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Call for Ecosprinter Editorial Board Member

Following a resignation, the Federation of Young European Greens is looking for one new member of the Ecosprinter Editorial Board (EEB) that will hold the position until the 2020 General Assembly of FYEG on 20-24 May 2020.

The Ecosprinter is the independent, online and occasionally printed 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 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 General Assemblies of FYEG.
  • 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
  • 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 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, your motivation letter and your plans outline will be viewed by the EEB and FYEG Executive Committee.

Deadline for applications: 20 February 2020 at midnight CET.

You can send your questions to Simon Gergely Császár (greg@fyeg.org, cc office@fyeg.org), Editor-in-Chief of the Ecosprinter.

The candidacies will be assessed jointly by the Ecosprinter Editor in chief and by FYEG EC members. The decision on the accepted candidacy will be taken by the FYEG Executive Committee.