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HOME-BASED United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) vacancy: Professional English Editing and Writing Consultant [deadline: 9 May 2020]

Ana Isabel Paraguay
Posted May 3, 2020 from Brazil
Expired on May 8, 2020
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Professional English Editing and Writing Consultant

Job Description
UNDP China is eliciting the services of a highly skilled English editor to proofread and edit draft reports and publications, typically of 20-100 pages in length, before they are cleared to be sent to design and printing.
The services will be requested periodically upon office needs when a new report/publication or other communication materials will be produced.

Expected Output (deliverables)
The consultant is expected to:
a) To review, proofread and edit draft reports, publications, evaluations and other information materials taking into account grammar, style, content and format, as per UNDP guidelines;
b) To check for and correct repetition and spelling or grammar mistakes as well as to improve phrasing and language use for easier reading;
c) To review and edit the presentation style, format (spacing, indentation, capitalization, paragraphs, headings etc.)
d) Develop and prepare creative writing including speeches, communication materials, talking points and etc.
e) Provide consulting service on communication and communication related products.

Required Skills and Experience
1. Education:
University degree in English, sociology, development, education, or other relevant fields from an English-speaking university.
2. Experience:
At least 2 years of proven experience in editing reports and publications in English.
3. Language:
Good command of English (native English speaker strongly preferred).

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Professional English Editing and Writing Consultant

Location : Home-based.
Application Deadline : 09-May-20 (Midnight New York, USA).
Type of Contract : Individual Contract.
Post Level : International Consultant.
Languages Required : English.
Duration of Initial Contract : 2 years, part-time.

For more information please visit https://jobs.undp.org/cj_view_job.cfm?cur_job_id=91521

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Ana Isabel Paraguay
May 03, 2020
May 03, 2020

Friendly reminders:
1. Read carefully the full notice and the How to Apply instructions!
2. Double check the job requirements with your own education, skills, experience, certificates;
3. Apply the day before the deadline... just in case.