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Call for Ecosprinter Editorial Board Members

About the Ecosprinter

The Ecosprinter is the online independent participative 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 at www.ecosprinter.eu

The mission of the Ecosprinter is to:

  • provide a forum for commentary and internal debate.

  • provide the spaces for blogs and articles of members of FYEG.

  • inform about the politics of EGP.

  • provide the member organisations with knowledge about candidates for upcoming GAs

  • report and comment about culture, politics and discussions that they believe are of importance.

About the Editorial Board

The Editorial Board is responsible for the content of the Ecosprinter and for ensuring high quality of the magazine as a whole. The Editorial Board 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

  • follow democratic principles

  • edit language deficiencies

  • work on the mission and development of the Ecosprinter

What we offer

  1. Experience of working in English speaking environment in international Editorial Board.

  2. Opportunity to develop your ideas/ projects on fundraising, activity planning, and to be supported in your initiatives with the board and the executive committee of FYEG.

  3. 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 team, and can work proficiently in English.

Apart from this it are the advantage we’re looking for:

  • a good feeling for what are important debates within the Green-Left movement.

  • experience with publications or editing.

  • good computer skills and access; and knowledge of Wordpress (as the Ecosprinter is a Wordpress-powered website).

  • lay-out/design skills.

  • 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, your motivation letter and your plans outline will be publicly available to all MOs and delegates at the GA.

Deadline for applications: April 27th 2017 midnight CET.

 


You can send your questions to Morgan who’s the editor in chief of the Ecosprinter (ecosprinter@gmail.com), or Paula (paula-x-wine@web.de), Jakob (j.hundsbichler@hotmail.com) and Simo (simoraittila@gmail.com) who are currently in the board.