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Content Manager (Film and Photography) (COM0189)

Oxfam is a global movement of people who won’t live with the injustice of poverty. Together we save and rebuild lives in disasters. We help people build better lives for themselves. We speak out on the big issues that keep people poor, like inequality, discrimination against women and climate change. And we won’t stop until every person on the planet can live without poverty.

 

Our team: 

The Creative & Content Team is Oxfam’s in-house team of copywriters, designers, filmmakers, photographers, production experts, story-tellers and creative thinkers. We leave, conceive, commission and produce work across all channels.

   

What are we looking for:

We are looking for an outstanding Content Manager to join our Creative and Content team.

 

In this role, you’ll manage content gathered by award-winning photographers and filmmakers as well as humanitarian staff working in our programmes around the world. You will act as the primary editorial gatekeeper to stories, film and photography uploaded to our asset management systems. You’ll ensure Oxfam’s consent, child protection, and ethical standards have been met and your attention to detail and knowledge of data management will ensure people can easily find and access the content they need.      

 

You’ll have photography or picture desk experience and can demonstrate an excellent understanding of what makes a good image for our audiences in news and PR campaigns, across traditional, digital and new media. You’ll be amazing at building relationships with internal and external stakeholders and when a humanitarian emergency hits, you’ll be able to find and negotiate rights to powerful images and footage in record time.

 

Key responsibilities:  

  • Manages Oxfam’s stories, photography and films so they are easy to find, using tools like Words and Pictures, CatDv and Box.
  • Finding great photography and archive footage to meet deadlines.
  • Promoting the Film & Photography team’s stories online and offline.
  • Up to date with image and video licencing terms, Oxfam’s Global Ethical Content Standards, and GDPR requirements.
  • Find and negotiate rights to powerful images and footage for creative projects and during an emergency response.
  • Recruit, train and manage volunteers and freelancers to support content management.
  • Train others on how to use systems and how to upload, tag, log and caption content.

Skills, Experience & Knowledge:

 

Essential:

  • Great knowledge of what makes a powerful photo, photo story, or video clip. 
  • Exceptional attention to detail and proven experience maintaining asset management systems and working with external providers.
  • Understanding and proven experience of image and video licensing terms. 
  • Outstanding organisational skills and an excellent communicator.
  • Ability to apply, understand, and stay up-to-date with legal frameworks for film and photography.
  • Passion for and active interest in film and photography.
  • Strong writing and editing skills. 

 Desirable:

  • Line management experience of interns, freelancers and/or volunteers.
  • Ability to make a simple film edit. 
  • Enjoy presenting Oxfam’s work to a wide range of audiences.
  • Like spending time on at least one of the big social media channels.

  What can this role at Oxfam offer you? 

  • Fair pay and competitive benefits package (see our Oxfam’s Promise attachment for more details)
  • Generous pension scheme
  • The opportunity to use your talents and expertise to tackle poverty and make a positive impact around the world
  • A flexible and supportive workplace, with an excellent work-life balance and ample opportunities for learning and development

To apply:

Does this sound like you? If so, please click on the ‘Apply For This Role’ link provided.

 

Oxfam is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We will do everything possible to ensure that only those that are suitable to work within our values are recruited to work for us. This post is subject to a range of screening checks.


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

 


 
  • Location:
    OXFORD (OXFAM HOUSE)
  • Hours:
    36
  • Salary:
    £29,985 - £38,113 depending on experience.
  • Region:
    Content Development & Delivery
  • Job Family:
    Communications
  • Division:
    Communications
  • Job Type:
    Open ended
  • Closing Date:
    19 October 2018
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