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Short-term Copywriter - Shared Value Summit (voluntary)

Shared Value Project

Are you a budding journalist or an experienced writer who is passionate about purpose-led business?

About the organisation

Established in 2014, the Shared Value Project (SVP) is the peak body for advancing the adoption of shared value in Australia and New Zealand.

A membership-based organisation, SVP’s mission is to raise the capacity and commitment of business to solve our region’s most prevalent issues profitably. It does this through the delivery of education programs, events and evidence-based research, to support the community of practice.

About the role

The Shared Value Project has an exciting short-term opportunity to join its dynamic and impact-driven team as a copywriter for the 2020 Shared Value Summit Asia Pacific, from Wednesday 10 June. Our ‘Summit journalist’ will be responsible for producing insightful and engaging news articles to summarise the key presentations and panel discussions within the program.

The articles will be published via the Shared Value Project and Shared Value Summit websites following the event. A full brief will be provided. See examples of previous articles here.

Following the main program on June 10, the event will also include a webinar series over the months to follow (dates to be confirmed). Our copywriter will need to be available during this initial day, and for the webinar sessions (if not, accessing a recording of each).

This role would be ideal for a qualified writer, or a journalism student looking to build up his or her portfolio.

About the Summit

This year’s event, themed ‘The Climate For Change’, and will explore how business and society can pursue a more resilient and sustainable future at this critical time. It will examine the region’s response to crises from COVID-19 to Australia’s bushfires and droughts, which have exacerbated issues including mental health, climate change and inequality.

What’s in it for you?

  • Exposure to global influencers and business leaders
  • Insight into how we create stronger and more sustainable communities
  • Experience in events communication and logistics
  • The provision of senior feedback on your writing and exposure via our websites

Key Selection Criteria

  • Passionate about purpose-led business
  • A capable and engaging writer
  • Willingness and availability to attend the main program on June 10, along with the following webinar series (dates TBC)

How to apply

Please send a copy of your CV and a brief cover letter (up to 150 words) addressed to Cerisse Denhardt (Communications and Media Lead) to events@sharedvalue.org.au, using the subject line: Journalism Volunteer Application via EthicalJobs.

Please also send two to three recent examples of your writing, preferably news articles.

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