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Need: Urgent requirement: qualified Media Coordinator in West Bank (Ramallah)

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Dear All,
The International Solidarity Movement are currently looking for a Media Coordinator to join the team in Ramallah, Palestine. We are looking for someone who has previous media experience and is able to commit a minimum of 3 months, ideally 6.

Applications will be interviewed and reference checked and training and guidance will be offered by previous media coordinators. However, applicants are expected to have an existing level skills such as report writing, liaison with international media outlets, and strong interpersonal skills.

Please forward applications directly to PALSolidarity if you are connected already or message me your interest in private to maintain the confidentiality.

[This is a challenging position for avid humanitarian. Vacancy has arisen after the current ISM media coordinator, Ellie Kidd, 23, from North London, had to cut short her work in Palestine due to injury. She was shot in the leg with a tear gas canister at a demonstration in An Nabi Saleh 6 weeks ago. Hopefully the muscle damage will not prove permanent.]
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Description of responsibilities:
Media coordinator will be responsible for writing press releases, organizing press conferences and maintaining contact with reporters, collecting and editing reports from ISM activists, updating the website, researching and writing reports on various current events, maintaining the ISM email account, etc. Media coordinator will be responsible for both West Bank and Gaza ISM media.

Applicants must:
- Be available to stay at least three months, with a six month commitment preferred (visas permitting)
- Have relevant media experience
- Have relevant background knowledge and support for the Palestinian struggle
- Be fluent in English
- Be motivated and have strong interpersonal skills
- Be very flexible
- Be able to come as soon as possible, preferably in September Preferred:
- Experience working in non-hierarchical groups
- Experience in activism
- Arabic language skills
Coordinator will be offered free accommodation and will receive a small stipend.

STRICTLY: Applicants should NOT include personal details such as full name with their application.

All the Best,
Yogesh Pagar

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