Americans for Informed Democracy is a national student network taking action around US global engagement. We are recruiting Editors, who will play a key role in ensuring the quality of our vibrant blog and bi-annual journal. This is a year-long, virtual, volunteer position that offers the amazing opportunity to build writing, editing, communications and outreach skills.
Who we are: Americans for Informed Democracy (AIDemocracy)’s vision is that every young person in the United States exercises their power to bring about a peaceful, healthy, just and sustainable world. Our mission is to educate, cultivate and mobilize a network of young people to take informed action around our individual and collective roles as global citizens. We are the only national youth network that takes a comprehensive approach to global issues, and we place equal emphasis on empowering young leaders and inspiring action to build a better world.
Specific responsibilities will include:
- Blog: Work with editorial team to divide responsibilities for editing approximately 30 blog posts/month. Ensure strong titles, compelling language, and core elements are included in each post.
- Journal: Source content discussing youth role in building a more peaceful, healthy, just and sustainable world, and/or the power of youth in creating one. Recruit writers from within the AIDemocracy network and beyond, working with authors to finalize compelling pieces, and crafting volumes that are unique, original and fun to read.
The Details: This is a virtual, volunteer position. Time commitment is 4 hours/month through July 2013.
Skills and Qualifications Needed: This is an exciting position for someone who wants to build valuable editing, writing, communications and outreach skills. Applicants do not need prior experience. The biggest thing we’re looking for are people who are excited, want to learn, believe in our mission, and can make this commitment.
Please submit a resume and short statement about why you’re interested in this position to: firstname.lastname@example.org. Applications accepted on a rolling basis. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Analysts will start this month (September).