The United Nations Careers Need A Multimedia Production Officer

A current staff member who holds a fixed-term, permanent or continuing appointment may apply for temporary positions no more than one level above his or her current grade. However, a current staff member who holds an appointment at the G-6 or G-7 level may also apply to temporary positions in the Professional category up to and including the P-3 level, subject to meeting all eligibility and other requirements for the position. A staff member holding a temporary appointment shall be regarded as an external candidate when applying for other positions.

Job Responsibilities: 

– Takes the lead in strategy, planning, development in producing a range of daily audio and multi-media content in promoting universal ideas of the organization (e.g. global promotion initiatives, public information programmes across regions, broad-reaching subject specific issues, etc.); where appropriate, to media organizations and the public around the world.

-Organizes daily editorial meetings to identify and prioritize coverage of news and features.
Provide editorial guidance to all language teams and sources audio and social media content to accompany content production.

-Identifies sources to promote and maintain regular communication with broadcasting organizations and seeks feedback on the use of programmes and products of the relevant language unit.

-Provides advice and expertise to managers, senior officers and other public information staff on a range of public affairs issues related to the timely and comprehensive production of radio, online, and multimedia news and related content for target audiences.

Job Qualifications: Professionalism: Knowledge of different aspects of public information and communication. Ability to address a range of issues in the context of political developments, public attitudes and local conditions.

-Ability to rapidly analyze and integrate diverse information from varied sources.

– Ability to diplomatically handle sensitive situations with target audiences and cultivate productive relationships.

-Planning& Organizing: Develops clear goals that are consistent with agreed strategies; identifies priority activities and assignments; adjusts priorities as required; allocates appropriate amount of time and resources for completing work; foresees risks and allows for contingencies when planning; monitors and adjusts plans and actions as necessary; uses time efficiently.

-Advanced university degree (Master’s degree or equivalent) in communication, journalism, international relations, public administration or related field. A first-level university degree in combination with qualifying experience may be accepted in lieu of the advanced university degree.

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