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Intern-Junior English Language Editor

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Posting Date: 16-Mar-2019

Location: London, GB

Company: EBRD

Requisition ID 14653
Office Country United Kingdom
Office City London
Division Communications Department
Dept. / Bus. Group Marketing and Campaign Communications
Business Unit Marketing and Campaign Communications
Contract Type Intern
Contract Length 06 months
Posting End Date 29/03/2019 



The EBRD is looking for a full-time Intern who will act as a Junior English Editor for the Communications Department. This role sits in the Marketing and Campaign Communications team and is an ideal introduction to editing a wide variety of publications and an opportunity to learn about corporate communications in an international setting. Note that this internship is not a writing or journalistic role.

The successful candidate will have strong editorial skills and have a keen interest in communications for and about international development.


This role will be offered as a 6 month Internship (with the possibility of an extension to a 12-month Internship)


Accountabilities & Responsibilities


In line with the EBRD’s Style Guide, the Junior Editor will:

  • Assist editorial colleagues in the production of print corporate titles, including collating comments, checking printers’ proofs and preparing short descriptive summaries.
  • Assist editorial colleagues in the production of digital publications, such as proofing, testing and troubleshooting online versions.
  • Proofread promotional products such as brochures, presentations, posters, invitations and banners.
  • Proofread content for online and print campaigns, for internal and external audiences, as required.
  • Help edit and proofread content produced for the website and newsletter of the EBRD Alumni Association.
  • Help maintain and update the publication sections of, in consultation with colleagues responsible for online communications.
  • Help maintain and monitor our project management database, Trello.
  • Monitor the publications email inbox and help respond to requests and queries.
  • Run reports and statistical analysis for digital publications, particularly corporate reports.
  • Undertake any other editorial duties, as required.


Knowledge, Skills, Experience & Qualifications


  • University degree (or equivalent) a minimum. A qualification or experience in communications would be an asset.

  • Fluent English, with excellent written and oral communication skills.

  • Excellent attention to detail.

  • Some editorial experience in preparing publications, materials and products for the digital and/or print environment.

  • Proven organisational skills in a demanding environment. Event and database management skills would be additional assets.

  • Knowledge of the digital publishing environment.

  • Strong team player but with the ability to work on own initiative with limited supervision and instructions.

  • Ability to advance work in parallel on different matters, while prioritising and working to tight deadlines.

  • Ability to build effective working relationships with colleagues in the Communications Department and deal effectively within a multicultural environment.

  • Demonstrated computer literacy, including Microsoft Excel, Outlook, Word, and PowerPoint. Ability to learn quickly how to use other software tools which are needed to exercise the functions of the job.


Diversity is one of the Bank’s core values which are at the heart of everything it does.  A diverse workforce with the right knowledge and skills enables connection with our clients, brings pioneering ideas, energy and innovation. The EBRD staff is characterised by its rich diversity of nationalities, cultures and opinions and we aim to sustain and build on this strength. As such, the EBRD seeks to ensure that everyone is treated with respect and given equal opportunities and works in an inclusive environment. The EBRD encourages all qualified candidates who are nationals of the EBRD member countries to apply regardless of their racial, ethnic, religious and cultural background, gender, sexual orientation or disabilities.

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