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FCRE is a network of volunteers working together to develop our network and other initiatives.

Working from Home

Deadline: Ongoing

We have a few voluntary roles for students/postgraduates/academics/independent scholars etc. interested in working on exciting projects and meeting interesting people whilst adding serious work experience to their portfolio/resume. 

We are seeking candidates with a keen interest in creative arts, culture, education, film, history, literature, media and communications, tourism, research (qualitative and quantitative) etc.

Some prior experience is a plus for these roles.

We are seeking the following:

Proofreader/Editor: 

As part of this role, you will need to have excellent English language skills, exceptional attention to detail, and exceptional time management skills.

Main Responsibilities:

  • working alongside the editor-in-chief

  • assist in editing articles within the following areas culture, geography, history, anthropology, religion, and events, etc.

  • strong communication (oral and written) and interpersonal skills

  • exceptional English

  • proof and editing proposals (call for papers) etc.

  • assist in judging the quality of submissions and provide good feedback to the author in case revisions need to be made or articles are rejected

This role may also be of interest to a student, retiree, or independent scholar.

Editorial Assistant
In need of an editor who can provide support for our book series from the initial phase to the final publication with exceptional English skills.

Main Responsibilities:

  • reading initial submissions and manuscripts, 

  • support with a book series on culture,

  • providing succinct and meaningful feedback on edits for authors, 

  • desk editing and copy editing,

  • support with a book series on culture,

  • attending journal meetings (online) with the Editors, where possible

  • and generally ensuring things run smoothly with our acquisition process.


Copy Editor

This role requires outstanding English language skills, exceptional attention to detail, and exceptional attention to deadlines.


Main Responsibilities:

  • improving the quality of written work in both print and online,

  • liaise with the editor-in-chief to identify issues and possible alternatives for development

  • support, recommend, and collaborate on the development of the house-style

  • managing the copy-editing request list

  • providing succinct and meaningful feedback on edits,

  • attending journal meetings (online) with the Editors, where possible

  • uphold scholastic standards, and input on journal policy, scope, and direction.

Digital Technical Support:

Having excellent time management skills and exceptional attention to detail is essential for this position.

Main Responsibilities:

  • remote technical support for online events (setup, configure, manage and maintain live online events)

  • strong communication (oral and written) and interpersonal skills

  • fluent English

  • technical support for physical events (provide audio and video support for our network events)

  • desirable: experience with content management software

  • demonstrable social networking experience, proven working experience in digital and social media content development, and understanding of Zoom and YouTube configurations for live and recorded online videos.

 

Qualifications/experience: Bachelor's Degree and/or experience essential to the role. 

Woman at Work

To apply please click the 'Apply' button above complete the form and upload your CV.

 

We are seeking candidates that are well organised, possess excellent timekeeping and project management, are fluent in English, have strong verbal and written communication skills, ability to work well with a team, are adaptable and have strong attention to detail.

Please note, that volunteer work is project-based, hence this is not daily work and should not interfere with your busy work/academic or study schedule.

 

For more information or to make a formal application email us at festival.culture.edu@gmail.com.

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