Science Editor Job in Kenya - UN

Duties and Responsibilities

UNEP’s Communication Division is looking for a dynamic self-starter as science editor.

Under the supervision of the Head Writer, and working closely with the Head of Publishing, Lead Publications Editor, publication managers/authors, the science editor will be responsible for the effective and efficient performance of the following duties: 

Provide science editing services for UNEP publications as assigned, including structural edits

Provide copy-editing services to publication from UNEP divisions and offices, including from Executive Office and Office of the Chief Scientist on climate change, nature and biodiversity loss, and pollution and waste, including structural edits. 

Support updates of the key message guide and produce launch assets including key messages for policymakers, copy for social media assets, video scripts and press releases.

Qualifications/special skills

First level University degree in journalism, communication, social sciences or other related field is required.

Minimum of five years of working experience in scientific editing, technical writing, proofreading, and publishing is required.

Experience with editorial practices and documentation procedures of UNEP or comparable international organizations is desired.

Experience in a field related to the environment, sustainable development, and science is an added advantage.

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