Current Vacancies on Challenger Council

We are looking for volunteers to fill Challenger Society Council role of Publications and Website Portfolio. The roles and responsibilities are detailed below.  

The Challenger Society is working towards being a fully equitable and inclusive organisation (see https://www.challenger-society.org.uk/EDI_Statement). The Society encourages applications from individuals from underrepresented and/or diverse backgrounds. Those in the early stages of their career are encouraged to apply for the roles. The Challenger Society definition of ECR can be found here (https://www.challenger-society.org.uk/ecr_definition) but please note that those in non-research focused roles are also encouraged to apply.
 

Publications and Website Portfolio

The Challenger Society for Marine Science Council is searching for a new Publications and Website Portfolio Officer. This is an exciting opportunity to join the Challenger Society council, which is a great way to expand your network and raise your profile within the Challenger marine science community. The responsibilities within the role are as follows:

•       Update webpages and liaise with co-opted Website Development Lead
•       Upload and circulate Challenger Society publications and news items (Ocean Challenge and Challenger Wave)
•       Upload travel and stepping stones reports
•       Circulate communications to members via our mailing lists

The role will require approximately 1 hour during an average week. Full training will be provided and no specialist knowledge is required for the website or mailing list. If you have any questions regarding the role, please email chelsey.baker@noc.ac.uk.  

 

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