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Digital Media Consultant (Visual Communications)
|Advertised on behalf of :|
|Location :||New York, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA|
|Application Deadline :||06-Nov-19 (Midnight New York, USA)|
|Additional Category :||Gender Equality|
|Type of Contract :||Individual Contract|
|Post Level :||International Consultant|
|Languages Required :|
|Starting Date :|
(date when the selected candidate is expected to start)
|Duration of Initial Contract :||3 Months|
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. Placing women's rights at the center of all its efforts, UN Women leads and coordinates United Nations system efforts to ensure that commitments on gender equality and gender mainstreaming translate into action throughout the world.
In this context, the Communications section at UN Women Headquarters in New York, supports the positioning of women’s empowerment and gender equality as key issues on the international agenda and establishes UN Women’s role as the global authority. This entails developing and promoting high-quality visual and interactive content that communicates about UN Women’s work on its global website and social media platforms.
Due to the increasing demand for visual assets to better engage audiences across multiple distribution platforms , the Communications section seeks to enlist the services of a Digital Media Consultant (Visual Communications) specifically for 1) International Women’s Day and the Commission on the Status of Women in March, among other UN International Days, and 2) to support UN Women’s Generation Equality campaign. The consultant will support the Digital and Interactive Media Team Lead in the production of visual communications assets (simple and complex) on women’s rights and gender equality. The consultant will also support the Digital and Interactive Media Specialist in user and audience research to inform digital strategy.
Duties and Responsibilities
Under the supervision of the Digital & Interactive Media Team Lead, the Digital Media Consultant will be responsible for the following:
Visual communications production
Produce visual communications materials (including but not limited to infographics, simple or complex data visualizations, data cards, animated or illustrated gifs, banners) for UN Women’s website and social media platforms for key international days, events or campaigns, specifically International Women’s Day, CSW and Generation Equality Campaign. This includes:
Demonstrates consistency in upholding and promoting the values of UN Women in actions and decisions, in line with the UN Code of Conduct.
Cultural Sensitivity/Valuing diversity:
Demonstrates an appreciation of the multicultural nature of the organization and the diversity of its staff. Demonstrating an international outlook, appreciating differences in values and learning from cultural diversity.
Ethics and Values:
Demonstrates / Safeguards Ethics and Integrity.
Demonstrates corporate knowledge and sound judgment.
Developing and Empowering People / Coaching and Mentoring:
Working in Teams:
Team player and facilitates team work.
Communicating Information and Ideas:
Facilitates and encourages open communication in the team, communicates effectively.
Self-management and Emotional intelligence:
Creating synergies through self-control. Conflict Management / Negotiates and Resolves Disagreement.
Knowledge Sharing / Continuous Learning:
Learning and sharing knowledge and encourage the learning of others.
Required Skills and Experience
Additional Application Requirement
All applicants are required to submit a link to a portfolio of their art work demonstrating their expertise in graphic design, design layout, conceptual design thinking, data visualization and/or infographic design.
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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.