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

1. EGYPT AND NORTH AFRICA

2. ISRAEL/PALESTINE, SYRIA, LEBANON, & JORDAN

3. IRAN, IRAQ, & TURKEY

4. YEMEN & GULF STATES

5. 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 8 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 and writing sample, clearly indicating their region of interest in the subject line, to info@muftah.org. Applications that do not contain these materials will not be eligible for consideration.

APPLICATION DEADLINE: February 1, 2015. Applications received after this date will not be considered.

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