Global Voices Content Developer - From Poverty to Power Blog

Oxfam
Home based
Part-time Staff

Oxfam is a global movement of people working together to end the injustice of poverty.

Do you have knowledge of key issues and practices in international development?

Do you have excellent written and copy-editing skills, including experience in editing other people’s writing?

Do you have an understanding of how the lived experiences of seldom heard voices can influence policy and practice?

Do you have the ability to find and develop thoughtful stories in either the written, audio or video format?

If the answer is yes, then we would like to hear from you!

The Role:

Oxfam GB is looking for a Content Developer to develop a new content stream raising lesser heard and more diverse voices on the critical development issues for the ‘From Poverty to Power blog’, thereby contributing to global development discussions.

In this rewarding and challenging role, you will work closely with the Senior Strategic Adviser to commission, interview and create blogs, podcasts and videos from the global south, with a view to contribute more diverse views to debates and discussions around international development.

Simultaneously, you will also work with the Research and Publishing Team to search and aggregate the best international development content from around the web as well as create online surveys assessing audience engagement and thereby make recommendations for improvement.

You will also implement new ideas for types of content, debates and discussions, therefore extending the research of the blogs, podcasts and videos.

What we are looking for:

Our next Global Voices Content Developer will have excellent writing and copy-editing and will be educated to a graduate level in a relevant discipline, with experience in communications tools and approaches. You will have experience in creating audio and video types of content. You will also have a proven ability to find and develop thoughtful stories that works for social media and diverse audience as well as the ability to support and work with a diverse range of stakeholders.

If you have a strong interest in making the true voice of the Global South heard, and have a passion for finding the heart of a story, then this role is an amazing and unique opportunity for you.

The location of this role is allowed in the following countries, but please note you must be a national and have the right to work in the country you wish to work in without sponsorship: UK, Tajikistan, Pakistan, Rwanda, Zambia, Lebanon or Jordan. This is a fixed term contract role for 2 years and is part time (0.5 FTE)

About the Role:

Location: Home-Based

Hours: 18 hours

Salary: £30,375-£39,380 – dependent on experience (pro-rata)

Job Type: Fixed Term – 2 years

Closing Date: 16 December 2018

How to Apply:

If this sounds like you, please visit the following link and click ‘apply for this role’ button below: https://jobs.oxfam.org.uk/vacancy/global-voices-content-developer---from-poverty-to-power-blog-cap0371/9801/description/

About Us:

Oxfam is a global movement of people working together to end the injustice of poverty. That means we tackle the inequality that keeps people poor. Together we save, protect and rebuild lives. When disaster strikes, we help people build better lives for themselves, and for others. We take on issues like land rights, climate change and discrimination against women. And we won’t stop until every person on the planet can enjoy life free from poverty.

We are an international confederation of 19 organizations working together with partners and local communities in the areas of humanitarian, development and campaigning, in more than 90 countries.

Oxfam is committed to preventing any type of unwanted behaviour at work including sexual harassment, exploitation and abuse, lack of integrity and financial misconduct; and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults. Oxfam expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment through our code of conduct. We place a high priority on ensuring that only those who share and demonstrate our values are recruited to work for us.

We are committed to ensuring diversity and gender equality within our organisation.

Note: All offers of employment will be subject to satisfactory references and may be subject to appropriate screening checks, which can include criminal records and terrorism finance checks.

Closing date: 
16th December 2018