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Writing and Reporting Fellow

Apply by April 1. Eligibility and application information is available here.

The Writing and Reporting Fellow will join the team in the Director’s Office, focusing on writing and reporting on events, initiatives, materials, and people at Dumbarton Oaks for its institutional newsletter, the Oaks News. These articles are also featured on the Dumbarton Oaks website. The fellow will work to bolster and further develop the newsletter as a tool both for reaching the general public and for maintaining the solidarity of the research community surrounding the institute. In addition to writing for the Oaks News, the fellow is responsible for producing written content for Dumbarton Oaks’ social media platforms, which include Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter.

Candidates should possess:

  • Strong writing and editing skills
  • Strong communication and collaboration skills
  • Ability to conceive and develop projects in new and innovative ways
  • Strong judgment and confidence, ability to work independently in the field
  • Enthusiasm for using social media as a tool for education and communication
  • Ability to multitask and meet deadlines
  • Experience interviewing preferred
  • Experience producing regular copy for a print or online publication preferred