Audio-Visual Communication Officer

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This is a UNV National Specialist contract. This kind of contract is known as National UN Volunteer. It is normally only for nationals. More about UNV National Specialist contracts.

Over the years, the Communications unit considerably supported to boost the country office’s visibility and increased outreach to various partners. The unit carries out various activities to effectively tell the stories of the results on the ground. This includes but not limited to articles and success stories writing covering events and field visits related to UNDP activities. It is in this context that the UNDP Rwanda is seeking a National UN Volunteer to serve as the Audio- Visual Communications Officer to manage the audio-visual and creative communications related work as well social media. UNV will also support in ensuring smooth delivery of Cos Communications Strategy ensuring high quality, accurate and consistent of work. She / he will also promote a client-oriented approach aligned with UNDP rules and regulations. He/she will work closely with Communications Unit, Programme and Operations staff in the country office and with UNDP HQ staff to exchange information and ensure consistent service delivery.

Under the direct supervision of the Communications Analyst, the national UN Volunteer will undertake the following tasks: • Assist in the development and implementation of the overall UNDP Country Office Communications Strategy, with particular focus on the digital communication, designs of advocacy materials, among which are: preparing the design of documents, newsletters, brochures, flyers, invitations, posters, Creative infographics that reflect UNDP results; • Plan with program units to identify projects and results for which to highlight and produce creative advocacy designs; • Support and lead the design process of reports and presentations for printing, electronic distribution, and live delivery; • Design invitation for events with images and other related materials; • Deliver creative and innovative ideas for print, web, and interactive presentations; • Deliver creative graphic and technical solutions for use of new media, layout, and design of power-point presentations as needed; • Assist with design of social media assets daily; • Draft writes- ups to be published on the website, in newsletter, for brochures and flyers; • Assist in developing materials such as Press Releases, media advisories, etc; • Provide inputs in the development of donor communication materials; • Work with all units and partners to develop various products within stipulated budgets and set deadlines; • Ensure photo and video coverage of all UNDP events and field activities and shoot video footages; • Assist in establishing and maintain photos and videos archive; • Deliver high quality footage for broadcast or non-broadcast production; • Deliver high-quality photos that can be re-produced in print, multi-media and online formats; • Prepare photos and videos for social media use; • Produce materials for websites and TV including short documentaries, interviews, animation, coverage, etc. • Conduct thematic interviews with partners, beneficiaries and other stakeholders linked to UNDP projects; • Handle continuous restructuring of the website to ensure it answers to the changing needs of UNDP’s audiences; • Undertake various other communication-related tasks for the Country Office as required, including administration of communication activities.

  Adaptability and Flexibility

    Appropriate and Transparent Decision Making
Client Orientation
Commitment and Motivation
Commitment to Continuous Learning
Development and Innovation
    Ethics and Values
Judgement and Decision-making
Knowledge Sharing
Planning and Organizing
Respect for Diversity
Organizational Awareness
Conflict Management 
Working in Teams

• Relevant work experience in a similar full-time job at national level
• Proven experience in daily management of websites, and social media, • Experience in Web Management and/or social media, will be an added advantage • Conversant with Content Management Systems, Joomla, Drupal and the use of Windows computer applications • Excellent command of English, both oral and in writing • Outstanding drafting skills in creative story writing in development work

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Accommodations are found easily and at the relevant standards and recreation infrastructures (swimming pools, aerobics, etc…) can be found in the various places.

Shops and markets are available with necessary items including imported goods, home furnishings and electrical appliances and vehicles spare parts.

Public and private health facilities are available in Kigali and some of them such as King Faisal Hospital, Legacy Clinic, Hôpital la Croix du Sud, etc …work with CIGNA insurance. The above Hospitals have necessary health equipment; ambulances, adequate health services and can handle any emergency.

Kigali is an exceptionally safe city. However, in case of emergency, there are several emergency numbers in Kigali, so be sure to know which to call. You can reach the police on a special line by dialling 999. Fire fighters can be reached at 111 and the emergency services are at 112. If you have or see a traffic accident, call 113.

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