SMEX is recruiting an Arabic Language Editor

SMEX is recruiting a full-time Arabic language editor to assist the editorial team with publishing digital rights stories from the Arabic-speaking region.

Key responsibilities:

  • Research and write digital rights stories from the region
  • Assist the editorial team in writing and editing news articles and campaigns
  • Participate in preparing and writing SMEX’s monthly newsletter
  • Prepare a social media calendar and coordinate with the designer and editor to create social media posts
  • Community management on social media
  • Publishing articles on SMEX website
  • Help the editorial team with any other required tasks
  • Collaborate with other units within SMEX
  • Ensure that content meets the organizations’ values and guidelines
  • Organize, modify and update existing content
  • Manage a busy workload according to deadline
  • Proofread, edit and improve reports, documents, and deliverables

Qualifications:

  • Excellent Arabic writing and editing skills and fluency in English
  • Able to identify relevant digital rights-related stories within our region
  • Journalism background with interest in digital rights in the Arabic-speaking region
  • Very good community management skills, with social media proficiency, and ability to use storytelling to bring light to digital rights issues 
  • Self-organized with the ability to work remotely and under pressure
  • Knowledgeable about  digital rights issues on the local, regional, and international levels, and a genuine interest in developing their understanding of technology’s impacts on human rights, society and democracy in the region 
  • Ability to develop and follow clear goals and identify priority activities and assignments
  • Very good listening and facilitation skills – capable of managing and facilitating group discussions with program participants, partners, and all levels of staff
  • Knowledge of  geo-politics and socioeconomic issues specific to our region

Location:

SMEX office and/or Remote

Application:

The applicant should fill in this form.

Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

Applications will be considered on a rolling basis until the position is filled.

SMEX

SMEX is a registered Lebanese NGO that works to advance self-regulating information societies in the Middle East and North Africa.