Muftah is currently seeking editors to join the following editorial teams:
1. EGYPT AND NORTH AFRICA
2. ISRAEL/PALESTINE & LEVANT
3. IRAN, IRAQ, AND TURKEY
4. AFGHANISTAN AND PAKISTAN
5. YEMEN & GULF STATES
6. CENTRAL ASIA & EASTERN EUROPE
7. CREATIVE WRITING
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 [email protected] 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: October 2, 2017. Applications received after this date will not be considered.