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Writer/Editor (Istanbul)

Oxford Business Group (OBG) is looking for a writer/editor with excellent administrative skills to take on the position of Assistant to the Gulf Regional Editor.

OBG is a global publishing and consultancy company which produces original economic and business intelligence on markets in the Middle East, Africa, Asia, Eastern Europe and the Caribbean. Through its print and online publications, OBG offers comprehensive analysis of macroeconomic and sectoral developments on a growing list of countries around the world. For more information, please see Protected content .

The successful applicant will assist and work directly with the Regional Editor for the Gulf Cooperation Council (Saudi Arabia, UAE, Bahrain, Qatar, Kuwait, and Oman). Duties include various administrative tasks and some copyediting, with a significant focus on writing both for OBG’s reports and various external publications. The assistant will be expected to produce, on average, one piece of writing for publication a week.

The position is located in OBG’s Istanbul office in Esentepe. The Assistant will be expected to work approximately 9-6pm Monday-Friday. Applications will be accepted until January 9, Protected content .

Interested candidates are encouraged to send a CV and writing sample to Protected content with the subject line ‘Gulf Editor Assistant’.

Qualifications
Excellent administrative and analytical writing skills (previous economic reporting/analysis experience is preferred, but academic, journalistic, and creative writers will be considered if their writing is of high quality)
Fluency in English
Ability to work to deadlines
Excellent time management

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