Artists at Risk Connection: Regional Representative for Asia (Part-time Consultancy)
Organisation: PEN America
Deadline: May 31, 2020
Location/s: Remote but must be part of countries in South Asia, Southeast Asia, and East Asia
Description: PEN America, a nonprofit organization working at the intersection of literature and human rights, seeks a talented, energetic, and highly organized regional representative in Asia for its Artists at Risk Connection (ARC) program, a support system for artists facing threats as a result of their creative expression. This is a part-time consultant position and can be based anywhere in Asia. The successful candidate will grow and strengthen a dynamic regional network in order to ensure that ARC’s partners are diverse, representative, and responsive in this region.
Regional Editor (South Asia)
Organisation: Rest of World
Deadline: N/A (Applications considered on a rolling basis)
Location: Preferred in New Delhi or Bangalore (India) or Dhaka (Bangladesh)
Description: Rest of World is a new international journalism publication that’s focused on exploring the impact of technology beyond the Western bubble. Our goal is to surface and showcase the often surprising and unintended effects of tech in places that get little attention from mainstream news outlets. Rest of World is looking for an energetic, enterprising and experienced regional editor to lead our coverage from South Asia. The ideal candidate will be someone with experience editing feature stories from/in the region, and has a talent for developing sources, in journalism, business and technology space.
Organisation: Global Voices
Location: Myanmar or Remote
Contact for Application: Rezwan Islam (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Global Voices (globalvoices.org) is looking for potential part-time researchers ( 10-20 hours/week) to take part in it’s Civic Media Observatory (CMO) project. Team members will work on the monitoring of media ecosystems by investigating, classifying, and analysing individual media items in an effort to identify and describe themes and narrative frames within the country’s media ecosystem. Together with the South Asia team, researchers will take part in making recommendations and producing outputs, including writing stories or assisting with other editorial products. The assignments will initially be run for up to six months.
The researcher should have Karen and/or Shan language proficiency and can take a closer look at local language media in Myanmar and abroad. Language monitoring requires people with academic fluency in the local language(s) and this will be a paid position. Ideally, the candidate will have a strong grasp of written English in order to utilise the CMO software and for communication with the wider global team.
Technical Writer (Freelance)
Description: Tails, a portable operating system that protects privacy and helps avoid censorship, is looking for a technical writing consultant to strengthen our Technical Writing team. The Technical Writing team is responsible for writing our user documentation, support pages, and release notes. This is a paid offer for self-employed freelancers.