Useful Science (usefulscience.org) is a website that condenses scientific articles that are useful to everyday life into bite-sized summaries. We are currently seeking a Social Media Manager to manage our Twitter (@usefulsci), Facebook (facebook.com/usefulsci), and Instagram (@usefulscience) feeds, which are read by our audience of over 20,000 subscribers. As we are a team of volunteers located all over the world, this position can be done remotely and is a flexible knowledge translation and public outreach opportunity. The ideal contributor would be a science undergraduate, graduate student, or recent graduate looking for experience in science writing and communication.
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Specific responsibilities for the role of Social Media Manager include:
The Social Media Manager will work together with the Board of Directors to contribute to the day-to-day operations and long-term vision of Useful Science. This role will be highly autonomous with a large degree of creative freedom and flexibility.
Useful Science is comprised of individuals who are passionate about sharing science that can improve the lives of others. If this is you too, we need you to help us promote our mission!
We believe that leaving diverse voices out of the scientific discourse disproportionately harms the most marginalized people in society, including women, people of color, and LGBTQ+ people. As such, we strongly encourage applications from individuals who identify as a member of a marginalized community.
To find out more or to apply, send an email with a few lines about yourself and a CV to firstname.lastname@example.org. We look forward to hearing from you!
Useful Science (usefulscience.org) is a website that condenses scientific articles that are useful to everyday life into bite-sized summaries. We are currently seeking a Social Media Manager to manage our Twitter (@usefulsci), Facebook…