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20
Jun

Real Stories for Nonprofits: The Oregon Trail

Posted by | · · · · · · | Multimedia · Nonprofits · Video & Film

Zach Putnam is an award-winning filmmaker and producer based in Portland, Oregon. He has over a decade of experience telling stories that move people and has produced work for clients ranging from Adidas to Upworthy to the Nature Conservancy. Zach has also recently taught photo and video production at the […]

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15
Jun

Jobs Around the World: June 2017

Posted by | · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · | Business · Jobs · Multimedia

NOTE: Please don’t send your job applications to NGO Storytelling. We aggregate these postings as a service to you. To apply for a position, click the “Learn more about this job” link beneath each listing. Thanks! Public Information/Communication Officer for UNDP in Doha, Qatar Deadline: June 19, 2017 The Communications […]

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11
May

Visual Stories for Nonprofits: ICRC’s Syria Street

Posted by | · · · · · · · · | Multimedia · Nonprofits · Photography · Storytelling · Video & Film

Malak Jaafar is the Digital Content Manager at the ICRC in Lebanon. She has been working with the ICRC’s Communications Department since 2014. She is based in Beirut.   We recently saw your multimedia story called “Syria Street” and we were really impressed by your innovative use of design, audio, […]

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04
May

Understanding Your Audience is the Most Important Part of Nonprofit Storytelling

Posted by | · · · · · | Nonprofits · Photography · Social Media · Storytelling · Video & Film

Have you put time and energy into a campaign or video, published it online, and gotten fewer than 100 likes or totally missed your fundraising goal? I’ve been there. It’s a horrible experience. Storytelling is supposed to be the magic bullet to get people’s attention, right? Nonprofits sometimes assume donors […]

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28
Apr

Nonprofit Communication Staff Talk Budget

Posted by | · · · · · · · · | Business · Multimedia · Nonprofits · Photography · Storytelling · Video & Film

This month we pitched budget questions to various communications directors at nonprofits to get a better idea of what they spend on media. We want to open up a space to have open, candid conversation around telling stories and the production cost of those stories. We believe that discussion leads […]

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19
Apr

Jobs Around the World: April 2017

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NOTE: Please don’t send your job applications to NGO Storytelling. We aggregate these postings as a service to you. To apply for a position, click the “Learn more about this job” link beneath each listing. Thanks!   Director of Communications & Strategy for Parent Revolution in Los Angeles, California Deadline: April […]

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02
Mar

Why Your Nonprofit Should Care About Visual Storytelling

Posted by | · · · · · | Multimedia · Nonprofits · Photography · Storytelling · Video & Film

What do you do as a humanitarian storyteller if your organization doesn’t currently see the value of visual storytelling? It’s time to convince them. According to the National Center for Charitable Statistics (NCCS), there are more than 1.5 million nonprofit organizations registered in the United States alone. This number includes public charities, […]

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23
Feb

Becky Warnock: The Influence of Colonization on Images of Africa

Posted by | · · · · · · | Ethics · Photography

Becky Warnock is an artist, facilitator and activist. Her artistic practice crosses photography, film, and theatre. She uses participatory practice to engage with the people she works with. Her focus is on creating innovative, community engaged art powered for social change. She trained at the Central School of Speech and […]

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16
Feb

Jobs Around the World: February 2017

Posted by | · · · · · · · · · | Jobs

NOTE: Please don’t send your job applications to NGO Storytelling. We aggregate these postings as a service to you. To apply for a position, click the “Learn more about this job” link beneath each listing. Thanks! Director of Communications for Palladium in Rwanda Deadline: May 31, 2017 Oversees communications for project […]

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