(42.394283,-71.12144)
 

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When

It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.

Where

212 Elm street3rd floor in CanopySomerville, MA 02144


About

STORYTELLING PROJECT ESTIMATED TIME 15-25 HOURS / OVER 1-2 WEEKS

DELIVERABLES

  • A compelling narrative, or set of short stories that hold the attention of the Organization's reader and convey their message
  • Persuasive copy that can be used in appeals to donors, annual reports, and grant applications
  • Popular examples: Organization's founding story; a program achievement or milestone; a look back at the past few years, etc.

PREREQUISITES

PROFESSIONAL
  • Excellent writing and communications expertise
  • Familiarity with narrative writing and storytelling
  • Ability to conduct interviews and synthesize information
  • Sample writing that you can share with an Organization
NONPROFIT
  • Access to individuals who are willing to be interviewed for the story and additional supporting data that may be relevant
  • Willingness to facilitate the scheduling of interviews on behalf of the Professional

PROJECT STEPS

  • Prep: Information gathering

Volunteer Manager and Professional discuss the objectives of the project and key audiences

Volunteer Manager provides Professional with relevant communications materials (annual reports, white papers, brochures)

  • Milestone 1: Storytelling framework

Professional presents and discusses primary story angle(s) to the Volunteer Manager

Volunteer Manager facilitates interviews between Professional and individuals willing to share their story

  • Milestone 2: Document creation

Volunteer Manager provides Professional with up to two rounds of feedback

  • Milestone 3: Wrap-up

Professional submits final version of story or stories

STORYTELLING

We need this because:

(1) We want a compelling narrative or set of Organizational stories to use in donor appeals, annual reports or grant applications

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Skills

  • Advertising
  • Journalism
  • Copy Writing / Copy Editing
  • Verbal / Written Communication
  • Public Relations

Good Match For

Group

Requirements & Commitment

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