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Training of Iraqi women journalists on management and editorial skills 2020

“Call for Applications”

Internews is looking for a trainer to conduct a Ten-days online training in Arabic or Kurdish language for 20 Iraqi women journalists and training will consist of two major parts:

  1. Leadership Training part one: Editorial Skills

This training aims to enable the participants to oversee editorial content and manage publications and help their writing run as smoothly as possible. In the first five-day, women journalists will learn how to:  Frame and assign stories, work with freelancers, negotiate fees, set and meet deadlines, and assess content and provide editorial feedback.

  1. Leadership Training part two: Managing Editor

This training will familiarize the participants with the roles and responsibilities of a managing editor and the skills needed to supervise the staff and daily operations. In the second five-day seminar of the leadership training, the women journalists will learn how to: Create and maintain a project budget to ensure profitability, Supervise other editors and writers, approve articles and reports for publication, manage editors plan meetings and help determine the coverage needed, and work with an advertising department.

Management and Editorial trainer responsibilities:

  • Planning and managing all daily online sessions for Ten-days
  • To run the online meeting by Zoom.
  • She or he required to collaborate with women journalist participants during the training.
  • She or he needed to prepare the training material in working with Internews.

Requirements skills:

  • Proven experience as managing editor or relevant role
  • Proven experience in training in management and editorial skills
  • Exceptional ability in copywriting and editing
  • Proficiency in Arabic or Kurdish/ or both
  • Working knowledge of online platforms
  • Capabilities in planning and coordinating training
  • Excellent management and leadership skills
  • Outstanding communication and people abilities
  • Reliability and efficiency
  • Attention to detail
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For more than 35 years, in more than 100 countries, Internews has worked to build healthy media and information environments where they are most needed. We have proudly incubated hundreds of sustainable organizations, bolstered the skills of thousands of media professionals, activists, and citizens, and helped these partners reach millions of people with quality, local information.

Internews, an international nonprofit organization, operates with administrative centers in California, Washington DC, London and Paris, as well as regional hubs in Bangkok and Nairobi. Formed in 1982, Internews has worked in more than 100 countries and currently has offices in Africa, Asia, Europe, the Middle East, Latin America and North America. Internews is registered as a 501(c)3 organization in California, EIN 94-3027961, in England and Wales as a Charity no. 1148404 and Company no. 7891107 and in France as Non-Profit Association SIRET no. 425 132 347 000 13.

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