Video Producer

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UN Women
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Description of Job: 
UN Women, grounded in the vision of equality enshrined in the Charter of the United Nations, works for the elimination of discrimination against women and girls; the empowerment of women; and the achievement of equality between women and men as partners and beneficiaries of development, human rights, humanitarian action and peace and security. About UN Women Liberia: With over seven years managing programming in Liberia, UN Women leads the United Nations Country Team on Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women. In line with the implementation of the UN One Programme in Liberia, UN Women will begin implementation of a new strategic plan in 2014, supporting gender equality priorities in the Government’s Agenda for Transformation in the following impact areas: 1. Women’s leadership and political participation; 2. Women’s economic empowerment; 3. Women, peace and security; and 4. Gender responsive governance. About the Position:  The overall objective of the assignment is to produce a 15-minute documentary film on the following: Economic impact of the outbreak on women  Health risks (rejection of pregnant women) and its consequences  Stigma of women survivals
Summary of Key Functions:  Develop the documentary film’s overall concept and scenario.  Interview selected interviewees for the film who will include voices of women affected, women network leaders, UN Women & Gender Ministry officials and Implementing Partners  Visit locations where people to be featured in the documentary reside  Develop the documentary script and storyboard to be used in the film.  Perform appropriate video filming and shoot interviews with those to be featured in the story.  Present a draft documentary to UN Women for comments about contents. Produce two FINAL documentaries one (15 minutes and 10 minutes) long documentary films in DVD as well as a summary promotional DVD version of 3 minutes long.  Including subtitle in English  Meeting with people to be featured in film in Bopolu City, Greenville, Sinoe County and Montserrado County (ELWA Junction Market, Duport Road Market, Nancy B. Doe Market); Description of Functions:  Submit a storyboard and script for the documentary to UN Women for approval before filming;  Present draft documentary to UN Women at the end of the field mission(s) to incorporate comments;  Produce an edited Video Recording of the scenarios captured, and the footage of the recorded stories.  Present a complete 15, 10 and 4 minute documentary film versions, and hand over 2 master copies of each version to UN Women and two extra copies with the extra footage for future usage. IV. Impact of Results  Increased understanding and visibility of the impact of the EVD situation on women and girls, capturing UN Women role and impact  Help raise consciousness and rally support for the needs of women and girls affected by the EVD crisis  Create awareness and education on ending stigma against women survivals and those affected by Ebola V. Competencies Core values and 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. CORE COMPETENCIES: Ethics and Values: Demonstrate and safeguard ethics and integrity Organizational Awareness: Demonstrate corporate knowledge and sound judgment Development and Innovation: Take charge of self-development and take initiative 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 behavior 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 Appropriate and Transparent Decision Making: Demonstrate informed and transparent decision making FUNCTIONAL COMPETENCIES:  generating and researching information regarding the production;  developing content, writing TV Doc scripts,  sourcing potential interviewees for the production;  managing the logistics of getting people, resources and equipment together to the right place at the right time;  undertaking TV editing, interviewing and reporting duties as necessary;  checking that copyrights are cleared and understanding media law;  converting text, graphics, video and audio files into other formats;  producing and making use of user-generated content;  Ability to design documentary content to trigger viewers interest and action for a specific cause  Ability to work under tight deadlines and deliver on time;  Ability to follow instructions through a standard work process. Ability to perform routine tasks; Ability to check work for accuracy before completion of tasks. VI. Recruitment Qualifications Education and certification: Bachelor Degree or Professional training in TV production, Mass Communications and journalism, gender reporting etc. Experience: Five years of proven experience in TV Documentary production including all related responsibilities. Application Requirements: In addition to the Application Letter and CV, all applications must include the following:  Showreel/sample  Sample/s of previous work plan  Provide a sample script or storyboard for a previous done by you  Provide sample/s of subtitled videos produced by you with the original script  Financial Breakdown/ Cost of production Language Requirements: Excellent written and spoken English and fluent in Liberian English All interested applicants must submit an application letter, CV with a UN standard personal history form along with the other documents listed above and send to: . Please download the P11 form from The deadline for application is November 26, 2014. We will only consider applications with complete P11 attached. UN Women will only be able to respond to those applicants in whom UN Women has a further interest. UN Women does not solicit or screen for information in respect of HIV or AIDS and does not discriminate on the basis of HIV/AIDS status. Women are strongly encouraged to apply.
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