Editor/Writer

Location
Washington
Posted
Nov 27, 2013
Closes
Dec 27, 2013
Contact
Marilyn Butler-Norris
Category
Other, Publishing
Duration
Full Time
The Editor/Writer is expected to work in close coordination with other colleagues from the Communications team and the other IBP programs on the following essential duties:

•Lead in the editing and proofreading of IBP written content, including reports, briefs, case studies, policy notes, and other materials and content
•Liaise with IBP staff members on producing and disseminating their research, advocacy, and promotional content
•Contribute to the bimonthly newsletter by researching, writing, editing, and proofreading content
•Coordinate the production of IBP materials, including translation, design, and printing
•Participate in the formulation and development of the Communication team’s annual work plan and budget, coordinating with other programs/units of the IBP as may be required
•Participate on a regular basis in meetings of the Communications team, the IBP,

The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, or abilities required to perform the essential duties of this position satisfactorily:

•Excellent English writing and editing skills and the ability to communicate concepts and ideas in a compelling and persuasive way
•A minimum of five years of substantive editing, writing, and copyediting experience (prefer that this experience be in public policy or a technical field)
•Bachelor’s degree in journalism, communications, English, or a related public policy field
•Demonstrated ability to coordinate the production and publication of research, advocacy, and promotional content
•Able to manage projects and time effectively, work collaboratively in a diverse international environment, and operate MS Office and other software programs as may be required
•Able to prioritize tasks according to deadlines and accomplish work on schedule
•Able to respond quickly to changing priorities and to work well under pressure
•Able to work independently with moderate supervision
•Able to meet general administrative responsibilities of all IBP staff members



Send a resume and cover letter via email to mbutler-norris@internationalbudget.org. Please indicate Editor/Writer, Communications in the subject line.

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