Internship Announcement: Website Intern

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About WLUML:

Women Living Under Muslim Laws (WLUML) is a transnational feminist solidarity network that promotes human rights, gender justice, and equality for people whose lives are shaped, conditioned or governed by patriarchal and/or authoritarian interpretations of Islam. For over thirty-five years, WLUML has worked with feminist movements to break isolation, build our collective power, and promote gender equality and human rights.

 

Overview:

The Website Intern will support WLUML’s digital works and presence, mainly through our newly developed website (www.wluml.org), by organizing, uploading and updating content (articles, dossiers, publications, etc).  Additionally, the intern will conduct regular troubleshooting, provide their input on how to best thematically and generally organize content, and curate the publications on the website in a way that is appealing and easy to use for diverse audiences. Together we will brainstorm on how to improve our webpage!

 

Responsibilities include:

  • Working closely with the network to keep the website up to date and the content accurate
  • Organizing existing publications
  • Keeping coherence throughout the website (style, writing, editing…)
  • Reading publications to provide brief summaries and keywords (tags) for the location of the publication on the website
  • Promoting our publications, webinars, and workshops via social media

 

Required Skills:

  • Strong knowledge of WordPress
  • Good knowledge of Microsoft Office
  • Proofreading and editing experience
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Strong command of the English language
  • Proactive and self-motivated with the ability to work with little supervision
  • Kind, empathetic, and a good listener and team worker

 

Desired Skills:

  • Ability to read and speak other languages, such as Arabic, Farsi/Dar, Pastu, Urdu, Turkish, and French
  • Knowledge and experience of working and editing with Adobe Acrobat
  • Publication experience
  • An eye for curating materials and crafting an appealing and workable system
  • Skilled at HTML and CSS coding language
  • Communications and media experience
  • Strong written communications and creativity

 

Duration: Six months with the possibility to extend

Location: Remote

Number of hours: 10 hours per week

Remuneration: As a volunteer organization we are unable to provide remuneration for our interns and fellows; we are open to sponsoring fellowships

Supervision: The post-holder will be supervised by Sara López and Homa Hoodfar

 

Deadline: Although we accept applications until 15 September 2021, we will start our review procedure from 20 July 2021

 

To Apply: Please send your CV and cover letter to wluml.network@gmail.com. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. If you have any questions, please inquire at the email address included above

 

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