Temporary Editor Gig (US-based Remote) – TETRA TECH, $85k

Temporary Editor Gig (US-based Remote)

Practice area(s): Administrative & Operations

Location(s): Arlington, VA; Burlington, VT; USA

Duration: Consultant

Classification: Headquarters

Hire Type(s): US-Based Applicant

Experience: 6-9 Years

Tetra Tech International Development is currently accepting expressions of interest from qualified candidates for a Temporary Editor. This position is preferably based in Burlington, VT or Arlington, VA with consideration of remote-work from US-based locations.

Position Description: Reporting to the Editor-in-Chief and/or the Production Unit Director, the Temporary Editor will provide surge capacity support to the Production Team to assist with end-of-fiscal year deliverables, new project startups, and end-of-year project closures as well as the team’s usual workload.

The assignment will be completed between May 1 and October 31, 2023.

Responsibilities: Temporary Editor Gig (US-based Remote)

*Edit reports coordinated through the Editor in Chief or Project/Proposal Management Team (quarterly and annual reports, annual work plans, annual MEL plans, project startup documents [e.g., communications plans, branding plans, etc.], other project reports, and project closeout deliverables [e.g., final reports];

*Provide formatting and general document and multimedia production following an existing set of preferences, styles, and design templates;

*Edit for organization, content, accuracy, consistency, and style. Exercise good judgment in assessing the level of edit a document requires;

*Collaborate with technical staff on the development and production of USAID and other donor reports, case studies, and/or multimedia products from inception to distribution;

*Support Lead Editors and proposal teams from request for proposal (RFP) release to contract award and help develop a competitive bid; and

*This is a mid-level position, where the editor can step in and edit and format according to the required style guide with ease.

Qualifications: Temporary Editor Gig (US-based Remote)

*Minimum of a bachelor’s degree in English, journalism, communications, or related field;

*At least 5 years of professional experience in an editing or technical writing position;

*Excellent editing and proofreading skills with knowledge of Chicago Manual of Style, and strong verbal communication skills are critical;

*Proficiency in Spanish or French is desirable;

*Must be able to work nights or weekends when required;

*Must be able to engage with teams; Tetra Tech is a highly collaborative environment;

*Must be proactive;

*Experience with USAID or USG reports/proposals preferred;*US work authorization required.

To be considered applicants must submit the following as part of the online application process:

* Cover Letter

* CV in reverse chronological format

Please ensure that your Cover Letter and CV/Resume are uploaded and submit only the requested documentation as part of your application. Incomplete applications and/or corrupt files may delay processing of your application or remove you from consideration.

Applications that do not meet the minimum requirements listed above will not be considered. No phone calls will be accepted.

Pay Transparency Statement: Temporary Editor Gig (US-based Remote)

We are committed to taking a thoughtful, compliant, and equitable approach to employment compensation.

We commit to providing a holistic comprehensive salary analysis, including reviews of individual skill sets and compensable factors related to qualifications, business needs, internal compensation data, and industry and labor market surveys.

The anticipated pay range for this position is $60,000 – $85,000.

At Tetra Tech, health and safety play a vital role in our success. Tetra Tech’s employees work together to comply with all applicable health & safety practices and protocols, including health orders and regulations related to COVID-19 that are mandated by local, state, and federal authorities.

Tetra Tech International Development is committed to safeguarding and technical excellence in equality and social inclusion.

Our team of dedicated Gender, Youth, and Social Inclusion (GYSI) advisers work closely with our staff and partners to share international norms and best practices to improve the livelihoods of the world’s most marginalized groups.

Tetra Tech International Development is especially interested in candidates that can contribute to our Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) initiatives that aim to expand inclusion and an authentic sense of belonging to all our staff regardless of background.

If you need reasonable accommodation with your application process, contact our Global Talent Operations team.

Reasonable Accommodations: Temporary Editor Gig (US-based Remote)

We are dedicated to hiring an inclusive workforce. If you would like to request reasonable accommodations during the application process, please visit Tetra Tech’s Disability Assistance Page or contact our Global Talent Operations team

Our recruitment team looks forward to engaging in an interactive process to provide reasonable accommodations for candidates.

 Tetra Tech combines the resources of a global, multibillion-dollar company with local, client-focused delivery in more than 550 locations around the world. Our reputation rests on the technical expertise and dedication of our employees — 27,000 associates working together to provide smart, scalable solutions for challenging projects.

We are proud to be home to leading technical experts in water, environment, infrastructure, resource management, energy, and international development. We are an equal opportunity employer: EOE AA/M/F/Vets/Disability.






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