Work with Stolen Tools

We're delighted to advertise the below roles: 

Stolen Tools Social Media and Outreach Coordinator 

Eligibility: Must be Based at Brighton or Sussex University

Basic information: 2/3 hours per week at £18 per hour, interviews/assessment in January, start in February.

To apply: Please send expressions of interest to [email protected] by 19 January (Deadline Extended). 

About Stolen Tools Journal: Stolen tools is an anti-racist journal dedicated to centring the voices of racialised minorities within health inequalities research. The journal aims to provide a creative platform for diverse racialised voices to be emotionally expressive about racism rooted in academia, challenge their self-censorship in research and share knowledge in a way which is understandable by a diverse range of voices: not just academics. 

Job Description: As a Social Media and Outreach Coordinator at Stolen Tools journal, you will play a crucial role in amplifying our mission to challenge and transform the landscape of health inequalities research. Your primary responsibility will be to manage our social media presence, ensuring consistent and engaging content that resonates with our core values and mission. You will also be tasked with arranging outreach activities with relevant university courses and organizing talks in schools. A significant part of your role involves promoting the journal to increase visibility and encourage submissions from authors and artists.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Manage and grow our social media presence across various platforms, ensuring alignment with our anti-racist ethos and commitment to inclusivity.
  • Develop and implement strategies to engage with university courses relevant to our journal’s scope, fostering partnerships that promote our journal’s objectives.
  • Organise and coordinate school talks to raise awareness about the importance of diverse voices in health inequalities research.
  • Actively promote the journal to encourage submissions from authors and artists, focusing on those who offer unique perspectives rooted in their experiences with racial discrimination in academia.
  • Collaborate with the editorial team to ensure that the content shared is accessible, engaging, and informative, adhering to our commitment to make academic knowledge understandable to a broad audience.

Skills and Qualifications:

  • Passionate about anti-racism, inclusivity, and transforming the academic publishing landscape.
  • Experience in managing social media platforms and creating engaging content.
  • Excellent communication and outreach skills, capable of building strong relationships with educational institutions and community groups.
  • Ability to work independently with a creative and proactive approach to problem-solving.
  • An understanding of the challenges faced by racialised minorities in academia and a commitment to amplifying diverse voices in health research.
  • Familiarity with the values and mission of Stolen Tools journal, including a commitment to open and accessible academic knowledge.