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Earth.Org
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Assistant Editor

Assistant Editor

Earth.Org
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Job Type : Full-Time
Education Requirement : Bachelor Degree
Skills : English (Fluent)  Editing 
Experience : 3 to 5 years
Work Days : Monday To Friday
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Who we're looking for

  • We are looking for an enthusiastic volunteer Assistant Editor who love words and nature. Themes include (but are not limited to): climate change, environmental degradation, use of technology for environmental monitoring, rising sea levels, melting ice caps, impoverishment of marine and terrestrial biodiversity.

What you'll be doing

  • Work with writers to edit their pieces and ensure copy is stylistically and tonally appropriate
  • Producing informative and compelling pieces on the environmental issues of our day
  • Producing at least 3 short-form/ long-form stories a week on newsworthy topics with analysis
  • Research, collate and synthesise scientific content aligned with Earth.org’s mission
  • Enhance public understanding of the issue at hand by breaking down complex topics into prose free of obscure acronyms and jargon

Who you are

  • Undergraduate degree, preferably in English, Journalism, Environmental Sciences, International Politics, Economics, or similar
  • Excellent command of the English language
  • Ability to discern and utilise relevant and appropriate sources
  • Quick turnaround time, while prioritising quality of work

The Opportunity

  • Become a global reference point for online environmental news and analysis
  • Learn and write about the environmental issues you care about the most
  • Build a reputation as a reliable source of factual information
  • Strengthen your online portfolio on a reputable platform for a good cause
  • Have your work circulate via our website, social media platforms and newsletters
  • Sharpen your editing skills
  • Bring Science closer to our readers with a clear and engaging prose
  • Become a member of a worldwide community of vetted high-caliber writers

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