Employment Type:
Intern/Co-op
Posted:
5/29/2019
Job Category:
Education
Industry:
Education & Teaching
Communications Intern
(This job is no longer available)
AMIDEAST | Washington, DC
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Job Description

Communications Intern

 

 

Company Description:

AMIDEAST is the leading American non-profit organization engaged in international education, training, and development activities exclusively in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA). We offer generous paid leave and a great 401k with up to 6% matching.

 

 

 

Job Description:

We are seeking a Communications Intern, based in Washington, DC. As  a member of our headquarters’ communications team, you will support our social media efforts along with a variety of other communications activities. We are looking for someone with superior writing skills, creativity, and Internet savviness who is keenly interested in the MENA region and shares AMIDEAST’s mission.  

 

Responsibilities:             

  • Developing and publishing creative content for our social media accounts
  • Assisting in the writing of website content, press releases, and news articles
  • Researching topics related to education and socioeconomic development in the MENA region
  • Working on infographics and other graphic representations of AMIDEAST’s work for online presentations
  • Updating contact lists
  • Performing other tasks as may be required

 

Qualifications: 

  • Superior writing and research skills
  • Experience with Hootsuite, HTML, and social media metrics desired
  • A quick learner, capable of working independently and possessing a strong attention to detail
  • Arabic and French language skills strongly desired
  • Demonstrated interest in the Middle East and North Africa region
  • Currently pursuing your bachelor’s or master’s degree in a relevant field or a recent graduate; communications, English, marketing, or Middle Eastern studies majors preferred
  • Familiarity with Chicago Manual of Style, AP Stylebook, Photoshop, InDesign, and/or video software

 

Please submit your resume and cover letter to http://jobs.amideast.org.

 

 

AMIDEAST is an Equal Opportunity Employer-/Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disability/Gender Identity/Sexual Orientation

About AMIDEAST

AMIDEAST is a leading American non-profit organization engaged in international education, training and development activities in the Middle East and North Africa.

Founded in 1951, AMIDEAST in its early years focused on promoting U.S. study to students in the MENA region and managing U.S. scholarships and exchanges such as the flagship Fulbright Foreign Student Program. While these important programs continue apace, our work has expanded significantly.

Today AMIDEAST programs and services touch the lives of half a million individuals a year – improving educational opportunities and quality, strengthening local institutions, and developing language and professional skills critical for success in the global economy.

http://amideast.org/