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ORGANIZATION: The IWI: International Women's Initiative

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About IWI
International Women’s Initiative (IWI) is an organization which raises awareness of the threats to the human rights of women across the globe and to promote and assist in the achievement of gender equality. The mission of IWI is to help women and girls realize their basic human rights, while working to ensure that all females are free and safe to pursue their full potential. As an organization which is run 100% by volunteers, we are looking for staff who can help IWI grow while ensuring we remain true to our mission and goals. PERFORMED REMOTELY

Proxy by IWI Overview
The mission of Proxy by IWI is to provide and encourage an engaged, thoughtful feminist response to mainstream media, popular culture, legal discord and advocacy.

To be published daily on the web, Proxy by IWI is ambitious, distinctive journalism about the people, ideas, laws and institutions that matter most from a feminist perspective-and beyond. Featuring hard-hitting original reporting as well as smart analysis, provocative argument, and first-person perspectives.

Principal Responsibilities
* Maintain a comprehensive overview of trends and developments on women's human rights globally;
* Must be able to submit a minimum of two (2) articles a month for publication;
* Verify accuracy of facts and obtain supplemental material and additional details from files, reference libraries, and interviews with knowledgeable sources;
* Organise material and report conforming to specified length, style, and format requirements;
* Interview people in a range of different circumstances as needed;
* Build contacts to maintain a flow of news, for example, police and emergency services, local council, community groups,
health trusts, press officers from a variety of organisations, the general public, etc;
* Work closely with the Proxy team to produce concise and accurate copy according to our house style;
* Research and write feature articles, sometimes for subsidiary publications and supplements;
* Create news content for the Proxy by IWI website.

Requirements
* 4+ years' experience in research and /or reporting;
* Excellent interpersonal and collaboration skills, and the ability to work independently and as part of a team;
* Flexibility, initiative, and good problem-solving abilities;
* Multicultural experience and sensitivity to cross-cultural differences;
* Desire to work in a women's human rights environment;
* Strong listening skills;
* Excellent writing ability, including the ability to write in different styles and to other people's direction;
* Good analytical skills to gain an accurate understanding of the subject in question;
* Organisational ability to manage multiple projects, often to tight deadlines;
* Creative approach, both in coming up with ideas for new projects and for getting a message across innovatively;
* Good attention to detail, including the ability to proof-read your own work;
* Excellent written English skills.

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About The IWI: International Women's Initiative

Location:

Dept 1342, 196 High Road, Wood Green, London, England N22 8HH, GB

Mission Statement

Our mission is to raise awareness of the threats to the human rights of women across the globe and to promote and assist in the achievement of gender equality.

Description

International Women’s Initiative (IWI) is an organization which raises awareness of the threats to the human rights of women across the globe and to promote and assist in the achievement of gender equality. The mission of IWI is to help women and girls realize their basic human rights, while working to ensure that all females are free and safe to pursue their full potential. As an organization which is run 100% by volunteers, we are looking for staff who can help IWI grow while ensuring we remain true to our mission and goals.

CAUSE AREAS

Advocacy & Human Rights
Media & Broadcasting
Women
Advocacy & Human Rights, Media & Broadcasting, Women

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

This is a Virtual Opportunity with no fixed address.

SKILLS

  • Advocacy
  • Journalism
  • Social Media / Blogging

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • 10 hours a week

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