Calls and Vacancies

Call for Application: Political Trends and Dynamics in SEE Editorial Consultant / Staff Writer (English)

We are inviting applications for three positions of Editorial Consultants / Staff Writers (English) in the Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung (FES) Dialogue Southeast Europe project Political Trends and Dynamics in SEE (2022-23). The selected individuals are expected to deliver the following services:            

  • Contribute to the overall production process (incl. editorial board meetings, online collaboration & process management, editing the final drafts of the publication) respecting established deadlines (a fluency in English language is an asset for this role);
  • Contribute to the conceptual discussions preceding each edition;
  • Contribute to the planning of future editions in view of foreseeable trends and dynamics or events;
  • Contribute to an editorial on current regional developments;
  • Identify and contact analysts, resource persons or journalists for guest commentaries or interviews from own networks; develop questions for the individuals being interviewed;
  • Assist in the placement of the product among target groups and solicit feedback;
  • Contribute to a continuous improvement process within the project.

For more information about the project as well as eligibility criteria, please take a look at the full Terms of Reference: Terms of Reference Editorial Consultant
Applying

Interested individuals should send their CV, short motivation letter andpublication list until the 22nd of December 2021 (Wednesday, 1 pm, CET) to info(at)fes-soe.org

Please also include a combined price quote calculating the following services per issue:

  • Consultancy: 3 days
  • Write commentary / analysis (editorial) per issue

The selection process will be concluded until the 7th of January 2022.

  • The selected Editorial Consultants / Staff Writers are expected to start their engagement to start the engagement on this project immediately after selection.
  • The project is foreseen to run until December 2023, with possibility of extension (minimum six editions, three per year with possibility of extra editions, depending on the political processes in the region and the urgency of covering those within the Political Trends and Dynamics in SEE newsletter).
  • The selection criteria are based on 70% price and 30% regional expertise, academic profile and experience with scientific publications.
  • The details of cooperation will be laid down in an honorarium agreement. 

Please do not hesitate to contact us on info@fes-soe.org for any additional questions.

 

Call for Applications: Political Trends and Dynamics in SEE Editorial Assistant

We are inviting applicants to apply for two positions of Editorial Assistants in the Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung (FES) Dialogue Southeast Europe project Political Trends and Dynamics in SEE (2022-23). The selected individual is expected to deliver the following services:         

  • Assist in the facilitation of the overall production process (incl. editorial board meetings, online collaboration & process management);
  • Organize the online workflow, informs the editorial board of upcoming deadlines, keeps minutes of meetings;
  • Communicate continuously with external collaborators, the news agency, the designer and other individuals/parties included in the writing process;
  • Conduct English language edit of submitted articles and texts (a native level of English language is an asset for this role);
  • Assist the editorial board in administrative tasks.

 

For full information about the project, as well as eligibility criteria, please take a look at the Terms of Reference: Terms of Reference Editorial Assistant

Applying

Interested individuals should send their CV and a short letter of interest until the 22nd of December 2021 (Wednesday, 1 pm, CET) to info(at)fes-soe.org

Please also include a combined price quote calculating the following services per issue:

  • Project Assistance: 7 days
  • Text editing
  • Proofreading

The selection process will be concluded until the 7th of January 2022.

  • The selected Editorial Assistants are expected to start the engagement on this project immediately after selection.
  • The project is foreseen to run until December 2023, with possibility of extension (minimum six editions, three per year with possibility of extra editions, depending on the political processes in the region and the urgency of covering those within the Political Trends and Dynamics in SEE newsletter).
  • The selection criteria are based on 70% price and 30% regional expertise, academic profile and experience with scientific publications.
  • The details of cooperation will be laid down in an honorarium agreement. 

 For any additional questions, please do not hesitate to contact us at info(at)fes-soe.org

Call for Applications: Tender for “Political Trends and Dynamics in SEE” (News Agencies)

An invitation to tender is issued to regional news agencies for the delivery of the following services:

  • Compilation of three regional news digests per year, which are structured thematically and include national as well as distinctively regional developments (RCC initiatives, Enlargement / Berlin Process, people-to-people initiatives, elections, crucial domestic and regional political processes etc).
  • The digest is accompanied by at least 5 pictures (incl. captions) each relating to different ‘stories’ and news items presented in the overview. Additional thematic pictures are provided for the featured theme of each respective edition.
  • The digest and pictures are delivered on a flexible basis, in agreement with the publisher of the publication.
  • Comments and additional requests by the editorial team after delivery are treated as a priority. Feedback may include requests to add more pictures or information on developments occurring after the initial delivery.

The terms of reference for applicants are available here: Terms of Reference (News Agencies)

Applying

We ask interested regional news agencies to send a price quote per issue by the 22nd of December 2021 (Wednesday, 1 pm, CET) to info(at)fes-soe.org

The selection will be made and communicated by the FES Dialogue SOE by the 7th of January 2022.

  • The selected news agency is expected to start with the engagement on this project immediately after selection.
  • The project is foreseen to run until December 2023, with possibility of extension.
  • The details of cooperation will be laid down in a framework agreement.
  • The selection criteria are based on 70% price and 30% regional analytical experience.

Please do not hesitate to contact us on info@fes-soe.org for any additional questions.

 

Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung
Dialogue Southeast Europe

Kupreška 20, 71000 Sarajevo
Bosnia and Herzegovina

+387 33 711 540
+387 33 711 541

info(at)fes-soe.org

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