CPT INTERNATIONAL: Call for Expressions of Interest in and Nominations for an interim CPTnet editor

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CPTnet
19 March 2012
CPT INTERNATIONAL:

Call for Expressions of Interest in and Nominations for an interim CPTnet editor



 

Christian Peacemaker Teams invites expressions of interest in the one year, 1https://cpt.org/wp-content/uploads/IMG_0316-2.jpg4

time, temporary position as CPTnet editor starting summer 2012 when the current

editor begins her sabbatical.  

 

Responsibilities

Editing CPTnet

 -Following the releases that teams on project locations are writing for

CPTnet.  (The editor is also

encouraged to follow blogs, Facebook and Twitter accounts of individual CPTers

in the field as time allows.)

– Vetting, organizing and editing releases from teams in English (includes

communication as needed with teams for clarification.)

 – Posting edited releases to CPTnet, CPT’s English language news service,

which provides news updates, reports, reflections, prayer requests and action

alerts to its readership.

– Communicating with translators and posting Spanish versions of releases to

redECAP, CPT’s Spanish language news service. 

+If time allows, taking on other communication-related responsibilities.

Approximately ten hours a week, flexible location and work hours.  On-call for occasional quick editing

and posting of breaking developments in the field.

 

Compensation: Need-based stipend and satisfaction of having participated in

important work supporting peacemakers around the world.  

 

Contact Carol Rose, CPT Co-Director, at carolr@cpt.org

<
mailto:carolr@cpt.org> with

expressions of interest, and nominations no later than 2 April 2012.  She will respond with application

materials.  Full application

materials will be due 22 April.  

  

Please share this message widely and pray for God’s work through this

appointment process.

 

Needed Qualities, Experience, and

Skills:

· Superior facility with editing

· Commitment to, and strong ability to implement undoing oppressions in the

editorial process.  (See
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· Ability to cut long articles into shorter, more focused, compelling pieces

· Ability to identify what is missing in a release and to seek necessary

additional information

· Ability to edit with the awareness of what elements in a release CPT’s

constituents might find offensive or baffling.

· Ability to engage with writers in the field and with members of CPT’s Support

Team in mutual, encouraging and collegial ways

· Some basic knowledge of Spanish

· Experience with basic web layout and cropping pictures

· Supportive of faith-based peacemaking

· Demonstrated interpersonal and cross-cultural skills; ability to communicate

with sensitivity, tact, humor and humility,

· Ability to maintaining positive relationships with people in many locations,

using a variety of communications technology. 

 

Additional desirable qualifications:

· Knowledge and experience of CPT, including CPT’s current work on various

project locations

· Fluency in Spanish

· Enough understanding of Arabic and Kurdish to notice issues that arise with

transliteration

 

Persons with the required experience and skills who have not yet been members

of CPT are welcome to apply.  See www.cpt.org <
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CPT.

 

CPT is engaged in an organization-wide process of transformation to undo racism

and other oppressions and is working towards more truly reflecting the strong

diversity of God’s creation.  Members of aboriginal or racialized groups

are encouraged to apply.

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