This position provides an opportunity to develop your editorial skills and gain valuable experience in the peer review process. Each Associate Editor will be responsible for an assigned Topic or Region depending on their interests. Once access is provided to the website’s back-door, each Editor is expected to post 1-2 op-eds/submissions (max. 750-1000 words) per month and 1-2 comments on other posted works. Editors can also choose to conduct interviews with academics, policy makers, and politicians regarding relevant topics with the assistance of the iAffairs Management Team.
Above all, Associate Editors will be part of the website’s Editorial Team, who will set the strategic direction of the website and be involved in our conferences, networking events, and future events. Positions will be for 12 months with the possibility for an extension depending on individual performance.
a) Uploading content relevant to their section (op-eds, news articles, interviews, etc.)
b) Ensure that their selection of content is well-rounded, correctly uploaded, relevant, and edited
c) Maintaining communication with Management and the iAffairs Team (this includes mandatory attendance at meetings and/or events)
d) Maintenance of communications with the public regarding their particular section (a large part of the website’s success is determined by drawing in an audience). Often the best way to build content is to send out calls for submissions to universities, think-tanks, government, etc.
- Excellent research, writing and communication skills;
- A strong interest in international affairs research and media;
- Previous experience in writing and editing online;
- An understanding of online media.