Multimedia Assistant

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This is a G-3 contract. This kind of contract is known as General Service and related categories. It is normally only for nationals. It usually requires 3 years of experience, depending on education. More about G-3 contracts.

**OVERVIEW** ------------ Post Number : 1ITSC1038/1033TP Grade : G-3 Parent Sector : Natural Sciences Sector (SC) Duty Station: Trieste Job Family: Communication and Information Type of contract : Fixed Term Duration of contract : 2 years Recruitment open to : Internal and external candidates Application Deadline (Midnight Paris Time) : 22-FEB-2021 UNESCO Core Values: Commitment to the Organization, Integrity, Respect for Diversity, Professionalism Long Description ---------------- **Two (2) identical vacant posts** **(Only candidates who are entitled to work in the E.U. can apply to this position)** **OVERVIEW OF THE FUNCTIONS OF THE POST** ----------------------------------------- Founded in 1964 by the late Nobel Laureate Abdus Salam and located in Trieste (Italy), the Abdus Salam International Centre for Theoretical Physics (ICTP) seeks to accomplish its mandate by providing scientists from developing countries with the continuing education and skills that they need to enjoy long and productive careers. ICTP has been a major force in stemming the scientific brain drain from the developing world. For more than 50 years, ICTP has been a driving force behind global efforts to advance scientific expertise in the developing world. Under the direct supervision of the System and Network Assistant and under the overall supervision of the Head of ICTS, the incumbent will perform audio/video recordings and its post-production processing of lectures, interviews and video material, will provide support to audio and video conferencing in the lecture halls and for virtual meetings and to the speakers in the lecture halls during events. The incumbent will also take group photos of activities/participants. Essential responsibilities include: - Perform video recordings ICTP activities and other events using the audio/video recording equipment. Perform basic post-production activities for all types of multimedia productions, using the specialized software. Upload videos to repositories at ICTP and on the internet. - Provide basic technical assistance for the audio and video presentations for conferences and virtual meetings. Provide support to the speakers in the lecture halls during events and manage the facilities in the lecture rooms. **COMPETENCIES (Core / Managerial)** ------------------------------------ Accountability (C) Communication (C) Innovation (C) Knowledge sharing and continuous improvement (C) Planning and organizing (C) Results focus (C) Teamwork (C) **-** ----- For detailed information, please consult the [UNESCO Competency Framework]( **REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS** --------------------------- ***EDUCATION*** - Completed secondary, technical and/or vocational school. ***WORK EXPERIENCE*** - At least two (2) years of relevant working experience in administrative/technical support services. - Experience in post-production activities (audio and video editing). ***SKILLS/COMPETENCIES*** - Good knowledge of standard computer hardware and software applications. - Good knowledge of video recording equipment. - Ability to work quickly and efficiently under pressure with minimum supervision. - Ability to work in a team. - Good interpersonal, communication and organizational skills. ***LANGUAGES*** - Excellent/very good knowledge (spoken and written) of English. **DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS** ---------------------------- ***SKILLS/COMPETENCIES*** - Working knowledge of software for post production of videos (e.g. Final Cut). ***LANGUAGES*** - Good knowledge (spoken and written) of Italian. **ADDITIONAL INFORMATION** -------------------------- Only candidates who are entitled to work in the E.U. may apply to this position. Please note that for this position UNESCO will not reimburse expenses such as travel in connection with interviews, tests and relocation. **BENEFITS AND ENTITLEMENTS** ----------------------------- UNESCO’s salaries consist of a basic salary and other benefits which may include if applicable: 30 days annual leave, family allowance, medical insurance, pension plan etc. For more information in benefits and entitlements, please consult [ICSC website.]( **SELECTION AND RECRUITMENT PROCESS** ------------------------------------- Please note that all candidates must complete an on-line application and provide complete and accurate information. To apply, please visit the [UNESCO careers website.]( No modifications can be made to the application submitted. The evaluation of candidates is based on the criteria in the vacancy notice, and may include tests and/or assessments, as well as a competency-based interview. UNESCO uses communication technologies such as video or teleconference, e-mail correspondence, etc. for the assessment and evaluation of candidates. Please note that only selected candidates will be further contacted and candidates in the final selection step will be subject to reference checks based on the information provided. **Footer** ---------- UNESCO applies a zero tolerance policy against all forms of harassment. UNESCO is committed to achieve and sustain gender parity among its staff members in all categories and at all grades. Furthermore, UNESCO is committed to achieving workforce diversity in terms of gender, nationality and culture. Individuals from minority groups, indigenous groups and persons with disabilities, as well as nationals from non-and under-represented Member States [(last update here)]( are equally encouraged to apply. All applications will be treated with the highest level of confidentiality. Worldwide mobility is required for staff members appointed to international posts. UNESCO does not charge a fee at any stage of the recruitment process.

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