Global Content Humanitarian Producer

The Opportunity

Save the Children International has an exciting opportunity for you to join our team as the permanent Global Humanitarian Content Producer in London, UK. As a global movement Save the Children has exceptionally ambitious advocacy, supporter growth, fundraising and programme delivery targets designed to maximise the positive impact that we can have for children across the world. Powerful and engaging content is critical to achieving this ambition, whether across fundraising targets, when lobbying for political change, or raising brand and media profile. We are looking to transform the way we tell stories, creating memorable interactions with supports through high quality, emotional, authentic global creative content. The Global Creative Content Unit (GCCU) is a small and nimble team, providing children’s stories and supporter engagement content for Save the Children Members offices around the world. As Humanitarian Producer, you will work closely with Save the Children’s Member organisations to meet the content needs of the different markets and deliver outstanding content. You will focus on producing fundraising and campaigns material and content for our humanitarian work, to support the global Children’s Emergency Fund and category 1 and 2 and prioritised emergencies, as well as respond to humanitarian reactive moments and highlight on-going projects.



  • Enjoy working in a high paced environment with multiple projects and priorities, able to deliver to tight deadlines.
  • Extensive experience of commissioning and creating powerful and emotionally compelling content for multiple global markets.
  • Extensive demonstrable experience of managing entire production process from planning and producing content gathering trips to the full post production process including sign off through to publishing.
  • Strong project management experience, comfortable leading projects, people and creative direction.
  • Experience of using Premiere or Avid to edit film content
  • Experience of photography and photograph editing in a professional setting.
  • Proven track record of creating fundraising and/or campaign materials in an international context.
  • Excellent writing skills, ideally with experience of writing copy for fundraising.
  • Experience of managing and delivering professional film and/or photographic shoots to brief.
  • Skilled in interviewing vulnerable people about sensitive subjects keeping their best interests at heart.
  • Experience of content gathering in insecure or sensitive environments
  • Excellent skills in proactively researching, identifying and chasing strong story leads to deliver engaging new content.
  • Experience of briefing freelance staff and managing them to delivery of content.
  • Skilled in creating supporter journeys through various types of content e.g. for a regular giving product.
  • Experience of online archiving systems for photos and film.
  • Fluency in English and ideally with a good working knowledge of at least one other language.
  • Demonstrable commitment to the best practice in ethical and production values for content gathering – constantly seeking to improve standards to ensure Save the Children leads the way for the industry.
  • Commitment to the aims and principles of Save the Children. In particular, a good understanding of the Save the Children mandate and child focus and an ability to ensure this continues to underpin all aspects of work.
  • Commitment to Save the Children’s child protection and child safeguarding policy.


  • Experience in using InDesign to design infographics and other materials.
  • Experience of working with multiple, global stakeholders on multiple varied projects, and being able to successfully negotiate successful outcomes.
  • Experience of working with a diverse range of people with varying knowledge of content needs from across the globe.
  • Experience in delivering content for use by global offices, and the impact of this on language use, type of content and format of products.

We offer a competitive package in the context of the sector with an option of flexible of working hours

The Organisation

We employ approximately 25,000 people across the globe and work on the ground in over 100 countries to help children affected by crises, or those that need better healthcare, education and child protection. We also campaign and advocate at the highest levels to realise the right of children and to ensure their voices are heard.

We are working towards three breakthroughs in how the world treats children by 2030:

  • No child dies from preventable causes before their 5th birthday
  • All children learn from a quality basic education and that,
  • Violence against children is no longer tolerated

We know that great people make a great organization, and that our employees play a crucial role in helping us achieve our ambitions for children. We value our people and offer a meaningful and rewarding career, along with a collaborative and inclusive environment where ambition, creativity, and integrity are highly valued.

Application Information:

Please attach a copy of your CV and cover letter with your application, and include details of your current remuneration and salary expectations. A copy of the full role profile can be found at

We need to keep children safe so our selection process, which includes rigorous background checks, reflects our commitment to the protection of children from abuse.

All employees are expected to carry out their duties in accordance with our global anti-harassment policy.

Save the Children does not charge a fee at any stage of the recruitment process.

Job description:

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Date advertised: 22 Oct 2020

Closing date: 25 Nov 2020 - 00:59 WAT

Location: Worldwide, Worldwide

Department: Advocacy, Campaigns and Policy

Type: Permanent

Schedule: Full-time

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