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Stories Officer

Stories Officer

  • Location

    London

  • Sector:

    Marketing, PR & Digital, Press, PR & Media, Marketing & Communications

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £29,544 per year

  • Contact :

    Hannah Whittington

  • Contact email:

    hannah.whittington@harrishill.co.uk

  • Contact phone:

    020 7820 7305

  • Job ref:

    HQ00039382

  • Published:

    over 1 year ago

  • Duration:

    Permanent

  • Closing date:

    2019-05-07

  • Posted:

    2019-05-03

  • Consultant:

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Do you have a journalism background? Do you have solid experience of interviewing people going through emotionally difficult or challenging times? And do you love writing, and proof-reading stories?

If so, this role could provide the perfect opportunity for you to build on your already strong experience, in a supportive, collaborative team with lots of opportunities for progression. The team is newly re-branded, and you will join a brilliant, well-loved charity in the heart of London.

The ideal candidate will:

- Have highly developed written and spoken communication skills
- Be a natural story teller
- Excellent interviewing skills
- Have excellent writing, proofreading and copy editing skills
- Have strong influencing and negotiating skills
- Have strong organisational skills

Your key responsibilities will include:

- Source, interview, write up and proofread new stories/case studies, ensuring the charity can tell its story effectively, with reference to key strategic priorities
- Develop content from storytellers (people sharing their stories) and produce powerful quotes to support marketing, fundraising and digital activities
- Develop and maintain relationships with storytellers and make sure they feel valued
- Day-to-day management of the stories programme to support a wide range of communications and fundraising activities
- Liaise with storytellers to organise their attendance at video or photo shoots, or other events, and act as point of contact for them throughout
- Build strong relationships with colleagues across the Communications, Fundraising and Caring Services departments

Location: London.
Contract: Permanent
Salary: £29,544

Please e-mail your CV to Hannah.whittington@harrishill.co.uk for more details.
Application Closing Date is Friday 3rd May midday, but please get in touch ASAP to avoid disappointment.