Wednesday, September 27, 2006

[ePalestine] IMEU Seeks Broadcast Media Specialist

Dear friends, 

This organization is well worth building a career with.  Professional, structured, and sustained media efforts are exactly what will change public opinion, and thus policy, over time. 

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Institute for Middle East Understanding Seeks a Broadcast Media Specialist


The Institute for Middle East Understanding (IMEU) is an independent non-profit organization formed to address a significant gap in Americans’ understanding of Palestine, the Palestinians and related events.  The IMEU works closely with journalists to supply articulate sources, reliable information and compelling experts. The IMEU was formed by a team of business, communications and media professionals who are using the skills they honed in the corporate world to make the IMEU as professional, efficient and effective as any for-profit company.    

IMEU Seeks Broadcast Media Specialist

The IMEU seeks a bright, articulate, and dedicated Broadcast Media Specialist to help the Institute become the most respected resource for journalists covering Palestine, the Palestinians and related events.  This position will work closely with IMEU’s Communications and Development Director.  Approximately 25 percent of this person’s time will be devoted to fundraising support.     

The responsibilities of the Broadcast Media Specialist include:

Broadcast Media Efforts:

·       Coordinate media requests
·       Proactively suggest stories
·       Monitor broadcast media coverage
·       Maintain an accurate media list
·       Assist in cultivating sources
·       Maintain IMEU media results portfolio
·       Assist with the development of media and communications plans

Fundraising Activities:

·       Assist in ongoing fundraising work, including newsletter production and dissemination, mail appeals, events planning and organization, thank you letters and donor recognition

·       Coordinate the submission of foundation proposals
·       Maintain an error-free donor database
·       Assist with the development of fundraising plans

Required Qualifications

·       Bachelor’s degree or above
·       Knowledge of Palestinian history, politics and culture
·       Excellent written and oral communication skills
·       Keen attention to detail
·       Ability to juggle multiple projects
·       Effective at both team and self-directed work
·       Proficient in Microsoft Office
·       Positive attitude and a sense of humor

How to Apply

Please send resume and writing sample to:


436 14th Street, #1312

Oakland, CA 94612

or by email to:

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