Digital Editor in AltGen

Deadline: 31 August 2014
Open to: inspiring and hard working individuals experienced with writing and social media
Remuneration: £533 per month


AltGen is an exciting new co-operative that supports 18-29 year olds to set up worker co-operatives as an empowering and collaborative solution to youth unemployment. They believe that with the right support young generation can lead the way in creating a more sustainable and equal economy.


They are looking for an inspiring and hard-working individual with a passion for youth led social change to become their third team member.

You will be responsible for creating, editing and maintaining content across our digital mediums: blog, monthly newsletter, online forum, facebook and twitter.
 With the opportunity to become a co-director after three month probation period, you would also be expected to contribute to the running of the business by helping with bookkeeping, strategy and business planning.


  • Ability to write engaging, relevant, inspiring content.
  • Excellent use of social media.
  • Ability to organise and commission articles.
  • Belief in equal, democratic and collaborative working.
  • Personal time management and initiative.
  • Creative and Innovative ideas.
  • Passionate about young people.
  • Commitment to be a co-founder of a start up business and contribute to the running and building of AltGen.


This is a part time position, engagement 2 days per week on London Living Wage: £533 per month.


To apply please send answers to the following 4 questions (Max 300 words each) along with your CV to

  1. What motivates you to become a co-founder of AltGen?
  2. How would you improve AltGens communications across the digital mediums?
  3. What new things do you think you could bring to AltGen as the third co-founder?
  4. Give us an example of some articles you would want to write for AltGen?

Application deadline is 31 August 2014.

Interviews are to be held on 3 September 2014 (London). Job start date is 8 September 2014.

For further information please check the official call HERE.

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