Stories Officer job at Action Aid

Vacancy title:
Stories Officer

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Nonprofit, and NGO , Category: Admin & Office ]

Jobs at:

Action Aid

Deadline of this Job:
13 June 2022  

Duty Station:
Within Kenya , Nairobi , East Africa

Date Posted: Tuesday, May 31, 2022 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed

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The Role:

• Do you have a passion for uncovering and developing unique global stories?

• ActionAid International is the global secretariat of a federation of 45 country offices and programmes working for a world free from poverty and injustice. We’re looking for a Stories Officer to join our communications and campaigns team as we prepare to launch a new global campaign for climate justice.

• As Stories Officer, you’ll be joining a high-performing team, responsible for continuing to deliver significant increases in ActionAid’s global media coverage and social media following.

• You will oversee the management and development of ActionAid International’s global content database, and take a leading role in commissioning, capturing, editing, quality checking and distributing multi-media content for campaigns, media and fundraising. You will also support the implementation of key aspects of International Child Protection, including training staff on consent ensuring that content is General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) compliant.

• You’ll use your exceptional communication skills to build relationships and work closely with ActionAid countries to amplify their visibility and develop stories with both national and international significance.

Who we’re looking for:

• Substantial experience working in a multi-media communications production environment including experience commissioning, directing, editing and curating multi-media products
• Substantial editorial or journalism experience.
• Good experience of training, capacity building and supporting others through on the job training.
• Experience of gathering high quality content in the global south.
• Experience of commissioning and working with freelance journalists, story gatherers and photographers.
• You should have Interest in and understanding of new development in visual imaging and multimedia and a commitment to continually improving your digital skills and knowledge within the working environment

What we offer:

• ActionAid is committed to providing a welcoming, supportive workplace where we recognise a job well done. We offer a fair compensation package and a flexible working environment, as well as:

• Fantastic training and development opportunities.
• A workplace that embraces intersectional feminist principles.
• Generous maternity, paternity and adoption pay.
• Over 4 weeks holiday a year.
• Energetic, enthusiastic and interested in learning within a diverse and fast-paced work environment and with a strong commitment to ActionAid International’s vision, mission, values and strategy on human rights, climate and social justice? If this sounds like you, we would love to hear from you.

• What we offer:

• ActionAid is committed to providing a welcoming, supportive workplace where we recognise a job well done, encourage close collaboration and sharing power, and where safeguarding standards and feminist leadership are exemplified everywhere. At ActionAid, you can look forward to a fair compensation package and a flexible working environment, including:

• A workplace that embraces intersectional feminist principles
• Generous maternity, paternity and adoption pay

Work Hours: 8

Experience in Months: 24

Level of Education:
Bachelor Degree

Job application procedure

To apply 
• Please upload an up-to-date curriculum vitae and a covering letter, clearly explaining your suitability against the essential criteria in the job profile.
• Please check your application and make sure you meet all the essential criteria listed in the person specification. In addition, your application will be stronger if you meet at least some of the desirable criteria. If you do not meet at least all the essential criteria, please do not apply as we only consider candidates if they meet the essential criteria listed on the job description.
• Due to high volumes of applications received, we can only correspond with short listed applicants. Should you not have received feedback on your application within two weeks of the closing date, please consider your application as unsuccessful.
• ActionAid International will not consider unsolicited candidates from recruitment agencies. We reserve the right to withdraw any of our vacancies at any time.

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Job Info
Job Category: Accounting/ Finance jobs in Kenya
Job Type: Full-time
Deadline of this Job: 13 june 2022
Duty Station: Nairobi
Posted: 31-05-2022
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 31-05-2022
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 31-05-2065
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