Muftah is currently seeking editors to join the following editorial teams:

1. EGYPT AND NORTH AFRICA

2. CENTRAL ASIA & EASTERN EUROPE

Responsibilities include generating submissions, editing articles, and writing a weekly blog post for the magazine. Interested candidates should be fluent in English and have strong editing skills. Past editorial experience with a magazine, newspaper, or journal is a plus. General knowledge of your region of interest is an asset.

Muftah values collegiality, creativity, and innovation in its editorial team. Competitive candidates will be highly motivated, organized, and self-driven. Although editors work remotely, preference will be given to applicants based in the Washington D.C. area.

The average time commitment for this position is approximately 10-20 hours a month. A minimum 10 month commitment is required. As a volunteer-driven organization, Muftah cannot provide compensation to its editors at this time. Interested candidates should send a resume, writing sample, and cover letter, clearly explaining their interest in the position to info@muftah.org. Applicants’ region of interest should be clearly indicated in the email subject line. Applications that do not contain these materials will not be eligible for consideration.

APPLICATION DEADLINE: January 17, 2017. Applications received after this date will not be considered.