IP-Watch Vacancy Announcement: Associate Editor 02/08/2005 by William New, Intellectual Property Watch Leave a Comment Print This Post Please note this position is no longer open. Position: Associate Editor Organisation: Intellectual Property Watch Closing date: 19 August 2005 Responsibilities: 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 assets Salary: CHF60,000 – CHF85,000 commensurate with experience. Employment rate: full time Start date: As soon as possible Location: Geneva, Switzerland Submit resumes and two writing samples via email to email@example.com Or: Fax: 4122 791 6635 Mail: Intellectual Property Watch CP 2100 1211 Geneva 2 Switzerland Related Articles: VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT: ASSOCIATE EDITOR, INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY WATCH Intellectual Property Watch Announces New Associate Editor New Editor-in-Chief Appointed "IP-Watch Vacancy Announcement: Associate Editor" by Intellectual Property Watch is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International License.