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Wanted: Citizen Sustainability Bloggers

The ARTS project is looking for talented and curious bloggers for reporting on grassroots sustainability initiatives and project activities in Dresden, Stockholm, Budapest, Brighton and Genk.
The objective in the ARTS project is not to tell communities how to be more sustainable. Instead, the idea is to understand the ongoing process of transition towards sustainability and work together with the community to accelerate it. To make this work the projects needs people who can act as a link between the ARTS and the local community, the citizen bloggers.
The person they are looking for is:
  • based in either Dresden, Stockholm, Budapest, Brighton or Genk
  • willing to continuously update the blog, on average 1-2 posts per month (500-1000 characters)
ARTS is recruiting one citizen blogger per city to do the following:
  • report on the most interesting transition initiatives in the city to the local and international audience
  • follow project activities in this city, in cooperation with a local academic partner
  • participate in project meetings on the European level and exchange experience with the project consortium, as well as with fellow citizen bloggers
The offer:
  • The chance to be part of an ambitious sustainability project and collaborate with some of Europe’s leading researchers on society transformation
  • An invitation to 4 project meetings where you will have the chance to meet the ARTS team including researchers and the bloggers from the other cities (travel and accommodation costs covered)
  • The chance to showcase your writing skills from local to international audiences
  • A contract of 24 months, with a monthly honorarium of 200 EUR
  • Easy-going and friendly working atmosphere, flexibility and openness to new ideas
You can apply here until Monday, August 18.
If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact Peter Ulrich at
ARTS (Accelerating and Rescaling Transitions to Sustainability) is a European research project which aims to benefit theory, policy and practice related to accelerating sustainability transitions. For more information visit