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 The Ludlow Ashley Memorial Editorial Internship, Washington 

Submitted by Ewa Adamkiewicz on Thu, 07/17/2014 - 17:22

Layalina Productions is a non-profit television and film production company based in Washington, DC, seeking candidates with strong writing skills, experience in editing and communications, and a strong interest in the Middle East, public diplomacy and/or non-profit work for the Thomas W. Ludlow Ashley Memorial Editorial Internship.

Task:

  • Researching news outlets for applicable stories and contributors
  • Contributing to the editorial discussion
  • Writing grammatically correct, non-partisan articles and short feature stories
  • Contributing to and assist in editing our quarterly newsletter (The Layalina Chronicle)
  • Helping to expand Layalina's social media presence
  • Drafting and distributing correspondence and written materials (e.g. meeting notes)
  • Assisting with various administrative duties as needed
  • Representing Layalina at relevant events in Washington, DC

Requirements:

  • BA/BS in Journalism, Media Studies, Political Science, Middle East Studies or similar
  • A keen interest in non-profit work, public diplomacy and/or international media
  • Office work or other experience in communications or the non-profit sector
  • Journalism and editorial experience preferred
  • Strong writing, editorial, organizational, and communication skills
  • Excellent attention to detail with an ability to work independently and multi-task
  • Desire to work in a fast-paced, mission-driven organization
  • Demonstrated interest in the Middle East, public diplomacy, Arabic, and/or international media

Note: successful upperclassmen undergraduates pursuing relevant degrees will also be considered.

Application:

The application deadline is August 8. For more information, please refer to the website.

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