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Posted July 21, 2021

Position Title: Editor, Aperio magazine (contract) – Azrieli Foundation

Location:

Remote

Description:

The Azrieli Foundation is searching for an experienced popular science editor and writer to help coordinate, write and edit our publication, Aperio - candidate should have a science background, be skilled at time management and people management, and be an outstanding writer and editor.
Objective: The purpose of this magazine is twofold: first and foremost, to raise awareness globally (particularly in Europe) about research in Israel, and secondly, to subtly promote the Azrieli Fellows Program and how it supports cutting-edge research in science. and other disciplines.
The publication includes:
• variety of storytelling formats, including news, feature stories, Q&As, extended photo captions, and photo collages/essays
• content that demonstrates the important and impactful work of current and former Azrieli Fellows working in a variety of disciplines
• compelling design elements
• editorial contributions from skilled professional writers with backgrounds in journalism
The target audience is academics/researchers at universities and colleges

Coordinating
• Select/hire/manage writers, with approval from Azrieli Fellows team
• Manage freelance writers and content
• Provide regular status updates to team
• Secure approval of copy by team prior to layout

Writing
• Review relevant background materials provided by the team
• Conduct research to gather information for articles
• Interview Fellows for information and quotes
• Write one long article for magazine
• Secure photos from sources

Editing
• Review and edit articles submitted by writers to ensure appropriate editorial tone, style and length
• Ensure team reviews and approve articles
• Adjust text based on copy editor’s changes
• Create appropriate headings, decks, subheadings, photo captions and pull quotes
• Conform copy to meet Canadian Press style and Foundation’s editorial style guide
• Oversee final proofread of PDF layout
• Provide final copy in Word to designer
Contract term: September 2021 to February 2022 (remote)
Submit your resume, cover letter and links to current work to hr@azrielifoundation.org no later than August 13.

To Apply:

hr@azrielifoundation.org

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