rabble.ca is currently seeking volunteer Beat Editors to assist with developing rabble's coverage in regions across the country, and helping to build contacts and networks among progressive activists, writers, and independent media networks. We are looking for editors for the following regions: Prairie Beat, Northern Beat, Quebec Beat, and Atlantic Beat.
Beat Editors are highly connected individuals with a passion for activism, social change and media. Beat Editors are the eyes and ears of rabble.ca in their region. The Beat Editor works with rabble's editor to identify stories and writers in their regions, communicate updates about progressive political action, and identify regionally relevant content that is suitable for reprinting at rabble.ca.
The Beat Editor participates in rabble story and editorial meetings, and reports directly to rabble.ca's Editor-in-Chief, who may contact them looking for local writers on particular stories, check in about regional story ideas, or request information about progressive political actions in their region. More details are available here and on our opportunities page.
Applications should be sent via e-mail to volunteers[at]rabble.ca with the subject "Beat Editor application." The deadline for applications is August 31, 2014 at 5 p.m. ET.
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