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MA Travel and Nature Writing, BATH SPA UNIVERSITY
- For any writer inspired by places, people and wildlife, who wants to be published.
- Based on actual experiences in the field, including encounters with places, people and wildlife.
- Provides context of the history, background and genres of travel and nature writing over time.
- Focuses on getting your writing into a wide range of media and outlets.
Do you enjoy writing about people, places and wildlife? Are you interested in environmental issues in Britain and around the world? Would you like to be published, and make a living as a travel or nature writer?
The Bureau Chief for Nature will manage part of the team of award-winning reporters and editors that produce outstanding reported content across all of Nature’s digital and print platforms. You will be committed to, and responsible for, producing thought-leading, authoritative, analytical news articles, for an international audience of researchers and science stakeholders around the world. You will have particular responsibility for coverage of Europe, and for overseeing reporters and editors in this region.
The Erice International School of Science Journalism announces 30 fellowships for applicants from European countries and 5 fellowships for applicants from non-European countries to attend the 2018 edition (June 24th – 29th, 2018) focused on “What’s Next: Challenges and Opportunities for Tomorrow’s Fundamental Physics”.
The fellowships are aimed at science journalists, science communicators and students in science journalism and communication.
The deadline for application is March 25th, 2018. Applications which should reach us after this date will not be taken into consideration. You will be informed of the acceptance/reject of your application by April 30th, 2018.
The Lancet family of journals is seeking a fixed term (12 months), part-time communications officer to work on thelancet.com and to manage our social media strategy, accounts, and output. You will be highly motivated and will have experience of using social tools to support content dissemination and brand awareness, through all high impact social platforms (including but not limited to Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn) engaging with new audiences, and a keen interest in new social tools and techniques. This new role will work within the Lancet journals’ web, press and marketing teams, and will also liaise with editorial staff, and external authors. Whilst working within a team environment, the person in this role will need to be autonomous in their work, ensuring that their projects are completed to a high standard and to a strict time frame.
As well as familiarity with and experience of social tools, you will have some experience of online publishing. Your writing skills will be first class and you will have a clear view of how an online medical and community operates. This is a 60% position (21 hours per week) based in our London office (125 London Wall, EC2Y 5AS).
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SciDev.Net is looking to recruit a Digital Producer. This role is responsible for ensuring the visual quality of the SciDev.Net website and for maximising each page’s reach by appropriate use of SEO and other techniques. They ensure production delivery by overseeing digital support tools and provide training for regional and editorial staff. They are responsible for the efficient delivery of technical content, notices and comments and for internal commissioning of graphics and data visualisations. The role will also be expected to provide basic technical support ensuring digital product service delivery for the website and key core business systems (CRM, production manager and analytics tools), through liaison with key suppliers. For the foreseeable future, the Digital Producer will also have some responsibility for User Engagement (e.g. Facebook and Twitter).
Medical Writer - Medical Writing and Healthcare Communications - London
We are looking for a Medical Writer to join our growing Medical Writing and Healthcare Communications team. In this role you will provide high-quality medical and scientific writing from planning and coordination of literature search through delivery of final drafts to internal and external clients. As a Medical Writer, you will provide technical consultation and advice on strategy, regulations and industry best practices. You will effectively manage medical writing projects to deliver quality products in agreed timelines by demonstrating subject matter and therapeutic area expertise. In this crucial role, you will collaborate with internal and external clients, supporting and enabling effective and efficient communication that results in operational excellence.