Popular Science Writer for Website Content
WhenIt's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.
WhereThis is a Virtual Opportunity, with no fixed address.
Remineralize the Earth is an institution that uses scientific knowledge and research as a foundation for our projects in the field. We work on issues of climate change, food production, forest management and sustainability. Our goal is to produce accessible and high-quality information that can be available on our website to policy makers, researchers, donors, farmers and the general public.
We are looking for science writers who can write the content for our website Major responsibilities include: We will be putting up articles, blogs, latest news and events (this includes editing photos and graphics); You may be reading scientific journal papers and write articles for the website explaining the results and potential impacts of new scientific developments; Reporting on what’s happening around the world of remineralization. Network and promote other projects and institutions around the world working on similar missions.
For this position, we are looking for someone with a background and experience in journalism, media, communications, writing or related fields. A minimum of 6 hours per week is required. VERY IMPORTANT: We do not want the writing on the website to be all academic, we are looking for people who can put together magazine features in a popular science vein for the general public.
Why RTE? By volunteering with RTE, you will be part of an exciting and vital environmental movement! At RTE we work towards educating policy makers, farmers, international institutions and the general public about the benefits of healthier soils- which can be achieved through remineralization; We also would like to post your profile on our website; After 3 months of work, we can write a recommendation on your LinkedIn and other social media profiles; We can write professional recommendations telling your contacts about our experience with you. Most importantly, you will be able to feel proud of yourself for helping the world stabilize the climate and produce more nutritious food. Come join us, by dedicating your precious time and skills.
You will have fun and feel great! We are often flooded with inquiries and may not be able to get back to everyone. We will contact you if you seem like you would be a great fit for us. When responding please include an attached resume in PDF or .doc form, along with how many hours per week you are able to volunteer. Thank you so much for considering volunteering with RTE!
- Copy Writing / Copy Editing
- Environmental Science
- CSR / Volunteer Coordination
- Technical Writing
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Requirements & Commitment
- 6+ hours per week
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