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Editor - Australia

Remote, Australia

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PRIMARY PURPOSE

The Editor will assist in raising the visibility of our work on Australia’s energy transition by having a keen eye for detail, strong editorial judgement, excellent writing and editing skills, and the ability to turn complex and technical language into cohesive narratives with key messaging. The editor will have exceptional attention to detail and a drive to support the analysts, to deliver quality content within deadlines. A proactive approach and ‘can do’ attitude is vital to help increase the impact and timeliness of our work.

The successful candidate will have a strong interest in the energy and finance sectors in Australia, and indeed globally, and must possess a commitment to IEEFA’s mission to accelerate the transition to a diverse, sustainable, and profitable energy economy. The editor needs to be self-motivated, able to work independently, able to multi-task, set priorities and meet deadlines with limited direction while working remotely. Please click this link to review the full job description.

Headquartered in the United States, IEEFA has a significant portion of staff located across the Asia-Pacific region. The Editor will report to the Director of Strategic Communications, Australia/South Asia, working with our dynamic team of analysts and communications specialists based in Australia.

REQUIRED SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS

  • 5+ years’ experience working in an editing role
  • Bachelor’s degree in journalism, English, or related field
  • Exceptional copy editing and proofreading skills
  • The ability to edit reports about complex and technical subject matter so that they are understandable to a broad audience
  • Organised and able to manage time and priorities effectively across competing demands
  • The technical proficiency to work remotely while liaising with the IEEFA analysts and the communications team using online file sharing and video conferencing platforms
  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office. Experience working in digital publishing suites is advantageous
  • Editorial experience in finance, energy or a related field or working for a non-profit organisation is favourable
  • Web publishing skills is advantageous

ABOUT IEEFA

IEEFA is a NGO/not for profit thinktank that conducts independent public interest research and analysis on financial and economic issues related to energy markets, trends and policies. Our mission, major research reports, daily commentaries, press coverage and other resources can be found on our public domain website: www.ieefa.org.

Term and Schedule: Full time initial 12-month contract with the option of extension by mutual agreement.  Renumeration based on experience.

Travel: Some travel may be required (when it becomes possible).

IEEFA promotes a diverse, inclusive work culture and people from all backgrounds are encouraged to apply immediately.  Applications must be received by 23 May 2022.

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The Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis (IEEFA) is seeking an experienced and talented Editor to support our Australia-based research team to produce high-quality, accurate and timely content focusing on the energy and finance sectors.  This position is a remote work-based role and candidates may be located anywhere in Australia.

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