills
  •  Experience in the usage of social media add-on applications, e.g., Hootsuite
  •  Ability to think and work logically and work precisely with attention to detail
  •  Ability to write clearly and concisely
  •  Initiative, sound judgment and demonstrated ability to work harmoniously with staff members
  •  Excellent written and spoken English language skills
  •  Knowledge of UN Women/UNDP rules and procedures is an advantage

Language:

  •  Fluency in oral and written English is required.
  •  Working knowledge of any other UN languages is an asset.

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