Assistant Web Editor
The International Peace Institute (IPI) is seeking an Assistant Web Editor to work with the Director of Web and Multimedia in producing and publishing web and social media content for IPI, including for IPI’s analysis website, the Global Observatory. The position is based in New York City.
IPI is an independent, international not-for-profit think tank dedicated to promoting the prevention and settlement of conflicts between and within states.
The successful candidate’s duties will include the following:
• Manage IPI’s social media presence, including developing a strategy to connect IPI with relevant stakeholders and increase IPI’s visibility and traffic to its websites
• Assist in producing web coverage of IPI’s events and publications, especially the writing of high-quality news articles
• Assist with the production of the Global Observatory, which posts daily analysis on international affairs, especially the production and editing of interview transcripts
• Other duties as assigned by the Director of Web and Multimedia
• BA or MA, preferably in journalism and/or international affairs
• Impeccable command of English, particularly in writing and editing
• Ability to write news articles about complex topics in international relations
• Web and technologically savvy, with strong knowledge of web usability and social media
• Superb organizational skills and attention to detail
• Ability to work on a team in a dynamic environment
• Background in international affairs and knowledge of multilateral institutions a plus
No phone calls, please. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.
IPI is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and strongly committed to hiring and retaining a diverse and internationally representative staff.
We do not award financial aid, grants, or scholarships to students or individuals.
IPI is grateful to our generous friends and donors who provide both intellectual and financial support. Their contributions help us in a very practical way to achieve program objectives, and their leadership is an invaluable resource to our organization.
The Global Observatory
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A list of ten key issues to watch that are likely to impact international peace and security in 2014, compiled by IPI's Francesco Mancini.
The Global Observatory, produced by IPI, provides timely analysis on peace and security issues, interviews with leading policymakers, interactive maps, and more.
December 11, 2013
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The Security Council issued 1,557 demands to conflict parties in civil wars in the 15 years following the end of the Cold War, through its resolutions. Based on a statistical analysis of IPI’s Security Council Compliance Database, this report shows that while the levels of compliance with these demands varied, there was a slight increase in compliance over time.
December 03, 2013
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