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New York, USA: Video Editing Assistant - UN (Department of Global Communications)

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Video Editing Assistant - UN (Department of Global Communications)

New York, USA

Closing Date: 12th October 2022

Org. Setting and Reporting

This position is located in the Video Section (VS), News and Content Branch (NCB), News and Media Division (NMD) of the Department of Global Communications (DGC). The UN Video Section produces video content highlighting a wide range of priority themes and issues on the United Nations agenda, including climate change, the Sustainable Development Goals, human rights and gender equality. The Incumbent reports to the Chief of Section.

Within delegated authority, the Video Editing Assistant, under the direct supervision of the Chief of Section, the incumbent is responsible for the following duties:
  • Provide technical support, recording and editing of TV and multimedia production and post-production; Set-up and operate state-of-the-art computer-controlled video editing systems, videotape recorders, computerized editing controllers, video switchers, color video monitors, test signal generators, audio signal processing equipment and other related video systems to produce quality video programs;
  • Edit audiovisual systems using hardware and software to produce short and long format video features and news programs for major broadcasters, both domestic and international;
  • Work with Hi-Definition (HD), and 4K programs, TV editing software and high end digital effects to provide high quality video and audio services for off-line and on-line broadcast production;
  • Upload video as needed;
  • Create links for download by partner broadcasters, as needed;
  • Report equipment problems, make emergency repairs or troubleshooting and ensure that repairs are made to the equipment when necessary and possible;
  • Create, review, maintain and edit as appropriate technical documentation, ensuring that all works are correctly documented;
  • Coordinate with TV producers, “on-air talent” and correspondents to edit and assemble news programs and studio shoots;
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

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