United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF)

National Communication Consultant (Multimedia Content Producer)

United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF)

Job Description

The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) in Phnom Penh, Cambodia is looking to hire a national Communication Consultant as Multimedia Content Producer. The consultant will work under the UNICEF communication section. If you are passionate about making a lasting difference for children in Cambodia, UNICEF would like to hear from you.

UNICEF works in some of the world’s toughest places, to reach the world’s most disadvantaged children. To save their lives. To defend their rights. To help them fulfill their potential.

Across 190 countries and territories, we work for every child, everywhere, every day, to build a better world for everyone.

And we never give up.

For every child, vaccines

UNICEF Cambodia is working closely with the Ministry of Health (MoH) and the World Health Organisation (WHO) to prepare the country for the roll-out of the eventual vaccines. One of the key areas of intervention is Communication. The consultant will work to create multimedia content with relevance to two key pillars of the communication strategy for the roll-out of the Covid-19 vaccines:  raising awareness, knowledge, and confidence around COVID-19 immunization services among key target groups so they know who, why, how, where and when they can receive COVID-19 vaccines; and building public trust and fighting mis/disinformation related to vaccines.  The consultant’s expertise contributes to delivering high quality, engaging content, and responding promptly to a dynamic situation.

How can you make a difference?

Under the supervision of chief of Communication, creates content related to the COVID-19 communication strategy, in particular as related to graphic Design, publication layout, social media graphics, leaflets, posters, videos, photo esseys, audio tracks, etc. The consultant will act a focal point of managing and updating UNICF public website and work with the communication, health and C4D teams to provide content access to relevant partners. S/he will ensure that the photo/video database (WeShare) is up to date with all available assets for the wider UNICEF family.

To qualify as an advocate for every child you will have…


  • Completion of mater degree in a relevant field (Journalism, art, design, social studies, etc)
  • Specialized training in art or design an asset
  • Specialized training in video and photography
  • Advanced level of computer proficiency and familiarity with design software and technology such as photoshop, Canva, Illustrator, Premiere and other graphic package.

  • Minimum 1 years’ experience in communication, particularly relating to Graphic Design with a strong command of graphic-design software use
  • Minimum 1 years’ experience in Digital Media production such as video and photo production and post-production with sample of relevant work
  • Experience in using and developing websites, ability to update regularly with proper captioning and description, per UNICEF global guidelines and standards
  • Experience in producing visual content for social media purposes
  • Excellence in working cross-culture environment
  • Experience in filming video and shooting photographs with DSLR cameras such as the Cannon models
  • Proven experience on Mac & PC video and photo editing platforms
  • Experience in developing video and written content
  • Demonstrate ability to work autonomously and achieve outcome
  • Previous experience working with UNICEF or other international development organization is an asset
  • Excellence in written, verbal and Interpersonal Communication skills (Khmer and English)
  • Ability to work under pressure and to meet deadlines
  • Strong drive for results, setting high standard for quality of work
Please find the details term of reference for this assignment  Term of Reference (national communication consultant).pdf For every Child, you demonstrate…

UNICEF's values of Care, Respect, Integrity, Trust, and Accountability (CRITA) and core competencies in Communication, Working with People and Drive for Results.

The UNICEF competencies required for this post are...

Technical competencies (evidenced by production portfolio):

  • Demonstrated professional competence and knowledge of the areas of work
  • Proven expertise in graphic design materials
  • Video production including filming, story development, sophisticated editing techniques

  • Ability to work quickly and responsively
  • Ability to work independently
  • Demonstrates integrity and high ethical standards
  • Displays cultural, gender, religion, race, nationality and age sensitivity and adaptability
  • Treats all people fairly without favouritism
  • Fulfils all obligations to gender sensitivity and zero tolerance for sexual harassment

  • Strong command of Khmer and English
To view our competency framework, please visit here.

Click here to learn more about UNICEF’s values and competencies.

UNICEF is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages all candidates, irrespective of gender, nationality, religious and ethnic backgrounds, including persons living with disabilities, to apply to become a part of the organization.

UNICEF has a zero-tolerance policy on conduct that is incompatible with the aims and objectives of the United Nations and UNICEF, including sexual exploitation and abuse, sexual harassment, abuse of authority and discrimination. UNICEF also adheres to strict child safeguarding principles. All selected candidates will be expected to adhere to these standards and principles and will therefore undergo rigorous reference and background checks. Background checks will include the verification of academic credential(s) and employment history. Selected candidates may be required to provide additional information to conduct a background check.


Only Cambodian national will be considered for this position. Shortlisted candidates will be contacted and advance to the next stage of the selection process.

Individuals engaged under a consultancy or individual contract will not be considered “staff members” under the Staff Regulations and Rules of the United Nations and UNICEF’s policies and procedures, and will not be entitled to benefits provided therein (such as leave entitlements and medical insurance coverage). Their conditions of service will be governed by their contract and the General Conditions of Contracts for the Services of Consultants and Individual Contractors. Consultants and individual contractors are responsible for determining their tax liabilities and for the payment of any taxes and/or duties, in accordance with local or other applicable laws.

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