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Johns Hopkins University Baltimore , MD 21203

Posted 2 months ago

Classified title: Editor

Role/Level/Range: ATP-4-PD

Starting Salary Range: Commensurate with Experience

Employee group: Casual

Employee subgroup: Hourly, Non exempt

Schedule (hours/days): 37.5 hours a week M-F 8:00-5:00

Position Type: New

Personnel area Academic and Business Center

Org unit name and #: Jhpiego J0101

Department name: Global Engagement and Communications (GECO)

Reports to (Job title): Publications Director


Write and edit Jhpiego organizational and project-related publications, correspondence, operating documents, external communications and other materials for a variety of audiences and purposes. Manage the editing, review and finalization of publications projects from their arrival in GECO to the final production stage. Edit and write materials on a variety of public health topics. This position is part-time on an as needed basis.


  • Edit and/or write materials on a variety of public health topics, ensuring technical accuracy, editorial consistency, clarity and appropriateness for the intended audience, including:

  • Reports

  • Journal articles

  • Technical briefs

  • Training materials

  • Web site information

  • Other communications pieces

  • Perform literature reviews and Internet research on selected topics.

  • Collaborate with authors on content development, editing and submission of journal articles, marketing materials, operating documents, and other related materials.

  • Manage multiple projects of different types independently, with involvement of Director as needed.

  • Independently solve problems encountered in the development, review and production of Jhpiego materials.

  • Work with design/desktop publishing staff to develop appropriate formats/designs for content.

Required Qualifications:

  • BA in writing, English, health sciences or related field required; Advanced degree preferred

  • 5 years editing, writing and project management experience in health-related and/or international development environment

  • Strong editing and writing skills

  • In-depth knowledge of health and international development issues

  • Knowledge of USAID and other international donor agencies' guidelines

  • Technical knowledge of family planning, reproductive health, HIV/AIDS and maternal health issues, programs and terminology

  • Knowledge of public health in a global context

  • Ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously, setting priorities and meeting deadlines

  • Ability and flexibility to work independently and with teams in a fast-paced deadline-driven environment

  • Strong decision-making skills and results-oriented approach

  • Demonstrated self-management, initiative and problem solving

  • Advanced knowledge of grammar, usage, and editorial style and guidelines

  • Ability to proactively organize and manage own work

  • Prior supervisory experience preferred

  • Ability to network with health and publications professionals

  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail

  • Proficiency in MS Office including Word, PowerPoint and Excel

  • Proficient French, Spanish or Portuguese language skills preferred


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