Call for application to the International Center on Nonviolent Conflict's "Editorial Internship Position"

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Editorial Internship Position

The International Center on Nonviolent Conflict (ICNC) is an independent, non-profit, educational foundation that develops and encourages the study and use of civilian-based, non-military strategies to establish and defend human rights, democracy and justice worldwide.

For more information: www.nonviolent-conflict.org

 

 

I. General Information

Location: International Center on Nonviolent Conflict, Washington, DC

Duration: Starting in February, 4/6 months minimum. Part time: 20hours/Week, hours will include work from home.

 

Application instructions:  Please send your resume and cover letter to info@nonviolent-conflict.org labeled as “Lastname.CV.doc” and “Lastname.Coverletter.doc” in an email titled “ Editorial Internship application winter/spring 2012.”

Application deadline: February 5th, 2012

 

 

II. Scope of Work

ICNC circulates a selective digest of world news related to past, present and potential nonviolent conflicts, including active civilian-based struggles against oppressive regimes, nonviolent resistance, political and social dissidence, and the use of nonviolent tactics in a variety of causes. The incumbent will participate in the twice weekly publication of the News Digest.  Primary responsibilities and duties will be include but not limited to:

 

Research and News Digest:

  • Contribute and assist in the process of publishing the News Digest
  • Draft and format content for editorial review
  • Maintain and update database of resources
  • Assist in developing and improving editorial and publishing process
  • Assist in streamlining and maintaining task calendar and task distribution within the editorial team
  • Assist in managing correspondence with readership and subscribers
  • Assist in implementing strategy to develop readership
  • Manage subscribers list and assist in tracking and analyzing data on readership

 

Administration and Logistics:

  • Provide ad hoc assistance to ICNC staff on general administrative and tasks as needed and requested

 

 

III. Additional Qualifications

  • Undergraduate student with relevant experience preferred
  • Candidate should have a strong interest in the following subjects and issues: International relations, human rights, democracy promotion, conflict analysis
    • Languages: Proficiency in English
    • High proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint required
    • Candidate must demonstrate editing and writing skills
    • Candidate must be detail oriented and well organized
    • Experience with email campaigns and online platforms like Constant Contact preferred

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