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UNICEF 15 day contract in Cambodia

Job Opportunity
Photographer
(Vacancy NºASM/10/022)

The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), Cambodia Country Office, is seeking to hire a qualified Photographer for a consultancy assignment in Cambodia to provide professional photographs to illustrate an information package (Country kit) for UNICEF Cambodia‘s new country programme.

Main Duties and Responsibilities:

1. Take best quality photographs to illustrate five thematic booklets providing information on the main issues affecting children and women in Cambodia. 2. Take a series of photographs to illustrate a funding overview for UNICEF Cambodia and individual funding outlines for each of UNICEF’s areas of work in the new country programme. 3. Take quality photographs for the production of two posters (A2 size, 42cm x 59.4cm) illustrating some of UNICEF Cambodia’s key priorities. 4. Establish an image bank of photographs and captions through a database and/or CD-rom.

Minimum Qualifications and Experience:

1. Advanced university degree in a relevant field of study (photography, graphic arts, design). 2. 5 years direct relevant professional experience. 3. Fluency in English required.

Competencies required:

1. Excellent demonstrable photographic skills. 2. Ability to write detailed captions in English. 3. Knowledge of UNICEF brand, design and imagery guidelines is desirable.

Duration of Contract: 15 days

Submission of Applications:
Applications will be considered only if accompanied by an updated CV and P11 form, as well as the two most recent performance appraisals or performance evaluation reports to: UNICEF Cambodia, Human Resources Unit, No. 11, Street 75, Sangkat Sraschark, Phnom Penh, Cambodia; or via email to cbdhrvacancies@unicef.org

Please include the title and vacancy number of this notice in all correspondence. The Personal History Form (P11) in MS Word format can be downloaded from www.unicef.org
Regret letters will only be sent to shortlisted candidates. All applications are treated with strict confidentiality.

The deadline for receipt of applications is 30 July 2010.
UNICEF is a smoke-free environment.
UNICEF is committed to gender equality in its mandate and its staff.
Well qualified candidates, particularly women, are strongly encouraged to apply.

by [a former member] at 2010-07-22 14:20:52 UTC | Bookmark | | Report spam→

30 Jul 2010 00:07
Seems a shame to limit the pool to those with an “advanced university degree in a relevant field of study (photography, graphic arts, design)”….

by Tamara Gentuso | 23 Jul 2010 20:07 | Boston, United States | | Report spam→
What are the “two most recent performance appraisals or performance evaluation reports” to which you referred? Are these supposed to be from reference/previous employers? The app asks for references who can be contacted . . .

by PJ Heller | 24 Jul 2010 00:07 | Southern California, United States | | Report spam→
What is the starting date for this contract?

by Tracey Shelton | 24 Jul 2010 11:07 | Erbil, Iraq | | Report spam→
Well qualified candidates, “particularly women”

I guess that pretty much rules me out!

by Keith Dunlop | 25 Jul 2010 22:07 | | Report spam→
I don´t want to be misunderstood here as a blind follower without opinion but if I could not say anything better than that:

“I’m glad you brought up N.G.O.’s, because that has become a real game. Like we work for these N.G.O.’s, right? It’s advertising, so that they can raise money and they can continue to do the good that they do. We get all upset if a photographer shoots for Shell or BP. But when we think in terms of photographing for certain nonprofit organizations who have a lot of money, and we become their spokesperson, we start to lose our objectivity.”

Staley Greene for the NY Lens Blog

by account not in use | 27 Jul 2010 16:07 | Rome, Italy | | Report spam→
too bad
I am a smoker….

by donal husni | 29 Jul 2010 14:07 | BSD, Indonesia | | Report spam→
Wish I knew about this earlier.

by Kevin C. Downs | 31 Jul 2010 03:07 | Brooklyn, NY, United States | | Report spam→
Well, “particular women” would rule me out, since they always seem to do that. Does not sound too bad for this sort of thing. Has anyone worked for UNICEF out there? This opportunity has lapsed, but does anyone have experience with these forms? Do they keep you on file?

by John Louis Lassen Perry | 05 Aug 2010 02:08 | New York, United States | | Report spam→
UNICEF is committed to gender equality in its mandate and its staff.
Well qualified candidates, particularly women, are strongly encouraged to apply”

This does not rule out male candidates. It is common language in this kind of institutions.

by Nacho Hernandez | 05 Aug 2010 03:08 | Manila, Philippines | | Report spam→

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Participants

Tamara Gentuso, freelance photojournalist Tamara Gentuso
freelance photojournalist
Nashville, Tennessee , United States ( BNA )
PJ Heller, Freelance Photojournalist PJ Heller
Freelance Photojournalist
(Freelance Photojournalist)
Southern California , United States ( SBA )
Tracey Shelton, Writer / Photographer / M Tracey Shelton
Writer / Photographer / M
Misrata , Libya
Keith Dunlop, Keith Dunlop
Port Au Prince , Haiti
account not in use, account not in use
Bangkok , Thailand
donal husni, Photographer donal husni
Photographer
(Photographer)
Serpong , Indonesia
Kevin C. Downs, Photographer Kevin C. Downs
Photographer
(Documentary Photographer)
Camden, Nj , United States
John Louis Lassen Perry, Photoanthropologist John Louis Lassen Perry
Photoanthropologist
Jersey City , United States
Nacho Hernandez, Photographer Nacho Hernandez
Photographer
(Philippines)
Manila , Philippines


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