**Position filled** We’re looking for freelance discussion moderators!

We’re looking for freelance online discussion moderators to support Topical Talk Festival – a ten-week global discussion between schools and topic experts on the top news stories and issues of our time. 
 
In 2023, over 1,300 students from 13 countries joined online discussions on topics from space exploration to the global food crisis. Throughout the Festival, students posted over 14,000 comments on our Student Hub and every comment was moderated before it went live to ensure discussions were safe, appropriate and high-quality. 
 
In 2024, more conversations will take place in our global community and we’re looking for online moderators to help make it happen. With your help, we’ll enable as many children as possible to have their comments approved so that they can receive personalised feedback. 
 
You’ll work remotely alongside teachers in our team to fill in moderation slots outside of our core office hours, during weekends and evenings. Moderating slots are a minimum of 2-hours long and we will ask you to choose and commit to your slot in advance.


DETAILS
Reports to: Programme Director
Hours: Shifts are a minimum of six hours at weekends, with flexible additional hours on weekday evenings from January 29th to March 28th 2024.
Location: Remote
Rate: £15 per hour. Please note, this is a contractor position so payment will be made on receipt of an invoice.
Closing date: December 31st 2023. Short interviews will be conducted online on a rolling basis. Successful applications will be invited to an online briefing session on January 22nd 2024.

APPLICATION PROCESS
You can download the role description here.

To apply, please send a CV and brief summary of what you can bring to the role to Olivia at oliviaplatman@economist.com.