Naqoura, Lebanon: TV/Video Producer - UNIFIL (United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon)

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TV/Video Producer - UNIFIL (United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon)

Naqoura, Lebanon

Closing Date: 26th April 2019

The TV/Video Producer leads the Video Unit of UNIFIL Strategic Communications and Public Information section within the Division of Political and Civil Affairs (DPCA). He/she is responsible for overseeing and coordinating the production of high-quality video material for broadcast and multimedia use in support of the Mission's mandate implementation, to provide information and to publicize the Mission and its activities to a variety of audiences.

Manages the Video and Multimedia Unit of the Strategic Communications and Public Information section by:
Supervising and coordinating the work of the video unit’s staff and multimedia productions;
Preparing budgets and overseeing expenditure of productions, as well as procurement of equipment;
Taking overall responsibility for the Unit’s video and photo equipment, its maintenance and service.

Produces high-quality video material for broadcasting and multimedia outlets by:
Conceiving, preparing proposals, writing, filming and editing specific video features for use by Mission components and the UN Department of Public Information;
Conceive and implement regular public information campaigns;
Pitching feature stories that directly relate to UN priorities;
Proposing programme formats, technical approaches and innovations;
Broadcast Multimedia productions primarily through UNIFIL’s mission website and UNIFIL social media platforms in writing the content of video scripts for news and features;
Filming and editing high-quality format feature pieces and interviews for broadcasting and multimedia outlets for the Mission as required;
Performing principal video work covering the Mission’s activities, liaising with the Mission’s civilian, military and police components;
Shooting and editing high-quality, fast-paced short packages for use in multimedia digital platforms and social media;
Overseeing post-production work;
Maintain the Mission’s video archives

Maintaining daily contacts with news syndicators, broadcasters and other partners;
Providing stock footage, liaison services, as well as technical support to international and local press organizations.
Assists the Chief Strategic Communications and Public Information, and Spokesperson in drafting media reports and briefing UNIFIL leadership on media related issues.

Oversees and coordinates the use of video on digital platforms by:
Developing, driving and measuring the success of digital platform strategies;
Coordinating the distribution of news stories about UN activities in the field via all UNIFIL digital platforms;
Working closely with in-house IT services and engineers for problem-solving, as well as ongoing improvement efforts related to efficiency and ease of creating and posting to all digital platforms.
Perform other related public information tasks, as requested by the SCPI.

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