Call for Applications: Public Relations Manager

Public Relations Manager

Are you interested in getting involved in the Committee for the Anthropology of Science, Technology, and Computing (CASTAC)? Do you want to become more active in the anthropology of science/STS community? Platypus, the CASTAC blog, is seeking a public relations manager!

Primary responsibilities include:

  • Drafting social media posts and emails each Tuesday (and sometimes Thursday) to promote new blog content and
    engage with the CASTAC community;
  • Researching and curating social media content related to the anthropology of science and technology/STS;
  • Collaborating with the editor and web producer in designing public initiatives to increase blog readership and impact.

The initial period for this position runs from September 2019-September 2020 with the option to extend the position for another year. As CASTAC is an entirely volunteer run organization, we are unable to offer compensation for this position. The position requires 3-5 hours of work a week.

Relevant experience with community outreach, engagement, and/or social media management is preferred, but not required.

Applicants should review the editorial vision of the blog outlined here. Interested candidates should send a CV and cover letter outlining their interests in relation to the blog’s mission, and any related previous experience, to editor@castac.org by September 2, 2019. Candidates will be notified by September 16, 2019.

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