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Call for Contributors

FoodUnfolded® is a global platform providing science-based insights about the origins of our food, the broader food system and the latest food and agricultural innovations. FoodUnfolded® engages with its growing audience to create a new communication culture around food and catalyse a transformation towards a sustainable food sector.

About FoodUnfolded®

Our content is driven by science and technology, collaborative initiatives, creative imagination and media experimentation. The FoodUnfolded® community wants to join all groups of the food chain in dialogue on how we can create a better future of food.

Instagram: @food.unfolded

FoodUnfolded® is powered by EIT Food, a body of the European Union.

About the Call

We are looking to grow the FoodUnfolded® team further which is why we are calling for people to join our team in 2021. If you are passionate about creating an open and honest communication culture around the origins and future of our food, we want you to join us.

In this call we are looking for a:

  • Visual Editor
  • Fact-Checker
  • DE Coordinator & Editor

Visual Editor

If you are a freelancer looking for a longer-term commitment (2-3 days per week) in a team, this is for you. The work will involve online or physical meetings, development work, and the following responsibilities:

  • Developing FoodUnfolded image visual identity and art direction
  • Daily tasks like: photoshopping/editing images for Youtube thumbnails, Instagram stories/posts, website preview images, bi-monthly newsletter
  • Curating images/performing image search for website articles
  • Editorial feedback/performing social media (SM) image search
  • Liaising with freelance graphic designers and illustrators
  • Editorial feedback on image graphics, animations, infographics, and illustrations
  • Feedback on website visual redesign

 We are looking for a visual editor with these skillsets:

  • An eye for design
  • Proficient or native English-speaking level
  • Advanced knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Proficient in: Premiere Pro, After Effects)
  • Familiar with Google Drive Storage
  • Proficient knowledge in Youtube uploading
  • Basic knowledge of how backend website works (CMS systems)
  • Fast learner
  • Detailed-oriented and efficient worker
  • Familiarity with Adobe Stock or other image libraries
  • Photography experience is an advantage, but not necessary

You’ll be working with an international and vibrant, creative team, who aims to positively impact the world through nuanced communication. If you’re a team player but can also work independently (without needing to be micromanaged), then connect with us!

If you’re interested in working with us throughout 2021 with a possibility for extension into 2022, please send the following to hello@foodunfolded.com:

  • Your CV and portfolio
  • Hourly rate
  • A cover letter outlining how you would develop the FoodUnfolded® visual identity

The deadline is 16 February 2021. Don’t forget to put ‘Tender Application: Visual Editor’ in the subject field.

Short-listed candidates will be contacted for a Skype interview.

Fact-checker

If you are a freelance fact-checker looking for a longer-term commitment (2 days per week, timing can be discussed) in a team, this is for you. The work will involve online or physical meetings and the following responsibilities:

  • Fact-checking references in website articles
  • Fact-checking Instagram dissemination material
  • Help to upload text and references onto CMS system

We are looking for a fact-checker with these skillsets:

  • Experience working in an editorial or media context
  • Be able to read and accurately understand scientific/academic sources of diverse subjects (including, health and nutrition, food technology, biology, physics, chemistry)
  • Familiar with Google Drive
  • Basic knowledge of how backend website works (CMS systems) is a plus
  • Advanced degree in a science-related field
  • Fluent or native English-speaking level
  • Detailed-oriented and efficient worker

You’ll be working with an international and vibrant, creative team, who aims to positively impact the world through nuanced communication. If you’re a team player but can also work independently (without needing to be micromanaged), then connect with us!

If you’re interested in working with us throughout 2021 with a possibility for extension into 2022, please send the following to hello@foodunfolded.com:

  • Your CV
  • Hourly rate
  • A cover letter

The deadline is 16 February 2021. Don’t forget to put ‘Tender Application: Fact Checker’ in the subject field.

Short-listed candidates will be contacted for a Skype interview.

DE Coordinator & Editor

FoodUnfolded® has now expanded to Germany and is focusing on curating local and regional content, which is why we are calling for a Coordinator & Editor for our German version website (FoodUnfolded® DE). If you are passionate about creating an open and honest communication culture around the origins and future of our food, we want you to join us.

If you are a freelancer looking for a longer-term commitment (2-4 days per week) in a team, this is for you. The work will involve online or physical meetings, development work, and the following responsibilities:

  • Maintaining the German website: making sure new content gets translated and uploaded
  • Liaising with German-speaking writers, contributors, and translators
  • Producing new ideas to engage with German-speaking audience
  • Creating new content for German-speaking audience
  • Editorial feedback on articles, image graphics, animations, infographics, illustrations, and videos
  • Collaborating with the FoodUnfolded editorial team and CLC Central Senior Communication Officer (Frank).

 We are looking for an editor and coordinator with these skillsets:

  • Fluency or native German-speaking and writing level
  • Proficient or fluent English-speaking level
  • Understanding of German culture and perspectives
  • Able to communicate with the audience in familiar or relatable words
  • Able to adapt English narratives (and jokes) for German-speaking audience
  • Strong writing skills
  • Familiar with Google Drive Storage
  • Basic knowledge of how backend website works (CMS systems)
  • Fast learner, detailed-oriented and efficient worker
  • Multi-media skills are a plus

You’ll be working with an international and vibrant, creative team, who aims to positively impact the world through nuanced communication. If you’re a team player but can also work independently (without needing to be micromanaged), then connect with us!

If you’re interested in working with us throughout 2021 with a possibility for extension into 2022, please send the following to hello@foodunfolded.com:

  • Your CV (and portfolio if desired)
  • Hourly rate
  • A cover letter

The deadline is 14 February 2021. Don’t forget to put ‘Tender Application: DE Editor and Coordinator’ in the subject field.

Short-listed candidates will be contacted for a Skype interview.