Debate Editor (f/m/d)

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Forum is a pan-European initiative launched in 2020, aiming to create the European public by providing every day on its platform the most relevant articles on European debates contributed by leading publications. Forum makes all articles accessible by translating them into various European languages. Learn more at forum.eu.

Forum is looking for two creative and very adaptable editors to lead our efforts to make Forum the leading platform for debates on: 

1. Mental Wealth Themes: The future of work, Universal Basic Income, Psychedelics, Drugs, Mental Health, Culture, Spirituality, 

2. Citizens Decoded Themes: Digital Rights, Big Tech,Social Media, Data Privacy, AI, AR, VR, Article 13, E- citizenship, social media and data ownership, 

3. Mars & Venus Themes: geopolitics, European army, European security, peacekeeping, NATO, UN reform, American retreat, China's rise, 

4. Green New Deal Themes: Europe's move to reckon with climate change, ecological innovation, EU's Green Deal, science communication, climate migration, protest culture and intersectionality. 

The Debate Editors are Forum’s representative on the chosen topic, develop fruitful relationships with all respective thought leaders and organisations through networking events, conferences and social media engagement and create high-end content for our platform. 

What are your daily tasks? 

  • Managing the whole debate as a project - from conceptualisation, through execution, to evaluation
  • Providing editorial expertise to generate interesting and topic specific articles to spur debates for Forum
  • Integrating marketing and social media KPIs into the conceptualization
  • Supporting offline/online Member Growth efforts
  • Conceptualising and actively participating in creation of audiovisual content on the specific topic including podcasts, short videos, digital events, etc. 
  • Building a strong network of thought leaders and organizations
  • Representing Forum at conferences and events in Europe, especially in the role of a moderator
  • Positioning Forum as an actively participating media partner of conferences and moderate sessions
  • Working closely with the editorial and member growth teams to engage all relevant stakeholders in a successful implementation of the debate content

What should you bring?

  • At least 2 years of experience in journalism, copywriting, policy, project management, or similar discipline
  • Deep interest and understanding of European debates and politics
  • Basic knowledge and understanding of various audiovisual formats and marketing
  • Experience in moderating debates and connections to thought leaders and organizations on the specific topic are a plus
  • Strong networking and interpersonal skills also on the top-tier level
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment with shifting priorities
  • Structured and autonomous way of working
  • Excellent English skills, other European languages are a plus

This is a remote full-time position. The candidates can be based in various locations across Europe. In your application, please indicate which of the above mentioned debates you are interested in and why.

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Or, know someone who would be a perfect fit? Let them know!

Why work with us?

  • Team culture & flexibility

    Work with an international team, with options to work remotely or in our open-space office in Kreuzberg.

  • Creative freedom

    As a small team, we encourage you to think creatively and try new ideas. At Forum you'll have the chance to create direct impact and lead new initiatives.

  • Resources

    From our competitive salary, to tech gear of your choice, we aim to not only support your line of work but also your professional growth. You’ll join a team of experts from tech, entrepreneurship and journalism. It's an exclusive combination you'll find in few places other than Forum.eu.

Workplace & culture

 

Forum encourages readers to engage and learn from an international audience by offering a space to discuss topics shaping their lives.

Our company culture reflects the same values. We encourage employees to speak their minds, explore new ideas, and take ownership of their projects. We move quickly to get our ideas into the world and aim to think across borders.

 

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