Job Opportunity: Copy-editors​

Aug 09 2021 Jobs, News

Job Opportunity: Copy-editors

Data-Pop Alliance is looking for two Copy-editors (English). We are an international nonprofit created in 2013 out of the Harvard Humanitarian Initiative (HHI), the MIT Media Lab and ODI. We bring together researchers, experts, practitioners, and activists to change the world with data through three pillars of work: diagnosing local realities and human problems with data and AI; mobilizing capacities, communities, and ideas towards more data literate societies, and transforming the systems and processes that underpin our societies and countries. 

DPA has partnered with organizations such as the Inter American Development Bank, UNDP, UN ESCWA, GIZ (German development agency), the Vodafone Institute, Oxfam México and other key international stakeholders to develop projects in Africa, Latin America and the Caribbean, the MENA region and Asia. We have also deployed 16 workshops in 10 different countries. To learn more about DPA, please visit our website or read our 2020-2022 report here.

Scope of Work: We’re looking for two copy-editors (English) to review two documents focused on gender issues, one containing 200 pages and the other 50 pages.The copy-editors shall provide thorough and detailed review, including proofreading, fact-checking and editing content to make sure grammar, syntax and punctuation are used correctly and style guides are followed.

Period to complete task: August 9-13.

Recruitment process

Please apply by submitting 1) your CV, 2) 1-2 documents you have worked on as a copy-editor (in English) and 3) the fee for your services to the following email: jobs@datapopalliance.orgCandidates will be reviewed on a rolling basis, so early application is strongly encouraged.

Please be aware that any incomplete submissions will not be considered. Also, rename each document you’ll submit with your name, the position and the type of document you are submitting. Ie. FIRSTNAME LASTNAME_Copyeditor_CV

Equal opportunity

Data-Pop Alliance employs personnel without regard to race, ancestry, place of origin, color, ethnic origin, language, citizenship, creed, religion, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, physical and/or mental handicap or financial ability. While remaining alert and sensitive to the issue of fair and equitable treatment for all, Data-Pop Alliance has a special concern with the participation and advancement of members of four designated groups that have traditionally been disadvantaged in employment: women, visible minorities, aboriginal peoples and persons with disabilities.

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