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Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF)


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Publicado hace 27 días

enero 21, 2020
mayo 22, 2020
$15.00/hr
20 hours per week for 3-4 months, depending on term

Company

Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) is an international humanitarian organization that provides medical care to people affected by conflict, epidemics, disasters, or exclusion from health care in over 70 countries.

We welcome candidates who bring a wide variety of backgrounds and experiences to join us in working toward MSF’s common mission.


Department

The Communications Department is responsible for developing a coherent voice and delivering clear public messages to inform both US and international audiences of MSF, its field activities and the humanitarian principles that underpin them; to raise awareness about the plight of the populations we serve; to promote public communication aimed at exposing and describing the field reality, including dilemmas and challenges; and to garner public understanding for our advocacy messages related to field operational concerns and the Access Campaign, via the media, print and digital channels , public awareness and advocacy campaigns, conferences, etc.

 

Project

The Communications Department of Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) works to expand awareness of humanitarian crises and endemic health problems that medical teams address around the world. Public awareness is built through: active and reactive presswork; publications produced in-house, including a quarterly newsletter, website, and weekly podcast; pushing multimedia through social networking sites; and public education activities such as interactive exhibits, speaking events, screenings, and the creation and distribution of teaching tools and curriculums.

The editorial and multimedia intern will assist in all phases of the preparation of MSF’s print and online publications. This is a hands-on position, offering the opportunity to actively improve tools through which MSF communicates its message to US general public. The ideal candidate will contribute creatively to new and ongoing projects. An undergraduate or graduate student with an interest in journalism, multimedia, publishing, non-profit communications, and/or international affairs would be best suited for this position.

Objective : To support Doctors Without Borders editorial team while providing a practical learning experience, including the potential to publish writing and multimedia in print and online publications, to an individual interested in communications and publications for an international nonprofit organization.

 

Tasks

Duties include some or all of the following based on current needs:

• Proofread and edit documents applying stylesheet to ensure content quality

• Research photographs from international photo database for use in MSF publications

• Transcribing interviews for publications and website

• Basic editing of audio and/or video files

• Building slideshows for website and social networking sites

• Administrative support to Editorial Director, Digital Content Editor, and Associate Editor

• Organization and upkeep of A/V equipment, print publications, and digital files

• Possibility of writing for print and online publications

• Other tasks as assigned

 

 Requirements

Required Skills:

• Strong interest in communications or journalism

• Strong interest in multimedia

• Proficiency in writing and Internet research

• Undergraduate, graduate, or post-graduate experience in journalism or nonprofit communications

• Please provide examples of published writing and/or multimedia projects and references

• Working knowledge of Word and Excel

• Excellent organizational skills

Preferred Skills:

• Above-average computer literacy

• Skills in Adobe CS, Final Cut Pro, Adobe Audition, or other audio editing program

• French and/or Spanish language skills

 

 Type

HQ

 Contract Type

Internship

 Desired Hiring Date

21. January.2020

 Employment End Date

May 22, 2020

 Working Time %

60,00

Company

Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) is an international humanitarian organization that provides medical care to people affected by conflict, epidemics, disasters, or exclusion from health care in over 70…

Detalles básicos

  • Presencial
  • Pagada

Cómo aplicar

To apply, please send letter of interest/cover letter and resume to internships@newyork.msf.org. Submissions without a cover letter will not be reviewed.

Example: If you are applying to the Press Internship for the Spring 2020 program, then your email subject line should be: Press Intern - Spring 2020.

If you are applying for more than one internship position, please send an email for each position using the example above.

Note: Preferred document submission format is PDF and Microsoft Word Document.

Application Deadline: December 31, 2019

To apply, please send letter of interest/cover letter and resume to internships@newyork.msf.org. Submissions without a cover letter will not be reviewed.

Example: If…

Ubicación

40 Rector Street, 16th Floor, Brooklyn, NY 11226

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