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Job Summary:

The Communications and Public Affairs Division of the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) seeks a qualified candidate to serve as Editor II (senior editor) for a 1-year, renewable appointment. This position is based in Washington, DC. The Editor II will work on a variety of institutional, research, and communications products.

 

Essential Duties:

Specific duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Edit and write text for IFPRI’s flagship report, briefs, brochures, reports, and other communications materials.
  • Manage/coordinate layout of publications.
  • Help develop and implement publication, communications, and marketing strategies and policies.
  • Manage freelance editors and designers as needed.

 

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in English, journalism, communications, international development, or related field, plus five years of relevant professional experience in editing and writing publications, including in academic publishing; or Master’s degree in above or related field, plus three years of relevant experience.
  • Demonstrated ability to edit and write for academic and nonacademic audiences and to understand the intention and nuances of different authors.
  • Ability to understand complex scientific or economic texts and translate them for lay audiences.
  • Strong attention to detail and ability to follow projects through to closure.
  • Ability to work independently and multitask under tight deadlines in a fast-paced environment.
  • Excellent proofreading skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills; demonstrated ability to work within a team in a multicultural environment and to collaborate well with researchers/authors. 

 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of Chicago Manual of Style and ability to follow house-style guidelines
  • Proficient in MS Office Suite, especially Word, and familiar with Adobe Acrobat Pro and InCopy
  • Experience with or interest in international development.
  • Certificate in copyediting

 

Physical Demand & Work Environment:

  • Employee will sit in an upright position for a long period of time.
  • Employee is required to have close visual acuity to carry out the essential job duties (writing and editing) at a computer terminal.
  • Employee may be required to lift up to 10 pounds.

 

The International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) is an equal employment opportunity employer - F/M/Disability/Vet/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity.

Job Summary:

The Communications and Public Affairs Division of the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) seeks a qualified candidate to serve as Editor II (senior editor) for a 1-year, renewable appointment. This position is…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule
  • Education
    4-Year Degree Required
  • Professional Level
    Professional

Location

Temporarily Remote
Work must be performed in or near Washington, DC
Associated Location
Washington, DC, USA

How to Apply

To Apply:

The International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) is an equal employment opportunity employer - F/M/Disability/Vet/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity.

https://phf.tbe.taleo.net/phf04/ats/careers/v2/viewRequisition?org=IFPRI&cws=43&rid=2442 

To Apply:

The International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) is an equal employment opportunity employer - F/M/Disability/Vet/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity.

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