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Freelance Editorial Assistant Wanted (Berlin)

Oxford Business Group (OBG), an international publisher of research and intelligence on emerging markets, is looking for a freelance editorial assistant fluent in both English and French for its Charlottenburg editorial office in Berlin. Join a dynamic team of researchers and editors engaged with the latest information about the world’s fastest-growing markets.

Assistant position description:
The Assistant to the Regional Editor is a key contact between field teams in Africa and OBG’s editorial office in Berlin; he/she will assist the Regional Editor with editorial and administrative tasks related to the management of field projects in Africa.

Assistant’s key responsibilities:

•Liaise with field teams and travel department to coordinate and schedule analysts and photographer visits
•Liaise with analysts before, during and after assignments and coordinate copy delivery
•Fill out and update Google docs spread sheets with relevant production details
•Liaise with field teams on key documents and manage the inflow of various inputs
•Assist Managing Editor with pre-editing of transcripts and chapters for OBG reports
•Coordinate with field teams and editorial department to design chapter layouts
•Write summaries on report content for OBG’s website
•Assist with other duties and tasks as required

Preferred qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree; minimum two years’ experience in a research, journalism or editorial position (in English); and French-language fluency are required. Knowledge of economic fundamentals strongly preferred; Familiarity with North and/or Sub-Saharan economies preferred although not required.

How to apply:

To apply, send a letter of interest and CV to Souhir Mzali, Regional Editor for Africa, at Protected content . Please be advised you may be asked to complete a writing sample as part of the application process.

For more information about Oxford Business Group, please visit Protected content .

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