IP-Watch Vacancy Announcement: Associate Editor02/08/2005 by William New, Intellectual Property Watch Leave a CommentShare this Story:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window)IP-Watch is a non-profit independent news service, and subscribing to our service helps support our goals of bringing more transparency to global IP and innovation policies. To access all of our content, please subscribe now. You also have the opportunity to offer additional support to your subscription, or to donate.Please note this position is no longer open.Position: Associate EditorOrganisation: Intellectual Property WatchClosing date: 19 August 2005Responsibilities:The Associate Editor provides support to the Editor-in-Chief. The Associate Editor’s primary responsibility is to assist the Editor-in-Chief in writing and editing stories and features for IP-Watch reporting and to oversee publication and distribution. S/he helps the Editor-in-Chief in carrying out research, compile data and check facts for articles. The Associate Editor maintains the website, oversees web content, organizes in particular the translations of IP-Watch reporting, is responsible for maintaining several databases and ensures the regular distribution of IP-Watch reporting (hard copy and on-line). The Associate Editor also provides assistance in administrative matters (including assisting the Editor-in-Chief in fundraising activities, organizing meetings and travel abroad, collaborating with contributors and sources around the world). S/he is a flexible, self-motivated and dynamic person with a proven ability to take initiative and work with minimum supervision in a very small team.Qualifications * Minimum of 5 years of extensive writing experience (in journalism or policy analysis) and excellent copyediting skills * Master’s degree (or equivalent professional experience) in international journalism, international relations, public policy, development policy, or international law * Prior experience in publishing regular reports and/or news services * Prior experience of working in the non-profit sector * Experience in retrieving data from the web and using IT tools, including knowledge of graphic/web design and maintenance * Excellent organizational skills * High professional standards and presentation skills * Reliable, dynamic and able to work independently and under pressure when meeting tight deadlines * Strong interest in the fields of intellectual property and international trade * Ability and willingness to be part of a very small team in a new and rapidly evolving organisation * Candidates from developing countries are particularly encouraged to apply * Valid Swiss working permit will be required * English essential, French and Spanish strong assetsSalary: CHF60,000 – CHF85,000 commensurate with experience.Employment rate: full timeStart date: As soon as possibleLocation: Geneva, SwitzerlandSubmit resumes and two writing samples via email to firstname.lastname@example.orgOr:Fax: 4122 791 6635Mail: Intellectual Property Watch CP 2100 1211 Geneva 2 SwitzerlandShare this Story:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window)Related"IP-Watch Vacancy Announcement: Associate Editor" by Intellectual Property Watch is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International License.