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Job Offer: Portal Content Manager

Application Deadline: October 1, 2023

Starting Date: November 1, 2023 (negotiable)

80% (negotiable)

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We're looking for a portal content manager, responsible for the curation and publication of portal contents, the updating of our landing and news pages, the information pages about the Swiss philosophical community and Open Access in philosophy, the agenda, the press review and our listings of job offers and calls for papers. An important part of the job will be the copy-editing of both portal and Dialectica articles, in markdown and using our own BibTeX-bibliography.

You should be fluent in German and at least two others of our four portal languages and have some basic skills in the fourth (ie. being able to check DeepL translations). You should have basic IT skills and be able to learn quite quickly how to deal with our (rather basic) CMS and how to typeset articles in markdown.

You should have a solid background in philosophy, have a rough overview of the Swiss, the European and the global philosophical scene and good communication skills. 

Place of work is Biel/Bienne.  

You will work in a "core" team of five, under the portal editor Philipp Blum and together with the managing editor of Dialectica , the IT engineerand the portal's stakeholder manager.

What we offer

We offer a fixed-term, but extendable contract for 14 months, with a probatory period of two months, a competitive salary (36 CHF per hour), a high degree of independence and the opportunity to achieve in-depth knowledge of the Swiss philosophy scene. In addition to the core tasks of the portal administration, your initative and creativity in developping new content series, formats and projects will be very welcome. 

How to apply

To apply, send an email with your CV, your contact details and a one-page exposé with some ideas on how to improve the portal (within the bounds of the existing technical functionalities) to by October 1