Job Opportunity: IDS seeks two Editorial Assistants


The Institute of Development Studies require two experienced and motivated Editorial Assistants to join the Open Knowledge and Digital Services team at IDS for a period of six months.

IDS is a leading global institution for development research, teaching and learning, and impact and communications, based at the University of Sussex.

About the job:

  • Source, tag and summarise documents for inclusion on websites
  • Write and upload content for websites
  • Edit, copy-edit and proofread a variety of documents
  • Assist the Editorial and Multimedia Convenor in multimedia production as required
  • Source photographic images and artwork for websites
  • Contribute to editorial and communications strategy and planning
  • Support and develop the implementation of communications and marketing plans of project
    products and services
  • Write news articles/features
  • Help develop and implement social media strategies
  • Checking online web-stats and ratings
  • Compile and send out email newsletters
  • Respond to user queries (from the general public, subscribers and researchers)
  • When necessary, provide general administrative assistance to projects
  • Contribute to learning and reflection on the delivery of services Input into ongoing strategy

Apply by: 15 September, 2015 

To see the full description and how to apply for this position, CLICK HERE.

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