We are looking to open our team for an additional team member to help us achieve the objectives set out for this year listed below.

  • Training for event organisers
  • Outreach from the research team
  • External Research through consultants/existing organisers of events
  • Use case studies to check hypothesis

Working within the team framework

Our team has a set co-working schedule – Tuesdays 15:00 – 17:00 CET – any prospective team member would make a commitment to attend the co-working as well as carry out work between co-working sessions reliably.

Within the team we use a variety of tech tools such as openproject, nextcloud, wordpress, mailpoet, limesurvey – being familiar with these tools would be preferable however we will also provide training if needed.

Within the team we use an equitable wage rate. The total budget for the project for this year is 6000 GBP and we are already well on our way in our work. Our aim is to deliver the objectives we have set out by November 2024 in order to wind down for the year and be able to invoice for our work by the December 15th deadline.

About you

Ideally the candidate will have some experience with permaculture convergences either as an organiser and/or as an avid attendee, some relevant experience conducting research and is happy to help with tasks within the team across a number of areas including marketing, communication, data review, report writing and other tasks which may come up as the work progresses.

A stable and reliable internet connection is necessary.

How the role is funded

This work is made possible through funding received from the Next Steps Project with the International Permaculture CoLab, as such prospective applicants must be or become members of the CoLab and agree to the Community Accountability Policy.

If you have questions and would like to know more about this post and / or would like to apply you can do so by email to research@permacultureconvergence.org

Please include in your application:

  • relevant experience,
  • samples of previous relevant work
  • motivation for applying for this position
  • relevant equitable wage rate which you can calculate using the guide here: https://www.perma.earth/product/equitable-wage-guide/
  • your experience working in remote teams
  • relevant skills to this post

Kindly note that this position is limited to the project duration and team evaluation and would be suitable for freelancers who already have some experience in remote work.