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Consultancy Roster of Photographers, UNICEF Thailand Country Office, Bangkok, Job No. #554997


  • Organization: UNICEF - United Nations Children’s Fund
  • Location: Bangkok
  • Grade: Consultant - Contractors Agreement
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Communication and Public Information
    • Children's rights (health and protection)
    • Design (digital, product, graphics or visual design)
  • Closing Date: 2022-09-28

UNICEF Thailand Country Office (TCO) is seeking national professional photographers for assignment of taking photographs of UNICEF-related work in Thailand for communication, fundraising, and programmatic purposes.

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 fulfilling 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, a better future

UNICEF works to ensure the rights of all children in the East Asia and Pacific Region.  This means the rights of every child living in this country, irrespective of their nationality, gender, religion or ethnicity, to:

  • survival – to basic healthcare, peace and security;
  • development – to a good education, a loving home and adequate nutrition;
  • protection – from abuse, neglect, trafficking, child labour and other forms of exploitation; and
  • participation – to express opinions, be listened to and take part in making any decisions that affect them

How can you make a difference?

UNICEF Thailand Country Office (TCO) is seeking national professional photographers for assignment of taking photographs of UNICEF-related work in Thailand for communication, fundraising, and programmatic purposes.


Work Assignment: 

In support of the Communication section planned activities, the consultant(s) will undertake the following work assignments:

1.  Take photos and provide edits (colour correction, etc.) in digital files, along with photo captions.

2.  Provide a set of selected photos, and all of the photos taken, as per brief.

3.  Work with Senior Communication Associate on other photography-related work.


Work Schedule:  The consultant(s) will work for approximately no more than 10 days per month. Payment will be made at the end of the month based on the number of actual working days.


End Products: Satisfactory completion of work for each assignment which is ready to use as Communication material.


Duration of Contract:  1 October 2022 - 15 September 2023 (with possibility of extension)


Official Travel:  Travel expenses will be covered by UNICEF based on photographer’s estimated expenses, but no more than DSA rate.


Work Location:  The consultant(s) will work at UNICEF-supported project sites and their own work stations.


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

     -  Fluency in Thai language is required

     -  Expertise in photography with at least 8 years of experience especially in documentary area

     -  Able to provide good storytelling through photo essays

     -  Flexible to travel to other provinces

     -  Creative and easy to work, sensitive to children and children’s issues

     -  Base in Thailand during the time of the assignment (UNICEF does not provide airfare/travel expenses for applicant to start the work in Thailand if he/she is based overseas)


Interested candidates are requested to submit CV, full contact information of minimum 3 references, availability, and proposed daily professional fee in USD by 21 September 2022.



For every Child, you demonstrate…


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

To view our competency framework, please visit here.


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 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.


UNICEF is committed to promote the protection and safeguarding of all children.

We do our best to provide you the most accurate info, but closing dates may be wrong on our site. Please check on the recruiting organization's page for the exact info. Candidates are responsible for complying with deadlines and are encouraged to submit applications well ahead.
Before applying, please make sure that you have read the requirements for the position and that you qualify.
Applications from non-qualifying applicants will most likely be discarded by the recruiting manager.