Job Opportunity Temporary Content Editor, IDEA Middle East and North Africa (MENA)

Location: Tunis, TunisiaDeadline for applications: Thursday 20 November 2014Contract: Temporary (4 months), part-time, 15 hours per week, Monday to Friday.IDEA Middle East & North Africa (MENA) is seeking to appoint a Content Editor responsible for creating and editing information for the IDEA website in collaboration with the MENA Communications Manager.The Content Editor will be responsible for translation and creation of the organization web content and editorial calendar according to IDEA web properties. Additionally, this role will be responsible for social media content aiming to maximize conversation rates.The Web Content Editor will be an experienced writer and editor, and will learn the details about the programs, and fulfill change requests to keep the website updated. This position will have responsibility for expanding the scope and content of the IDEA MENA online website and social media channels and ensuring that the IDEA MENA online community have comprehensive resources at their disposal.Reporting to the Communications Manager, IDEA MENA (based in Tunis, Tunisia) the Content Editor will ensure the highest standards in the delivery of IDEA MENA’s web content communications.Areas of responsibility

  • Implementing IDEA MENA digital strategy;
  • Develop web content: Translate and adapt the existing Debatabase collection of debates from English to Arabic;
  • Develop multimedia content (posters, videos…) and assist in the regular updating of the IDEA Arabic website and social media channels in Arabic;
  • Manage content schedules;
  • Communicate to external audiences about IDEA MENA programs, projects, achievements and initiatives.

Person specification

  • Web Content Management experience;
  • Strong native-level Arabic language writing, editing and speaking skills required;
  • Excellent English;
  • Experience in photo and video editing;
  • Experience of managing marketing communications projects;
  • Experience in Debate Training in Arabic;
  • Self-motivated with the ability to generate ideas and stimulate discussion both with colleagues and external contacts

For more information and to download the job description click hereHow to applyPlease send your Resume to Mohamed Malek Msahel, Communications Manager (IDEA MENA), by Thursday 20 November 2014, at: mmsahel@idebate.org 

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