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National Individual Contractors: 2 Videographers to document UNICEF’s work in Moldova

from UN Children's Fund
Closing date: 29 Mar 2019

UNICEF Moldova is seeking 2 professional videographers to supply video production services on an as needed basis for the duration of 11 months (with possibility of extension). The selected materials will be used for UNICEF advocacy and communication purposes.

Objectives of the consultancy:

The contractors shall provide UNICEF with videography services on the situation of children & women in support of UNICEF's advocacy and programme communication activities.

Details of how the work should be delivered:

The Contractors will be expected to deliver any of the following as required during the whole duration of the contract:

  • Production of video (script writing, videography, editing, audio balancing, sub-titling, format exporting, archiving raw and edited work etc.) according to UNICEF standards. All videos produced must be of the highest quality to adequately represent the organization. The optimal standards are: 1080 25p/1080 29.97p or 30p. All material should be shot in 16:9, HD 1080;
  • The contractors shall use their own HD quality video camera and professional editing software;
  • Edit the footage in line with the script agreed and approved by UNICEF focal person and produce a professional quality package / report / PSA of broadcast quality;
  • Record and edit narration / voice over where needed in according with guidance from relevant UNICEF focal person;
  • Embed sub-titles in the video as per need;
  • Audio balance the final product and convert it in formats for use on TV, radio, web;
  • Clearly identify location, name and age of interviewees, quotes and any relevant details;
  • Include appropriate UNICEF branding and crediting of UNICEF ownership for the produced videos.
  • Archive the edited output in DV and DVD format along with professional log.
  • Reporting requirements

    The contractors will report to the Communication Officer, who will regularly communicate with the contractors and provide feedback and guidance on their performance and all other necessary support so to achieve objectives of the assignment, as well as remain aware of any upcoming issues related to contractors’ performance and quality of work.

    Qualifications and experience:

    The contractors are expected to possess the following qualifications:

  • At least five years of experience in videography/video editing, experience of editing using Final Cut Pro;
  • Demonstrated experience of conception, production and editing of mini video documentaries and PSAs;
  • Experience covering social, humanitarian and development subjects will be an asset,
  • Experience with UNICEF and /or other UN agencies and INGOs will be an asset;
  • Knowledge on ethical standards in reporting on issues related to children will be an asset;
  • Excellent command of Romanian and Russian; English will considered an asset.
  • For more details on deliverables and minimum requirements, please refer to attached Terms of reference (ToR)


    HOW TO APPLY: Your online application should contain twoseparate attachments: Technical Proposal and FinancialProposal (templates below). Please secure the Financial Proposal *.pdf document with a password on document view; the password will be requested only from technically qualified candidates.

    Technical Proposal Videographer 2019.docx

    Financial Proposal Videographer 2019.xlsx

    Applications for thisassignmentmust be received no later than:29March 2019.

    UNICEF is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages all candidates, irrespective of gender, nationality, religious and ethnic backgrounds, including persons living with disabilities, to apply to become a part of the organization.

    UNICEF has a zero-tolerance policy on conduct that is incompatible with the aims and objectives of the United Nations and UNICEF, including sexual exploitation and abuse, sexual harassment, abuse of authority and discrimination. UNICEF also adheres to strict child safeguarding principles. All selected candidates will, therefore, undergo rigorous reference and background checks, and will be expected to adhere to these standards and principles.


    Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and advanced to the next stage of the selection process.

    How to apply:

    UNICEF is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages qualified female and male candidates from all national, religious and ethnic backgrounds, including persons living with disabilities, to apply to become a part of our organization. To apply, click on the following link