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Project Syndicate is searching for a detail-oriented person to assist with the distribution of our editorial content. This is a full-time position, reporting to our Content Distribution & Translation Manager. The Assistant Content Distribution & Translation Manager will be responsible for helping to ensure the timely delivery of content to our global network of publishing partners. Tasks will include proofreading and fact-checking, managing the logistics of content delivery, working with our internal content management systems (CMS), and providing day-to-day support to the Distribution & Translation Manager. The successful candidate will also work closely with the editorial and digital teams within our organization.

Responsibilities:

  • Assist with the distribution of Project Syndicate content to its network of member publications
  • Manage tasks using our internal CMS
  • Proofread and fact-check edited commentaries
  • Facilitate the translation of commentaries into 12 languages and help manage a remote team of freelance translators
  • Assist with some website administration
  • Assist with image curation for the website
  • Perform other ad hoc tasks related to content distribution and management

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Native-level English
  • Excellent English writing and proofreading skills
  • Extremely conscientious and detail-oriented
  • Excellent problem-solving skills
  • Ability to multi-task, listen well, and adapt as needed
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, news-driven environment
  • Comfortable with ambiguity and shifting priorities driven by external influences
  • Willingness to work some evenings and weekends when required
  • Interest in world affairs and economics
  • Passion for news, opinion, and commentary

Recommendations:

  • Experience with a CMS
  • Knowledge of foreign languages is highly desirable, but not required

Additional Information:

  • Full-time position
  • Attractive benefit package
  • Dynamic work environment

Interested candidates should send a cover letter and CV to careers@project-syndicate.org.

All submissions should be in English. Submissions without cover letters will be ignored.

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