[Air-l] Associate Editor: Intellectual Property Watch

Jeremy Hunsinger jhuns at vt.edu
Sun Jul 31 08:58:15 PDT 2005

Position: Associate Editor

Organisation: Intellectual Property Watch

Closing date: 19 August 2005


The Associate Editor provides support to the Editor-in-Chief. The  
Editor's primary responsibility is to assist the Editor-in-Chief in  
and editing stories and features for IP-Watch reporting and to oversee
publication and distribution. S/he helps the Editor-in-Chief in  
carrying ou=
research, compile data and check facts for articles.

The Associate Editor maintains the website, oversees web content,  
in particular the translations of IP-Watch reporting, is responsible for
maintaining several databases and ensures the regular distribution of
IP-Watch reporting (hard copy and on-line).

The Associate Editor also provides assistance in administrative matters
(including assisting the Editor-in-Chief in fundraising activities,
organizing meetings and travel abroad, collaborating with  
contributors and
sources around the world). S/he is a flexible, self-motivated and  
person with a proven ability to take initiative and work with minimum
supervision in a very small team.


=81          Minimum of 5 years of extensive writing experience (in  
or policy analysis) and excellent copyediting skills

=81          Master's degree (or equivalent professional experience) in
international journalism, international relations, public policy,
development policy, or international law

=81          Prior experience in publishing regular reports and/or news

=81          Prior experience of working in the non-profit sector

=81          Experience in retrieving data from the web and using IT  
including knowledge of graphic/web design and maintenance

=81          Excellent organizational skills

=81          High professional standards and presentation skills

=81          Reliable, dynamic and able to work independently and under
pressure when meeting tight deadlines

=81          Strong interest in the fields of intellectual property and
international trade

=81          Ability and willingness to be part of a very small team  
in a n=
and rapidly evolving organisation

=81          Candidates from developing countries are particularly  
to apply

=81          Valid Swiss working permit will be required

=81          English essential, French and Spanish strong assets

Salary: CHF60,000 - CHF85,000 (Swiss francs) commensurate with  

Employment rate: full time

Start date:  As soon as possible

Location: Geneva, Switzerland

Submit resumes and two writing samples via email to: info at ip-watch.org


Fax: 4122 791 6635

Mail: Intellectual Property Watch

CP 2100

1211 Geneva 2


Jeremy Hunsinger
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