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Call for Ecosprinter Editorial Board Member

FYEG is opening a call for candidates to fill the vacant position in the Ecosprinter Editorial Board.

The deadline for applications is on Sunday July 10th, 23:59 CEST. The vote by Member Organisations will take place between July 12h - July 26th. We plan to have an online Q+A session with the candidates on 15 July, Friday (TBC).

About the Ecosprinter

The Ecosprinter is the online independent magazine of all young Greens of Europe. For many years it has published articles written by activists and young writers, helping the spread of youth issues, political and social challenges from all over Europe to other young activists, and so building a ‘pan-European space’ of expression and debate.

The Ecosprinter can be found atwww.ecosprinter.eu

The mission of the Ecosprinter is to:

  • Provide a forum for commentary and internal debate. 
  • Provide spaces for blogs and articles of members of FYEG. 
  • Inform about the green political positions. 
  • Provide the member organisations with knowledge about candidates for upcoming General Assemblies of FYEG
  • Report and comment about culture, politics and discussions that they believe are of importance.

 

About the Ecosprinter Editorial Board

The Ecosprinter Editorial Board (EEB) is responsible for the content of the Ecosprinter and for ensuring high quality of the magazine as a whole. The EEB members can produce their own material but mainly call for material or ask specific people for articles.

The Ecosprinter editorial board:

  • Consists of four members of which only one may be an EC member 
  • Has to be gender-balanced 
  • Elects an Editor-in-Chief among its members
  • Works on the mission and development of the Ecosprinter

 

What we offer:

  • Experience of volunteering in an English-speaking environment in an international Editorial Board. 
  • Opportunity to develop your ideas on and to be supported in your initiatives by the EEB and the Executive Committee of FYEG. 
  • Opportunity to develop further an European-wide network of NGOs, civil society organisations, politicians and academicians on current issues.

 

These positions are voluntary, so please note that they are unpaid.

REQUIREMENTS

Candidates must have time and motivation to work for the Ecosprinter through the whole mandate to ensure consistency in the Editorial Board work. You should be able to dedicate 2-3 hours a week minimum of online voluntary work. It is requested that candidates are pro-active, can work independently and in a team, and can work proficiently in English.

 

The following are assets for the application:

  • A good feeling for what are important debates within the Green movement.
  • Experience with publications or editing.
  • Knowledge of Wordpress (as the Ecosprinter is a Wordpress-powered website). Lay-out/design skills as well as social media experience are a plus.
  • Willingness to further develop the Ecosprinter online outreach and build up the cooperation with the Green European Journal (GEJ).

 

APPLICATIONS

To apply, please send your CV and letter of motivation to office@fyeg.org

Please bear in mind that your CV and your motivation letter will be publicly available on FYEG website, to all MO. 

FYEG implements the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). Part of the data you will provide (except your ID card and proof of residence) will be publicly accessible on our website.

For more information about FYEG’s privacy policy, please visit http://www.fyeg.org/privacy