Due Date: September 16, 2019

Application for the IFEX Regional Editor Position for the Americas Area is now open. IFEX is trying to find a Regional Editor for the Americas Area, to add to IFEX interactions and projects that show and react to their local members’ problems and top priorities.

As a Regional Editor, you will assist IFEX keep a strong connection with occasions, patterns, media and influencers in your area. The agreement is part-time (typical is 120 hours/month) and the hours are relatively versatile, however it does need being online day-to-day.

IFEX is an international network of more than 100 member organisations based in over 65 nations around the globe that promote and safeguard the right to liberty of expression and info. The IFEX Secretariat is based in Toronto, Canada.

Responsibilities and Duties

Regional Editors are a crucial link in between the IFEX Secretariat and the areas where IFEX members are based. They keep an eye on complimentary expression news and advancements in their area, inspecting sites and social networks channels of IFEX members and others, daily, sharing essential local advancements with other IFEX personnel, and magnifying member voices over IFEX interactions channels. They communicate with IFEX members on communications-related subjects, and assist link IFEX with media and influencers in their area.

They contribute their understanding and knowledge to IFEX’s Communications and Network Engagement objectives through a variety of activities, consisting of:

  • Advising IFEX member stories about their area in addition to of international significance to republish on ifex.org and release in the e-newsletter;-LRB- ***************).
  • Composing a regular monthly local short (in English or Spanish) for IFEX.org that combines complimentary expression-related news and patterns in and about their area, based upon reports from IFEX members and others;-LRB- ***************).
  • Determining, establishing and composing in between 4 and 8 other initial articles/year;-LRB- ***************).
  • Modifying Spanish translations of material;-LRB- ***************).
  • Publishing their own material onto the IFEX site CMS;-LRB- ***************).
  • Adding to methods to develop local audiences and engagement and get in touch with allies, media and influencers;-LRB- ***************).
  • Composing and arranging tweets for the IFEX Twitter account (utilizing Hootsuite) in English and Spanish that add to a social networks existence that is appealing, helpful, constant and reliable;-LRB- ***************).
  • Handling the IFEX-ALC Twitter account and supporting other IFEX-ALC interactions as required;-LRB- ***************).
  • Communicating with their local equivalent on IFEX’s Network Engagement Group to contribute concepts and activities associated with interactions.


  • Candidate must be proficient in English and Spanish, with strong writing abilities in both
  • Must take pleasure in getting in touch with individuals, and working collaboratively on tasks
  • Should be tuned into what’s going on in the complimentary expression and wider human rights landscape in Latin America, the Caribbean and beyond
  • A bit consumed with remaining notified, right up to the minute
  • Be a self-starter, and excellent with due dates
  • Have desire to utilize your composing abilities to notify and engage individuals on crucial problems
  • Must be smart about utilizing social networks as a tool for advocacy and to grow audiences
  • Stimulated by discovering methods to engage with and share info with others
  • Recognize with Hootsuite and WordPress


If you’re interested, send out a cover letter and CV to [email protected], with “Americas Regional Editor” in the subject line.

To learn more, see IFEX Regional Editor

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