Assistant English Editor, A Hurford Fellow, Sada
Assistant English Editor, a Hurford Fellow, Sada
Middle East Program
The Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, a unique global network of policy research centers, is seeking an Assistant English Editor to work as a Hurford Fellow for its online Middle East publication, Sada. This is a full time, one-year, remote fellowship supported by the Hurford Foundation.
The assistant English editor will focus mainly on editing English articles (or English translations) written by mostly rising authors from the Middle East and North Africa region and working with them to foster their analytical writing skills. This position will solicit content, review articles, work with a range of authors from different backgrounds, assist in research for Sada’s podcast Tamakon, and promote Sada content on social media. The assistant editor will also work with Sada’s editor in chief to suggest ways to improve and diversify content and will have the opportunity to contribute their own articles occasionally.
An advanced understanding of current Middle East and North Africa political, economic and social contexts is required. A background in journalism, academia, or think tank is preferred, as is experience working on a publication with ongoing deadlines.
A minimum of 2-4 years of experience in editing is required. A proven ability to write and edit in English is a must. At least advanced level Arabic language skills are required. A master’s degree is preferred. Social media experience is a plus. The ideal candidate is a good communicator, responsive, a team player, and can work well under pressure.
Please apply via the Carnegie Endowment website: https://carnegieendowment.applicantpro.com/jobs/2834673.html 
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other protected group.