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ITU Videographer Photographer Job Vacancy

ITU Videographer/Photographer Job Vacancy

International Telecommunication Union (ITU) has announced a job vacancy for Videographer / Photographer. ITU is the leading United Nations agency for information and communication technologies. Here are the ITU Videographer/Photographer Job Vacancy details:

Functions: Videographer/Photographer 
Post Number: PM01/P3/760 
Deadline for Applications: 17 May 2011
Duration of Contract:  Two years   
Type of Appointment: Fixed-Term Appointment  

Duty Station:  Geneva, Switzerland 
Grade: P3 

JobsNigeriaPlus notes that the Videographer/Photographer  job  position is in the Strategic Planning and Membership Department within the General Secretariat which directs all the administrative and financial aspects of ITU’s activities.

Duties / Responsibilities include
Translate ITU strategic goals into creative, effective AV content and delivery across all appropriate platforms; Provide advice on the need for further coverage of specific programmes and topics and how AV strategy can be improved; Responsible for high-end video features and programmes of varying lengths. Conceptualize, storyboard, film and edit a variety of AV styles: documentary, news clips, promotions films and commercial spots. Design, create and deliver new and effective communications products and services; Direct production of video programmes on the activities of ITU, primarily for television and websites and more.

Qualifications required

Advanced university degree in journalism, filmmaking or communication with courses in cinematography and television production or a related field OR education in a reputed college of advanced education with a diploma of equivalent standard to that of an advanced university degree in one of the fields above. Technical training in video production is required. Technical training in photography would be an asset.

At least five years of progressively responsible experience in video production and photography or related field, including at least two at the international level. Media relations experience would be an asset; A Doctorate in a related field can be considered as a substitute for two years of working experience.

Excellent knowledge of one of the six official languages of the ITU (Arabic, Chinese, English, French, Russian, Spanish), and very good knowledge of a second official language. Knowledge of a third official language would be an advantage.

Competencies: JobsNigeriaPlus notes that specific competencies are required.

Possess strong creative vision to plan and execute video interviews/stories/documentaries; Ability to think strategically while not losing sight of the details; Ability and flexibility to implement a wide range of styles as required.

Technical competencies:
Versatile professional TV producer/cameraman/editor fully proficient in the use of both analogue and digital video; Thorough knowledge of digital equipment and processes including exporting to various platforms, compression, streaming and storage techniques; Advanced computer skills to use relevant software such as Finalcut Pro and other applications; Ability to organize and manage a small but full-fledged video and audio studio; Knowledge of both traditional and new multimedia is required; Experience with photography equipment including all functionalities of the camera and proficiency in photo editing and image catalogue software is required.

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