Community Manager (f/m/d) - Jaafar Talk - in freelance work

We are looking for a community manager (f/m/d) for the JaafarTalk editorial team in the main department middle east in Berlin as soon as possible in freelance work.

JaafarTalk - the multimedia-based Arabic talk show format – reaches millions of viewers every week in the Arab speaking world. The show and its cross-media platforms online, on social media and television, target an audience in the Arab speaking world and the Arab speaking audience in Europe. We give a voice to the unheard.

Your role with DW:

  • Community management of all JaafarTalk editorial social media channels (Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, YouTube and others).
  • Community management: active interaction with our users and monitoring and analysis of the social media platforms
  • Independent supervision of all phases of social media management
  • Creation of online and social media posts (text, image, video) in Arabic language
  • Participation in the development and implementation of formats for our social media platforms
  • Journalistic research and close collaboration in the team on content as well as distribution

Your education:
  • Completed university studies or equivalent qualification
  • Completed traineeship or comparable journalistic training

Your experience:
  • Relevant journalistic work experience in the areas of social media management and digital reporting

Special skills and knowledge:

  • Confident assessment of trends and topics in social media
  • Experience in the production of web videos is an advantage
  • Good knowledge of the editing program Adobe Premiere, mastery of Adobe Photoshop is an advantage
  • Good knowledge of political and social conditions in Germany, Europe and the Arab world.
  • high flexibility, creativity and ability to work in a team
  • Very good command of the High Arabic language (Modern Standard Arabic)
  • Good knowledge of English and German in order to be able to access journalistic sources in both languages

Your benefits

  • working in an international environment
  • taking part in a dynamic team
  • putting your innovative ideas into practice
Deutsche Welle is Germany's international broadcaster, distributing multimedia journalism worldwide in 30 languages. In addition, the DW Academy helps to strengthen the human right to freedom of information, opinion and expression in 50 emerging and developing countries. As a member of Germany's group of public broadcasters, we are proud to contribute to the diversity of media and opinion.

Have we sparked your interest? We look forward to receiving your application.
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Dominik Lichtenberg
Human Resources 
Deutsche Welle
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