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Call for Applicants: 2017-18 Communications Fellowships

Join our team! The Alliance of Digital Humanities Organizations (ADHO) seeks applicants for its 2017-18 Communications Fellowship.


Working on a small team, two fellows will write news releases, blog posts, and announcements about ADHO, its constituent organizations, and the broader digital humanities community; monitor and update ADHO’s social media presence; maintain its website; help to develop and implement ADHO’s outreach strategy; and perform other communications-related responsibilities. The fellows 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, young scholars, and academic professionals who wish to develop deeper knowledge of digital humanities and its global communities, contribute to an important digital humanities professional organization, and gain professional experience in social media and communications. The communications team works remotely from their respective locations, communicating via email and Skype. 


Desired skills and qualifications include:


  • working knowledge of more than one language

  • excellent written communication skills

  • ability to work with minimal supervision

  • attention to detail

  • some knowledge of digital humanities communities and current discourses

  • some knowledge of social media platforms such as Twitter and Facebook

  • experience creating and publishing content using Drupal, WordPress, or another web content management system

  • skills in graphic design and multimedia editing

To apply, submit a CV or résumé, a brief writing sample, three letters of reference, and a cover letter describing your interest in and qualifications for the position to Hannah Jacobs, chair of ADHO’s communications committee: The application deadline is May 31, 2017. Two positions will be available. The fellowships will extend from July 1, 2017 to June 30, 2018.