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Oct 10, 2016
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United States Institute of Peace is Hiring a Freelance Writer / Editor

Company: United States Institute of Peace – Posted by: Brian Scott (Admin) – Preferred job location: Anywhere

United States Institute of Peace is Hiring a Freelance Writer / Editor
Short Job summary: The U.S. Institute of Peace is hiring a Freelance Writer/Editor with a strong familiarity of foreign affairs and national security to write, edit and peruse a variety of editorial materials aimed at a diverse readership and disseminated to various media outlets. Projects will include writing content for press releases, publicity announcements, fact sheets, op-eds, social media, etc. Payment is an hourly rate based on the writer's experience. Time commitment is less than 20 hours weekly.

Job Description:

The U.S. Institute of Peace seeks a talented and versatile freelance writer/editor with at least 5 to 15 years of professional experience and an understanding of foreign affairs, national security and overseas development issues to write, edit and proofread a range of materials designed to present the Institute’s unique work to a broad audience on multiple platforms.

The freelance writer/editor would research, report, edit or otherwise prepare, as needed, materials including but not limited to:

  • Articles for, including analysis, commentary, “In the Field” accounts, Q&A’s, blog posts and others, some under urgent deadlines for current news pegs or major USIP events.
  • Event announcements
  • Fact sheets
  • Press releases
  • Miscellaneous text for
  • Op-eds or other articles for placement in external media outlets
  • Scripts or other text for USIP-produced videos
  • Text and content for other communications-related materials such as info graphics, website pages, social media, etc.

The Institute’s audience for these materials may include lawmakers; officials and their staffs; experts and practitioners in diplomacy, development work or conflict resolution; and news media.

Compensation is hourly and commensurate with qualifications and experience.

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