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  • Posted: Aug 5, 2022
    Deadline: Aug 22, 2022
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  • The Save the Children Fund, commonly known as Save the Children, is an international non-governmental organization that promotes children's rights, provides relief and helps support children in developing countries
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    Global Content Officer

    ROLE PURPOSE:

    As a global movement Save the Children has exceptionally ambitious advocacy, supporter growth, fundraising and programme delivery targets designed to maximise the positive impact that we can have for children across the world.

    Powerful and engaging content is critical to achieving this ambition, whether across fundraising targets, when lobbying for political change, or raising brand and media profile. We are looking to transform the way we tell stories, creating memorable interactions with supports through high quality, emotional, authentic global creative content.

    The Global Creative Content Unit (GCCU) is a small and nimble team, providing children’s stories and supporter engagement content for Save the Children Members offices around the world.

    As the Global Content Officer, you will maintain overview of all the projects/programmes across Save the Children and support team members in delivering information and content queries and requests to all members. You will help to produce fundraising and campaigns materials, creating captioned photography collections, facts, stats and case studies.

    In the event of a major humanitarian emergency, the role holder will be expected to work outside the normal role profile, to help deliver content in partnership with the Global Media Unit and be able to vary working hours accordingly.

    EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS

    Essential

    • The core team is based in the UK but this role may be based in any Save the Children Regional or Country office. However the role must be able to work 50% of UK core hours
    • Enjoy working in a high paced environment with multiple projects and priorities, able to deliver to tight deadlines.
    • 1-2 years minimum experience of working in content / fundraising / communications
    • Experience of providing administrative support for busy teams
    • Excellent skills in proactively researching, identifying and chasing information to deliver engaging new content.
    • Able to work independently and be able to take own initiative where required
    • Diplomacy and excellent interpersonal skills.
    • Fluency in English.
    • Excellent English writing skills, ideally with experience of writing up interviews / case for supports.
    • Strong attention to visual and written detail
    • A commitment and passion to work within an NGO environment
    • Commitment to the best practice in ethical and production values for content gathering – constantly seeking to improve standards to ensure Save the Children leads the way for the industry.
    • Commitment to the aims and principles of Save the Children. In particular, a good understanding of the Save the Children mandate and child focus and an ability to ensure this continues to underpin all aspects of work.
    • Commitment to Save the Children’s child protection policy.

    Desirable

    • Experience of working for an international NGO or in international development context
    • Knowledge of digital, fundraising, marketing products and channels.
    • In-depth understanding of different types of content and uses
    • Experience in using InDesign to design infographics and photo-shop for imagery.
    • Experience of online archiving systems for photos and film.
    • Passion for following market trends across NGO, media, corporate, consumer sectors – sharing inspiring ideas.
    • Good working knowledge of at least one non-English language (in particular Arabic, French, Spanish)

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to Save the Children on stcuk.taleo.net to apply

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