Stories Producer at Sightsavers

  • Post Date : October 25, 2022
  • Apply Before : February 27, 2024
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Job Detail

  • Job ID 21378
  • Career Level Mid-Level
  • Experience 2 Years
  • Qualifications Bachelor’s Degree (BSC)

Job Description

Sightsavers is an international organisation that changes lives for the long term. We work in more than 30 countries to eliminate avoidable blindness and support people with visual impairments to live independently.

We do what we do because 80 per cent of blindness in the world is avoidable, and we think that’s astoundingly unfair.

We do it because people with disabilities deserve the same opportunities as everyone else.Purpose of Role

Our Content and Stories team respond to briefs from across Sightsavers programme countries, delivering consistent messaging and audience-focussed communications that cut through to drive change.
We are actively recruiting enthusiastic and considerate global Stories Producers who are keen to join us in this venture.

About the Role of Global Stories Producer

Our global Stories Producers are points of contact for all stories from key areas of our work.
You’ll form close relationships with project delivery and technical teams to identify stories opportunities.
And you’ll use your passion for photography, filmmaking, and first-person testimonies to deliver them. Working with creative suppliers, project implementation staff and our two regional stories leads.
You’ll also help us deliver on our commitment to responsible, participatory, and inclusive storytelling.

Knowledge, Skills and Experience

Stories lead for a key programme area- lead on stories collection to meet stakeholder requirements and fulfil the story calendar; working with multiple teams and freelancers to deliver against the story objectives; managing story collection projects; proactively identifying story opportunities within an assigned thematic area; enhance creativity in delivery of storytelling; promoting participation and inclusion
Support strategic development and delivery of stories- represent the stories function and contribute to delivering the communications strategy; share insights into existing stories and opportunities for story collection; respond to creative briefs and lead creative development; evaluate the success of stories through reflective documented learnings; support development and delivery of stories training amongst multiple teams; build a network of creative freelancers such as photographers and filmmakers.
Stories preparation – collate all relevant pictorial stories to load onto database; liaising with the Digital asset manager to tailor inspirational stories to share.
Safeguarding and responsible storytelling – promote ethical storytelling and content usage across all activities; guiding and educating story users on the importance of responsible representation; championing best practice.
Cross-team collaboration and learning – Advocate first class ethical storytelling across the creative and social media teams; contribute to creative learning


Previous work experience as a Stories Producer, ideally within international development
Can build relationships and garner great stories whilst identifying what makes a ‘good’ story
Professional experience working in a global team to successfully plan and deliver stories collection activity
Can critically assess written, photographic and video material
Able to write inspirational and clear creative briefs
Previous experience in managing multiple projects and meeting deadlines
Solid understanding of content ethics and debates about representation
An understanding of and commitment to equality of opportunity for people living with a disability
Robust knowledge of online and offline communication channels
Current and ongoing right to work in one of the listed countries
Fluent written and spoken English


Able to contract talent from a network of creative contacts, photographers, filmmakers
Professional experience working in Africa and/or Asia

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