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10
Nov

Three Ways to Make Yourself Easy to Work With

Posted by | · · · · · · · | Business · Inspiration · Nonprofits · Storytelling

When I worked on staff at a nonprofit and had the budget to hire freelancers, my main goal was to work with people who made my life easier. I thought of that a lot when I started running my photography and video business full-time. I try to be very easy to […]

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22
Sep

Jobs Around the World: September 2016

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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! Communications Manager for the International Rescue Committee in Erbil, Iraqi Kurdistan Deadline: Nov. 13, 2016 […]

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09
Aug

Why Photo Captions Are Important

Posted by | · · · · | Photography · Writing

A few years ago I worked on a nonprofit project that required using pictures from an organization’s photo archive. I searched through file cabinets stuffed with a few thousand pictures, almost none of them labeled with so much as a year, never mind a name, place or context. I would have given […]

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21
Jul

Jobs Around the World: July 2016

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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! Photographer/Photo Editor for the U.N. Relief and Works Agency in East Jerusalem  Assist in […]

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11
Nov

Creating an Editorial Calendar

Posted by | · · · · · · | Photography · Social Media · Storytelling · Writing

(A version of this originally appeared on the Non-Profit Network website.)   You may have heard the term “editorial calendar” before but thought that was something just for magazines and newspapers. No – it’s for anyone with a blog or newsletter or social media feed, including nonprofits and NGOs. Put […]

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01
Nov

What I Learned From My Public Mistake

Posted by | · · · · · · · · · | Ethics · Storytelling · Writing

Nonprofit organizations are notoriously tight-lipped about their failures. Admitting you made a mistake is hard. Publicly admitting failure is even harder, but there’s value in sharing what went wrong and especially how you handled it and what you learned.   One of my biggest mistakes happened not at a nonprofit, […]

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11
Jan

Jobs Around the World: January 2014

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Communications Manager at International Rice Research Institute in Los Baños, Philippines Deadline: Jan. 31, 2014 To lead and supervise IRRI’s corporate communication and science communication functions. Assuring the quality, tone, and consistency of various communication products and stakeholder engagement efforts will be the primary responsibility of this role. Alongside the […]

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04
Oct

When the World is Your Target Audience

Posted by | · · · · · · · · · · · | Audio & Music · Editing · Photography · Video & Film · Writing

(Many of you come to NGOS looking for information on creating a regional communications strategy, so I tapped the expertise of my friend and former colleague Racine Tucker-Hamilton, who was gracious enough to write this guest post. Racine is the associate director of communications and editorial services at the Elizabeth […]

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03
Sep

Jobs Around the World: September 2013

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Communication Officer for Abraham Path Initiative in Jerusalem Actively pursue, collect & write stories for API publications Maintain API website with current info on the path and tour services Manage production of printed materials Assist in reporting and proposals as necessary Learn more. ——————– Director of Communication and Community Outreach […]

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