Voluntary (unpaid) Position
Website content writing, creative writing
Not for Profit Think-Tank (Action Research)
Org Focus Area
Sustainability, Risk Analysis & Management, Climate Change, Societal Collapse, Resilience
July 2022 (Tentative)
Min. 2 months (6 hrs/week Total: 48 hrs)
Volunteer (remote) – Web Content Specialist Writer
About Global Crisis Response (GCR):
Focus Areas: Sustainability, Risk Analysis & Management, Climate Change, Societal Collapse, Resilience. Global Crisis Response is a systematic effort aimed at collectively exploring the best means to articulate & navigate the current era of the Anthropocene characterized by Climate Change, scarcity, chaos & uncertainty, forecast the future of trajectories human civilization & explores alternative paradigms (Pluriverse) & transition roadmaps. It is the flagship initiative of Orb Tranz Research & Broadcasting Foundation, a not for profit (Section-8 Company) registered in Mumbai, India. It came into existence in April 2021.
This role requires reviewing, editing existing and developing new content & strategy for GCR the website. This is a remote role and a certificate/ letter could be provided on successful completion of the role.
Responsibilities & Duties:
Thoroughly understand GCR goals & the profile of its core constituency
Review and analyse existing content on GCR website
Submit a preliminary report with an overall website content strategy that promotes the brand
Refine the page wise strategy after brainstorming with team
Produce creative and engaging content for each page of the website
Qualifications & Skills:
The Web Content Specialist must understand the unique needs of their target audience.
The Web Content Specialist must understand search engine optimization (SEO) and social media. Must be able to craft content that optimizes SEO, as well as create social media posts that attract followers.
Must be able to grasp the requirements of each of these mediums in order to be successful.
Must be able to craft content, whether it is the home page copy, a blog, or a video, and combine it with visual elements in order to keep people interested and coming back for more.
The Web Content Specialist must have a strong eye for the most effective website design and a strong ear for well-written, SEO-driven content. Must be amazing editors that squash grammatical errors before the content goes live.
Great communication skills, both in writing and verbal communication
Good at proofreading for errors
Extremely creative with an eye for layout and design
Can develop content for complex, efficient websites quickly
Commitment (Content & Time):
Commit atleast 1-2 hrs per week for orientation, discussion meetings
Commit atleast 6 hrs per week (total= Min. 72 hrs over 3 months)
The actual time commitment could vary depending on situations
Although Climate Change is an important aspect of our work it is not the primary focus
Candidates who are passionate, committed towards holistic learning, dedication to stick with the work and can have patience with a new NGO that is just
getting going will benefit the most from this opportunity.
Ideally committing 3-4 months will help the candidate to get the most out of this project
We are a budding organization with meagre resources and supervision capabilities, so please be aware that you will need to be flexible and self-motivated. In exchange we do offer a unique research experience in a welcoming and passionate team, and a chance to explore radical and non-mainstream ideas outside of traditional institutions.
Volunteers are free to choose the least stressful tasks (workload) but then remain committed to the agreed-upon deliverables in terms of quality and deadlines
Volunteers will be able to participate in the initiative at their convenience
Volunteers will receive due credit for any intellectual output created & recognition for any selfless contributions made by various means as per our company policy