UN Women, grounded in the vision of equality enshrined in the Charter of the United Nations, works for the elimination of discrimination against women and girls; the empowerment of women; and the achievement of equality between women and men as partners and beneficiaries of development, human rights, humanitarian action and peace and security.
Created by UN Women, the HeForShe solidarity movement for gender equality provides a systematic approach and targeted platform on which men and boys can engage and become change agents towards the achievement of gender equality. HeForShe invites men and boys to build on the work of the women’s movement as equal partners, crafting and implementing a shared vision of gender equality that will benefit all of humanity. For more information, visit http://www.heforshe.org/en
UN Women is seeking the services of a professional Photographer who will assist the organisation to document its various projects, activities, and success stories through photography between the period of January – December 2017. UN Women will provide creative and thematic input to the Photographer.
Duties and Responsibilities
1. Provide creative input to the whole photo shooting in line with audio-visual identity
2. Abide by UN Women Photo, Quality, Copyright and Intellectual Property policies set out below:
UN Women Photo Policy
The Photographer will capture high resolution photographs around key HeForShe events in the US and globally.
Specific fields to be populated in the metadata:
Photos should be delivered as high-resolution jpeg or raw files (minimum requirements: 300 dpi at 8 x 10 inches)
Copyright and Rights:
All information pertaining to this project (documentary, digital, cyber, project documents, etc.) belonging to UN Women, which the Photographer may come into contact with in the performance of his/her, duties under this assignment shall remain the property of UN Women who shall have exclusive rights over their use. Except for purposes of this assignment, the information shall not be disclosed to the public nor used in whatever without written permission of UN Women in line with the national and International Copyright Laws applicable.
UN Women shall provide necessary support to the Photographer in order to execute the assignment during the duration of the consultancy. These shall include:
Integrity: Demonstrate consistency in upholding and promoting the values of UN Women in actions and decisions, in line with the UN Code of Conduct.
Professionalism: Demonstrate professional competence and expert knowledge of the pertinent substantive areas of work.
Respect for Diversity: Demonstrate an appreciation of the multicultural nature of the organization and the diversity of its staff. Demonstrate an international outlook, appreciating difference in values and learning from cultural diversity.
Ethics and Values: Demonstrate and safeguard ethics and integrity
Organizational Awareness: Demonstrate corporate knowledge and sound judgment
Development and Innovation: Take charge of self-development and take initiative
Work in teams: Demonstrate ability to work in a multicultural, multi ethnic environment and to maintain effective working relations with people of different national and cultural backgrounds.
Communicating and Information Sharing: Facilitate and encourage open communication and strive for effective communication
Self-management and Emotional Intelligence: Stay composed and positive even in difficult moments, handle tense situations with diplomacy and tact, and have a consistent behavior towards others
Conflict Management: Surface conflicts and address them proactively acknowledging different feelings and views and directing energy towards a mutually acceptable solution.
Continuous Learning and Knowledge Sharing: Encourage learning and sharing of knowledge
Appropriate and Transparent Decision Making: Demonstrate informed and transparent decision making
Excellent organizational skills
Ability to be self-motivated, with a strong entrepreneurial spirit
Ability to manage multiple tasks effectively
Ability to command trust and authority from external and internal stakeholders
Required Skills and Experience
High school diploma or similar is required. Bachelors degree in photography or similar topic is desirable
Fluency in English is required
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