• Digital Storyteller

    US-NY-New York
    Job ID #
    HQ / Initiative
  • About the Clinton Foundation

    The Clinton Foundation convenes businesses, governments, NGOs, and individuals to improve global health and wellness, increase opportunity for girls and women, reduce childhood obesity, create economic opportunity and growth, and help communities address the effects of climate change. Because of our work, nearly 35,000 American schools have provided kids with healthy food choices in an effort to eradicate childhood obesity; more than 150,000 farmers in Malawi, Rwanda, and Tanzania are benefiting from climate-smart agronomic training, higher yields, and increabeen sed market access; working with partners, more than 8.5 million trees and tree seedlings have planted to strengthen ecosystems and livelihoods; over 600,000 people have been impacted through market opportunities created by social enterprises and health and wellbeing programs in Latin America, the Caribbean, Asia, and Africa; through the independent Clinton Health Access Initiative, over 11.5 million people in more than 70 countries have access to CHAI-negotiated prices for HIV/AIDS medications; an estimated 85 million people in the U.S. will be reached through strategic health partnerships developed across industry sectors at both the local and national level; and members of the Clinton Global Initiative community have made more than 3,600 Commitments to Action, which have improved the lives of over 435 million people in more than 180 countries.

    Learn more at http://www.clintonfoundation.org, on Facebook at Facebook.com/ClintonFoundation and on Twitter @ClintonFdn


    The Digital Storyteller brings the Clinton Foundation’s work to life through photos and videos.
    In collaboration with the Marketing, Communications, Program and Development teams, the Digital Storyteller develops and executes creative multimedia projects – often on tight deadlines – that help tell the story of the Clinton Foundation and engage existing and new audiences in our mission across our digital platforms, including our website, social media, partner platforms, and email.
    Storytelling via multimedia is an increasingly important tool for the Foundation. Excellence in shooting, creating, editing, and maintaining all photo and video content is critical to the success of the Foundation’s brand, engagement, and fundraising objectives.


    1. Collaborate across departments to strengthen the Foundation’s creative storytelling and multimedia strategy that helps achieve the Foundation’s marketing, communications, and fundraising goals.


    i. Conceptualize, communicate, shoot, edit, and oversee multimedia assets for distribution on the Foundation’s digital and event platforms.


    ii. Provide creative strategy and direction for marketing campaigns, informed by an up-to-date knowledge on video and photo trends as well as best practices across platforms.


    iii. Select high-quality visuals that appropriately represent the work of the Clinton Foundation for distribution.


    iv. Help maintain and monitor use of multimedia software and equipment.


    2. Capture content and field production.


    i. Serve as the lead photographer/videographer and editor for the Foundation.


    ii. Create a plan (shot list or story board) before each event or project in collaboration with the marketing and program teams to bring the varied work of the Clinton Foundation to life.


    iii. Collaborate with Principal offices to film and edit select video requests.


    3. Archiving and sourcing


    i. Responsible for managing the Foundation’s documentation and archiving process, selecting and distributing all visual assets for internal and external projects, and ensuring that all digital content is appropriate and of high quality.


    ii. Create and maintain comprehensive archive of current and former video content to ensure content is easily accessible to necessary staff.


    iii. Source and edit photos and video clips upon request.


    4. Distribute multimedia assets


    i. Share final visual assets with members of the marketing, communications, development, or program teams for distribution on YouTube, Facebook, Twitter, the Clinton Foundation website, and with partner organizations.


    5. S/he works in an editing bay / computer for numerous hours on a weekly basis reviewing footage and compiling it into a final cut.


    6. Spends a significant amount of time on the road shooting or in an office reviewing, selecting, and editing.


    7. Frequent travel, which may require walking distances, lifting and carrying luggage and boxes (30 lbs. or more), and prolonged periods of sitting in tight quarters.


    1. Education (Minimum Needed and Type of Degree Needed):Bachelor’s Degree in Photography, Videography, or the Visual Arts.


    2. Work Experience (Minimum Needed): 5 years of hands-on experience in multimedia production for a major brand or digital newsroom, including creative development, field shoots, studio shoots, and editing.


    i. Experience editing and producing video and/or interactive digital media.


    ii. Experience coordinating small film shoots and working closely with interview subjects

    3. Specialized Knowledge Needed for Performance of Job:

    i. This position requires a comprehensive approach to shooting and creating video content, and understanding and selecting optimal video opportunities while at various Foundation-related events and field visits.


    ii. Excellent media organizational skills.


    iii. Knowledge of video production in studios, lighting, audio, web formats, Adobe Creative Suite, videography, shooting, and editing video.


    iv. Ability to operate all necessary software including Adobe Premiere, Photoshop, Lightroom, After Effects, and be familiar with Apple hardware and massive storage volumes.

    4. Skills (e.g. Level of Judgment Required, Ability to Direct, Work Independently, Multi-Task, etc.):

    i. Ability to multitask – as much of the position requires active shooting, editing, and distributing content in real time.


    ii. Flexibility required with an ability to adapt to various settings.


    iii. Ability to collaborate and to work independently.

    5. Special Skills (e.g. Technical, Advanced):


    i. Knowledge on the use of compressed video, uncompressed images, and jpeg images for design and editing work, and post-production software.


    ii. Knowledge and experience in visual storytelling, with the ability to consistently develop innovative ways to tell stories via multimedia across multiple digital channels.


    iii. Advanced photography and/or videography skills.


    iv. Experience managing small-scale budgets for photo and video content creation.


    v. Must have ability to guide interns and supervise assignments.

    6. Other (Communication Skills, Mechanical Aptitude, Math Skills, Learning Skills, or Other Specific Skills Required):


    i. Strong interpersonal skills required, since the position interacts with individuals of all levels and backgrounds.


    7. Flexibility to work very long hours, including nights, weekends, and holidays. Ability to travel with minimal advance notice.

    Physical and Other Requirements

    Significant computer work, which may require repetitive motion, prolonged periods of sitting, and sustained visual and mental applications and demands.


    Frequent lifting (30 lbs or more), bending, pulling, collating/filing, and occasional lifting, carrying, and/or moving boxes, files, etc., some of which could be heavy or require the use of carts.

    Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

    The Clinton Foundation maintains a strong policy of equal opportunity in employment. It is our objective to recruit, hire, and retain the most qualified individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation or identity, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic or status protected by applicable federal, state, or local law. Our equal employment philosophy applies to all aspects of employment, including recruitment, compensation, benefits, training, promotions, transfers, job benefits, and terminations.


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