Science Writer

Location
New York
Posted
Feb 27, 2014
Closes
Mar 29, 2014
Contact
Mr. Apply Online
Category
Other
Duration
Full Time
Qualifications:
Skills and experience

•Strong scientific background and understanding, advanced degree in a natural science field is required
•Strong network of contacts/sources useful in performing this role
•Strong writer with a proven track record of producing high-quality material for print and online distribution
•At least 5 years of relevant work experience
•Able to quickly absorb scientific, complex and diverse content and quickly transform it into compelling stories for target audiences, mostly scientific audiences, but ideally also other audiences with other needs and expectations
•Keen eye for accuracy and attention to detail
•Excellent communicator in multifunctional and multicultural matrix, good listener while being assertive with internal and external experts and executives
•Creative and strategic thinker
•Team player with a sense of humor and perspective
•Commitment to IAVI’s mission
•Proven ability to multi-task and work effectively in a fast-paced, deadline-oriented environment
•Proficiency in Microsoft Office and other relevant software


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