SCIAF has an exciting opportunity to join our team as the permanent Content Production Officer. The role sits in the Marketing and Communications team and plays a vital role in helping us to gather and tell stories of change, primarily in support of our fundraising campaigns.
The post-holder will work closely with teams across the organisation, as well as our partner and sister organisations, and travel to visit SCIAF projects worldwide, in order to gather powerful stories and turn them into emotional and compelling content that captivates, inspires and compels action. They’ll focus on producing materials and content for fundraising appeals, campaigns and core supporter communications, as well as responding to humanitarian emergencies.
The role will be based in our Glasgow office, although you may be working from home initially.
Who we’re looking for
We’re seeking a strong and creative storyteller who can use their skills in writing, video production and design to produce powerful and engaging content that helps us to reach our ambitious goals – whether through fundraising, campaigning for political change or raising our brand profile. The role would suit someone with strong project management skills and experience managing content production processes from start to finish, working with a range of suppliers. As a small team, we are looking for a high-performing individual with initiative and enthusiasm, someone flexible and responsive, who can use creativity and strong problem-solving skills to help us reach our goals.
As an inclusive employer, we want our staff team to reflect the communities in which we live and work. We therefore welcome applications from all sections of the community.
SCIAF is the official overseas aid and development agency of the Catholic Church in Scotland. Our mission is to enable the poorest to lift themselves out of poverty and work together to protect our common home, help people recover from disaster, and inspire people in Scotland to put their faith into action. SCIAF works in partnership with local and church organisations, supporting communities across Africa, Asia, Latin America and the Middle East, to bring about lasting change. We reach out to those in need, regardless of age, race or religion and believe in supporting the whole person, including their spiritual wellbeing, political voice, cultural and community life.
The post-holder will travel overseas to less developed parts of the world as required and will therefore come into contact with children and vulnerable adults. SCIAF undertakes to ensure that all staff, volunteers and relevant others, whose work might involve contact with children, will have completed additional recruitment procedures and have obtained a satisfactory Enhanced PVG Check from Disclosure Scotland. We would also confirm that all staff are expected to adhere to a Code of Conduct, which specifies the attitudes and behaviour that all staff are expected to maintain.
Please read the full Job Description and Person Specification carefully, and get in touch if you have any questions or would like an informal discussion. You can find the application form via our website: sciaf.org.uk/about/jobs/560-content-production-officer
Closing date for applications: 5 00 pm on Thursday 28th January 2021
Interviews due to be held week beginning 8th February 2021