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Volunteer: Innovation Storyteller
Startup: CaribFarm - Farmer.Community | About
Location: remote, anywhere in Canada

Help Us - Help Farmers!
- For Farmers, by Farmers.

The challenges faced by small-scale farmers around the world are numerous. That’s why we’ve developed Farmer.Community. To connect farmers with one another and our knowledge partners — top agriculture experts in the field. Farmers can ask and answer questions, create collaborations and build community. Our safe community network will serve as the go-to virtual meeting place for small-scale farmers.

About the job

Role: Volunteer – Innovation Storyteller


Fully remote role.
Minimum commitment of 5-7 hours weekly


Job Description:

Here is our wish list.

  • Understanding of story fundamentals (effective character, trajectory, hook, authenticity/details and calls-to-action)
  • Keen sense of newsworthiness (what makes a story interesting from the audience’s perspective)
  • Stellar writing skills; understanding of news writing techniques
  • Interviewing skills; how to ask effective questions and develop rapport/trust with story subjects
  • Storyboarding experience; understanding the effectiveness and appropriateness of story assets (text, images, audio, video) and how to combine them
  • Visual, audio and video content creation experience; well-developed eye/ear for best practices in each
  • Working knowledge of equipment (DSLR camera, video, audio recorder, microphones)
  • Comfort and experience using editing software (image, audio and video, post production)
  • Ability to design and maintain a story bank (using database or other software/hardware solutions)
  • Expertise with online platforms: content management systems for web, e-newsletter services, and social media
  • Experience using web analytics and social media monitoring/measurement tools

  • A deep understanding of our overall vision, tactics, fundraising, communications and development objectives
  • Ability to incorporate and balance objectives of all teams to oversee production of strategic, compelling stories
  • Ability to collaborate with internal and external partners to coordinate and oversee the story collection, production and distribution process
  • Experience in creating strategic communications plans (from research through measurement/evaluation) and in designing specific content strategies to meet organizational objectives
  • Experience crafting editorial calendars and in re-purposing stories across platforms

What you can share with us:

  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in a strategic communications role supporting business development initiatives in a Startup or SME.
  • Bachelor's Degree: English Literature, Journalism, Communications, Marketing, or other relevant degree; Master’s degree preferred.
  • Superior writing and communication skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to understand the big picture.
  • Ability to deal with ambiguity, manage multiple priorities and juggle schedules.
  • Understanding of story structure, history of storytelling and use of storytelling across cultures.
  • Proven success as communications leader, writer and editor.
  • Familiarity with digital media channels; LinkedIn, Facebook, Blogging, Instagram.
  • Proven track record of a creative mindset.
  • Excellent presentation skills.


Interactive Storytelling | Story Pitching | Writing | Community Engagement | Leadership Communication | Strategic Communications |Interviewing Subject Matter Experts | Editorial Process | Content Development | Presentation Development

Other Information:

  • Experience – 3-5 years
  • Start date – November, 2023
  • Duration – 6 - 12 months


If interested please contact Laura:
subject: Innovation Storyteller

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Look forward to hearing from you — thanks.


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Current status: Open/apply now.   Date posted: Oct 21 2023    ID: 69293