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Reporting to the Associate Director of Digital Engagement within Corporate Communications, the Multimedia Producer works collaboratively within a dynamic, fast-paced, deadline-oriented, multimedia communications department to help develop and execute integrated strategic corporate communications. Key functions include creating video stories, audio episodes and photojournalism content; serving as project manager for video and photography production teams; and supporting and developing strong partnerships with organizational and program leaders and teams.
This is a hybrid position based in Washington DC. Candidates can work remotely for the majority of their time, but occasional days in the office are required.
The successful candidate will be a superior storyteller with an artistic eye for meaningful and engaging video, audio and photography and an innovative thinker leveraging cutting-edge technology to connect with FHI 360’s diverse global audience. The candidate must be a collaborative self-starter who can work both independently and in a team setting. They have a deep interest in the global issues central to the work of FHI 360 and a commitment to the organization’s mission of improving lives in lasting ways. They will be a resourceful and creative content producer who can solve problems quickly and make fast decisions to capitalize on communications opportunities. As they develop a variety of projects, they will be a convincing and authentic representative of FHI 360, able to connect effectively with partners across the organization and their stakeholders. Excellent people skills, a love of storytelling, an even temperament and a good sense of humor are appreciated.
Create video, audio and photojournalism web content that positions FHI 360’s expertise and impact across practice areas for a diverse global audience.
Manage full life-cycle production of multi-media stories and create promotional posts for social media.
Manage a large digital asset library and multimedia production equipment including cameras, microphones, lighting and digital subscriptions.
Lead contracted production teams in multiple countries in multiple languages (with translator support).
Support the development of systems and processes for proactive outreach to cultivate and nurture a culture of storytelling across FHI 360.
Manage inter-team processes and ensure that tasks are completed collaboratively, on time and within budget.
Mentor and oversee junior staff in delivery of discrete projects.
Represent Corporate Communications on FHI 360 task forces; serve as brand ambassador in relevant external forums.
Through everyday actions, contribute to an organizational culture of diversity, equity and inclusion and a commitment to social change, high performance, continuous improvement and innovation.
BA/BS in journalism, communications or related field.
5+ years of progressive work experience in broadcast journalism, web journalism, corporate communications, public health, international development, or public policy, including 3+ years in multimedia work
Demonstrated experience in multimedia communications and storytelling, including filming, editing and writing.
Superior written and verbal communications skills and ability to transform scientific and technical information into compelling and accessible stories in a creative and meaningful way.
Evidence of successful project management.
Skill in developing strategies and implementing detailed tactical plans.
Ability to influence, motivate and collaborate with others.
Respect for deadlines