Editor-in-Chief

Centre for European Policy Studies (CEPS)
  • Location
    Brussels, Belgium
  • Sector
    Non Profit
  • Experience
    Mid Career / Advanced
  • Apply by
    May-03-2021
  • Posted
    Apr 13

Position description

CEPS is currently looking for an Editor-in-Chief (EiC). This is a Brussels-based position under a Belgian employment contract.

Main tasks:

  • You will edit texts to improve readability, clarity, coherence and quality to ensure that they meet CEPS’ editorial standards as an independent think tank, and the needs of the audience;
  • You will manage the workflow of the publications team and assign publications to and supervise other editors;
  • You will oversee the Publications Coordinator in work relating to formatting, publishing and printing;
  • You will prepare synopses of publications to use for publicity in print and online;
  • You will assist with drafting op-eds to tie in with policy cycle/important meetings;
  • You will contact and manage relations with external publishers for selected CEPS books;
  • You will participate in training to improve writing skills of staff.

Qualifications

  • You are a native English speaker with a good level of another official EU language;
  • You have minimum 8 years of editing experience, including of non-native English writing, preferably in a European policy and/or academic context;
  • You have a proven record of editing books, opinion pieces, and publicity materials, etc.;
  • You have solid experience of managing people, enjoy working in teams involving junior and senior colleagues, and are open to giving and receiving feedback;
  • You are able to handle stress, be diplomatic, respect deadlines, and juggle multiple tasks and changing priorities.

Application instructions

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