Deadline: January 20, 2016 | Views: 84

Location: Canberra, Australia.

The AIIA is seeking applications for Editor of the Australian Outlook blog for a 3-4 month period from February 2016. This is a voluntary, full-time position which has usually been filled by a recent graduate or student. The Editor works under the direction of AIIA National Executive Director Melissa Conley Tyler and the AIIA’s Director of Communications.

Eligibility:

It is important for applicants to have the following:

  • A high standard of spoken and written English
  • A broad understanding of social media platforms. eg. Twitter, YouTube, Facebook, etc.

A keen interest and understanding of international affairs is also desirable.

Benefits:

As part of this role, the successful applicant would:

  1. Gain access to some of the top international relations academics in Australia.
  2. Develop practical and industry relevant communication skills.
  3. Exposure to unique and influential networks within Australia and abroad.
  4. Developing teamwork skills working with a highly supportive and dynamic group of people.

Application Process:

To apply, please submit the following material according to [email protected]:

  • an expression of interest stating your goals/motivation and the period of time you are available to spend at the AIIA
  • curriculum vitae/resume including at least one referee’s email contact details
  • one or two writing samples, particularly those that show your ability to write communicatively for a general audience (eg project reports/plans/blog posts etc are fine, as is the most communicative of university writing)
  • a sample of your editing skills achieved by going to Fresh Perspectives (the younger writers’ section of the blog), selecting a piece that you think could be improved by further editing, copying this into a document and editing the piece using track changes.

For enquiries about this role, please contact Zenia Anderson on [email protected]

Internship provider: Australian Institute of International Affairs. 

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Location: Canberra, Australia.The AIIA is seeking applications for Editor of the Australian Outlook blog for a 3-4 month period from February 2016. This is a voluntary, full-time position which has usually been filled by a recent graduate or student. The Editor works under the direction of AIIA National Executive Director...
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