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The Club of Rome Communications Fellowship 2024 for early-career communications professionals.

Application Deadline:  5 April 2024, 23:59 CET

Applications are now open for The Club of Rome Communications Fellowship 2024. 

The Club of Rome is currently accepting applications for its Communications Fellowship 2024.  The fellowship is a full-time six-month mentoring programme aimed at increasing the diversity of voices covering sustainability issues and supporting early-career communications professionals who are from underrepresented communities and regions. The successful fellows will be integrated into The Club of Rome communications team, working remotely from their home environment and with one trip to meet members of The Club of Rome team (likely in Europe). The fellowship offers a modest stipend towards living costs and includes work-related travel costs.  

The communications fellow will gain experience in communicating complex systems thinking for non-specialist audiences through a variety of platforms including the website, multimedia and social media. The successful candidate will work directly with the communications team assisting with a variety of tasks including web publishing, media relations, event coverage, multimedia, social media and other communication activities. 

Requirements

The ideal candidate will have: 

  • A Bachelor’s or equivalent degree in science or journalism, and/or current student or graduate of a science journalism program. 
  • Some experience in writing about systems thinking or sustainability research for non-specialist audiences via blogs, newspapers, university websites or other outlets. 
  • Written and oral fluency in English and a proven ability to understand complex scientific research or systems thinking. 
  • Experience with, or interest in, social media, video, photography or other multimedia. 
  • Alignment with the beliefs and vision of The Club of Rome.

Applicants from all countries are welcome, but priority will be given to citizens or residents of countries/regions underrepresented in sustainability communications.  

Application Procedure


Applications:
 

To apply, please email the following documents, in English, to Jobs@clubofrome.org with the subject line: Communications Fellowship.  

  • CV/Resume 
  • Cover Letter 
  • One writing sample of no more than 800 words about a scientific topic or sustainability issue aimed at a general non-specialist audience (e.g., article for a newspaper or magazine, blog post, or op-ed)   
  • A letter of recommendation

More Info: Club of Rome Communications Fellowship

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