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APC is looking for a lead editor

APC is looking for a lead editor

Deadline: 31 May 2021
Open to: experienced online journalists or editors who meet the eligibility requirements
Benefits: remuneration in the range of USD 45,000 to USD 55,000 per year


The Association for Progressive Communications (APC) is looking for a lead editor to write analytical content and to develop and lead the implementation of an editorial plan for APC, with a focus on websites and newsletters.

The lead editor will ensure that all deliverables are of high quality, vibrant, current and informative to audiences, as well as consistent with APC’s advocacy priorities.

Purpose of position: Lead editorial planning and coordination of APC’s website articles, ensuring a consistent and strategic presence of APC’s voice, drawing on existing strategic communications plans and APC’s advocacy priorities. The position will report to APC’s communications manager and work closely with the communications team members as well as other editorial leads.

Start date: 5 July 2021

Location: The applicant can work from anywhere as long as they have reliable connectivity. APC provides an equipment allowance and requires staff to use their own computers and office equipment. International and regional travel will be required, depending on the current COVID-19 conditions. APC is a networked organisation with a strong base and orientation towards the global South and privileges this political lens and location in our work.

Reporting: The position will report to APC’s communications manager.

Responsibilities include:


Also an advantage:


Remuneration and duration of contract: This is a 1.0 full-time equivalent (FTE) position on an initial 12-month fixed-term contract, with the possibility of renewal. Contract renewal is dependent on performance (there will be a four-month probation period) and the availability of funding. Remuneration is in the range of USD 45,000 to USD 55,000 per year. Short-listed applicants will receive specific information about the salary range.


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