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Internship opportunity in Radio Farda’s Social Media Team

Open until best-qualified candidate is selected.

Please quote vacancy number: BPE7902-1901


If you wish to make a difference in places where free media is under threat or does not exist, RFE/RL offers eligible, qualified students the opportunity to engage with professionals and to learn more about our mission. In doing so, you would acquire direct, practical experience with the support of a mentor. Internships are a competitive process and are unpaid. We offer skills development and an opportunity to contribute to an exciting media project.

Our Radio Farda’s Social Media Team is seeking a Prague-based intern for assistance with Radio Farda’s Social Media projects. The intern will assist with creating and posting of content on Farda Social Media platforms. The internship will last for 3 months. Days per week are flexible and depend on the agreement with the mentor and the students’ schedule.

You will learn:

  • about the work of the Radio Farda’s Social Media Team,
  • about digital marketing and news gatekeeping,
  • how to create content for Social Media,
  • how to communicate with target audience and how to use storytelling to capture readers’ attention,
  • and improve your video editing skills.

Minimum requirements are:

  • Enrolled university student or recent graduate – must be in good standing.
  • Understanding of Iranian socio-political situation.
  • Education and/or experience in media and journalism is highly appreciated.
  • Fluent Farsi and English.
  • Basic knowledge of video editing and graphic design is an advantage.
  • Computer skills (preferably: Microsoft Office and/or Photoshop, Adobe Premiere, Final Cut Pro, After Effect, 3D Max).
  • Good communication skills.
  • Ability to work under tight deadlines.
  • Ability to multitask and to work in team.
  • Interest and awareness in news and current affairs from RFE/RL’s broadcast regions.

Should you be interested in this position please apply by submitting your CV and a cover letter in English.

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Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty (RFE/RL) is an international broadcast organization based in Washington, D.C. and Prague, Czech Republic. RFE/RL's programs -- via radio, the Internet, and television -- reach influential people in 22 countries, including Afghanistan, Iran, Russia, the Caucasus, and Central Asian nations. RFE/RL's mission is to provide accurate and reliable news and information to domestic audiences in the local language. RFE/RL broadcasts in 26 languages and attracts more than 26 million weekly listeners and online visitors. With more than 400 journalists, 750 freelancers, and 17 local bureaus, RFE/RL is one of the most comprehensive news operations in the world. It is funded by the U.S. Congress through the U.S. Agency for Global Media (USAGM).

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