Thinking global, living local: Voices in a globalized world

Interested in working for We are looking for a Regional Editor (RE) for our African Network!

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Who we are

We, 160 bloggers and other supporters, are The network offers activists and bloggers the opportunity to present their personal views on the effects of globalization for the attention of a global audience. We aim to show a human perspective on the topic of globalization which otherwise is usually described in abstract terms like the amounts of traded goods and flows of trade and finance. People must first understand what globalization means before they can act as consumers, producers or political actors to influence developments. Only then can they shape the process of globalization based on their ideals. was originally founded by the German Bertelsmann Stiftung, the biggest operative foundation in Europe. Future Challenges will break fresh ground in 2014 and can only provide unpaid engagements. We can provide you a really huge outreach of your activity and access to a global network.

 Your work as RE includes

  • The publication and promotion of all articles in your network
  • Editing, structuring and correction of articles
  • Working with writers in your network to develop well written articles
  • Engage in calls and feedback with leadership team such as the strategic development of Future Challenges, changes to the website, improving viewership
  • Exploring relevant partnership opportunities within your region
  • The organisation of your regional network, e.g. scheduling posts, updating details for writers, inducting writers,
  • Discussing with authors and other Regional Editors, new global issues for the platform
  • Recruitment of new authors for your network

What you have

  • Good organisational skills and the ability to lead a team
  • Motivation and enthusiasm to work within an international project
  • An understanding of and interest in issues of globalisation, an interest in global economics and politics.
  • Excellent English skills, French skills would be an asset
  • Very good editorial skills
  • Close association to the African continent, or preferable your residence is located in Africa
  • You are very active on Social Media
  • Work experience with WordPress is preferred

What you get

  • The chance to contribute your own ideas regarding the FutureChallenges-project
  • The opportunity to develop the idea of
  • A great network of engaged authors and editors
  • Access to our network with international well known institutions
  • Contact with authors and editors from around the globe
  • The ability to reach a worldwide public with your articles and blogposts

Are you interested?

Please send your CV and your track record to

The FutureChallenges Team at the Regional Editor’s Workshop in St. Peter Ording (Germany)/ 2013

The FutureChallenges Team at the Regional Editor’s Workshop in St. Peter Ording (Germany)/ 2013


Daniel Roth Twitter: DanielRo25

Editor @, B.A. in Political Science and Public Law; interests in international politics, sustainability and reading exciting blogs on FutureChallenges. Another passion is travelling and experiencing other cultures.