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Communication Analyst ( Multimedia Studio Technician )

Job #: req21552
Organization: IFC
Sector: Communications
Grade: GE
Term Duration: 3 years 0 months
Recruitment Type: Local Recruitment
Location: Washington, DC,United States
Required Language(s): English
Preferred Language(s): French
Closing Date: 3/27/2023 (MM/DD/YYYY) at 11:59pm UTC



IFC—a member of the World Bank Group—is the largest global development institution focused on the private sector in emerging markets. We work in more than 100 countries, using our capital, expertise, and influence to create markets and opportunities in developing countries. In fiscal year 2022, IFC committed a record $32.8 billion to private companies and financial institutions in developing countries, leveraging the power of the private sector to end extreme poverty and boost shared prosperity as economies grapple with the impacts of global compounding crises. For more information, visit

The Creative Productions team, within the Corporate Communications unit, creates and manages high-quality campaigns and creative content that communicate the institution’s most strategic priorities. The team embraces strategic risk-taking, experiments with innovative communications techniques, and produces an array of written, visual, audio, and digital storytelling products. The team also oversees the IFC multimedia studio, which produces high-quality video and audio content, including broadcast media interviews.

The studio technician will work with and report to the studio coordinator.

Duties and Accountabilities:

The IFC studio technician will work collaboratively with the studio coordinator and other multimedia staff by contributing to: 

• Studio operation and scheduling, including keeping a log of studio use, and preparing the studio at short notice and ensuring that filming is successful;
• Working collaboratively with video producers to creatively change lights, sets, and cameras for a variety of projects;
• Control room functions including video and audio recording and streaming, including with remote staff and outside organizations; 
• Editing and producing video and audio content, often against tight deadlines and, at times, outside traditional working hours; 
• Acting as a production assistant as needed, following through to make sure assets are acquired, editing and reviews are timely, and meeting high production standards. 
• Overseeing digital archives including appropriate storage and maintenance. 
• Keeping inventory of equipment in the studio, including logging equipment coming and going from the studio, and ensuring proper maintenance and storage of the equipment, including opening and locking the studio and turning on and shutting down equipment.

Selection Criteria

• Bachelor’s degree, with 3 or more years of experience in corporate communications, journalism, multimedia, or a related field.
• Experience working in a multimedia studio and/or newsroom.
• Proficiency in non-linear editing, using either Adobe Premiere or FinalCut Pro. Knowledge of Adobe After Effects is a plus. 
• Proficiency in audio editing and podcast production desired, but not required.
• Proficiency in cameras, audio, and lighting, both inside of a studio and on-location. Knowledge of Sony cameras a plus.  
• Creative, self-motivated, excellent organizational skills, and proven ability to perform multiple tasks—and on deadline with minimal supervision. 
• Strong problem-solving skills to address technical issues that arise, including streaming and archiving. 
• Excellent interpersonal skills with a willingness to work in a team environment.
• Exercise discretion and be comfortable working with senior management.
• Excellent English writing and editing skills. French communication skills a plus, but not required. 
• Understanding of multilateral development institutions, including the World Bank Group, its policies and operations; and an interest in current development topics and issues, would be an asset.
• WBG Core Competencies for all staff: Client orientation; Drive for results; Teamwork of collaboration and inclusion; Knowledge, Learning and communication; and Business judgment and analytical decision-making.

World Bank Group Core Competencies

The World Bank Group offers comprehensive benefits, including a retirement plan; medical, life and disability insurance; and paid leave, including parental leave, as well as reasonable accommodations for individuals with disabilities.

We are proud to be an equal opportunity and inclusive employer with a dedicated and committed workforce, and do not discriminate based on gender, gender identity, religion, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, or disability.

Learn more about working at the World Bank and IFC, including our values and inspiring stories.