Vacancy: Editor, Trade Negotiations Insights

17 June 2009

The International Centre for Trade and Sustainable Development (ICTSD), an independent non-profit and non-governmental organization contributing to a better understanding of development and environment concerns in the context of international trade, seeks to recruit a pro-active professional to fill position of Trade Negotiations Insights (TNI) Editor.

The post requires at least three years experience in managing a publication; A solid understanding of issues related to trade negotiations, especially EPA negotiations; excellent journalism skills, including the ability to express complex concepts in a language accessible to non-specialist audiences and to come up with editorial story ideas; perfect command of English and French; excellent organisational skills, directing the work of different partners to meet tight deadlines; university degree in law, economics, journalism or equivalent experience that supports the ability to manage a publication; ability to interact directly with staff and act as a problem solver; ability to work independently and take initiative; and ability to work in a multicultural environment, with highly diverse external audiences and as part of a team. A wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected.

Please send your CV, a letter of motivation and a sample of writing to jobs@ictsd.ch or to Human Resources - International Centre for Trade and Sustainable Development (ICTSD), 7 Chemin de Balexert, 1219 Chatelaine. For a job description visit: http://www.ictsd.org/sites/default/files/news/2009/06/tor-editor-tni-eclairage-aug-08-rev-ac.doc.

Applications must be received by 30 June 2009.

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