Ecliptic Writer


Volunteer Role Permanent London Area/Remote, UK

Uploaded 9 Jun 2022

Job Description

Are you looking for a role where you can develop your research and writing skills, network within the space industry, and distribute your work to over 1000 subscribers? Then the UKSEDS Ecliptic Writer role could be for you! The role requires 4-6 hours per week and involves completing research on recent and important events in the space industry, concisely compiling these into an engaging newsletter, and contributing to the design of related graphics. This is a wonderful opportunity to work alongside a diverse team of talented volunteers who are passionate and enthusiastic about the space industry and who collectively represent the future of the sector. This role is ideal for individuals looking to gain experience in the industry, specifically in research, writing and communications, and offers a relatively low-risk environment in which to develop core competencies.

Diversity and inclusion
Our aims to educate and develop young people contribute to our vision of a growing and diverse workforce in the UK space sector. Everyone brings their own unique viewpoint and ideas to our team which enables us to work towards this vision together. When you’re working with us, we’re keen to ensure you’re comfortable by facilitating any extra measures you might need, and to provide you with opportunity after opportunity to develop yourself.

Person Specification

The ideal candidate for this role will be:

  • Passionate about the space sector
  • Capable of working to deadlines
  • Proficient in written communications
  • Organised and proactive
  • Compassionate
  • A good communicator
  • Eager to learn new skills
  • Be a member of UKSEDS (it is free - [To be eligible to volunteer you must be over 18 and be studying or working at a UK-based institution or have been in the last 3 years].