الوصف الوظيفي

Al-Shabaka: The Palestinian Policy Network is an independent, non-partisan, and non-profit organization whose mission is to educate and foster public debate on Palestinian human rights and self-determination within the framework of international law.

About the Position

Al-Shabaka is currently seeking a new commissioning editor. Al-Shabaka content is produced by its 200 policy analysts and guest authors. Its publication schedule averages two policy pieces a month. Al-Shabaka actively communicates the findings of its analysis and its recommendations to the policy community, the media, and the informed public in the form of policy memos and op-eds. The position is half-time and is remote-based, with the editor located in the US, Europe, or the Arab region. 

The Commissioning Editor works with Al-Shabaka staff to undertake the following functions: 

  • Edit material in the Al-Shabaka style, ensuring accuracy, flow, logic, topical hook, and maximum accessibility
  • Commission and secure flow of topical, quality material from Al-Shabaka’s policy network, drawing on members’ areas of expertise 
  • Review material and organize peer reviews 
  • Handle exchanges with authors 
  • Organize and/or review translation into Arabic (or vice versa) 
  • Prepare pieces for publication and dissemination 
  • Assist in the development of measures to track the influence of policy materials 
  • Maintain Al-Shabaka’s publishing guidelines and style sheet
  • Work with established contract editors and train and mentor new contract editors 
  • Staff the Al-Shabaka editorial committee, which provides guidance on content and supports in outreach and editorial tasks as appropriate 
  • Transform pieces into a variety of additional formats, including executive summaries, policy memos, and op-eds 
  • Work with partners to get op-eds and other policy materials placed in the media and public sphere 

جميع الحقوق محفوظة لموقع جوبس.

متطلبات الوظيفة

Attributes/Skills Needed

  • Excellent English writing/editing skills 
  • A proven track record as an editor, preferably with at least 10 years experience editing for think tanks, non-profits, or academic institutions 
  • Grounding in and first-hand knowledge of the Palestinian question, including understanding of the politics and, to the extent possible, lived experience
  • Working knowledge of Arabic; advanced Arabic skills a plus  
  • Excellent time management skills and reliability 
تفاصيل الوظيفة
المسمى الوظيفي Commissioning Editor
آخر موعد للتقديم 27 - Jul - 2020
المكان قطاع غزة, القدس, رام الله والبيرة, بيت لحم, الشرق الاوسط والعالم(USA/Europe/Arab World (remote position))
نوع الوظيفة دوام جزئي
المستوى المهني إدارة
الراتب $27,500 - $32,500
الدرجة العلمية الماجستير
الخبرة 10 Years
آلية التقديم

Please email your resume to [email protected] with your name and the title of the position in the subject line. Deadline: July 27, 2020. Please also include a cover letter providing additional information regarding your work as it relates to this position as well as why you would be interested in working for Al-Shabaka.  

نصيحة من جوبس لحمايتك : عند التقدم لاية وظيفة عن طريق الانترنت، لا تقم بإعطاء معلومات بطاقة الأعتماد او أية معلومات بنكية / مالية لصاحب عمل.
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