MENA Campaigns and Research Assistant

Requires a Cover Letter?: 
yes
Application Submissions Guideline: 

Submit your cv and cover letter through our online system - https://crisisaction.org/opportunities/

Deadline to apply is 23:29 on Sunday 29 April 2018. Please indicate when you would be available to start in your cover letter.

Shortlisted applicants will be contacted for interview. We regret that due to the volume of applications we cannot respond individually to each applicant.

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Description: 

Role Type: Internship
Duration: 6 months with possibility of extension
Salary: The internship is unpaid but a $1000 stipend will be provided each month
Start date: June 2018 
 
Deadline for applications is 23:29 on Sunday 29 April 2018

Working as part of the Crisis Action MENA team based in Beirut, the Campaign and Research Assistant will support the Advocacy and Campaigns Associate, Advocacy and Campaigns Manager, and Office Director with the development and delivery of joint advocacy and campaign work. S/he will also work in coordination with other Crisis Action offices and with NGO partners in Beirut and the MENA region.

Tasks will include:

  • Organizing and taking minutes of internal and external meetings/calls, including with local/ regional NGO partners and officials.
  • Monitoring MENA media and producing daily overviews concerning the Crisis Action priority conflicts in Syria and Yemen.
  • Compiling a weekly overview of MENA media, social media platforms, meetings and statements for Crisis Action staff and partners.
  • Proof-reading English documents.
  • Administrative support, such as updating the contact database and general office tasks.

Qualifications:

  • Interest in conflict issues and/or campaigning and advocacy
  • Knowledge and political awareness of the MENA region and international political and security dynamics
  • Fluent oral and written English, coupled with proof-reading skills, with fluency in Arabic an added plus
  • Proven admin and IT skills
  • Excellent organizational and communication skills
  • Self-motivated, prone to taking initiative, and capable of working in a tightly-knit global team

How to Apply:

Submit your cv and cover letter through our online system. Deadline to apply is 23:29 on Sunday 29 April 2018.  Please indicate when you would be available to start in your cover letter.
 
Shortlisted applicants will be contacted for interview. We regret that due to the volume of applications we cannot respond individually to each applicant.

Expired
Last modified: 
04 Apr, 2018
Intervention Sector(s):
Advocacy & Awareness, Human Rights & Protection
Application Deadline:
Sunday, 29 April 2018
Contract Type:
Internship
Period of Employment:
N/A
Salary
N/A
Salary Range:
800 to 1200 (USD)
Education Degree:
Other
Education Degree Details:
Experience Requirements:
Less than one year
Arabic Language:
Fluent
English Language:
Fluent
French Language:
None
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