Are you an Editor, experienced in working with technical publications? A rare and exciting opportunity has arisen with an independent not for profit organisation, working within the financial market and impacting the global economy. This role will work in a hybrid pattern working 2 days a week in the London office.
Within this role of Editor the successful candidate will be expected to ensure that all publications, as well as international agreements, governance documents, speeches, web pages, press releases and webinar scripts, meet the quality and high standards required. Documents will be deep edited for both general and technical audiences and managing the work flow, whilst meeting deadlines without sacrificing thoroughness, will be vital. Other key duties include the improvement of international staff members' drafting ability, through coaching, training and support, and working alongside colleagues to fulfil other duties, including project and document tracking.
The ideal candidate will have an excellent command of written English, superb rewriting and deep editing skills - including being able to follow a style guide, fantastic interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate succinctly and tactfully, excellent organisation and analytical skills and a high level of attention to detail. Ideally the successful candidate will have experience within a similar role of working with technical content in a professional capacity.
This role requires a positive, assertive and diplomatic individual with the ability to work flexibly and independently, as well as working as part of a team to improve quality of drafting throughout the organisation. You will be willing to assume responsibility for a range of tasks and take pride in supporting others to improve the standard of writing.
If you have the skills, experience and attributes required, with the desire to work within a fast paced environment, that serves the public interest and brings efficiency to financial markets around the world, please get in touch.
For a full description of the role, please send your CV with a brief paragraph outlining your relevant skills.
Closing Date: Early applications may be prioritised.
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