Unicef UK

Picture Editor

Unicef UK
Stratford and New Town, London (Greater)
Circa £35,000 per annum
04 Jun 2019
24 Jun 2019
Full Time
Contract Type

Unicef ensures more of the world’s children are vaccinated, educated and protected than any other organisation. We have done more to influence laws and policies to help protect children than anyone else. We get things done. And we’re not going to stop until the world is a safe place for all our children.

The Creative Content team at Unicef UK is responsible for the high-quality professional production and design of assets, which are featured and distributed through a diverse range of channels. We provide guidance and technical advice to colleagues across the organisation, ensuring children’s stories and voices remain at the heart of our communications.

As Picture Editor you will use of photography as part of effective external communication, across fundraising, advocacy, and programme communications. You will direct, curate, source, caption and edit photo content that showcases Unicef’s work and profiles children’s stories. You will also help to support and empower colleagues across the organisation to commission photography and ensure audience and channel are being considered.

To succeed, you will have substantial experience in professional editorial and social documentary photography, studio and field experience as well as technical photography and photo editing skills. In particular, you will have experience in strategic communications that use documentary/photojournalistic photography to advocate for positive social change.  We are looking for comprehensive knowledge of photography processes and of the application of photography in a range of media (news outlets, web and social media, print and publications, and exhibition). 

This role offers a genuine opportunity to make a difference to the lives of millions of children around the world.

Act now and visit www.unicef.org.uk/jobs to apply online.

Closing date: 5pm, Monday 24 June 2019

Interview date: Tuesday, 9 July 2019

We particularly welcome applications from black, Asian and minority ethnic candidates, LGBTQ+ candidates, candidates with disabilities, and from men, because we would like to increase the representation of these groups at this level at Unicef UK. We want to do this because we know greater diversity will lead to even greater results for children.

Unicef UK promotes equality, diversity and inclusion in our workplace. We make employment decisions by matching business needs with skills and experience of candidates, irrespective of age, disability (including hidden disabilities), gender, gender identity or gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, or sexual orientation.

We are happy to talk about flexible working, personal growth, and to promote a workplace where you can be yourself and achieve success based only on your merit.

The successful candidate will be required to apply for a criminal records check. A criminal record will not necessarily bar you from working with us. This will depend on the nature of the role and the circumstances of your offences.

We only accept online applications as this saves us money, making more funds available for us to help ensure children’s rights.

If you require support in completing the online form or an application form in an alternative format, please contact Supporter Care on 0300 330 5580 during office hours.

If you do not hear from us within 14 days of the closing date, please assume your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. Please note that we only provide feedback to shortlisted candidates.

Registered Charity Nos. 1072612 (England and Wales) SC043677 (Scotland)

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