Company Description: AMIDEAST is the leading American non-profit organization engaged in international education, training, and development activities exclusively in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA). We offer generous paid leave and a great 401k with up to 6% matching.
Job Description: We are seeking a Communications Intern, based in Washington, DC. As a member of our headquarters’ communications team, you will support our social media efforts along with a variety of other communications activities. We are looking for someone with superior writing skills, creativity, and Internet savviness who is keenly interested in the MENA region and shares AMIDEAST’s mission.
Developing and publishing creative content for our social media accounts
Assisting in the writing of website content, press releases, and news articles
Researching topics related to education and socioeconomic development in the MENA region
Working on infographics and other graphic representations of AMIDEAST’s work for online presentations
Updating contact lists
Performing other tasks as may be required
Superior writing and research skills
Experience with Hootsuite, HTML, and social media metrics desired
A quick learner, capable of working independently and possessing a strong attention to detail
Arabic and French language skills strongly desired
Demonstrated interest in the Middle East and North Africa region
Familiarity with Chicago Manual of Style, AP Stylebook, Photoshop, InDesign, and/or video software
Currently pursuing your bachelor’s or master’s degree in a relevant field or a recent graduate; communications, English, marketing, or Middle Eastern studies majors preferred
Please submit your resume and cover letter to http://jobs.amideast.org.
AMIDEAST is an Equal Opportunity Employer-/Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disability/Gender Identity/Sexual Orientation