Applications to join WCP Subcommittee 2019 is now OPEN!
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The in-house writers will be responsible, under the guidance of the Club Executive, for the development, launch and subsequent running of the WCP online publication. They will contribute articles to the publication on a regular basis, both individually and as a team.
This is an excellent opportunity if you are seeking to develop your research and writing skills, and to have your work published. We will be starting almost from scratch, so there is a lot of room to shape your own position description and try new things. There will also be opportunities to gain experience in editorial, and to develop/exercise your leadership skills.
Responsibilities and Duties:
Keep up to date with current issues affecting women in commerce and politics
Write articles of 500–1000 words into particular topics of interest (at least one every two months)
Contribute to semi-regular longer research articles written as a team
Attend team meetings and pitch ideas for future articles
Assist in the ongoing running of the publication, including with the editing and publishing processes
Optional: assist in reviewing, developing and editing external submissions
Working closely with the marketing team, contribute brief news summaries to the WCP newsletter
Optional: assisting with the editing and publishing of the Woman of the Week interviews
Key selection criteria:
• Able to demonstrate a keen interest in women’s/feminist issues, specifically issues affecting women studying/working in the fields of commerce and/or politics
• Strong research ability
• Competent writing style, and ability to write persuasively
• Good understanding of the English language
• Ability to work both independently and in a team
• Experience in writing or working for a publication is advantageous, but by no means essential
Flexible on a daily basis, likely 5-10 hours per week
For inquiries please contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
Applications close on Friday, 2 August (midnight).