Join Our Team: Editorial Assistant
Help Build A Mission Driven New Media Giant Out Of Bangladesh
Are you interested in storytelling, writing interesting piece on startups, makers and entrepreneurs? Do you like to meet interesting people who are making a difference every day? Are you interested in working in an environment where you get to come-up with your own ideas and make those happen? Are you committed enough to work with a fast growing mission driven media startup?
At FS we strive to build a mission driven media company that empowers and enables people to take initiative and make ideas happen. We work with entrepreneurs, startups and makers and aim to build a platform for people who aim to change the world and build a better future. We tell the stories of entrepreneurs and put together insight and inspiration and information for anyone who is looking for opportunities to make a difference in the world.
And now we are looking for a talented, disciplined, and committed team member to help us taking our mission forward.
The Editorial Assistant will work closely with our content team to find, investigate, and report long form stories on startups and entrepreneurs. You will be responsible to establish communication and maintain connection with startups and entrepreneurs to put together inspiring stories and help us distributing our content across social media platforms.
Position Title: Editorial Assistant
Location: Dhanmondi 4/a, Dhaka
Job nature: Part time [4/5 hours, 5 days week]
Flexible office hours, you can choose your office hours based on your convenience but this is not a remote working position.
Content Development: Meet, interview and write article/stories on startups and entrepreneurs.
Coordination: Schedule, work and coordinate meetings and projects with our publishing partners and stakeholders
Research Trends : Research trends, curate industry news, interview experts and leaders, and synthesize insights to develop reports and articles
Build Audience and Measure Impact: Establish a strategy and process to define and build our audience, a system to measure the impact of our content, and a process to regularly report on those metrics. Help distribute FS content on different social media platforms.
Support the FS Content Team as needed.
We are looking for
Education: Undergraduate or graduate students with passion for writing and storytelling.
Skills: Must have excellent writing and storytelling skills and attention to details, able to work under pressure and capable of maintaining short deadlines.
Personal Characteristics: Lives and breathes writing and storytelling. Passionate about digital media, entrepreneurship, and business journalism. Hungry to always be learning. Have a sense of commitment and can deal with tight deadline.
What You Get
- Huge learning opportunity
- Standard remuneration
- A copy of The Art of Asking: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Let People Help by Amanda Palmer
- Utmost support to develop professional and personal skills.
- Opportunity to work with a fast growing media startup in Bangladesh
- And opportunity to meet with lots of entrepreneurs and makers
How To Apply
If you are interested, please email us your Resume along with a 500 words essay on “why you are interested in working at FS” to firstname.lastname@example.org by February 15, 2016
Ruhul Kader is a technology business and technology policy analyst based in Dhaka, Bangladesh. He is also the co-founder and CEO of Future Startup and author of Rethinking Failure: A short guide to living an entrepreneurial life. He writes about internet business, strategy, technology, technology policy, and society. He can be reached at [email protected]