Internship opportunities

Radio Al-Salam provides to graduating journalist students the opportunity to get a professional experience in a highly interesting field. You will be fully integrated in the multicultural and qualified team, and draft first-hand reports and testimonies. Please contact us if you are interested, we look forward to hearing from you.

Missions

Journalism:

  • Monitoring the local news and finding relevant subjects to cover;
  • Developing a network of field key informants for Radio Al-Salam;
  • Recording voices in the field in Arabic and in Kurdish;
  • Editing the reports on Audacity and broadcasting in coordination with the weekly planning.

Communication:

  • Animating the social media of the radio Al-Salam (Facebook, Twitter);
  • Making pictures and videos for the, reports and other communication purposes;
  • Drafting the press and receiving journalists in the studio;
  • Designing communication materials (posters, flyers) in Kurdish and Arabic.

Skills

Professional:

  • Experience in journalism and radio (recording, editing with Auda city);
  • Understanding of humanitarian actors and ability to understand a complex context;
  • Knowledge of the Middle East, ideally of the Syrian and the Iraqi contexts;
  • Skills in page setting, for instance with Lumix, Photoshop and InDesign.

Linguistic:
English required, Arabic highly desirable, Kurdish and French asserts.

Human:

  • Capacity to face tight schedules and pressure;
  • Team-spirit, ability to work in an intercultural environment;
  • Strong interest in minorities in the Middle East;
  • Ability to live in demanding environment and an instable context.

Conditions

Security conditions in Erbil and around are acceptable. Continental climate, extremely hot in Summer.

Radio al-Salam provides a travel and food allowance and it can support the accommodation search in Erbil.

If you are interested, please send your Cover Letter and CV in English to radioalsalam@gmail.com.