Volunteer role: Journal Social Media Editors (JSMEs) for new Open Access journals

We are looking for new Journal Social Media Editors (JSMEs) to take the latest microbiological research published in our two new Open Access journals FEMS Microbes and microLife produce widely communicated social media posts for our audience on Twitter, Facebook, (and potentially Instagram).

Each JSME will be assigned responsibility to one journal, so we are looking for 2 volunteers. This role is to be performed remotely: online and by email. 

You will get the chance to develop social media and science communications skills. No experience is necessary (although is desirable), there is plenty of time to learn and develop while volunteering with us.

You will work closely with the Science Communication Officer, the other JSMEs, and staff at the FEMS Office who will provide advice and training and a continued presence throughout your commitment. As part of your role, you might also liaise with Editors-in-Chief of the journal to support engagement with their tweets relative to the journal.

Regular posts are the commitment expected (1 -2 per week). We also coordinate ad-hoc communications campaigns organized around specific events across the year. (e.g. International Women’s Day, Antibiotic Awareness Week, Peer Review Week etc.).

Please email a current CV and a short paragraph explaining your reasons for getting involved with the subject ‘Application as JSMEs’ to Feel free to specify in case you have a preference to be a JSME for any of the two journals.

Feel free to make contact if you have any questions about the role you want answered first.

Applications Deadline: 4 June 2020

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