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Make-up Artist

Open until: April 25 2017

Please quote vacancy number: TECN179-1601

The Make-up Artist is responsible for suitable make-up and hairstyle of TV presenters, anchors, guests before they appear in front of cameras; produces both a creative and technically accurate visual representation.


  • Applies and removes makeup (including makeup, cosmetics, mascara, eyelash, lip liner, eye liner, powder etc) and hairstyling of TV anchors, presenters, guests.
  • Communicates with producers and talent visual requirements for each and every TV presenter/anchor.
  • Ensures that appropriate action is taken to minimize unpleasant side effects from the use of specialist make-up/hairdressing techniques.
  • Ensures continuity in hair styling and make up and liaising with stylist to provide consistent and coherent overall look/effect.
  • Gives advice to TV presenters/anchors about maintaining hygiene after applying/removing makeup. Suggests skin care routines.
  • Maintains tools, brushes, appliances in clean and tidy manner; maintain awareness of health and safety issues.
  • Works with the NewsOps Manager to purchase makeup, cosmetics, tools.


  • Secondary education from relevant area (cosmethology, beauty industry...)
  • Course(s) or specialized training in makeup and hairdressing.
  • Minimum of five years experience in the field of TV news and current affairs production.
  • Ability to communicate with people effectively and work within a team, mandatory.
  • Excellent practical make-up and technical skills;, mandatory.
  • Ability to work independently and to also accept supervision, mandatory.
  • Strong customer service orientation and knowledge of user needs, mandatory.
  • Willing to work flexible hours, mandatory.
  • Understanding of TV and video production. techniques, camera and lighting processes.
  • English language, mandatory.
  • Broadcast region language, desirable.

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Should you be interested in this position please apply by sending your CV and a cover letter in English to , including in the subject line the vacancy number as above.

Appointment against this post is on a local basis only. Please note that for the locally advertised positions preference will be given to those with a work permit and/or a valid residence status in the Czech Republic. Locally recruited employees should reside within commuting distance of Prague, Czech Republic, or be willing to move to take up work. They are not eligible for allowances applicable to candidates who are internationally recruited. Rather, they receive statutory benefits as per Czech labor law. Salary scales for locally recruited employees are based on the best prevailing local conditions. RFE/RL does, however, cover the costs of interview travel and, upon appointment, some relocation costs.
Note: In response to changing operational requirements, RFE/RL retains the discretion not to make an appointment, or to modify the job specifications for a particular vacancy.

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Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty (RFE/RL) is an international broadcast organization based in Washington, D.C. and Prague, Czech Republic. RFE/RL's programs -- via radio, the Internet, and television -- reach influential people in 23 countries, including Afghanistan, Iran, Russia, the Caucasus, and Central Asian nations. RFE/RL's mission is to provide accurate and reliable news and information to domestic audiences in the local language. RFE/RL broadcasts in 26 languages and attracts more than 26 million weekly listeners and online visitors. With more than 400 journalists, 750 freelancers, and 17 local bureaus, RFE/RL is one of the most comprehensive news operations in the world. It is funded by the U.S. Congress through the Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG).

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