The Project on Middle East Democracy (POMED) is currently hiring an editorial associate to play a key role in producing POMED’s newsletters and research publications. POMED’s biweekly and weekly newsletters include the Egypt Update, the Tunisia Update, the Gulf Update, and the Weekly Wire and are prepared by POMED staff. POMED’s research publications, which number several a month, analyze human rights, governance, civil society, democratic change, and authoritarianism in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) and Turkey as well as U.S. policy in the region. They include short products (blog posts, fact sheets) and longer-form products (policy briefs, snapshots, expert Q&As, reports) and are written by staff, non-resident fellows, and outside authors.
The main responsibilities of the editorial associate will be to serve as the lead editor for POMED newsletters and to support all stages of the editorial process for POMED research publications. Under the supervision of POMED’s Deputy Director for Research and working closely with POMED’s Advocacy and Communications teams, the editorial associate’s duties will include:
Editing POMED e-newsletters (50%), reporting to Advocacy Director and Communications Director
Editing POMED research publications (50%), reporting to Deputy Director for Research
Successful candidates will have:
Preferred qualifications include:
Please submit a cover letter, resume, and a recent writing sample (between 750 and 2000 words) to [email protected] with your name and the position title in the subject line. Please include in your application materials the status of your authorization to work in the United States. We will begin reviewing application materials on April 5, 2021.
The Project on Middle East Democracy is an Equal Opportunity Employer. It is the policy of the Project on Middle East Democracy not to discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, marital status, genetic information, disability, or because he or she is a protected veteran.