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Temporary Writer

Job Details

Hiring Organization The New School
Post Name Temporary Writer
Qualification Any Graduate
Industry Private
Employment Type Part Time
Work Hours 4 Hours
Salary USD 20 To USD 23 Per Hour
Location New York CityNew YorkUnited States  10011

OVERVIEW

The New School is committed to creating and maintaining an environment that promises diversity and tolerance in all areas of employment, education, and access to its educational, artistic, or cultural programs and activities.

The New School does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, color, creed, sex or gender (including gender identity and expression), pregnancy, sexual orientation, religion, religious practices, mental or physical disability, national or ethnic origin, citizenship status, veteran status, marital or partnership status, or any other legally protected status.

Equity for Children (EFC), a research center within the Graduate Programs in International Affairs (GPIA) at the Schools of Public Engagement is a pioneer in the movement for equity through direct action and support for children’s rights and wellbeing.
 
We work to advance equity for children by creating and disseminating research about policies affecting the most underserved populations. Founded by Professor Alberto Minujin, the program, hosted at The New School, provides a global knowledge acquisition tool for policymakers, academics, students, practitioners, and all those working to better the lives of children.
 
With a presence in New York and Buenos Aires, Equity for Children sponsors critical thinking, original research, and events encouraging a conversation about children’s rights.
The New School is committed to creating and maintaining an environment that promises diversity and tolerance in all areas of employment, education, and access to its educational, artistic, or cultural programs and activities.
 
The New School does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, color, creed, sex or gender (including actual or perceived gender identity or expression or transgender status), sexual orientation, sexual and other reproductive health decisions, pregnancy, religion, religious practices, mental or physical disability, national or ethnic origin, citizenship status, veteran status, marital or partnership status, or any other legally protected status.
 
The New School is strongly committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace and particularly seeks applications from members of underrepresented groups, as well as candidates who share this commitment.

Responsibilities

Reporting to EFC’s Associate Director, the Writer, Copy Editor, and Proofreader will focus primarily on drafting communication pieces for the organization’s website, as well as other pieces for communication with donors, other NGOs, and the organization’s general audience. The candidate should be someone with an interest in social policies and/or children. Must be highly attentive to detail and a solid writer.

Tasks include:

  • Research on topics relevant to EFC’s mission and vision and propose ideas to write about
  • Read child poverty-related reports and understand the main concepts and ideas
  • Draft creative and compelling content for EFC’s website and social media under the guidance of the supervisor
  • Copy edit all external communications and marketing material of the organization
  • Proofread emails, reports, research papers, and other written products ensuring documents are free of spelling, grammar, and punctuation errors
  • Interest in children’s rights and urban inequalities
  • Experience writing/copy editing for websites, blogs, or publications (preferred)
  • Verbal and written fluency in English (and in Spanish, preferred)
  • Ability to undertake multiple tasks in a timely manner
  • Attention to detail

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Attention to detail
  • Knowledge of the Associated Press (AP) Stylebook and/or the Chicago Manual of Style (preferred)

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