Professional Photographer - National Serbia, Kosovo

Organization: Unicef

Country: Kosovo

Closing date: Friday, 19 February 2021

Professional Photographer - National

Job no: 538030

Position type: Consultancy

Location: Serbia Division/Equivalent: CEE/CIS

School/Unit: Republic of Serbia

Department/Office: Kosovo (UN SC resolution 1244)

Categories: Communication for Development (C4D), Consultancy

Title: Professional Photographer - National

Type of engagement: Consultant

Duty Station: Prishtina

Duration: 10 Months

Purpose of Activities:

In line with UNICEF’s communication and public advocacy strategy, the consultant will provide high-quality and creative photographs to support the documentation, communication and advocacy needs of the UNICEF Kosovo Programme Office.

Scope of Work:

The key deliverables would be the following:

Take high-resolution photographs (minimum resolution of 2000 x 3000 pixels; 6 mega pixels with zero compression in JPEG and/or PNG formats), according to UNICEF photography guidelines.

Provide captions with locations and names for photos depicting 1-2 persons and small groups that don’t fall under the category of "mass." Date when photo was captured, and other relevant information should also be provided. All information, including complete name of photographer should be embedded in the metadata.

Select best photos related to each task (minimum of 15 and maximum of 30) in consultation with the Communications team.

Photographs will be provided in raw format and optimized resolution via file transfer service or an external memory medium.

Photographs must be provided in high quality suitable for printing, processing or publishing.

Tags c4d communication for development journalism

Obtain consent forms with complete information and duly signed by children’s guardians and stakeholders

# of photographs developed and shared with UNICEF

Timeline: March - December 2021

Tasks/Milestone: A set of 15 to 30 edited/optimized photos with the original files retained.

Deliverables/Outputs: # of photographs developed and shared with UNICEF

Timeline: March - December 2021

Tasks/Milestone: Signed consent for photos depicting 1-2 persons and small groups that don’t fall under the category of "mass".

Deliverables/Outputs: # of consent forms signed shared with UNICEF

Time line: March - December 2021

Minimum Qualifications required:

Completion of university degree in a relevant field is an advantage;
Knowledge/Expertise/Skills required:

Proven ability in photography and ability to assimilate and communicate complex visual messages in an engaging and user-friendly manner;
Advanced knowledge and skills of MS Office, including Adobe Suites and other editing tools is required;
At least four (4) years of professional photography documentation, processing and editing photos;
Extensive experience in covering emergencies and conflict-areas

Previous experience working with UN / INGO sector;
Knowledgeable on ethical journalism & photography;
Willingness to travel and be assigned in emergency mission around the Kosovo;
Interested candidates are required to submit detailed financial offer as below described:

Price for 2 hours service (single place visiting / shooting service within Prishtina) _________Eur

Price for 4 hour service (more locations shooing in Prishtina or nearby Prishtina) _________Eur

Price for 8 hours service (whole day) within Kosovo municipalities (outside Prishtina) _________Eur

Advertised: Feb 10 2021 Central Europe Standard Time Application close: Feb 19 2021 Central Europe Standard Time