The George Washington University's Elliott School of International Affairs (ESIA) is one of the world's leading schools of international affairs. Located in the heart of Washington, DC, its mission is to educate the next generation of international leaders, conduct research that advances understanding of important global issues, and engage the policy community in the United States and around the world. The school's unique location-just steps from the White House, World Bank, International Monetary Fund, U.S. Department of State, and dozens of other U.S. and international organizations-enriches its teaching and research, providing students and scholars with unmatched opportunities to engage with the U.S. and international policy communities.
This position assists with writing news and feature articles for The Washington Quarterly, and edits and proofreads materials as assigned, while ensuring consistency with GW style guidelines.
Specific Duties Include:
This position collaborates with in-house editorial staff to propose story ideas and outline publication content.
Additional responsibilities include performing research of source materials to obtain and verify facts and analyzing sources for accuracy of information and most effective approach to materials/articles.
This position may conduct interviews with university students, staff, faculty, residents and guests, and may consult with members of the university community to keep abreast of developments and to initiate or follow-up on material for articles.
Performs other related duties as assigned. The omission of specific duties does not preclude the supervisor from assigning duties that are logically related to the position.
Qualified candidates will hold a high school diploma/GED plus 3 years of relevant professional experience, or, a Bachelor's degree or higher in a relevant area of study. Degree must be conferred by the start date of the position. Degree requirements may be substituted with an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
Experience editing long-form content
International relations experience
Typical Hiring Range
$21.16 - $27.53
Posting Number: S008061
The university is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer that does not unlawfully discriminate in any of its programs or activities on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or on any other basis prohibited by applicable law.
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