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 [email protected] 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.