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Call for Applications: 2024 ADHO Communications Fellowships

The Alliance of Digital Humanities Organizations (ADHO) seeks applicants for two 2024 Communications Fellowships, each of which comes with a stipend of €500 (Euros).

Each year, Communications Fellows work with ADHO’s Communications Officer to manage ADHO’s public communications activities. The fellowship is well suited for graduate students, emerging scholars, and academic professionals who wish to develop a deeper knowledge of digital humanities and its global communities, contribute to an important digital humanities scholarly and professional organization, and gain professional experience in social media and communications.

In 2024, Communications Fellows will contribute to strengthening the network of the DH community; follow and disseminate conference and other DH events information; draft and edit official ADHO announcements; and participate in other special projects as they arise.

Work Environment

The communications team works remotely from their respective locations, communicating via email, online chat, video calls, and other effective means. Communications fellows must provide access to a computer and internet connection. In 2024, fellowships will begin as soon as possible after 01 June and will end on 31 July 2025.

Roles and Responsibilities

ADHO Communications Fellows commit an average of 2-3 hours per week of work with an increase in workload leading up to and during the annual Digital Humanities conference. Fellows must arrange to be available to work (either in person or remotely) for 1-2 days during the conference.

Responsibilities include

  • Collaborating with ADHO’s Communications Officer and other members of the Executive Board to draft and edit official ADHO communications to be published to the ADHO website and to be shared via ADHO social media accounts, relevant email lists, and in other online venues;
  • With the Communications Officer, identifying and amplifying on ADHO’s website and/or social media accounts announcements from COs, SIGs, and Journals;
  • With the Communications Officer, identifying information that may be of interest to the global DH community;
  • With the Communications Officer, monitoring ADHO’s social media presence;
  • With the Communications Officer, communicating with COs and SIGs to shape the Newsletter, edit it and spread it out;
  • With the Communications Officer, working on the podcast production;
  • With the Communications Officer and members of the MLMC, maintaining up-to-date information on ADHO’s website;
  • Working with the Communications Officer and Executive Board to respond to feedback or criticism as needed;
  • Attending monthly meetings with the ADHO Executive Board and Committee Chairs.

Learn more about ADHO’s Communications Team and Policies.

Skills and Qualifications

Required skills and qualifications include:

  • knowledge of and/or involvement in digital humanities communities and current discourses;
  • strong written, editing and communication skills in English;
  • ability to work with minimal supervision;
  • attention to detail;
  • some knowledge of social media platforms such as X and Facebook, as well as emerging social media platforms;
  • cultural competence (sensitivity to and understanding of diverse cultures and communities, with the ability to communicate effectively with diverse groups).

Desirable skills and qualifications include:

  • experience creating and publishing content using WordPress, or another web content management system 
  • experience in newsletter publication and/or podcast production
  • skills in graphic design and multimedia editing

To apply, please fill out this form. It will ask you to submit a CV or résumé; sample(s) of communications work, such as a blog post, podcast episode, newsletter, social media campaign, etc.; the names and contact information of two references; and text describing your interest in and qualifications for the position. 

If you cannot access the form, please answer the questions in this PDF and submit your application as one PDF (response to questions and resumé/CV) to Please send questions to Nadezhda Povroznik, ADHO’s Communications Officer, at Applications are due by 23:59 UTC on 31 May 2024.