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Ascension Group
Dublin, Country: Ireland
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Job Description

Our client is the EU Agency for the improvement of living and working conditions. They are a research-based organisation, focusing on social policy issues.

  • This role will allow the successful candidate to work from home initially.

Job purpose and context

Role: editing and writing for web and print and assisting in the publications process. The editor will work in a small team within the Information and Communication Unit. The role requires a high level of collaboration and joint working within and between teams.

Main responsibilities

The core responsibility of this role is ensuring the quality of English-language publications for web and print. This involves many aspects of editorial production, including:

  • rewriting, editing and proofreading written material of all kinds for output in print and online forms
  • working with data and managing its presentation
  • carrying out the editorial production process, in line with editorial procedures
  • reviewing the work of external editors and coordinating this work in the production process
  • cooperating with authors and research managers, advising on editorial treatment and quality, and briefing them on guidelines, style and templates
  • other information and communication tasks as required

Required background

The professional background and attributes required are:

  • an excellent level of written English, highly accurate in spelling, grammar and punctuation;
  • experience in writing and editing in English for online and print output to a high standard and with extreme attention to detail;
  • qualifications and/or three years’ relevant professional experience, including work both on the web and on long-format texts for print;
  • strong skills in all relevant IT applications- in particular, Word, Excel, with image-editing and data visualisation skills an advantage;
  • good knowledge of the publication process
  • a track record of working cooperatively within a team and taking on responsibility

In addition

Candidates will also ideally have:

  • a good knowledge of EU affairs
  • an understanding of research, research processes and the utilisation of research results
  • project management ability

This is a four to six month contract initially.

Job Settings
Number of jobs: 1 hires
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Company: Ascension Group
Company size: 1-49
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