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New York, USA: Multimedia Video Features Producer - UN

Job Vacancy: 
Multimedia Video Features Producer - UN

New York, USA

Deadline: 23rd June 2023

Org. Setting and Reporting
This position is located in the UN Video Section, News and Content Branch, News and Media Division, under the Department of Global Communications. The UN Video Section produces human-centred, global stories on important UN issues affecting humanity, development, peace and security, human rights, gender, climate, and the environment. Videos highlighting the work of the United Nations around strategic communications priorities, events and campaigns are created for digital and broadcast use, including using the art of story-telling to cover untold story angles from places that are often inaccessible to most reporters. UN Video programmes give a voice to the voiceless reaching millions of households worldwide. The incumbent reports to the Chief of the Video Section.

Within delegated authority, the TV/Video Producer will be responsible for the following duties:
  • Produces, films and edits high quality long-format, character-driven feature pieces and interviews for broadcast television and multimedia outlets, as required. Conducts research work for United Nations productions and co-productions; Pitches feature stories that directly relate to UN priorities; Proposes programme formats, technical approaches and innovations; Takes initiative in researching distribution partners; Oversees post-production and editing of video products; ensures proper archiving of all produced material.
  • Coordinates and implements social media communication projects for the Video Section; Collaborates with Video Section's colleagues on identifying best practices for social media and other digital platforms; Develops, produces, drives and measures the success of digital platform strategies; Manages Video Feature Section's social media outreach including developing and posting content in close collaboration with other social media teams.
  • Shoots and edits high quality, fast-paced short packages for use in multimedia digital platforms and social media; Writes the content and approach of video treatments and scripts for news, feature and documentary stories.
  • Trains colleagues within and beyond the section in shooting, editing and other related skills.
  • Assists with distribution across all languages and formats to ensure broader and engaged audiences for video content.
  • Identifies key contacts/constituencies and opportunities for strategic partnerships and promotion to facilitate communication efforts and maintains working relationships with the same.
  • Undertakes any other assignments given.

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