Youth Writer (The Ismaili Website)
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The Ismaili digital team is looking for young aspiring and promising writers to join our team of volunteers. This is an ideal opportunity to write for The Ismaili, get your work published, and share stories with readers from all around the world. Working with the Youth Content Lead, writers will produce an article draft every 1-2 months, and training and support will be provided. A time commitment of approximately 2-3 hours per week is requested.

Job Description

  • - Identify interesting and engaging story ideas relating to the youth of the Ismaili community
  • - Write and submit articles with speed and style in accordance with website guidelines
  • - Conduct interviews, and write news articles and feature pieces of quality and clarity
  • - Work with editors to take on and incorporate feedback, and enhance content

Skills & Qualifications

  • - Enrolled at college or university, preferably in a humanities or social sciences discipline
  • - An eye for detail
  • - Interested in writing and willing to learn
  • - Respond to requests in a timely fashion
  • - Excellent English language fluency

Email your resumé and your answers to the below questions to [email protected] with "Volunteer Opportunity" and the position you are applying for in the subject line.

1) Tell us about yourself
2) Please list your proficiencies, qualities, attributes and experiences that you may contribute towards this position
3) Why are you the best person for this job
4) What is your greatest strength?
5) What motivates you?
6) Considering this position will require remote working, how would you manage your time and fulfill your commitment?