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Communications Producer

Swipe up for this incredible communications opportunity, perfect for a digitally savvy individual who believes in the power of film…

Doc Society was founded in 2005 by a small team of women who wanted to focus on supporting and growing the possibilities for independent documentary storytelling. Their mission is to bring people together to unleash the transformational power of documentary film. They stand in solidarity with filmmakers and work to unite them with new friends and allies, building new models globally.

They are looking for a Communications Producer to join their team and take the lead on key areas, specifically to grow and deepen engagement with their online tools and programmes. Doc Society put great emphasis on their communications from the start, and so they would like someone who shares this belief and is able to contribute to the ever-evolving understanding of the needs of independent filmmakers.

So if you are interested in film and know how to make a social impact with a variety of digital tools, this committed and dynamic team would like to hear from you!

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Use the latest technologies and tools to drive more innovative approaches to create more engagement on their website and social media platforms
  • Collate the monthly newsletter and create and distribute press releases
  • Implement and be part of creating an annual strategy for securing strategic press in UK, European and US focused publications
  • Maintaining and refreshing the content and news sections of their websites, curating engaging articles for their community
  • Work with all the Doc Society programme leads to devise a calendar of alerts & reminders for social
  • Make sure their efforts adhere and are consistent with their brand and editorial guidelines
  • Monitor, analyse and report on their media and digital impact for the tri-annual board meetings
  • Supporting our fundraising team, coordinating and shaping key messages for funders and stakeholders
  • Provide planning for and support at Doc Society live events (including but not limited to securing stills & video, publishing updates and narrative during live events, securing press where relevant, providing a report out on the social / media reach of event)

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, EXPERIENCE

  • You should be a great writer who is able to master their informal but informed tone
  • A solid understanding of communications principles and approaches and have excellent communication skills
  • Demonstrable digital skills with a strong awareness of what works and doesn’t
  • Innovative with a track record of driving change, fostering a culture of ideas and innovation, and instilling new thinking amongst colleagues
  • Natural Producer – you can manage jobs and people to bring about the desired outcomes in a collaborative way
  • Strong creative judgement and a good eye for design
  • Competent in the use of Adobe Creative Suite, video-editing software, content management systems and graphic design skills for social media
  • Experience as a spokesperson and speaking on the record and of risk, reputation and crisis management
  • Experience working/volunteering in a third sector or social impact organisation and/or a proven passion about social impact
  • Field knowledge – you are passionate about independent documentary film
  • A basic knowledge of coding, including HTML and CSS
  • 5-7 years experience in a similar role at a comparable sized organisation
  • Further Education is not required

TO APPLY

  • Send your CV and Cover Letter to this email  
  • In your application, state that you heard about this vacancy through the Creative Access website