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Democracy in Africa, the website and community for people interested in and working on African democracy, is looking to recruit a new Associate Editor. Do you want to join our team?

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WE ARE looking to recruit a new Associate Editor. This person will work closely with DiA founder and editor Professor Nic Cheeseman and will be jointly responsible for:

  1. Identifying and commissioning blog posts and new research areas.
  2. Editing and posting new stories.
  3. Web-site maintenance and management.
  4. Managing public relations and expanding the reach of the website.

We estimate that the role requires a time commitment of 8 hours per week. The work is extremely flexible, and can be done in evenings/weekends. In addition to becoming a member of our team, the successful applicant will receive a stipend of £1,500 per year in recognition of their efforts.

The main skills, experience and dispositions that we are looking for include:

  1. Experience of running/contributing to a website (especially using WordPress).
  2. Experience of promoting research via social media (Twitter/Facebook).
  3. Familiarity with Democracy in Africa and our work.
  4. Experience of working within the policy, practitioner **or** academic community, and an understanding of its needs and interests.
  5. A passion for African politics and a deep interest in issues relating to democracy and democratization.
  6. A willingness to work as part of a team and to make collective decisions.

To apply for the position please submit a CV and a letter of application explaining how you fulfil the above criteria and why you want the position (both no longer than 2 pages) to n.cheeseman@bham.ac.uk by 18:00 GMT on 1 May 2017.

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