The Digital Storyteller will help tell the story of select RAND research initiatives in engaging and accessible ways. This position requires a journalistic storyteller who understands and has demonstrated mastery of writing in the modern communications landscape and who can craft compelling narratives describing research and science for both expert and lay audiences. This position will reside in RAND’s corporate communications function but will work across teams—including digital, social media, and multimedia communications—and must have strong understanding of each of these channels, including how they can be integrated and used to raise RAND’s profile. This position will work on both short and narrative digital content; on corporate publications, including RAND’s annual report; and on developing content to support high-profile institutional priorities.
Some attributes required for this post include
Bachelor’s degreerequired in journalism, communications, public policy, or another field with a strong communications component; advanced degreepreferred.
Specializations of Interest
Writing for the web and for video; search optimization best practices; storyboarding; and advanced experience with tools in the Microsoft Office Suite (especially Word and PowerPoint), Adobe Creative Suite, or their equivalents.
Minimum 6 years in positions similar to those described above.