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  • Bachelor's degree
  • Media, communications, languages
  • Expert (non-managerial)
  • Full Time
  • Temporary
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Job Summary

UN Women is the UN organization dedicated to gender equality and the empowerment of women. A global champion for women and girls, UN Women was established to accelerate progress on meeting their needs worldwide. UN Women supports UN Member States as they set global standards for achieving gender equality and works with governments and civil society to design laws, policies, programmes and services needed to implement these standards.


  1. Degree in journalism, filmmaking or related field.
  1. Minimum 5 years’ experience in journalism and filmmaking.
  1. Fluency in English;
  2. Knowledge of other UN languages (French, Spanish, Arabic) an asset.


Working under the guidance of the Communication Specialist and in close collaboration with the programme focal points, the videographers will capture UN Women’s programme activities and events, keeping in mind culture, gender and other diverse sensitivities as per UN Women guidelines. The videos produced should be usable for diverse audiences and have universal appeal.

The videographers’ tasks may include the following, among others:

  1. Collect original/copyright images, footage, and short interviews for the clips;
  2. Develop drafts of the video clips for VA21 and UN Women communications team review;
  3. Finalization of the video clips;
  4. Edit provided footages and interviews into a variety of video deliverables intended for broadcast, web, social media outlets, and UN Women internal use;
  5. Draft scripts, outlines and storyboards for original content production;
  6. Edit field footages into short branded videos about UN Women initiatives;
  7. Share and submit subsequent cuts – at least two rounds (a rough and fine cut) – until finalization and delivery of a final cut.
Videographers Requirements:
  1. Contracted videographers will use their own equipment; cameras, microphones, software and other accessories that may be required for the tasks;
  2. Videographers will not give the films or any part thereof, to any third party without the written permission of UN Women. The films and all their components such as footage, music, sound bites, etc. will be a property of UN Women, and the agency will not share the same with anyone else;
  3. Videographers will not put their own name or logo/emblem in or on the films. The only organization branding in the film will be UN Women. UN Women may choose to add the name or a logo of any other partner organization, including government.
UN Women Responsibilities:

  1. UN Women will provide all details pertaining to the activities to be filmed;
  2. UN Women will provide all the expected components of the final films;
  3. UN Women Will provide feedback/support/guidance during the development of the films;
  4. UN Women will orient the videographers on its branding guidelines.
Copyright and Rights:
  1. UN Women will have exclusive rights to the all the footage and final products;
  2. UN Women will provide releases and the producers will be responsible for coordinating all releases from interviewees and anyone appearing in new footage;
  3. UN Women has the right to use the videos in perpetuity in web and on multimedia platforms and upload any still images to our photo database;
  4. UN Women can provide the raw video footages to other UN organizations or the media at no cost, as is the practice.

General Information

Salary rangeNot specified
Additional informationNot specified
Contract type: Temporary
Job type: Full Time
Location: Nairobi
Area of work: Media, communications, languages
Seniority: Expert (non-managerial)

Job Requirements

Required education: Bachelor's degree
Required relevant work experience: 5 years
Required skills: Visual communication ; Reporting; Brand management; Film and video production; Film and video editing
Required languages: English (Spoken: fluent | Written: fluent)

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UNDP is the UN's global development network, advocating for change and connecting countries to knowledge, experience and resources to help build a better life. In November 1964, an agreement was signed between the Government of Kenya and the UN System. UNDP was at the time known as the Technical Assistance Board (TAB). The Resident Representative of TAB Mr. B Chidzero signed on behalf of other agencies for the commencement of operations in Kenya.

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