“When someone whines about what they can possibly do if it’s really true that voting won’t fix everything, hand them this book. When someone proposes violence as the only serious option available, hand them this book.”David Swanson, WarIsACrime.org & OpEd News
Are you passionate about creative activism? And are you a skilled editor with a keen eye for detail, an ability to synthesize complex ideas in accessible language, and a passion for using persuasive language as a tool for social change? This is an opportunity to join a dynamic global network of changemakers in the work of documenting, analysing and disseminating social movement advances from all around the world.
Beautiful Trouble provides social movements with creative tools and strategic trainings to win battles for a more just and beautiful world. We are looking to add one or more core members to our editorial and communications team to help us fulfill this mission. At least one of the successful applicants will either be based in Africa, or will have extensive ties to movements working there.
Though no single candidate will have all of the following, the ideal candidate will have a strong mix of:
This is a part-time, contract position, averaging between 5 and 10 hours per week, remunerated at US$30/hour, with the possibility of travel to and facilitation of one or more in-country workshops, to be compensated separately.
Please email a resume, cover letter, and sample of recent work to firstname.lastname@example.org by Monday, June 30, 2018. Only those candidates shortlisted for an interview will be contacted.
Beautiful Trouble is committed to practicing anti-oppression and collective liberation in all aspects of our work. We strongly encourage applications from activists operating at the front lines of multiple, intersecting oppressions, and will prioritize these applicants in all hiring decisions.