Content Producer


Closing date: 6th April 2021
Job location: Johannesburg, London or Nairobi
Salary: Local Grade D
Contract type: Fixed Term Contract – 31 December 2021

The Role

ActionAid International is looking for a creative and tenacious storyteller with exceptional multi-media production skills. Responsible for developing, driving and delivering an annual Content Plan to complement the Communications Strategy, the Content Producer plays a key role in the International Communications Team, working closely with the Digital Producer and the Media Team.  

ActionAid International is about to embark on an exciting an ambitious new three-year global public engagement strategy. ActionAid’s delivers real and lasting change for women, amplifying the voices of women in the global south, who are overworked and under-represented.  Women are always hit hardest by conflict and disasters and know best what their needs are. ActionAid’s unique approach to humanitarian response puts women front and centre of planning and delivering emergency response and mitigation.

Who we’re looking for

We are looking for someone who uses visual storytelling to put women’s voices and stories at the heart of ActionAid’s narrative: that people power is the route to a fairer world.

The Content Producer oversees the management and development of the StoriesHub, commissioning, capturing, editing, quality checking and distributing multi-media content for campaigns, media and fundraising.

What we offer

ActionAid is committed to providing a welcoming, supportive workplace where we recognise a job well done. Offering a fair compensation package and a flexible working environment. At ActionAid, you can look forward to
Fantastic training and development opportunities
A workplace that embraces intersectional feminist principles
Generous maternity, paternity and adoption pay
Over 4 weeks holiday a year
How to apply

Please click on the “apply” button to start the application process. Please upload an up-to-date CV and a covering letter, clearly explaining your suitability against the essential criteria in the job profile.

To be considered for this role, you must be able to provide proof of eligibility to work in London, Nairobi or Johannesburg at the time of appointment.

Kindly note that only shortlisted candidates will be shortlisted- usually within 2 weeks of the closing date.

About us

ActionAid is a global federation working for a world free from poverty and injustice. We want to see a just, fair and sustainable world, in which everybody enjoys the right to a life of dignity, and freedom from poverty and oppression. We work to achieve social justice and gender equality, and to eradicate poverty.

All our work is underpinned by a set of feminist leadership principles: 
Self-awareness, Self-care and caring for others, Dismantling bias, Inclusion, Sharing power, Responsible & transparent use of power, Accountable collaboration, Respectful feedback, Courage and Zero tolerance. 

Our commitment to safeguarding

ActionAid is committed to preventing any type of unwanted behaviour at work including sexual harassment, exploitation and abuse, lack of integrity and financial misconduct. We are also committed to preventing and responding to any form of sexual harassment, exploitation and child abuse and abuse of adults at-risk, whether carried out by staff/representatives or resulting from our work. ActionAid 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.

ActionAid is committed to supporting flexible working. If you would like to discuss flexible working options, including the possibility of a job share for this role, there will be space to do so during the interview process.