English language editor

Details

  • Location: Kyiv, Ukraine 
  • Position Type: Part-time
  • Application deadline: December 10, 2019 

Summary

Eurasia Foundation (EF), a US-based international development organization promoting good governance and civil society development, is accepting applications for an English language editor for the Foundation’s Transparency and Accountability in Public Administration and Services (TAPAS) program. Reporting to the Chief of Party and working closely with the DC-based Civic Engagement and Governance (CEG) Program Officer, the editor will directly contribute to the successful implementation of EF’s innovative eGovernance program. Native proficiency in English is required for this position. 

Duties

  • Carefully read, re-write and/or edit TAPAS bi-weekly, quarterly and annual reports to improve readability. 
  • Liaise with colleagues in the Kyiv office as needed to clarify intended meaning of content in order to ensure that re-written text and edits are accurate. 
  • Support the communications team by reading, re-writing and/or editing other program materials to improve readability. 
  • Edit documents for another EF program, as needed.   

 

Qualifications

  • Outstanding English writing and editing abilities a must.
  • Candidate must possess exceptional analytical, organizational, written and oral communication skills. 
  • Ability to develop material for both print and electronic formats such as activity reports, websites, articles and the like.
  • Ability to multi-task in order to handle a multitude of short and long-term projects; with at times, competing and conflicting levels of priority.
  • Work independently but take inputs from multiple stake holders within the organization.
  • Experience in writing features, reports, blogs, web-stories and the like.  
     

Apply

Please send a cover letter and resume to jobs-ua@eurasia.org with “EditorTAPAS” in the subject line.  

Only candidates who have been selected for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls, please. 

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