Associate Editor #AE0619

Middle East Cultural and Charitable Society Inc.
Chicago, IL Full-time
Posted on June 30, 2019

Associate Editor

Middle East Cultural and Charitable Society, Inc. Chicago, Illinois Plan, coordinate, or edit text and video content and material for the organization's online publication which focuses on the history, current events and culture of Palestine. Review proposals and drafts for possible publication. Read copy or proof to detect and correct errors in spelling, punctuation, and syntax. Verify facts, dates, and statistics, using standard reference sources, and with correspondents or sources on the ground, in English and Arabic. Read, evaluate and edit manuscripts or other materials submitted for publication and confer with authors regarding changes in content, style or organization, for publication. Review Arabic-language submissions and confer with authors and editors regarding suitability for translation to English for publication. Develop story or content ideas, considering reader or audience appeal. Prepare, rewrite and edit copy to improve readability. Prepare, copy-edit and proof subtitles in English and Arabic for all videos. Must have a bachelor's degree in Journalism, History or Middle East Studies. Must have fluency in Arabic.