Multimedia Assistant 01.05.2018

  • Added Date: Sunday, 15 April 2018
  • Deadline Date: Tuesday, 01 May 2018

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OSCE Special Monitoring Mission to Ukraine
Local Contracted
Media Affairs
10 April 2018
1 May 2018 - 23:59 Central European Time (CET)

The OSCE Special Monitoring Mission to Ukraine is looking for highly qualified, motivated and experienced Ukrainian professionals for the position of Multimedia Assistant with its main Office in Kyiv. The OSCE is committed to achieving a better balance of women and men within the Organization.

All qualified applicants are strongly encouraged to apply online, using the OSCE online application link

Please note that applications received after the deadline, submitted in different formats than the OSCE Application Form or in other languages than the English language will not be considered.

For more detailed information on the structure and work of the OSCE Special Monitoring Mission to Ukraine, please see

Tasks and Responsibilities

The incumbent’s job is to provide high-level design, video editing and other creative, and administrative, services to the Press & Public Information Unit (PPIU), Senior Management and other units of the Mission. The Multimedia Assistant will design and edit outreach materials and digital products for the Mission (videos, photos, infographics, etc.); support Mission leadership and other units with audio-visual content; and create diversified social media content.

Under the direct supervision of the Chief of Press and Public Information Unit the Multimedia Assistant performs the following duties:

  1. Designs informational and visual products, including but not limited to leaflets, brochures, infographics, presentations, etc.;
  2. Produces diversified visual content such as banners and video clips for the SMM’s social media channels;
  3. Identifies, processes and compiles photo and video materials for press briefings, press statements, slideshows, presentations, etc.;
  4. Performs editing of photo and video materials;
  5. Creates and maintains a picture library;
  6. Ensures visual consistency of the SMM’s external products and aligns them with the OSCE branding standards;
  7. Provides assistance to other units and senior management by preparing and reviewing visual materials;
  8. Provides administrative support, particularly with drafting Terms of Reference or Technical Specifications on visual-related issues;
  9. Performs other duties as required.
Necessary Qualifications
  • Citizenship of Ukraine;
  • Secondary education; supplemented by formal studies or training in graphic design;
  • Minimum 4 years of relevant work experience at national and/or international level in graphic designer activities;
  • Established knowledge of relevant, but not limited to, graphic design/video editing software such as Illustrator/ CorelDraw/ Picasa/ Photoshop/ Final Cut PRO;
  • Portfolio with previous similar assignments performed (please provide a hyperlink in your Cover Letter);
  • Professional fluency in the English, Ukrainian and Russian languages, both oral and written;
  • Sound political judgement and the ability to communicate professionally and diplomatically with high level officials;
  • Flexibility and ability to work under pressure and in limited time frames;
  • Expected to work long hours when accompanying senior management on field visits and during periods of crisis communication;
  • Demonstrated ability and willingness to work as a member of a team, with people of different cultural and religious backgrounds, different gender, and diverse political views, while maintaining impartiality and objectivity;
  • Demonstrated gender awareness and sensitivity, as well as the ability to integrate a gender perspective into tasks and activities;
  • Cultural sensitivity and judgment.
Required competencies
Core values
  • Commitment: Actively contributes to achieving organizational goals
  • Diversity: Respects others and values their diverse perspectives and contributions
  • Integrity: Acts in a manner consistent with the Organization’s core values and organizational principles
  • Accountability: Takes responsibility for own action and delegated work
Core competencies
  • Communication: Actively works to achieve clear and transparent communication with colleagues and with stakeholders of the Organization
  • Collaboration: Works effectively with others on common goals and fosters a positive, trust-based working environment
  • Planning: Works towards the achievement of goals in a structured and measured manner
  • Analysis and decision-making: Analyses available information, draws well-founded conclusions and takes appropriate decisions
  • Initiative-taking: Proposes and initiates new ideas, activities and projects
  • Flexibility: Responds positively and effectively to changing circumstances
Managerial competencies (for positions with managerial responsibilities)
  • Leadership: Provides a clear sense of direction, builds trust and creates an enabling environment
  • Strategic thinking: Identifies goals that advance the organizational agenda and develops plans for achieving them
  • Managing performance: Helps to maximize team performance by providing active feedback and skill development opportunities
Remuneration Package
Monthly remuneration, subject to social security deductions is 988.00 Euro/month. Social benefits will include participation in the Cigna health insurance scheme and social security / Provident Fund. Appointments are normally made at step 1 of the applicable OSCE salary scale.
How To Apply

For more details please visit the OSCE website employment section at All qualified applicants are strongly encouraged to apply online, using the OSCE online application link.

Please note that applications received after the deadline, submitted in different formats than the OSCE Application Form or in other languages than the English language will not be considered.

The OSCE is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages the nomination of qualified female and male candidates from all national, religious, ethnic and social backgrounds.

The OSCE retains the discretion to re-advertise the vacancy, to cancel the recruitment, to offer an appointment at a lower grade or to offer an appointment with a modified job description or for a different duration.

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