Assistant Web Editor
The International Peace Institute (IPI) is seeking an Assistant Web Editor to work with the Director of Web and Multimedia in producing and publishing web and social media content for IPI. The position is based in New York City.
IPI is an independent, international not-for-profit think tank dedicated to promoting the prevention and settlement of conflicts between and within states.
— Manage IPI’s social media presence, including executing a strategy that connects IPI with relevant stakeholders and increase IPI’s visibility and traffic to its websites.
— Produce web coverage of IPI’s events and publications, especially by writing high-quality news articles.
— Maintain IPI’s web style guide
— Other duties as assigned by the Director of Web and Multimedia
— Proficiency in social media, especially Twitter and Facebook
— Web and technologically savvy, with strong knowledge of web usability
— Outstanding command of English, particularly in writing and editing
— Ability to write news articles about complex topics in international relations
— Superb organizational skills and attention to detail
— Ability to work on a team in a dynamic environment
— BA or MA, preferably in journalism and/or international affairs
Please send a cover letter with curriculum vitae, contact information for three professional references, and a relevant writing sample to firstname.lastname@example.org (with “Assistant Web Editor” as the email subject).
Only short-listed candidates will be contacted. The position will be filled as soon as a successful candidate is identified. Candidates must be willing to relocate to New York City.
IPI is an equal-opportunity employer and strongly committed to hiring and retaining a diverse and internationally representative staff.
We do not award financial aid, grants, or scholarships to students or individuals.