Editorial Assistant

Location
Washington, D.C
Salary
Competitive
Posted
May 17, 2019
Closes
May 25, 2019
Ref
2019-1189
Function
Communications
Industry
Nonprofit
Hours
Full Time
The American Enterprise Institute seeks an assistant editor or editorial assistant in the Editing department.

AEI's Editing department works with scholars, authors, and staff to help communicate their ideas with maximum clarity and impact. The department is responsible for editing and coordinating production of books, reports, and other research projects. In addition, the department edits a variety of shorter materials, including website copy, email newsletters, event materials, scholar biographies, and press releases. This position will edit materials of varying lengths, styles, and research areas, ranging from short, informal promotional materials to extensive, academic research reports.

This position requires exceptional editing and writing skills, including mastery of English grammar, familiarity with Chicago and Associated Press style guides, excellent attention to detail, and strong organizational and communication skills. Editing experience in a professional or academic environment is required, and an interest in public policy is strongly preferred.

Qualified applicants should submit an online application to www.aei.org/jobs, complete with a resume, a cover letter, and unofficial transcripts.

About AEI

The American Enterprise Institute (AEI) is a public policy think tank dedicated to defending human dignity, expanding human potential, and building a freer and safer world. The work of its scholars and staff advances ideas rooted in a belief in democracy, free enterprise, American strength and global leadership, solidarity with those at the periphery of our society, and a pluralistic, entrepreneurial culture.

AEI is committed to making the intellectual, moral, and practical case for expanding freedom, increasing individual opportunity, and strengthening the free enterprise system in America and around the world. Its work explores ideas that further these goals, and AEI scholars take part in this pursuit with academic freedom. AEI operates independently of any political party and has no institutional positions. Its scholars' conclusions are fueled by rigorous, data-driven research and broad-ranging evidence.

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