English Editor

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Jan. 10, 2022

·Job title: Editor
· Contract type: Freelance
· Location: Remote

JOB DESCRIPTION

Amwaj.media is a new web-based media platform for professional opinion and analysis of the societies, politics and economies of Iran, Iraq and the Arabian Peninsula.

As an Editor, your duties will include:

  • Editing all our English-language content— including our monitoring of regional media well as opinion and analytical articles submitted by freelance contributors.
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  • You will need to edit for grammar, spelling in accordance with our style guide and fact/source checking. The content must also be edited so that it is clear and compelling in terms of structure and flow.
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  • You will be expected to liaise with authors to ensure there are no ambiguities or gaps in the texts—whether contextual or factual.

Who You Are:

You are an experienced editor that pays very high attention to detail. You will bring with you exceptional editing skills as well as strong subject knowledge. It is essential that you already understand the content you will be editing.

  • You have an understanding of regional  politics and relevant terminology. You also share our commitment to professional, holistic and data-driven coverage of the region.
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  • You are a native English speaker. It is not a requirement but it would be useful if you also have a command of Arabic and/or Persian.
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  • You have a university degree preferably with a concentration in English literature or journalism.
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  • You are a self-starter and highly motivated and self-disciplined. You can work under high pressure and deliver quality work at a rapid pace to meet tight deadlines.

Apply either by filling out the form below or by sending your CV, cover letter and work samples to team@amwaj.media

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