Reporting to the Director of GRID3 at the Center for International Earth Science Information Network (CIESIN), the incumbent will create content for three, 2-page fact sheets and one, 60-page self-assessment manual drawing on complex population maps and in consultation with the Center's technical and modeling experts.
Collaborate with an editorial group and other project personnel to produce three, 2-page fact sheets which will explain different aspects of project on high-resolution population data and modeling, settlements and boundaries, understandable to a lay audience.
Collaborate with an editorial group and other project personnel to produce a 60 page self-assessment manual which will contain brief explanatory material and structured questionnaires designed for government officials to use in determining their level of readiness for production and use of high-resolution population and other geo-referenced data.
Develop content with a unified tone across all documentation, potentially in more than one media form to ensure maximum usability.
Offer editing guidance on documents as needed.
Performs related duties & responsibilities as assigned/requested.
Bachelor's degree in Journalism, Communications or a related field of study or equivalent related experience required.
Minimum of four years of related experience.
Excellent communication, interpersonal and writing skills including the ability to work independently and as part of a team in various levels with the GRID3 project.
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