ADHO Seeks Communications Fellows

The Alliance of Digital Humanities Organizations (ADHO) seeks applicants for its Communications fellowship. Working on a small team, the fellow will write news releases, blog posts and announcements relevant to ADHO, its constituent organizations, and the broader digital humanities community; monitor and update ADHO’s social media presence; maintain its web site; help to develop and implement ADHO’s outreach strategy; and perform other communications-related responsibilities. The Communications fellow should anticipate spending approximately 3-4 hours per week on the position. The fellowship comes with a small annual stipend of 600 Euros. It is well-suited for graduate students who wish to develop deeper knowledge of digital humanities, contribute to an important digital humanities professional organization, and gain experience in social media and communications.

Desired skills and qualifications include:

  • fluency in more than one language
  • excellent written communication skills
  • attention to detail
  • good graphic design skills
  • ability to work with minimal supervision
  • experience creating content using Drupal or another content management system
  • familiarity with social media platforms such as Twitter and Facebook

To apply, submit a CV/ resume, a brief writing sample, three references, and a cover letter describing your interest in the position, experience with social media and communications, and expertise with writing, web development, and graphic design to Lisa Spiro, chair of ADHO’s communications committee: lisamspiro@gmail.com.  The application deadline is May 16, 2014. Two positions will be available.