Multimedia Storyteller

About this role

We’re looking for a power storyteller - someone clever and creative who will cut through the ‘noise’ to amplify Global Citizen Year’s story, brand, and voice. Reporting to the Associate Director of Creative & Communications, this role will work cross-functionally to design innovative and fresh collateral that resonates with our audiences across all channels. Our ideal candidate has a gut instinct for what makes a good story, and a proven track record of creating engaging content. Operating with a deep understanding of social platforms, the Multimedia Storyteller will be the driving force behind the content that brings our brand to life.

YOUR OPPORTUNITY FOR IMPACT

Amplify our brand

Spearhead our content strategy from top to bottom.

Build a content engine

Develop content to engage our target audiences.

Elevate our content systems

Build and maintain the systems that will help everyone at the organization share our story.

WHO WILL THRIVE IN THIS ROLE

We are looking for more than just hard skills; we want teammates who will add value to our organizational culture by bringing these mindsets to their work:

  • Innovative: You think outside the box, and demonstrate inventive thinking when tackling your work.
  • Organized: You are a planner, and manage your time and schedule to ensure you are optimizing your results; you balance your creativity with structures that lead to success.
  • Strategic Thinker: You can zoom out to see the big picture and develop long-term plans to leverage resources.
  • Handles Ambiguity: You can confidently chart your course in a new, unstructured, or changing environment.
  • Inspiring: You create content that generates energy and enthusiasm from others, motivating buy-in and commitment for your goal or mission.
  • Quality commitment: You hold yourself to unusually high standards, and that is reflected in the content you produce; you seek inputs from others to continually build your expertise.
  • Results driven: You show a sense of urgency in achieving your goal, and hold yourself accountable to the outcomes you want.
  • Connected to our mission: Something in your own life experience drives your passion for Global Citizen Year’s mission and vision.

The following skills are required:

  • A deep understanding of and experience working across social platforms (including but not limited to: Instagram, Facebook, Youtube, Twitter, SnapChat and TikTok).
  • Experience in digital copywriting.
  • Excellent writer with the ability to communicate in a variety of voices.

Bonus points if have/are:

  • A portfolio of work showcasing successful digital storytelling and campaign work across multiple platforms.
  • Graphic design and/or video editing experience
  • Experience developing content for Gen-Z

Your Legacy

Play a pivotal role in our next phase of growth by leveraging your storytelling expertise to connect our constituents to our brand. Be the voice behind the content, and create the campaigns and materials that help make Global Citizen Year a household name.

Your stakeholders

These are the teammates you’ll be collaborating and engaging with most often

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Tsering Alleyne

Director of Growth Marketing

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Katie Markle

Associate Director, Creative

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Sade Ojuola

Admissions Manager

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Sophia Ozenbaugh

Development Associate

Ready to take the next step?

Learn more about the role, the team, and our organization by reviewing the position details below.

Global Citizen Year is an equal opportunity employer. We know a diverse team produces the best results and we believe our team should reflect the diversity of leadership we aim to inspire.

Applicants who contribute to this diversity are strongly encouraged to apply.