Head of Stories, Content Gathering and Information

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£45682 - £47065/annum £45,682 - £47,065 per annum
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Head of Stories, Content Gathering and Information

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Could you help build ActionAid’s identity as a leading authoritative
voice on the rights of women and girls living in poverty?

As Head of Stories and Content Gathering you will lead the planning
and gathering of multi-media content for use by all departments across
ActionAid UK including first-hand testimony, video and images and
build strong relationships with colleagues across over 40 countries.

This critical role also takes responsibility for ensuring that all
staff and crews gather authentic, responsible content which meets the
highest safeguarding standards.

You will share our passion and commitment for working alongside women
and girls and will ensure that no women or girl is put at risk through
sharing her story or image.

You will be responsible for managing and motivating a Stories and
Content Gathering team as well as contributing actively to the wider
leadership and management of the Communications and Public Engagement

You will bring innovative thinking to the role, ensuring that
ActionAid can deliver exceptional audience experience through
gathering outstanding content which will work across digital,
broadcast and offline channels.

Used to working in high pressure environments to tight deadlines, you
will be able to think on your feet, manage multiple stakeholders and
projects, as well as troubleshoot swiftly, effectively and

The successful candidate will have extensive experience of gathering
multi-channel content in challenging environments and in the global

You will have a background in leading and managing a stories or
content team, ideally with specific experience in managing projects
across multiple teams and countries. Expertise in editorial,
journalism or visual storytelling is also a requirement.

A strong leader and exceptional project and line manager you will have
the ability to lead a team of specialists who have strong expertise in
both short and long form story gathering, visual content, logistics
and post-production.

You will have expert knowledge gained over several years about the key
components of effective storytelling and ensure your team gather
extremely high quality, multi-channel content that engages the UK
public and helps AA build its supporter base.

If you meet all the requirements set out above and are committed to
promoting a world where women and girls are valued and live free from
violence, can exercise their rights to promote their own economic
empowerment, safety, equality and voice, please apply.

Please note that this role is being offered as a 12 month fixed term
contract- maternity cover

Contact Details:
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Contact: Kris Clare

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