[Expired] Job opening at SMEX: Project assistant/researcher

Photo from our previous trainings
Photo from our previous trainings

This position is now closed.
SMEX is looking for a project assistant/researcher. This person will help the organization to develop and enhance various projects.
Key areas of responsibility

  • Lead content research in Arabic and English and publish resources on the website following an editorial calendar
  • Organize online meetings with potential partners and network members
  • Publish new content around technology and social change on daily basis on our Tasharuk platform in Arabic and English and help developing and implementing social media plan for the website
  • Introduce our projects to new audiences from the Arab region
  • Work closely and assist the managers on their daily tasks
  • Assist in building the community management and the social media presence for the organization

Required/Preferred Qualifications

  • Demonstrated, multi-year experience and expertise in one or more of the following subjects areas: Research or writing, digital rights, training in person or online, preferred fluency in English and Arabic
  • Knowledgeable in digital rights issues and online learning
  • Working virtually and self organized as well as being part of a team
  • Demonstrated written and oral presentation skills, preferably including training, content production
  • Language skills, basic web development, image search
  • Positive attitude
  • Ability to travel and to present SMEX projects in events locally in the country or outside Lebanon

Term of employment
This is a consultant agreement, a contract for 2 month for a start, with the possibility of an extension based on performance
Depends on qualifications, and working experience

  • Experience in social media tools, content, strategy is a must
  • Advanced online research skills in Arabic and English; bilingual proficiency is desired
  • Very good writing skills in Arabic and English
  • Experience in light photo editing; basic HTML skills
  • Awareness of principles of copyright law and Creative Commons licenses
  • Demonstrated project management experience
  • Demonstrate presenting and training skills
  • Flexible with schedule and timing for online calls for meetings

Other desired qualities

  • Highly organized self-starter
  • The ability to prioritize tasks and meet deadlines
  • Experience working virtually on a distributed team: This is a partially remote working position, and you must be able to work virtually using Skype and other project management tools established by SMEX

To apply, please send, IN ENGLISH OR ARABIC, a professional cover letter explaining your motivation and a well-formatted CV with links to your work to jobs [at] smex [dot] org. We will respond to promising candidates with a request for an interview.

This position is open for all residents of Lebanon, deadline is May 20th. 

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