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IT Project Leader Work Description

IT Project Leader Work Description

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Join our not for profit media start-up that is developing news portals embedded into new media channels . We're looking for an enthusiastic programmer!
Join our not for profit media start-up that is developing news portals embedded into new media channels . We're looking for an enthusiastic programmer!

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Volunteering Dates
Start date30.08.2009End date30.11.2009 (3 months and u can renew as much as ulike)
Volunteering Work Description
 TitleIT Project Leader for the Journal of Sustainability onFacebookFocusWidget development, web design, organizationalmanagementWorking Hours (flexible)3 hours/day (preferably between 14:00 to 20:00, wecan discuss that)Payment Stipend in USDUS $ 100Payment RateMonthlyAbout UsThe no name initiative is a not for profit media start-up that is developing news portals embedded intonew media channels (social networks…); somethinglike being the CNN on Facebook.We wish to validate our value model byexperimenting with the creation of the Facebook Journal of Sustainability where we coverenvironmental, social and corporate sustainabilitynews. The true philosophy of our work lie in three words:Simple (to organize the crowd out there by offeringthe simplest way for readers to access all their newsin one place)Meaningful (to cover things that mean to you and thereader and deserved to be spread)Win-Win-Win (working with our not-for-profit, you dosomething that is positively meaningful when you donot have to ‘starve’ at the same time as we wouldmonetize the journal; readers can be happy to payfor news and we would find the model that works; allprofits made in exception of team stipends would gointo building the model of the media company weenvision)We are all unpaid young & passionate volunteersfrom Australia, United States, Ivory Coast but werecognized the foundation of our work is purelydigital, the reason why we are looking for a full timeIT geek
 Job/Task Description 1Build outstanding widgets using the facebook APIplatform for developers, ClearSpring, OpenSocial orany other tool. (60%) Job/Task Description 2Build or facilitate the set up of our end-to-endinformation system which can mean answeringquestions such as: what collaborations tools to useonline? What way of aggregating our content? Whatway of easy sharing? (30%) Job/Task Description 3Provide us with relevant input and feedback on thedesign & esthetic efforts we give to the newschannel (10%)Details of the workingdetails1. Work From Home2. Internet Access provided3. Other Conditions: you would have to use your ownlaptop4. Other Conditions: you would have to use your ownlaptopIf our value model proves successful and youunderstand the value of what we do & enjoy yourtime with us, we would be glad to have you on a fulltime well paid basis later!Measurable resultsexpected from thevolunteerContribute to the overall operational excellence of our start-up by:* Getting our news portal up and running* Getting our virtual collaboration space up andrunning* Providing us with fresh ideas, inputs and feedbackKey points of meaningthat the volunteer mightobtain during the stay
A better understanding of the role of ICT in supporting social entrepreneurship.
Experience how a start-up gets built from thescratch, the virtual way.
Introduction to key concepts of HybridInformation Systems and Social mash up.
Strengthen your network, connecting withgreat people from whom you would hearpositively a day or another.
If you are under 25 years of age, we wouldgive you access to the Global Network of Changemakers with attendance of some tripsabroad, paid for by the British Council.Preparation requiredbefore taking up thevolunteering positionWe’re looking for a young person with strong IT skills
a strong interest or passion for social change orsustainability.We’re preferably looking for a person living inBangalore. If you aren’t, you should secure your ownaccommodation by thenAdditional informationwhich aAll candidates must send their CV + motivation lettertogether in one document before August 20
, 6.00

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