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Wednesday, October 24, 2007

Editor Wanted

The UB POST is seeking a full-time English-language style editor to start work by mid-November, 2007. The candidate should have previous editing and/or journalism experience and be a native English speaker. If you are interested in working with us, please submit your resume and cover letter electronically to ubpost@mongolnews.mn.

ENGLISH STYLE EDITOR
(native English speakers only)
The UB POST is seeking a full-time English Style Editor to start work by mid-November, 2007.

Major Duties (not limited to)
• Supervising activities of Mongolian journalists.
• Monitoring and coordinating the photography, art work, layout and preparation of the copy for publication.
• Reviewing copy submitted by staff or contributors.
• Editing material for accuracy, style and readability, recommending changes where necessary.
• Writing articles on one’s own, and working in conjunction with other writers, assigning story ideas, and preparing news and general feature articles for publication.
• Reading proofs and/or supervising the proofreading of materials.
• Maintaining professional relationship with outside contributors.


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
• Sound knowledge of Mongolian political and economic system.
• Knowledge of and skill in Mongolian language required for editing and proofing of written material.
• Knowledge of publication technology, policies and procedures.
• Skill in organizing work and meeting deadlines.
• Ability to effectively communicate.
• The ability to work effectively with people from culturally diverse backgrounds.
Minimum Qualifications
• Bachelor’s degree in Journalism, English or related field AND four years of experience in editing, journalism or editorial research; OR,
• Four years of progressively responsible experience at least in editing, journalism or editorial research; OR,
• Any equivalent combination of experience, training and/or education.

If you possess the above qualifications, please submit your letter of interest along with your CV/Resume, and letter of reference from your previous employer no later than November 5, 2007 to ubpost@mongolnews.mn

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