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Dakar, Senegal: Video Producer Consultant - UN Women

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Job Vacancy: Video Producer Consultant - UN Women

Location: Dakar, Senegal


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 has the mandate to lead and coordinate United Nations system efforts to ensure that commitments on gender equality and gender mainstreaming translate into action throughout the world. It provides strong and coherent leadership in support of Member States' priorities and efforts, building effective partnerships with civil society and other relevant actors.

UN Women Regional Office West and Central Africa is looking for a professional video producer who will provide the requested services on a retainer basis, in charge of producing high quality video products either for for the UN Women website, or social media. The retainer contract will not be engaged on full-time basis but only when required by UN Women Regional Office West and Central.

Duties and Responsibilities


Under the guidance of regional the Communication specialist, the video producer will work closely with UN Women Regional Office West and Central to produce high quality video products.

  • Conduct research on background footage
  • Plan and execute footage collecting / coverage activities
  • Develop scripts incorporating interviews, new footage, background footage, logos/graphics/job titles, and background music;
  • Based on the script, produce a FIRST DRAFT;
  • Make up to two rounds of suggested changes to produce finished products
  • Deliver short and longue videos (2 to 10 minutes)
  • Use high quality multimedia equipment and software
  • Providing two (2) video files of the FINAL VERSION in full resolution HD and converted to H264 for web.


This assignment will be in the form of long-term retainer contract and initially for one year period. The video producer will not be engaged on a full-time basis but only when required by the UN Women Regional Office West and Central.
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