Join BETA PR or IT Teams

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BETA PR & IT Teams are recruiting new team members! You will find below a summary of the roles descriptions for each team. Contact Karin Karakaya ( if you’re interested in becoming a PR Officer or an IT Officer.

PR Team:

Main responsibilities:

  • Work on developing and implementing a PR strategy;
  • Create content for and promote BETA through all relevant channels: website, newsletter, (social) media,…;
  • Take care of one or more PR channels and/or manage projects located in the PR team (as agreed with the Head of PR);
  • Get involved in real-life PR campaigns.

Needed background, competences and skills:

  • Background in PR and/or communications and/or marketing (preferred);
  • Background in social media (preferred);
  • Editorial work (preferred);
  • Excellent time management (required);
  • Excellent level of English (European level B2 minimum required);
  • Additional languages are considered a bonus.

Required availability of at least 3 hours per week (depending on workload).

IT Team:

Main responsibilities/soft-skills (specific project-related tasks will be allocated according to capabilities and interest):

  • UNIX administration (qmail, bash, ssh, git, docker);
  • Node.JS/AngularJS programming (application form development);
  • Moderation and configuration of Forum (Discourse);
  • Web Development: Template Design/Optimisation/Customisation for Jekyll static website generator;
  • The BETA IT follows a pro-FOSS policy and contributes to upstream projects if necessary. Find our open source projects over here:

Needed background, competences and skills:

(Requirements for work on a specific project like MEUS or MEUO are indicated below; not all skills of all projects are needed to apply):

  • General knowledge of the mentioned IT (required);
  • Professional and/or academic background in IT (preferred);
  • Excellent time management and excellent level of English (required);
  • Good IT skills and experience with Content Management software programming (required for BETA).

Required availability of 3 to 5 hours per week.