Volunteer

Current Roles

PESGB Magazine Content Writer

Commitment: approx. 5-10 hours per month; flexible

Reporting to Communications Director/Events Marketing Officer

The PESGB is a member-led organisation for the geoscience community. Started in 1964, our society has 4,000 members who benefit from a variety of networking and knowledge sharing events, professional development courses and workshops. Our core values see us supporting the education of earth sciences to the wider community through open access to some lectures and publications.

The role:

The PESGB Magazine is a free magazine, available exclusively to our members. The main objective of the Magazine is to provide our members with high quality, industry relevant content, including abstracts, news, updates from the society as well as views and opinions on the trending topics within the industry. For 2021, PESGB Magazine’s operational objectives include expanding its readership by increasing the amount and variety of content.

The Content Writer will join the PESGB Team, working remotely. As the Content Writer, you will be responsible not just for original writing, but for interviewing inspiring voices from the community and sharing interesting, yet sometimes controversial, topics to open discussions. It is a very creative and rewarding role that offers a multitude of experiences in producing published content.

Responsibilities include:

  • Pitching, creating, and sharing articles / pieces for the PESGB Magazine.
  • Producing 1-2 Articles per month.
  • Managing your work loads and times and keeping the PESGB team informed on your progress with content.
  • Researching and suggesting partnerships and opportunities for growth.
  • Conducting written, audio, and video interviews to produce high-quality articles.
  • Responding to industry breaking news and viral social content with opportunities for PESGB to add to the conversation or to create content.

Why volunteer for the PESGB?

Volunteering is an excellent way to build your skills and add another exciting project to your CV. This is an excellent opportunity to grow professionally while making great change for a fantastic cause.

If you are a PESGB member who enjoys writing, and has a passion for people, geoscience and technologies, this role is for you!

How to apply:

To apply, please email your CV and a cover letter to Simona Pszon explaining the kind of content you would prefer to write, and you feel you would be well suited to the position: simona@pesgb.org.uk.

Please note that this is an unpaid position. Although this position is unpaid, we offer excellent references for those that require them and a great experience working with the team and the Executive Committee.

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