Chemonics seeks a Writer/Editor, to join the Editorial Support and Production (ESP) department, starting at the Manager-level. The Writer/Editor writes and edits technical materials throughout the proposal development and project lifecycles and works with others in the department and across the company to ensure that materials are consistent with Chemonics’ corporate brand, are of high quality, and meet the needs of our client. The Writer/Editor will also help establish, maintain, and promote high standards for writing, editing, style, format, design, and production for all written materials at Chemonics. We are looking for individuals who have a passion for making a difference in the lives of people around the world.
Provide high-quality writing and editing services for all aspects of new business work
Review preliminary outlines and drafts; make suggestions to improve responsiveness to RFP and contribute broadly as a member of the proposal team
Use knowledge of international development issues and trends to provide input into RFP analysis, proposal outlining, results framework development, and the use of pillars and key themes
Work collaboratively with project teams to meet needs for project communication consistent with corporate and client standards, including editing American English for U.S.-based clients and British English for U.K.-based clients. Help project identify appropriate resources to carry out project communication tasks
Provide high quality writing and editing services for technical materials throughout project life cycle, including proposals, reports, deliverables, and outreach materials
Foster and demonstrate a workplace inclusive of creating opportunity, serving others, building trust, innovation and exceeding expectations
Help enforce and promote understanding of corporate practices for billing project communication services
Minimum three years of relevant work experience required
Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience required
Proficiency in a foreign language preferred
Knowledge of American English to support communications with U.S.-based clients and British English to support communications with U.K.-based clients
Strong organizational and work prioritization skills
Strong knowledge for MS Office applications
Knowledge of company’s main client and its operations preferred
Willingness to travel and work abroad a minimum of 4-8 weeks per year
Experience living or conducting volunteer work in developing countries preferred
Strong administrative skills, word processing abilities, and attention to detail
Demonstrated ability to follow standard practices and procedures, receive general instruction and supervision on work progress, and make significant contribution to end results
Demonstrated leadership, versatility, and integrity
Apply through our Career Center by June 14, 2019. No telephone inquiries, please. Applications will be considered on a rolling basis and finalists will be contacted.
Chemonics is an equal opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and does not discriminate in its selection and employment practices. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, age, or other legally protected characteristics. Military veterans, AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service alumni are encouraged to apply.
About Chemonics International Inc.
We drive change with technical acumen, unparalleled systems, and continuous innovation.
We make development work. In nearly 70 countries around the globe, our network of more than 5,000 local specialists delivers results. Because with decades of experience operating in the most complex social and political environments in the world, we know how to quickly mobilize resources, seamlessly adapt to change and strategically apply lessons learned across thousands of projects.
We combine broad regional experience with technical depth and unparalleled management skill. Our practices range from agriculture and private sector development to health and education and cut across our regional business units. Our management systems allow us to document, measure and apply both recent innovations and proven best practices across multiple regions and sectors.