Social/Development Sector Copy Editor

at AAN Associates
Published August 31, 2022
Location Islamabad, Pakistan
Category Media & Journalism  
Job Type Full Time  

Description

Introduction to Organization

Established in 2007, AAN Associates is a ‘Social Enterprise’ established to enable development partners in finding simple, innovative, cost-efficient, and sustainable solutions to developmental challenges. AAN Associates brings extensive research and evaluation experience in varied contexts i.e., development to humanitarian (including complex emergencies) crises. AAN has undertaken more than 110 consulting projects in over 24 countries (East Asia and Pacific, South & West Asia, Middle East, East and South Africa, and West Africa), with bi / multilateral funding agencies, United Nations, public sector, and non-profit entities.

 

AAN is a growing organization with a distinctive track of producing award winning research and evaluations. These awards and distinctions have come to complement AAN’s recognition as practice lead in ‘social research’ and ‘evaluations. AAN is pursuing an aggressive growth strategy underpinned by excellence in service, improvising innovation, and technology, strengthening partnerships and resources, forging institutional systems and diversity.

 

AAN Associates is looking for Social/Development Sector Copy Editors to support its Project Delivery Team. Experts whom have more than 10 years of experience in the development sector and have worked with International Development Organizations such as UNICEF, WFP, UNHCR are encouraged to apply! As the work for this role is expected to be remote, International Applicants are highly encouraged to apply.

 

Following are the responsibilities for the envisaged role:

 

Critically review drafts to improve language, proofread text, correct spelling, grammar and punctuation errors.

Verify factual correctness of information such as dates and statistics and ensure editorial deadlines are met

Ensure compliance with AAN’s Quality Standards as well as UNICEF’s GEROS criteria and perform quality assurance on the set guidelines

Rewrite/Edit text for clarity, style, readability, and adherence to editorial policies

Maintain coherence of the documents and (where required) raise questions and offer suggestions for the primary authors/teams

 

How to apply

 

Interested consultants must email  along with their updated CVs and cover letters (in English and in Word Format) aforementioned information to express their interest by mentioning "Social/ Development Sector Copy Editor" in the subject line.

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