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Media outreach person

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Existential Risk Observatory
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Amsterdam, NH, Netherlands
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Published 1 month ago

Are you worried about extinction because of the climate crisis? So am I, but I discovered a few years ago that the chance of human extinction for other reasons is actually much higher. Highest on the list, according to institutes such as the Future of Humanity Institute (Oxford University), are new technologies, which are now developed without much thought about what the long term consequences will be.

I think we should fight both climate change and other existential risks. These other risk are less well-known, which is why few people are taking action to reduce them, and this makes them more dangerous. That's why I've founded the Existential Risk Observatory, an NGO which aims to spread scientific existential risk research and inform the public debate.

We now have a board, two interns, and volunteers for research, content creation, and community building. We're also setting up management and fund raising, but at this point, we're self-funded. We're still missing one position and that's media outreach.

Are you an (ex-)journalist or press officer, preferably with a great press network in The Netherlands, and are you motivated to reduce human extinction risks? And can you spend at least 5 hours/week on a voluntary basis? Would be great to get to know you!

If and when we do receive funding, compensation can be paid and there may be the possibility to grow into a full-time position as well if you have that ambition.

Are you worried about extinction because of the climate crisis? So am I, but I discovered a few years ago that the chance of human extinction for other reasons is actually much higher. Highest on the list, according to institutes such as the…

Details at a Glance

  • Schedule
    Weekdays
  • Time Commitment
    Part time (10-30 hrs/wk)
  • Recurrence
    Recurring
  • Wheelchair Accessible

Location

Remote
Work may be performed anywhere in the world
Associated Location
Havikslaan 8A, 1021 EK Amsterdam, Nederland

How to Apply

Just send us an introductory email an we'll take it from there

Just send us an introductory email an we'll take it from there

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