From 11 to 14 March 2017 will be held in Rome the second edition of the Rome Press Game, unique project of its kind dedicated to the world of journalism, international communication, interpretation and translation. It is the first role-playing game in the world to simulate the news and media on several levels: radio, television, and web. The Rome Press Game gives participants the opportunity to experience four days as real journalists as they interview ambassadors, UN officials, and other special guests. They will also be tutored and guided by industry experts, technicians, cameramen, and journalists in order to create professional media. Since it will be taking place within the International Careers Festival, the Press Game will also act as the main news source for all the activities which make up the Festival. Journalists will carry out their interviews with the contribution of thousands of young Festival participants and our many prestigious personalities and special guests taking part in the event. Participants of the Rome Press Game will be divided into teams and will follow a set schedule of activities, basically in Journalists Staff and Translators Team.
Seize the exciting opportunity to personally attend to the development of the Rome Press Game: apply now and follow from within all organizational dynamics and become Tutor of students from all over the world.
Institution: The Giovani nel Mondo Association is an independent, non-profit, non-denominational, and apolitical organization. The Association pursues educational and cultural goals at the national and international level. Its primary focus is assisting and accompanying youth and young adults, between eighteen and thirty years old, on their educational path and encouraging their professional, academic, and socio-cultural growth.
Where: Rome (remotely - from home)
Target: Students and graduates from Communication Studies
When: From December 2016 to March 2017 (remotely, before the Festival, and at the Festival itself from the 11th to the 14th of March)
Deadline: 21st November 2016
Description of the offer: We are looking for tutors willing to supervise the Rome Press Game (www.romepressgame.org). Their main duty will be preparing training material for the participants, to coordinate the work with the assistance of the Director of Programs and the Executive Director, to assist and support the teams during the event. In particular, we are seeking competent young figures in the field of communication and journalistic production, whose task will follow as tutor participants of web / radio / tv simulations, and young competent figures in interpretation and translation, whose task will follow as tutor the participants of the simulations as translators.
Requirement for participating – one or more of the following experiences or skills are requested:
- Previous experience in a Press Game or similar simulation in Italy or abroad
- Thorough knowledge of English (C1 level or more) as the base (the entire course of the games will be held in English). It is requested the knowledge of one or more of the following languages: French, Spanish, German, Russian, Arabic, Chinese, for the different journalistic and translators teams
- Research Capacity
- Previous experience as a tutor / assistant in the classroom
- At least a Bachelor’s Degree, possibly in communication, languages, interpretation, letters, journalism and political sciences
-It will grant preference the correct use and knowledge of Wordpress and Joomla platforms
Remuneration: Room and board during the Festival are guaranteed. Partial reimbursement of the train/plane ticket