Senior Stories Executive
Location: Haywards Heath
Salary: circa £31,458 per annum
Closing Date: 12 August 2018
Interview Date: Week commencing 20 August 2018
Sightsavers has incredible, life-changing activities taking place every day and is pleased to offer an exciting opportunity for a Stories Executive to help capture our work and the impact on the people we support. The role supports programme teams in collecting engaging stories to fulfil communications and reporting objectives, as well as inspiring teams across the organisation to develop creative content for all our audiences.
This post is responsible for supporting Digital Fundraising, Social Media and other departmental communications teams in determining content needs for planned activities, reports and campaigns. Then working with programme teams to identify opportunities in their work that fulfil content requirements, offering story angles ,interview questions and photo briefs.
The role will help programme teams develop their story collection skills, give regular support, feedback and discussions in order to keep stories at the forefront of their minds. Maintaining contact with the teams to gather information on activities and progression updates is also important, as is identifying proactive opportunities for content collection which fulfils national and global objectives.
The ideal candidate will have experience in a similar role and have a background in creative thinking, brief writing and assessing written, photographic, and video material. The ability to demonstrate knowledge of what makes a good story, be able to independently manage projects, understand content ethics and develop or identify engaging stories from raw content are also required skills for this role.
This is not an exhaustive list of duties or required professional skills, please read the complete Job Description for further details.