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[Closes 20 Apr 2017] FORCE11 Communications Fellows 2017-2018 Call For Applicants

last modified Apr 13, 2017 08:43 AM
FORCE11 is a community of scholars, librarians, archivists, publishers and research funders that has arisen organically to help facilitate the change toward improved knowledge creation and sharing. It is seeking applications from individuals who will implement the communication needs of the community.

The FORCE11 Organization seeks applicants for its 2017-2018 Communications fellowship program.

We are seeking candidates who wish to develop a deeper knowledge of Scholarly Communications as well as gain experience in social media and communications. The applicants may be do the work remotely from any location with an internet connection.  Working on a small team, fellows will write news releases, blog posts, and announcements about FORCE11, its constituent organizations, and the broader community; monitor and update FORCE11’s social media presence; assist in maintaining its website; help to develop and implement FORCE11’s outreach strategy; and perform other communications-related responsibilities (details can be found below). The Communications fellow should anticipate spending approximately 4 hours per week on the position (times may vary depending on the activities).

The fellowship year will run from May 1, 2017 through April 30, 2018.  

Fellows will receive free registration, airfare, accommodations and meals to attend the FORCE2017 Conference in Berlin, October 25-27, 2017 or the FORCE11 Scholarly Communications Institute in San Diego, CA  

This fellowship program is well-suited for - but not limited to - graduate students who wish to develop deeper knowledge of Scholarly Communications, gain experience in social media and communications.  The work will be conducted remotely through the internet.  For more information about the program and application requirements please visit this page


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