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ISM is seeking a qualified Media Coordinator to join the Ramallah team

9 September 2010

The International Solidarity Movement are currently looking for a Media Coordinator to join the team in Ramallah, Palestine. We are looking for someone who has previous media experience and is able to commit a minimum of 3 months, ideally 6.

Applications will be interviewed and reference checked and training and guidance will be offered by previous media coordinators. However, applicants are expected to have an existing level skills such as report writing, liaison with international media outlets, and strong interpersonal skills.

Details below. Please forward applications to [email protected].

Media coordinator needed

The International Solidarity Movement is actively seeking a qualified media coordinator for the West Bank.

Description of responsibilities:

Media coordinator will be responsible for writing press releases, organizing press conferences and maintaining contact with reporters, collecting and editing reports from ISM activists, updating the website, researching and writing reports on various current events, maintaining the ISM email account, etc. Media coordinator will be responsible for both West Bank and Gaza ISM media. This list is by no means a complete summary of activities, as the situation is continually changing.

Applicants must:

– Be available to stay at least three months, with a six month commitment preferred (visas permitting)

– Have relevant media experience

– Have relevant background knowledge and support for the Palestinian struggle

– Be fluent in English

– Be motivated and have strong interpersonal skills

– Be very flexible

– Be able to come as soon as possible, preferably in September

Preferred:

– Experience working in non-hierarchical groups

– Experience in activism

– Arabic language skills

Coordinator will be offered free accommodation and will receive a small stipend.

If interested, please write a brief statement (approximately one A4 page) outlining experience and interest.

Applicants should not include personal details such as full name with application.

Applicants should apply by September 23rd.