AltGen supports 18-25 year old’s to set up worker co-operatives as a collaborative and empowering solution to youth unemployment.
Our role as the next generation should be to create an economy that allows us to earn a living, do what we love and contribute towards nurturing people and our environment rather than destroying it. Co-operatives are a specific form of social enterprise that allow us to do this.
AltGen will achieve this through workshops, an online hub space, residential courses, start up grants and business advice. Creating a new network of youth co-operatives that are constructing a more equal and sustainable economy.
Online Content Editor
Part Time: 2 days per week @ London Living Wage
£533 per month.
We are looking for an exceptional and inspiring individual with a passion for youth led social change to become our third team member and co-founder.
You will be responsible for creating, editing and maintaining content across the digital mediums: blog, monthly newsletter, online forum, facebook and twitter.
You will manage a high editorial standard with consistent messaging and be able to communicate a relevant narrative to our audience.
• Create content for website and blog.
• Commissioning content and liaising with writers.
• Manage and facilitate online forum.
• Regularly update social media.
• Contribute to organisation and management of AltGen.
AltGen is about doing work differently. The funding we received for this first year pilot project is equally distributed between the three of us, including you. It is a co-operative: we work together as equals and share responsibility.
Therefore this role is for someone who understands the importance of collaboration and working in a team but also has the individual initiative to direct their own work and drive the project forward.
You will be interested in contemporary political debate and the creation of a more equal and sustainable economy.
Please send us your CV and a cover letter to email@example.com
Make sure your cover letter states WHY you are interested becoming a founder of AltGen.
Your passion is what is important to us.
Applications Close: Monday 3rd March
Interviews take place in London: Friday 7th March
Position Starts: April 1st 2014.