Multimedia Storyteller

Global Citizen Year Inc. - Oakland, California or Remote - Full time

We’re looking for a power storyteller - someone clever and creative who will cut through the ‘noise’ to amplify Global Citizen Year’s story, brand, and voice. Reporting to the Associate Director of Creative & Communications, this role will work cross-functionally to design innovative and fresh collateral that resonates with our audiences across all channels. Our ideal candidate has a gut instinct for what makes a good story, and a proven track record of creating engaging content. Operating with a deep understanding of social platforms, the Multimedia Storyteller will be the driving force behind the content that brings our brand to life.


Amplify our brand: Spearhead our content strategy from top to bottom.

  • Design and own our organization wide content strategy.
  • Identify and consolidate content needs for all departments; ensure the appropriate balance of consistency and nuance for each audience.
  • Create an organizational content calendar to anticipate needs and schedule content projects.

Build a content engine: Develop content to engage our target audiences.

  • Create fresh materials to tell Global Citizen Year’s story in new and innovative ways, including but not limited to:
    • Social media posts and videos
    • Marketing emails
    • Blog content for website
    • Donor stewardship materials
  • Collaborate and coordinate with team members, our community of students and alumni, and various contractors (graphic designers, copywriters, etc.).
  • Leverage existing content to produce high quality, on brand media collateral.
  • Conceptualize and create content for campaigns on paid media channels and social platforms.
  • Manage our Social Media Strategist to execute our content strategy on social platforms.

Elevate our content systems: Build and maintain the systems that will help everyone at the organization share our story.

  • Develop systems to regularly source inspiring stories from our community.
  • Create and maintain a searchable database of student and alumni stories for use in marketing, development, PR, and programs.
  • Look for opportunities for us to improve our content management; help the team work smarter, faster, and more efficiently.
  • Serve as go-to resource for org-wide content needs.


We are looking for more than just hard skills; we want teammates who will add value to our organizational culture by bringing these mindsets to their work:

  • Innovative: You think outside the box, and demonstrate inventive thinking when tackling your work.
  • Organized: You are a planner, and manage your time and schedule to ensure you are optimizing your results; you balance your creativity with structures that lead to success.
  • Strategic Thinker: You can zoom out to see the big picture and develop long-term plans to leverage resources.
  • Handles Ambiguity: You can confidently chart your course in a new, unstructured, or changing environment.
  • Inspiring: You create content that generates energy and enthusiasm from others, motivating buy-in and commitment for your goal or mission.
  • Quality commitment: You hold yourself to unusually high standards, and that is reflected in the content you produce; you seek inputs from others to continually build your expertise.
  • Results driven: You show a sense of urgency in achieving your goal, and hold yourself accountable to the outcomes you want.
  • Connected to our mission: Something in your own life experience drives your passion for Global Citizen Year’s mission and vision.

The following is required:

  • A deep understanding of and experience working across social platforms (including but not limited to: Instagram, Facebook, Youtube, Twitter, SnapChat and TikTok).
  • Experience in digital copywriting.
  • Excellent writer with the ability to communicate in a variety of voices.

Bonus points if have/are:

  • A portfolio of work showcasing successful digital storytelling and campaign work across multiple platforms.
  • Graphic design and/or video editing experience
  • Experience developing content for Gen-Z


Play a pivotal role in our next phase of growth by leveraging your storytelling expertise to connect our constituents to our brand. Be the voice behind the content, and create the campaigns and materials that help make Global Citizen Year a household name.

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Product Management

Experience Level

Mid Level

Global Citizen Year Inc.

Global Citizen Year is addressing our leadership crisis by changing the composition, operating system, and impact of our next generation leaders.
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